Whether you are moving into a new warehouse space or just looking to maximize your current space, understanding and knowing all of your shelving options is vital to “space maximization”. When it comes to shelving there are multiple options available and it often becomes difficult to find the right shelving for your warehouse. Different variables including warehouse size, type of products, product rotation, and number of sku’s all affect and should determine the style of shelving that is right for your space. So in an effort to help you decide which shelving is right for your space, below we have created brief summary with descriptions of the style of shelving available.
Pallet Rack is a heavy duty pallet storage system that typically holds pallets of product loaded by forklifts. Sizes range from 6’ in height all the way up to 30’. The depths of the pallet rack is determind by the size of the pallet being stored. Different engineered pallet storage systems are available for custom applications including: Push back, drive in, gravity flow and heavy duty structural racking.
Bulk storage shelving is the ideal solution for those storage applications that involve over-sized and heavy products. With frames and beams similar to pallet rack, bulk storage offers a medium duty shelving solution.
Steel Rivet Shelving: Steel rivet shelving is one of the most common styles of shelving found in warehouses today. Rivet shelving offers a solution for small parts storage without compromising strength or versatility. Another great benefit to rivet shelving is the customizable shelf levels and sizes. Rivet shelving is most commonly found using wood shelves.
Solid Steel Shevling is great for heavy duty small parts storage. Also known as clip shelving these types of system are often found in auto parts facilities because the steel provides a cleaner shelf space compared to wood.
Wire Chrome Shelving also known as metro shelving is commonly used in food and medical facilities. These chrome shelving systems can be made mobile and work well in clean rooms.
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