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Rack Repair Kits or Catastrophic Rack Failure

Maybe I should tone it down a bit. Something like “Repair Your Damaged Rack or Someone Could Die” – still too gloomy. A positive spin would be “Pallet Rack Repair Kits Save Lives”. I don’t mean to scare you but safety is serious business. I encourage you to do a thorough inspection of your pallet … Continue reading Rack Repair Kits or Catastrophic Rack Failure

Amazing Technological Advancements of Palletizing Infeed Systems

Intralox ARB palletizing infeed systems provide flexibility and efficiency for customers pallet layer forming of the most varied products. They offer the highest throughput rates in the industry. This palletizing system precisely arranges packages in a pallet layer configuration ensuring proper formation. It can feed single or dual rows. The layer forming robots replace the … Continue reading Amazing Technological Advancements of Palletizing Infeed Systems

Warehouse Safety and Security Products Made of Wire

Warehouse safety is of the utmost importance to us. Not only do we strive to help you increase your efficiency and maximize your storage density, we’re here to help you create and maintain the safest environment in your warehouse. Before we discuss which products are best for maximizing warehouse safety, let’s first discuss the importance … Continue reading Warehouse Safety and Security Products Made of Wire

Warehouse Safety Begins with Rack Repair and Prevention

The key to keeping your warehouse safe and running efficiently is going to the source, in other words, the skeleton that keeps your warehouse together: the pallet racks. Where would you be if you didn’t have racks to store your product? If you can keep the status of your racks consistently in shape, then you … Continue reading Warehouse Safety Begins with Rack Repair and Prevention

The Trailer Mover XXL allows you to move trailers by hand!

Did you ever think you could move trailers by hand? This cool new product by Verhagen Leiden allows you to do exactly that. It can move trailers that weigh up to 20 tons and can be used as a substitute for terminal tractors. This trailer dolly gives you the flexibility to move trailers when terminal … Continue reading The Trailer Mover XXL allows you to move trailers by hand!

How NOT To Store Steel Coils In Coil Rack

Is it safe to store coils in the middle of the coil bed? The answer is NO. That’s called a point load and a point loads can cause rack failure. The coil should always be supported by both the front and back beams of the rack system. Coil cradles are not designed to support the entire weight of the coil. … Continue reading How NOT To Store Steel Coils In Coil Rack

Carts & Trucks Increase Operational Efficiency While Reducing Down Time

Carts & Trucks of many varieties are a fundamental piece of equipment in warehouses, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities across the US. Having a wide selection can come in handy in any situation in which you might need to easily maneuver and organize your items in-house. They can easily support different types of loads, which … Continue reading Carts & Trucks Increase Operational Efficiency While Reducing Down Time

Increased Overseas Shipping Cost Due to Hanjin Bankruptcy

S. Korean shipping giant Hanjin’s bankruptcy is causing a crisis at ports in Los Angeles, Long Beach and around the world! Increases in intermodal shipping cost tend to get passed on to the customer in the form of higher prices for products. The word that I am getting is that uncertainty in the shipping industry is will result in higher costs to ship … Continue reading Increased Overseas Shipping Cost Due to Hanjin Bankruptcy

Let’s talk about capacity of your pallet racks – before OSHA comes knocking

I’ve been getting a lot of calls lately from people asking for the capacity of their existing pallet rack. It turns out the reason they’re asking is that OSHA has requested this information and is requiring that it be posted on the beams in the form of a beam label. Trust me- It’s better to address these things now instead … Continue reading Let’s talk about capacity of your pallet racks – before OSHA comes knocking

How much of a flue space is required between back to back rows of pallet rack?

The answer to that questions may vary depending on where you are located. Each municipality has their own requirements and these requirements are often dictated by OSHA or fire codes. What we can tell you is that in many municipalities (especially those located in Southern California) are now requiring extra precautions: back stop beams that … Continue reading How much of a flue space is required between back to back rows of pallet rack?