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Last Mile Delivery: How To Arrange Rack For Success

E-commerce sales continue to grow. The latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau found that online shopping increased 7.6% year-over-year in Q3 2023, accounting for 15.6% of total sales. As a result demand for last mile delivery — the movement ...
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Compact Rack Solutions Increase Warehouse Capacity

Demand for additional warehouse space continues to rise. According to warehouse developer Prologis, “for every dollar of U.S. gross domestic product, at least 20% more logistics space is needed than was the case before the COVID-19 pandemic.” Prologis attributes this ...
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Answer These 4 Rack Specification Questions To Source Your Optimal ...

When planning for a new warehouse or distribution center, there are many factors to consider. Among them are the designated storage areas and different methodologies used to hold inventory. For operations looking to maximize the cube of their building, industrial ...
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New Employee Training: Teaching The Basics Of Rack Safety

According to 2021 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average rate of recorded injuries among warehousing employees was 5.5 for every 100 full-time workers. That represented an increase of 23% (122,700 cases) of days away from ...
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Learn The Basics Of How To Specify Pallet Rack

Regardless of the type of industrial steel storage rack you’re shopping for—selective, drive-in, pushback, pallet flow, cantilevered, drive-thru, dual-bay, work platforms and any other related system—you’ll need to provide several important details to the rack manufacturer. Section 2 of RMI’s ...
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Static Vs. Pushback: Understanding which type of racking is right ...

It’s time to outfit a new, greenfield distribution center, or add/upgrade your existing brownfield facility. Key to the success is your racking, which means you have some factoring and decision making ahead. One of the most important decisions is which ...
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The “Dos And Don’ts” Of Pushback Rack

Engineered to store pallet loads on both sides of an aisle, industrial pushback racking storage systems deliver cubic densities that are approximately 25% to 65% greater than selective racking. The systems are built with a series of nested carts that ...
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How Pallets Contribute To The Safe Use Of Pushback Rack ...

As with the vast majority of industrial steel storage rack systems, last-in/first-out (LIFO) pushback racking systems are designed for use with specific pallet types, loads and rack configurations. Operators, therefore, should be trained to only load a pushback system with ...
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How A Material Handling Specialist Can Help Create The Safest ...

While some organizations have in-house expertise and can determine the specification requirements and layout for a new storage rack without outside assistance, others who lack this skillset should consider engaging a material handling specialist to assist with this process. This ...
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Planning A New Storage Rack Project? Answer These Questions For ...

Thinking of installing a new industrial steel storage rack? Whether the structure is intended for an existing facility or a new building, it’s important to be prepared to answer a series of questions and provide detailed information to the professional ...