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Meeting The Fullfillment Challenge With Kiva

  What if every item in your warehouse could walk and talk on its own? The products could come to the operator when needed. Any item, any where, any time. I had the opportunity to view the Kiva Mobile Fulfillment System (MFS) in person at the 2009 ProMat Show at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Kiva uses a … Continue reading Meeting The Fullfillment Challenge With Kiva

Toyota’s New Line of Lift Trucks

Introducing Toyota’s new commercial touting their new line of lift trucks. Atlas Toyota has the nation’s largest inventory of quality new and used forklifts and attachments. The 4 strategically located facilities are supported by factory-trained technicians and a large service fleet to provide 24/7 service throughout Chicagoland.  Toyota forklifts are designed with customer input and innovative engeering to … Continue reading Toyota’s New Line of Lift Trucks

A Stand Up Reach Truck For Double Deep Storage

A narrow aisle stand-up reach truck can operate in an approximate 10′ aisle. Reach trucks are common in warehouses and distribution centers. They can even be found in big box retailers such as Home Depot & Lowes. Narrow aisle reach trucks help you maximize storage space by reducing the 12′ aisle size required by larger forklifts. These … Continue reading A Stand Up Reach Truck For Double Deep Storage

Narrow Aisle Order Picker’s

Order pickers are lift trucks that operate in a narrow 5′ aisle. They allow the forklift operator to go up in the carriage of the lift truck and pick orders from the rack. Order pickers have forks that hold a wood pallet. Order pickers operate in a narrow aisle and run on a wire guidance system embeded in the … Continue reading Narrow Aisle Order Picker’s

VNA Turret Trucks With Swing Mast

Very narrow aisle turret trucks and swing mast lift trucks can operate in an aisle that is approximately 60″ wide. These narrow aisle lift trucks operate on a wire guided system that is embedded in the concrete floor. Very narrow aisle lift trucks are expensive but the justify their cost in using less floor space and offer greater storage density. … Continue reading VNA Turret Trucks With Swing Mast

2-7-09 My Very First Post: Thanks To Family & Friends

Growing up I remember my Dad, Bernie, had a job as a purchasing manager. On his office wall hung a silk painting of a “Bad Hombre” cowboy that he bought on a family vacation in Ti Juana, Mexico. It let the salesman on the other side of the table know that he was not a man … Continue reading 2-7-09 My Very First Post: Thanks To Family & Friends

About Our Company

Rack and Shelf – Supplying Quality Products and Superior Service Since 1983. For over 25 years Warehouse Rack & Shelf LLC has been supplying material handling and storage products including pallet rack, wire deck, industrial shelving and warehouse equipment to the Nation’s largest original equipment manufacturer’s (O.E.M), distributors and retailers. We specialize in steel storage … Continue reading About Our Company