Archive for March, 2016

March 25, 2016

Get the Chicago Pallet Racks & Other Warehouse Supplies You Need Fast

If your business is like a lot of Chicago businesses, things move pretty quickly. That means your warehouse needs to keep up with everything that is happening. Sometimes that means you need new equipment in your warehouse and you need it fast. The DAK Equipment & Engineering team can help! We have tons of great pallet racks, industrial shelves, wire racks and other warehouse supplies in stock and ready to ship to your location right away.

DAK Equipment has been in business for a long time and we’ve learned over these decades that our customers often need their new pallet racks or other warehouse supplies in a flash. Maybe you are getting a huge order in or have a huge new client that needs your help. If you can’t meet the needs of your customers, you won’t be in business for long. That goes for our business, too, which is why we’re always looking for ways to meet our customer’s needs and get them the equipment they need at a fair price.

Give DAK Equipment & Engineering a call today. We’d love to talk to you about the pallet rack needs you have for your warehouse. If you need those items delivered right away, we can help with that, too. Every member of our team is dedicated to helping you get everything you need so your business can move as fast as necessary. You can reach us over the phone or through our website to speak with one of our experienced and knowledgeable team members.

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March 24, 2016

Which Pallet Racks Are Right for Your Milwaukee Warehouse?

If your Milwaukee warehouse is in need of some new pallet racks, first you’ll need to decide which pallet racks are right for your space. Not all pallet racks are the same; in fact, the pallet racks that you choose can greatly influence the way that your warehouse works. Learn more about how each pallet rack works:

  • Selective pallet racks. The most common pallet racks used in Milwaukee warehouses. These racks have a single bay that can hold a pallet of cartons.
  • Drive through pallet racks. Allows your forklift to drive in and out of the racks. Each bay holds 6-8 pallets and is a great option for high capacity storage of single SKUs.
  • Pallet flow racks. These racks use a roller system that moves the pallets in back forward as pallets are removed. Carton flow racks are similar and used for boxes and cartons instead of pallets.

Which system you decide to use in your Milwaukee warehouse will depend a great deal on the kind of merchandise you are handling. Talk to DAK Equipment today and we’ll help you determine which pallet rack is the best option. We’ll look at how many SKUs you handle, the size and weight of the items you handle, and your volume and capacity. Then we’ll match you to the pallet racks that are perfect for your space!

You can reach out to our project managers by giving us a call or contacting us through our website. Our team can also help with the installation, inspection, and maintenance of your pallet racks, too! Just ask your project manager for more details.

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March 23, 2016

How to Organize Your Chicago Industrial Shelves

Industrial shelves are a great additional to your Chicago warehouse, but they won’t do you much good if you aren’t keeping them clean and organized. Industrial shelves shouldn’t be treated as a “catch-all” for items that no one wants to put away properly. Treating them like this can leave your warehouse a disorganized mess and slow down your production. DAK Equipment has tips to help you keep your industrial shelves organized:

  • Use shelf labels. Make sure that each shelf of is clearly labeled with its purpose and what should be on there. Be strict about ensuring that is the only thing appearing on those shelves.
  • Stack items neatly on your shelves. It may seem like a simple thing, but stacking items neatly can not only help you visually identify items faster, but it can help you find more space for storage quickly.
  • Schedule times to clean your shelves. Have a time on your calendar where shelves are sorted, wiped down, and maintained. This will keep them clean and alert you to any maintenance issues early on.
  • Use bins to sort small items. Small items are usually the main culprit of disorganized shelving. Purchase bins from DAK Equipment to sort and store small items on your industrial shelves.

Need more tips? Talk to the DAK Equipment project managers today. They’ll help you get the industrial shelves you need along with accessories that can help you keep your shelving organized and looking its best. Call us or contact us through our website today!

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