Milwaukee Industrial Shelves

April 03, 2016

Keep Workers Safe on Your Tall Industrial Shelves

One of the newest trends in materials handling and warehouse management is to expand your industrial shelves up, not out. Milwaukee warehouses are using the space between their existing shelves and their ceiling to expand the available storage capacity of their warehouse. This is a trend that DAK Equipment recommends often to our customers who don’t have room within their current square footage to add more shelves, but can still build up. Of course, going higher can put employees at risk if they aren’t following proper safety guidelines when working in and around these higher shelves.

Higher industrial shelves mean you won’t be able to simply use a step ladder to reach items on the upper shelves. Along with the industrial shelves themselves, you’ll need to invest in the equipment that gets your merchandise and your people up and down. That might include an automatic lift, a forklift, extra-tall ladders, or other equipment. You’ll need to keep the safety of your team at the forefront of your mind when making these changes to your warehouse and when purchasing this equipment.

Be sure to follow OSHA and other guidelines when it comes to worker safety. If you aren’t sure about the safety implications of your extra-tall industrial shelves, work with a professional who can help you get the right shelves as well as get the right safety equipment. DAK Equipment & Engineering is ready to help! You can give us a call and get connected with a project manager who can help you with every aspect of your warehouse expansion. Talk to us today!

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March 22, 2016

Our Mobile Industrial Shelves Can Help Your Milwaukee Warehouse Move

While stationary industrial shelving can be a great solution for your warehouse, some Milwaukee warehouses will benefit from mobile shelving. Mobile industry shelving is the perfect solution for your warehouse if:

  • You are frequently moving large amounts of small items across your warehouse
  • Need a mobile assembly space to increase the rate of production
  • Often rearrange the SKUs in your warehouse to meet seasonal or even monthly inventory changes

There are so many reasons that mobile industrial shelves could be right for your warehouse. Whether you need one rack or a hundred, DAK Equipment has what you need. You can shop our online catalog to find items such as:

  • 3 sided trucks
  • 4 shelf mobile units
  • Akro-Tub wire systems
  • Bin divider trucks
  • Dunnage-Rack bulk storage racks
  • Durham mobile storage bins
  • High-Density Storage bins
  • Mobile chrome wire shelving
  • Mobile kit for double sided pick rack systems

Racks come in all sizes, shapes, and configurations to meet the needs of your warehouse. Now you’ll have the freedom to rearrange your Milwaukee warehouse on a whim and create the ideal set up for whatever you are working on that day. These racks are built to provide easy movement even when carrying heavy or bulky loads; just be sure to adhere to the safety suggestions of each item.

You can place an order for our mobile industrial shelving through our website or give our team a call. We’re happy to help you find the mobile shelving that’s right for your warehouse as well as any other material handling solutions that you might need.

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March 06, 2016

Why Your Business Can’t Underestimate the Importance of Industrial Shelves

One of the issues many businesses have is underestimating the importance of their warehouse. The warehouse may come last in the budgets and may be a distant thought when it comes to future business planning. It’s important not to underestimate the huge impact your warehouse, the industrial shelves, and the people working on them have on your business! Without an efficient warehouse, your Milwaukee business wouldn’t be able to grow and thrive.

The warehouse is like the heart of your business; it pumps merchandise in and out and supplies your goods to the rest of the world. Just like our own hearts, we want to take care of the warehouse. Keeping the warehouse functioning well is integral to ensuring the rest of the business works well, too. Take care of your warehouse by making sure there are enough industrial shelves for storage, safety equipment for your employees, and space to properly pick, pack and ship merchandise to your customers.

No matter what kind of business you have, if you have a warehouse it’s because you depend on it to get your product out the door and to your customers. Make sure the heart of your warehouse continues to pump with some help from DAK Equipment & Engineering. We offer affordable warehouse solutions for industries of all kinds. We can upgrade your current equipment, help you reconfigure with efficiency in mind, or work to develop a whole new pick and pack system for your business. Learn more about our services by calling us today!

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