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Infographic: Pick Module Components

PICK MODULE

This pick module illustrates how carton flow, pallet flow and selective rack are integrated together with a mezzanine and conveyor system to save floor space, increase picking times and provide a seamless order fulfillment process.

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What does a material handling integrator do?

A material handling integrator works collaboratively with each client to design, install and complete a system to optimize their operation. This article explains the key difference between an integrator and a distributor and what services a material handling integrator provides to be seen as a partner.

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Pallet Rack Comparison Chart

Pallet Rack Comparisons

The racking system in your warehouse facility serves as the entire framework for your operation. This comparison chart shows the advantages to each racking system and how they compare to each other in terms of density, selectivity, product volume and cost.

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Optimizing Vertical Storage – A Case Study

Selective Rack Vertical Storage

In this case study you will learn how REB designed a layout option to maximize a manufacturer’s vertical storage for their new building expansion. This project was divided into two phases and consisted of selective, carton flow and cantilever racking systems to allow for storage of varying sizes to be easily accessed for faster picking.

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Keg Flow Helps Your Beer Storage Flow Seamlessly

Mallard Keg Flow

Integrating keg flow to your beer wholesale or distribution center storage is a unique solution to increase storage density while maintaining picking rates. This article provides an overview of keg flow specifications, applications and what you need to assess to optimize your operation.

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Maximizing Mattress Density – A Case Study

2-Deep Drive-In Racking System

A mattress manufacturer needed to move from an existing 270,000 sq. ft. facility to a 130,000 sq. ft. facility. We proposed a 2-deep drive-in racking system which increased storage density while allowing the manufacturer to continue using their existing lift equipment. The result was a layout that exceeded the current capacity without leasing a second location. Additionally, this solution estimated an annual real estate savings of $840K (based on $8/sq. ft.)

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How a Dynamic Racking System Can Advance Your Operation

Static vs Dynamic Storage Systems

Are you looking to implement a storage system that can slash labor and equipment costs up to 75%? Dynamic racking systems allow products to move via gravity to the pick face, resulting in higher storage density, easier restocking and less travel times.

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Rack System Relocation – A Case Study

Selective Rack

A packaging supplier needed to expand and relocate their storage and distribution operation. To save the company money, REB provided a design with selective rack and wire decking that incorporated both new material as well as material from their existing racking system. This allows them to store larger quantities while expediting their picking and shipping processes.

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