JAN
30

3 Things to Consider Before Signing a Warehouse Building Lease

Are you considering signing a lease for new warehouse space? Have you evaluated its sprinkler system against your racking plan and your commodities? There are several factors in determining a sprinkler systems adequacy and many other considerations to take in when making the decision on a lease. 

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SEP
12

Project Implementation: Where the Rubber Hits…Your Facility!

It is often said that the sales pitch that was purchased was much better than the reality. Why is that? Sales and sales support work up a solution, presenting spreadsheets and drawings. A great deal of collaborative dialogue goes into the best solution to meet the client's needs and desires. A purchase order is cut…and then it's time to fulfill the solution.

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FEB
15

Pallet Racking: What You Need to Know

With material handling experience spanning over five decades, it's safe to say we've seen it all. We decided to gather some questions that have come up frequently in our line of business and answer all of them based on our years of experience. Ultimately it all comes down to safety. How much weight can pallet racks hold? Should they be bolted down? How much space is needed? We answer all of these questions and more! 

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NOV
09

Pallet Rack Protection FAQ

Is protecting my pallet racking important? How do I protect my pallet racking? What does OSHA say about protecting my pallet racking? All good questions! This blog's goal is to shed some light on these issues and answer some of our customers' most frequently asked questions. 

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DEC
05

Do's and Don'ts of Pallet Rack Damage

Do you have Pallet Rack damage? There are many questions that you may have such as:

  • Should I repair or replace? 
  • How often should the racking be inspected? 
  • What should be inspected? 
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SEP
13

Pallet Selectivity vs Pallet Density

  "Maximize pallet count". This is a phrase we hear all of the time. "We're paying for all this cubic space – lets fill it up!" As in most things in life – it's just not that easy.

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AUG
06

Pallet Rack Aisle Spacing

Forklift aisle spacing in a pallet rack system may be the most misunderstood aspect of the materials handling industry. The answer to the question is not just a flat 12' for a typical sit-down propane lift for example. It is much more complicated than this.  

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MAY
01

How to Measure Pallet Racking and Basic Terms

Seems simple enough – "tell me about your pallet racking?" But over and over we find ourselves explaining in detail how to identify the racking that someone Is looking for... 

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APR
03

Pallet Rack Permitting

If you are looking for a simple answer – sorry, there isn't one! Permitting is handled either by the county or city or both. First step in this process is to find out what is demanded where you are looking to Permit. A local Materials Handling Contractor is your best bet – they likely have been through the process many times. 

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MAR
01

New vs Used Pallet Racking

Current state of used Pallet Racking in Georgia - Be Careful !

Good economic news and a strong economy is bad news for used pallet racking - it's a bit like a strong US dollar - Gold isn't happy !   As the economy strengthens there is less used racking which drives up the bidding to obtain it and ultimately kills the used market -- the cost between used and new narrows resulting in the risk of used outweighs the extra cost of new

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