Archive for February, 2015

February 12, 2015

Moving Up: Use More of Your Cube

Warehouse Mezzanine With VRC from DAK Equipment & Engineering

Utilizing space efficiently in a warehouse or distribution center can be an exercise in trade-offs. The smaller the footprint of your building, the less expensive utilities become and shorter distances between receiving, storage, order fulfillment and shipping add efficiencies and cost savings. However, buildings sized just right for today can lead to difficulty expanding or reconfiguring later on.

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February 05, 2015

A Pallet Rack System Would Serve as the Ideal Solution to Your Chicago Warehouse Storage Problems

You have determined that a pallet rack system would serve as the ideal solution to your Chicago warehouse storage problems. However, you aren’t really quite sure just how to determine which type of racking system would work best for your particular situation. There are many types of racking systems, from gravity flow systems to push back systems, and discovering which is best for you can be a daunting task. But give yourself a pat on the back for even recognizing and understanding the importance of a proper racking system. With a little research, you will find the best racking system to implement.

There are a number of questions that will need to be answered in order to best determine which racking system will fit your business. For example, you will need to know what is being stored, how much inventory you will be storing and what type of rotation will need to be implemented. You will also want to answer questions concerning how these materials will be loaded and unloaded. Learning these answers will help tremendously in determining the proper racking system for you.

It is imperative that you accurately measure the available space at your warehouse. This is so you can construct the most efficient layout for your new racking system. Since racking systems are utilized to store goods on multiple levels, don’t forget to measure the height.

Lastly, there is no shame in seeking advice from qualified racking professionals. In fact, we recommend that you came to us with questions and concerns. Utilizing our expertise will allow you to erase any doubts about the racking system you ultimately choose. Give us a call today.

 

 

 

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