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March 4 MHI Tech Talk Explores Integrating Racks With Automation

Pallet racking systems are virtually ubiquitous in warehouses, distribution centers, and fulfillment operations worldwide. Automation, on the other hand, is less so. Yet, with the persistent shortage of available workers, more of these facilities are evaluating automated solutions. Prior to ...
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Learn About Storage Rack Safety And Automation Integration At MODEX ...

Have questions about the safe design and use of pallet rack? Wondering how to successfully integrate industrial racking with automation? Answers to both questions can be found in two separate MODEX on-floor education sessions. Participating attendees will learn about both ...
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Don’t Miss The Latest Rack Safety Solutions At MODEX 2024

Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center will host more than 900 exhibitors at MODEX this year — March 11-14, 2024. That’s a lot of material handling equipment to explore! If you’re specifically looking for new rack safety products, however, be sure ...
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Key Factors To Consider When Designing A Warehouse Rack Layout

Whether equipping a new distribution center (DC) or outfitting an expansion to an existing warehouse, it’s critical to get the pallet rack layout right before product is loaded into it. An incorrect layout might impede access to inventory or hinder ...
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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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Six Factors That Impact Pallet Rack Service Life

Generally speaking, industrial steel storage racks have a lengthy lifespan. Indeed, many rack installations are still in use several decades after commissioning. Some, however, don’t last nearly as long. For operations seeking to maximize the number of years a system ...
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Learn How Converting Static Pallet Rack To Carton Flow Improves ...

With projections estimating that the North American e-commerce market will multiply at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between now and 2027, it is increasingly likely that facilities configured to primarily handle pallets will need to shift to ...
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The Pros And Cons Of Labeling Load Capacities On Rack ...

Marking the maximum weight capacity on a pair of beams in a given pallet rack structure can be beneficial to an operation. After all, there are probably multiple labels and tags already adorning the faces of the beams to indicate ...
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Rack Manufacturers Look For Ways To Cut Transportation Emissions

Companies around the world are focusing on reducing their carbon footprint, specifically emissions associated with supply chains. The 2023 MHI Annual Industry Report, “The Responsible Supply Chain: Transparency, Sustainability, and the Case for Business,” found that 48% of operations surveyed ...