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Practical Advice on Finding a Warehouse Racking System

Pick the warehouse racking system that is best suited to your business. Check out the following tips we prepared for you.

Explore the different types

The only way you can make a decision on which warehouse racking system is best for your business is to analyze all the options available. If you have not explored all the possible options, then that could limit your decision to systems that do not maximize your storage space and productivity’s efficiency.

Decide if what you are ready for

Before you think about getting a racking system, you will want to give serious thought to answering this question: what is your organization ready for? That’s a good question and one you’ll want to ask before you go any further with the selection process. By gauging your company’s readiness, you can work out if investing in a racking solution is wise and practical or not, the Modern Materials Handling says. If you are a first time racking user with a small facility, a more conventional pallet racking system might be right for you. If you are an experienced user looking to maximize your density down to the last square inch, it may be time to take the plunge on a more automated system. Frazier’s expert team is on standby ready to assist you in determining what suits your needs.

Consider your unit, method and area

What kind of items will be put in storage? Are you using pallets for them? What are the product flow requirements? The items in your inventory will influence the kind of racking solution you will select. Complete the trifecta of items to review by analyzing your available space and the method of handling. Unsure of how to do this? Request Frazier’s comprehensive Rack 101 Guide today!

Check for accessibility

One of the most important things you will need to check for before you pick a racking solution is the access it provides to the goods in your inventory or storage. What degree of selectivity do your products require? By analyzing this properly, you can implement a solution that maximizes storage space and productivity.finding the right one can be a bit toughOne of the most important things you will need to check for before you pick a racking solution is the access it provides to the goods in your inventory or storage. What degree of selectivity do your products require? By analyzing this properly, you can implement a solution that maximizes storage space and productivity.

Look for versatility

With plenty of racking solutions out there, finding the right one can be a bit tough. One major factor you’ll want to be on the lookout for is versatility. Consider systems that afford are designed for multiple configurations. Remember, if a specific configuration is not show on the rack system’s drawings, a request should be made to the system designer for an additional configuration review.

Looking for an expert opinion on what type of solution will optimize you system? Frazier’s Engineers work to provide clients with the best, most cost-effective material handling solution for each project. Contact us today at (800) 859-1342 or frazier@frazier.com to get your project started.