In early 2020, TNT Australia acquired the James Hardie warehouse, that was situated beside their current warehouse in Welshpool. The new warehouse would provide TNT with a greater ability in the sending and packing of parcels. With a completely empty warehouse, TNT required a storage system to be implemented in the warehouse.
With many storage systems available, Pallet Racking and Long Span Shelving would be the two most common choices in a warehouse environment. Depending on your requirements your warehouse may require one of the options or even both to suit the storage requirements. Prior to making a call on the storage option, is it best to weigh up the pros and cons of both systems.
Bin Locations are what is known as the designated storage location for inventory in your warehouse. Bin Locations are what is known as the designated storage location for inventory in your warehouse.
There is a very simple difference between a racking and a shelving system. You may use the words interchangeably. Often without realising that there is a stark difference between the two and the fact they are totally different. Most warehouses have some sort of a storage system. It creates efficiency and organisation within the warehouse if implemented correctly. In some warehouses the storage system may consist of both racking and shelving systems.
Do you understand all the text and numbers that make up the Safe Working Load (SWL) sign on the end of your rack aisles?
Do you know how pallet racking is measured? Maybe you need a to organise an install, reconfiguration or conduct repairs on the racking of your workshop or warehouse. But you don’t see the need for a site visit since you know exactly what you are after?
With our step by step guide we take you through the correct method to measuring out your racking. Included is the terminology to use so that you can identify the components of your racking structure.
Maybe your stock has changed and the new pallets are too high to fit between the beams, if you moved a beam up a slot it would fit in perfectly? It seems simple to make the changes yourself. But the impact isn’t so simple. Read our guide to find out why.
With a business in small parts, a racking and storage system is essential to maintain an efficient and effective operations department. Super Motor Spares were looking to engage with a storage partner to provide for their current and ongoing requirements.
Most warehouses have some sort of racking or storage structure inside. However, in some warehouses this is not the case. Use the checklist to determine if your warehouse requires a storage system.
Abbott handled the supply and installation of the storage and pallet racking system for a warehouse in Hazelmere, WA. This included Selective Pallet Racking, Rolled Upright Shelving, Carton Live Storage and as well as Mesh Barriers. Watch the video on the installation of the racking system.