Detroit, Michigan has long been associated with manufacturing and the automotive industry. The city has a rich history of manufacturing, from the assembly lines of Henry Ford’s Model T to the modern-day production of cars like the Chevrolet Volt and the Ford Mustang.
The Motor City is home to many of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers. Tier 1 and Tier 2 auto parts manufacturers also have operations in the area, and these facilities often require specialized storage solutions for their products. Returnable shipping racks and steel and wire containers are commonly used in the automotive industry for transporting parts and products between different facilities. These types of containers are designed to be reusable, which helps reduce waste and lower costs over time. They are also typically designed to be stackable and durable, with features like reinforced corners and heavy-duty materials to withstand the demands of shipping and handling.
Pallet rack systems are an essential component of any warehouse or distribution center, as they provide a safe and efficient way to store goods and materials. These systems are typically made up of upright frames, crossbeams, and wire decking, which are used to create storage levels for palletized materials. They come in a variety of sizes and configurations to accommodate different types of materials and storage needs.
The city’s central location and proximity to major highways and rail lines make it an ideal hub for warehousing and logistics operations. Detroit has several large-scale distribution centers, including those owned by Amazon and FedEx, that handle goods from across the country and around the world. The city is home to Detroit Metropolitan Airport, one of the busiest airports in the country, and it has a large and well-connected freight rail system. In addition, the city is located near major waterways like the Great Lakes, providing access to international shipping routes.
All these factors contribute to Detroit’s status as a major center for transportation and logistics. Many of those companies look to Warehouse Rack & Shelf for their needs when it comes to products such as Michigan industrial pallet racking and wire mesh decking, drive-in racks, pushback racks, pallet flow racks, cantilever racks, stack racks, steel shelving, boltless shelving, steel containers, and wire containers.
Warehouse Rack & Shelf LLC has been around for 40 years and is recognized as a premier provider of material handling and storage products to the nation’s largest original equipment manufacturers (O.E.M), distributors and retailers, including those in the Detroit region.
We are headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, and have locations to serve you in Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Kansas City, Dallas, Nashville, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Charlotte, and Memphis.
Call us at 800-763-9020 to talk to one of our friendly and knowledgeable salespeople. We would love to discuss your requirements.