How to Design Your Pallet Rack Layout Around Warehouse Columns

Warehouse Pallet Rack Design Challenges & Special Seismic Considerations Engineering pallet rack around permanent facility obstructions such as building columns and equipment may be just part of the job… but it’s still a challenge. After all, the goal of pallet rack design is to maximize inventory storage while minimizing the system footprint. Safe thoroughfares for…read more

Give Your Pallet Rack a Little Space – The 411 on Row Spacers

Row spacers can take the form of steel bars, channels, or rods. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be painted, unfinished or galvanized. They connect upright to upright in configurations where rows of pallet rack are positioned back-to-back while allowing space between them. Why is any of that important? Row…read more

Push-Back Pallet Rack Forklift Training | Apex Video Training Series

Proper Load & Unload Techniques for Push-Back Pallet Rack Push-Back pallet rack is a high density storage solution that relies on an arrangement of enveloping wheeled carts positioned on slightly inclined rails.  Pallets are loaded and unloaded from a single aisle supporting Last-In, First-Out inventory rotation. For optimal productivity and worker safety, your warehouse team…read more

Smoothing the Integration of AGV and Pallet Racking

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are increasingly seen gliding their way around warehouses throughout the U.S. While there are several terms used to refer to these vehicles, including operator-less forklifts, self-guided vehicles (SGVs), guided carts, and driverless vehicles, what each share is clean, quiet, automatic-guided material handling. Pallet storage, picking, staging, and truck loading are some…read more

Need More Capacity? “Push-Back” on the Idea of Expansion

Push-back storage rack is a go-to solution for medium to high-density storage needs. Typically designed to store pallets from 2 to 6 deep, push-back more than doubles storage capacity over standard selective rack… all within a condensed footprint which may just save the need for a major warehouse expansion. Three major pluses to push-back are: Increased…read more

Operating and Optimizing Your Push-Back Pallet Rack System

How to increase productivity and worker safety with Push-Back Storage Push-back pallet rack is a high density storage solution using nested wheeled carts that move along slightly inclined rails attached to standard pallet racking.  Pallets are loaded and unloaded from the same side for Last-in, First-Out (LIFO) inventory rotation.  Push-back pallet racking is typically designed to…read more