What’s the Point… Load? Pallet Rack Engineering for Food Processing

Footed storage bins like these stainless-steel curing vats are extremely useful in food processing operations, allowing bulk product storage and handling with easy access beneath for cleaning. They can, however, pose a challenge when designing a pallet rack system. Let’s take a look at a recent Apex pallet rack design to review the challenges and best…read more

2-Way, 4-Way, Plastic, Stringer or Pod… Pallets – a Crucial Warehousing Tool

What are the major components of your warehousing operation? Pallet racking, shelves, pallet handling equipment, employees and inventory control software are all an easy, “Yes”, but without one major item, your warehousing operation doesn’t get off the ground… and that’s the pallets. Experienced warehouse managers and logistic teams understand the value of selecting the right…read more

Pallet Rack Design – Is Your Aisle Width Working FOR or Against You?

Ok, so we’re poking a little fun here, but in all seriousness, it’s critically important to properly define aisle width in your pallet rack design layout. Basically, it’s a financial boon if you do it right and a bust if you do it wrong. Depending on the forklift type or types you are using, there will…read more