Carton Flow Rack
Carton flow rack is designed for first-in, first-out (FIFO) inventory management. Carton flow rack allows for continuous inventory rotation.
How It Works
The rack supports inclined rollers or wheels that allow cartons to glide from the back (loading) aisle to the front (picking) aisle. When the front carton is unloaded, the next automatically glides into picking position for increased picking efficiency.
There are a number of carton flow rack accessories to help with safe, efficient distribution such as lane guides and brakes. Tilt trays can be added to the discharge end of the system for easy access into the top of a case for piece-picking.
There are a number of roller and wheeled track options to choose from. These include full bed polycarbonate wheels for varying carton widths and full width steel rollers and polycarbonate wheels for consistent carton widths. There are options to accommodate various applications including light, medium, and heavy duty. A REB material handling specialist can assess your operation and let you know which options are best for you.
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Benefits and Ideal Uses
Carton flow rack systems are ideal for high volume case-pick and piece-pick applications. It can accommodate operations with SKUs that are uniform shape and size, as well as those that vary in size.
This racking allows for continuous inventory rotation. Companies distributing date-sensitive products that are stored in cartons, cases, or totes will benefit from this type of rack system. Food and beverage distribution is an example of this.
Due to the high density provided, it is very beneficial for cooler or freezer storage. Since coolers and freezers are expensive real estate, getting the most out of these areas for storage and efficiency is high priority. It is an excellent option for this.
Carton flow rack can also be integrated with other rack systems to create a pick module.
Your Next Step for a Carton Flow Rack System
There are a number of carton flow rack providers out there. Whether your next step is to gather more information or request a quote, consider REB Storage Systems. REB is a highly experienced systems integrator, in business since 1962. REB has 17 in-house project managers and engineers, all highly experienced in the material handling industry. These people know this industry inside and out.
REB is highly knowledgeable and experienced in designing, engineering, and installing carton flow systems and will make sure your system is the best fit for your space. We work with you to provide a turnkey system. From engineering, design, products procurement, subcontractor management, install, and permitting support, REB handles it all for you.
We’d appreciate the opportunity to help you further, whether that be more information or a quote. Fill in the contact form or call 800-252-5955 to get in touch with a REB representative.
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