Pallet Flow Rack
Pallet flow rack is designed for first-in, first-out (FIFO) inventory management. Pallet flow rack allows for continuous inventory rotation.
How It Works
In pallet flow rack , the rack supports inclined rollers or wheels that allow pallets to glide from the back (loading) aisle to the front (picking) aisle. These systems provide excellent volume utilization.
Pallet flow rack systems can range from 2 - 12 or more pallet deep. It can be fitted with a number of accessories to aid in safe, effective distribution including entry guides, ramp stops, and speed controllers.
There are a number of roller and wheel options to choose from including polycarbonate wheels and full and split case steel rollers. 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 of Pallet Flow Rack
There are many applications for pallet flow rack. It provides high density within each rack bay, paired with moderate selectivity.
Pallet flow rack allows for continuous inventory rotation, so companies distributing date-sensitive products that are palletized will benefit from this type of rack system. Food and beverage distribution is an example of this.
Due to the high density pallet flow rack provides, 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. Pallet flow rack is an excellent option for this.
Pallet flow rack can also be integrated with other rack systems to create a pick module.
Additionally, companies utilizing high quality pallets will find this system to work for them. High-quality pallets must be used in order for a pallet flow rack system to work properly.
Your Next Step for a Pallet Flow Rack System
There are a number of pallet 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 pallet 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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