Seismic Pallet Rack Requirements, Not Merely A Shakedown

As I tell my customers, I will sell you rack any way you want to buy it. But I want to make sure your aware that your local building officials may require that you pull a permit before you install your pallet racks. It has to do with earthquakes. Now don’t kill the messenger and before you … Continue reading Seismic Pallet Rack Requirements, Not Merely A Shakedown

About Our Company

For over 25 years Warehouse Rack & Shelf LLC has been supplying quality products and superior service to the Nation’s largest original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM), distributors and retailers. Our corporate office is located in St. Louis, MO. We represent some of the Nation’s top manufacurers that ship factory direct from locations in Chicago, IL, Jersey … Continue reading About Our Company

Selective vs. Drive-In vs. Pushback Pallet Rack

Often times the best storage solution for your warehouse is a combination of storage racks including selective pallet rack, drive-in rack & push back rack. If you have small quantities of pallets per SKU than selective pallet rack is your best choice. If you have many pallets per SKU than you want to consider a high density or a high efficiency … Continue reading Selective vs. Drive-In vs. Pushback Pallet Rack

Tire Rack For Storage Of Car, Truck & Virtually All Tires

    I was getting my car serviced at Mieneke Car Care and the store manager, DJ, asked me if I could get him a good deal on tire racks. He had always taken good care of my car. So I happily obliged and supplied him with uprights that were 18″ deep and beams that were 96″ long. Here’s a video … Continue reading Tire Rack For Storage Of Car, Truck & Virtually All Tires

Alvey Systems WSLBC Automated Distribution Center

Washington State Liquor Board Distribution Center Seattle WA Courtesy of Alvey Systems: The bulk product is stored in a very narrow aisle (VNA) selective rack system and picked by VNA lifting equipment. Pallets move from pallet storage racks to de-palletizers as conveyors take cases to high mover decks, to the carrousels or to the split case flow … Continue reading Alvey Systems WSLBC Automated Distribution Center

Revolutionary ASRS Increases Density & Efficiency

I had the pleasure of seeing this automated storage retrieval system displayed at the 2007 ProMat Show in Chicago, IL. The ASRS may be the next generation storage system…available today. As you can imagine this is a costly system but is the optimum system for handling boxes for picking. The automatic pick system is the ultimate in high density, … Continue reading Revolutionary ASRS Increases Density & Efficiency

Forklift Causes Pallet Rack To Collapse

Forklift training anyone? Watch as this row of pallet rack collapses like dominos. I’m not an engineer, nor do I play one on TV, but an engineer told me that rack failure can be caused by a number of things including overloading of racks, improper anchoring, impact by a fork lift, etc. Proper fork lift training, replacing damaged rack, adding rack reinforcement and … Continue reading Forklift Causes Pallet Rack To Collapse

Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI): It’s "R-Mark" Insures Quality

Warehouse Rack & Shelf LLC’s teardrop pallet rack is manufactured to RMI (Rack Manufacturers Institute) specifications. Our wire decking is now being tested and certified by RMI. In my opinion all reputable pallet rack and wire decking manufacturers should be members of RMI. My advice to you is, when you buy pallet rack and wire decking, be sure to look for … Continue reading Rack Manufacturers Institute (RMI): It’s "R-Mark" Insures Quality

Flowers For The Wife & Building Green: Both Win – Win Situations

I delivered a dozen red roses to my wife on Friday, the day before Valentines day, at her work in the Alberici Corporation headquarters in St. Louis, MO (Guys, sometimes it’s better to just play it safe). As I drove through the new Alberici complex I was awestruck at the natural beauty of the grounds and the buildings striking architechural … Continue reading Flowers For The Wife & Building Green: Both Win – Win Situations