selective pallet rack Chicago

December 18, 2015

3 Things You Might Not Know About Selective Pallet Rack

You probably use a selective pallet rack every day in your Chicago warehouse, but you might not know much about them. The DAK Equipment team works with these racks every day, and we can understand why people love them. Check out these facts about your selective pallet rack:

  • They are inexpensive. The relatively simple system can be massed produced, making it an affordable choice for a warehouse on a budget. Most warehouses are able to get the selective pallet racks that they need without stretching their budget–and DAK Equipment can help them find ways to save or maximize on space, too.
  • They are versatile. Selective pallet racks can be easily modified to fit a variety of pallet and carton sizes so you get a customized fit for your product line.
  • They are the most popular rack used in warehouses. They beat out carton flow, gravity flow, and other racks to be the most commonly used in the American warehouse. You’ll find them in almost every warehouse you visit. That’s due in part because of their affordability and versatility in the warehouse environment.

If you’ve been looking for more storage solutions for your warehouse, DAK Equipment in Chicago can help you determine whether or not selective pallet racks are the right choice for you. We offer sales, installation, and repair services for warehouse & materials handling equipment of all kinds. Give us a call today and let’s talk about the kind of selective pallet rack that you need as well as any other warehouse equipment needs you may have. We’ll get you set up with everything you need right away!

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December 11, 2015

Selective Pallet Rack is Perfect for Your Chicago Company’s Seasonal Merchandise

If you are a business that deals with a lot of seasonal merchandise changeover, you need a flexible materials handling system in your warehouse that allows you to quickly reconfigure your space to optimize it for your new inventory items. Selective pallet rack could be exactly what your Chicago business needs! Selective pallet rack systems are incredibly versatile, and can be easily changed to expand or reconfigure your storage system to give you the room that you need. Now there is no need to “make do” with one warehouse layout when you can use your selective pallet rack system to customize storage for each season.

DAK Equipment in Chicago can help you start the process. Give us a call today and our warehouse design team will help you set up an optimal configuration that can be quickly reconfigured for seasonal merchandise changeovers. We can work with your current inventory of materials handling products, or we can start from scratch and offer you a list of recommended purchases. Either way, you’ll end up with a warehouse that works with the needs of your inventory and never need to “make do” again.

Give us a call today. Our project managers and design teams are ready to get to work. We can even help you install your new warehouse configuration so all you have to do is load up your shelves and get to work. Get a free quote on our services and products by giving us a call or using the contact form on our website today.

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July 15, 2015

How to Keep Your Selective Pallet Rack Organized

A selective pallet rack is meant to help keep your warehouse storage organized. If you don’t stay on top of the organization, though, it won’t be too long before chaos reigns. DAK Equipment has been selling and manufacturing selective pallet rack for over 20 years, and we can offer a few suggestions about how to keep your warehouse racks organized:

  • Stay up-to-date on inventory. Perform counts at least annually and account for everything on your racks. If it’s not in your inventory or equipment that you need, it shouldn’t be on your selective pallet rack. Have teams organize as they count, too. That makes inventory easier and creates a nicer, neater work environment afterwards.
  • Make inventory counts an opportunity for cleaning up. Debris like parts of cardboard boxes, tie downs, plastic wrap and more tends to accumulate on pallet racks. As your team performs an inventory count, have them clean up any trash that they see along the way.
  • Wipe down your pallet racks. You may think it’s unnecessary to clean your selective pallet rack, but it really can make a difference. A cleaner environment is more efficient, and you won’t lose needed inventory in a cloud of dust. Most shelves can be wiped down with soap and water.

These three steps should leave your selective pallet rack looking better than ever. It’s also a great way to make note of any damage you may find and have your selective pallet rack repaired by a qualified technician at DAK Equipment. Need more suggestions about organizing selective pallet racks? Give our project managers a call today!

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