Storage and Material Handling Solutions for Retail Backrooms and Distribution Centers

Having a retail backroom or distribution center that is easy to navigate and well-organized helps ensure overall customer satisfaction and makes stocking and inventory more efficient.

That’s why we’ve put together this page that contains all resources relevant to you, a retail company. Consider this your one-stop for answers to all your material handling and storage questions.

If you don’t find the exact answer you’re looking for, or have questions regarding specific content you read, fill out the contact form or give us a call at 800-252-5955. One of our material handling specialists will be happy to help you.

More About REB's Solutions for Retail Companies

REB Storage Systems is considered in the material handling industry as an integrator, meaning we manage your project from conception to completion. First, we present you with various storage solutions to advance the efficiency of your warehouse. Once this is finalized, we make it all come together by arranging all deliveries, providing a professional installation, and conducting a final walk through with your team and, if required, the Village Inspector.

REB furnishes, delivers, and installs material handling and storage systems nationwide. We focus on meeting our customer’s satisfaction. Whether it involves submitting permits to the village, presenting structural analysis to secure a certificate of occupancy, or working with the Village/Fire Department, REB has the capabilities and experience.

Warehouse Layout & Product Flow Options

Your warehouse product flow determines your overall productivity and efficiency. Watch this video to learn about three layout options to consider.

Are Gravity Flow Racks Right for Your Operation?

Gravity flow racks are designed for first-in, first-out (FIFO) inventory management. This means that the first piece of inventory placed into the system is also the first item picked for an order. This option is ideal for locations where inventory has a shelf life: food, fashion, technology, etc. The goal of FIFO racking is to ensure space is efficiently utilized and profit is maximized.
repaired pallet rack

Retail Rack Rehab – A Case Study

REB conducted a full on-site rack safety inspection of the distribution center. A significant number of damaged frames were found along with other typical rack damage. REB provided the manufacturer with a scope of work drawing detailing all damage and how critical each was.

Warehouse Rack Protection Options

Watch this video to learn what warehouse rack protection options are available and how they help avoid damage and injury.

Pick Modules

A pick module can be designed for manual pick applications, automated pick applications, or a combination of both. This video covers pick module options, how they operate, and typical components.

Comparing Pallet Racking Types

This video compares the various pallet racking types on multiple key factors. Learn the differences and which is best for your operation.

Carton Flow Rack

Carton flow rack is a first-in, first-out inventory management system for case, tote, and piece-picking applications. In this video you will learn about carton flow rack including components, ideal uses, options, and accessories.

Pallet Flow Rack

Watch this video to learn about pallet flow rack including how it functions and ideal uses.

Push Back Rack

Push back rack is a last-in, first-out inventory management option. Watch this video to find out more about push back rack including how it works and ideal uses.

Selective Pallet Rack

Here's some information you may not know about selective pallet rack, a common type of rack found in many types of storage environments.

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Brian Dubin

All Products Automotive, Inc.

“We have been a customer for over 15 years. REB offers a good selection of products at great prices. They are an excellent source of materials along with suggestions and information on a variety of storage issues."

Bruce Moulton

Harrington Industrial Plastics

“REB is by far my favorite vendor, the customer service and dedication to making sure every order is complete and on time. Fantastic communication, and an absolute pleasure to work with.”

Gary Rothschild

Epko Industries

“First time customer and REB provided excellent service and competitive pricing. Would use them again.”

Elliot Sneen

Cabernet Corporation

“Great customer service with an accurate storage system!”

Richard Steed

Pacific Records Company

“We have used REB Storage Systems for a number of years and will continue to do so in the years to come. Their entire staff are wonderful to work with and provide a seamless installation from beginning to end. Their focus to detail and quality installation has been a valuable resource to our company.”

Tom Beckermann

Felling Trailers Inc.

“REB Storage Systems provides a high quality product with the best customer service in the industry, no matter the volume of products we buy.”