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Monthly Archives: November 2014

How to Minimize Forklift Hits to Your Pipe Racks

Written on November 28, 2014 at 9:00 am, by

Pipes are heavy, which is why your company relies on forklifts to bring them on and off the racks. But, how often does your forklift hit your pipe rack system? Hits to the racking system, even minor ones, can damage the integrity and cause a collapse. Whether you are operating the forklift or you are  Continue Reading »

More Safety Tips for Racking Systems

Written on November 27, 2014 at 9:00 am, by

Pallet racks are only as durable as the users working with them. It is important that your employees understand the basic safety principles of racking systems, but also that you ensure everyone who accesses your warehouse understands the company safety rules. To ensure you have a safe warehouse, here are a few more safety tips  Continue Reading »

Tips for Repurposing Your Pallets

Written on November 21, 2014 at 9:00 am, by

Today more businesses are focusing their efforts on repurposing and upcycling. It is not only helpful to the environment, but it can save your business money – especially when it comes to pallets. You invest in pallets for storage, but eventually you will need to get rid of those worn pallets and replace them. Instead  Continue Reading »

Can Warehouse Storage Systems Improve Order Picking Rates?

Written on November 14, 2014 at 9:00 am, by

Every business strives to hit 100 percent accurate order picking rates, but how realistic is that? Mispicking order items is always costly to a business and incorrect orders that must be replaced are even more so. Most importantly, frequent warehouse errors could lead to a loss in customers. So, how does a business increase their  Continue Reading »

Tips for Picking the Most Efficient Layout for Pallet Rack Systems

Written on November 7, 2014 at 9:00 am, by

To get the most from pallet rack systems, you need to plan well before they are ever installed or even ordered. Whether you’re looking for pipe racks, drive-in racks or a cantilever system, you want to maximize the efficiency of that storage – which means getting out the graph paper and getting a little creative.  Continue Reading »