Collapsible Wire Containers: Standard vs. Heavy Duty Feet

The age old question: Wire containers with standard feet vs. wire containers with custom heavy duty feet. Which is better? Let us set the record straight. It’s our educated opinion that our collapsible wire basket with standard feet perform just as good as our baskets with heavy duty feet. The feet on our standard wire baskets are robotically seam welded and also … Continue reading Collapsible Wire Containers: Standard vs. Heavy Duty Feet

Made in the USA

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused many logistics headaches, including increased prices, longer lead times, limited supplies, rising steel prices, and much more. Many warehouses have long relied on overseas providers for their warehouse materials. But because of the pandemic, it’s taking between 16-17 weeks for products from overseas to be delivered, which is causing … Continue reading Made in the USA

In 2020 Rising Steel Prices are to Blame For Cost Increases

12/12/20 – Record high steel prices, increasing by the week and supply chain bottle necks at the ports reeking havoc on lead times, what more could go wrong! It’s become more challenging selling racks, shelving, containers – anything made of steel. Having to explain to customers why prices have gone up. It’s even tougher to be the one purchasing these steel products. … Continue reading In 2020 Rising Steel Prices are to Blame For Cost Increases

IMMEDIATE ROI WITH FLOOR MOUNTED ROLL OUT PALLET SHELVES

Did you know? Implementing Floor Mount Roll Out Pallets to your existing warehouse supply chain can easily increase your storage space by up to 20%. One of the Dead Zones commonly found in racking is the space above material stored on the floor and under the first beam level. This free space allows order pickers … Continue reading IMMEDIATE ROI WITH FLOOR MOUNTED ROLL OUT PALLET SHELVES

Learn From The Mistakes of Others When Storing Tools & Dies

These photos show the difference between our heavy duty I-beam storage racks and someone who thought they were saving some money. There really is a difference between tool & die rack made of standard structural c-channel components and rack made with our heavy duty structural I-beams with 50 KSI.  Turns out the customer that supplied these pictures called us back … Continue reading Learn From The Mistakes of Others When Storing Tools & Dies

Interlake Mecalux Introducing New Galvanized Zinc Plated Strut Design on Pallet Rack Upright Frames

10/9/2020 Press Release: Effective immediately, Interlake Mecalux is manufacturing and stocking pallet rack upright frames that have new and improved galvanized zinc plated diagonal and horizontal bolted bracing. These are available in Chicago, IL, Sumter, SC, Dallas, TX and San Diego, CA. The primary purpose of this change is to reduce cost and lead time. … Continue reading Interlake Mecalux Introducing New Galvanized Zinc Plated Strut Design on Pallet Rack Upright Frames

Buying Shelving with a Spliced Post is a Big No-No!

If you own or operate a company with a storeroom, warehouse or distribution center, please don’t purchase shelving from the hardware store. If you purchase your boltless steel shelving from a big box retail store you are most assuredly purchasing shelving with a spliced post – big mistake! The only way that a retail store can … Continue reading Buying Shelving with a Spliced Post is a Big No-No!

Advantages of Wire Decking for Pallet Rack

Wire decking is a low cost pallet rack accessory that greatly increases safety in your warehouse. I assure you it is worth every penny of your investment. It’s primary purpose is “Fall Through Prevention”. Pallet rack wire decking safely supports pallet loads of products stored in your pallet rack but has many other advantages. Wire … Continue reading Advantages of Wire Decking for Pallet Rack

The Pallet Push-Through Prevention Initiative

Pallet racks are excellent storage options. They’re efficient, they’re durable, and they’re easily accessible. But it’s important to remember to use them safely. When inventory is pushed too far back on the pallet rack, it creates a big safety risk. Inventory can fall off the back of the rack and into the aisle. We don’t … Continue reading The Pallet Push-Through Prevention Initiative

Products to help you thrive in the e-commerce boom

Even before COVID-19, many consumers were buying online more and more. And they weren’t just buying novelty items or things hard to find in stores. They were stocking up on their pantry supplies or ordering groceries in just a few minutes.  But as COVID-19 made it harder to find pantry staples and made leaving the … Continue reading Products to help you thrive in the e-commerce boom