Increase Storage Density with a Rack Supported Mezzanine System

Rack Supported Mezzanine System

As a business grows, additional space is needed to accommodate this expansion. Unfortunately, adding on to a building or moving to a new building is often an expensive investment that can halt operations for an extended period.
One way to add space to your building while avoiding an addition is a rack supported mezzanine system, also known as a mezzanine racking system. They are a cost-effective solution that add additional capacity to a warehouse or distribution center by utilizing vertical space.

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How a Warehouse Mezzanine Can Take You to the Next Level

Many warehouses and distribution centers face the issue of outgrowing their facility. When a business has a production line or has heavy traffic in the shipping and receiving departments, storage space is vital. A warehouse mezzanine can be added to the space to increase storage, which is a more affordable option than renovating or relocating to a larger facility.

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FIFO Rack Systems

Selective Rack Product Flow

First-in, first-out, or FIFO, is a type of inventory management that allows inventory placed into a rack system first to be removed first. FIFO rack systems are ideal for customers requiring rapid stock rotation, have a high turnover rate for inventory, or store items with expiration dates. For example, FIFO food storage applications allows for constant product movement, safeguarding that no inventory spoils or goes to waste.

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Which Cold Storage Racking System Is Right For You?

Coolers and freezers present unique storage challenges. Because of cold temperatures and limited space, using the right type of racking can make or break your operation (literally). Read to understand which types of racking is right for your cooler or freezer.

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When to Use Last-in, First-out Storage (LIFO)

Selective double deep

Last-in, first-out (LIFO) is a type of inventory management that allows inventory placed into a rack system last to be removed first. Last-in, first-out storage is most often used for goods with a long shelf life or those held in large quantities.

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Warehouse Product Flow Options

Your warehouse product flow determines your overall productivity and efficiency. When designing the overall layout of your warehouse the shipping and receiving placement should be evaluated and chosen based on your available space, product throughput needs, and available resources.

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Pallet Rack Repair: How It Works

Through the course of normal operations, storage rack frames can be damaged by forklifts and other material handling equipment. Damaged frames have a reduced capacity and present a serious risk of collapse and personal injury. A collapse can also damage merchandise, adjacent building structures and equipment.

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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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