Archive: Warehousing

Block Stacking – Warehouse Basics

24 July 2012

One common method of storing stock is floor pallet stacking or block stacking.

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What is Cantilever racking? – Definition and Equipment guidelines

24 April 2012

Cantilever racking is primarily used for storage of bulky, oversized, long loads such as timber, plasterboard, steel trusses & piping, PVC carpet.

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Plastic pallets vs Wood pallets

27 December 2011

Pallets are an important part of the materials handling industry used in most aspects of the supply chain.

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What is Drive-In Racking? Warehouse Racking Guide: Part 4

15 November 2011

Drive-In Racking involves the forklift entering the racking from one side to load or retrieve the pallets which are stored more deeply.

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What is Double-Deep Racking - Warehouse Racking Guide: Part 3

13 October 2011

We will look at the key features of double deep racking & analyse the key advantages and disadvantages.

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LIFO (Last In First Out) - Warehouse Racking Basics

12 September 2011

Last In First Out (LIFO) means that the last goods to be stocked are the first goods to be removed.

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Selective Racking Basic layout – With different aisle widths

29 August 2011

Example of Selective racking basic layouts

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What is Selective Racking - Warehouse Racking Guide: Part 2

24 August 2011

We will look at the key features of Selective racking & analyse the key advantages and disadvantages.

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Warehouse Racking Guide – Introduction: Part 1

23 August 2011

Looking to upgrade or build a new warehouse racking? This guide covers the basic terms and terminology you will come across when looking for new racking solutions.

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