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Jul
27 2018

Buying vs. Renting A Warehouse | The Pros & Cons

Many new business owners will find themselves facing the choice between renting or buying a warehouse. There is no one right answer to this dilemma as there are pros and cons to both leasing and owning. But ultimately, the decision should be made based on the individual needs and available capital of each business. There […]

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Jul
05 2018

Pallet Racking For Food Storage Warehouses

The storage standards and safety regulations that food storage warehouses are held to are vastly different than the storage standards of other industries. This is due to the fact that the incorrect storage of food can lead to contamination, which can be a health and safety risk for both warehouse workers and consumers. Plus, incorrectly […]

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Jul
05 2018

Improving Warehouse Ergonomics

In most warehouses, accident prevention is a huge focus. However, warehouse ergonomics are often overlooked. Poor ergonomics in a warehouse can cause workers to become fatigued, increasing the chances of errors and injuries and reducing productivity. Yet, with just a few simple ergonomic improvements you could save thousands of dollars a year, that would otherwise […]

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Jun
12 2018

How To Choose The Right Pallet Racking Manufacturer

Not all racking is made equal. The quality, design, and warranty on any pallet racking system will vary with the system manufacturer. Choosing the right pallet racking company can be the difference between a pallet racking system designed to compliment your space and operations, and a “one-size-fits-all” system that doesn’t make the most out of […]

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Jun
05 2018

Moving Forward With Pallet Flow Racking – Ultimate Stock Rotation

Want a warehouse storage system that keeps stock on continuous rotation? Look no further than our Pallet Flow rack that uses the FIFO principle for pallets. This is the next step for pallet racking, having pallets on gravity fed roller tracks allows for pallets to actually roll down into position. Feed pallets in from the […]

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May
31 2018

Use Drive In Pallet Racking To Increase Your Warehouse Storage

What is Drive In Pallet Racking? Drive in pallet racking is a high density pallet racking system storing up to 75% more than the standard selective pallet racking system due to the fact that there are no aisles. Drive in racking uses runners rather than beams allowing forklifts to drive between the uprights and into […]

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May
30 2018

Pallet Racking Inspection Checklist

Pallet racking is built from industrial grade steel, but like anything, it is susceptible to damage. This is especially true due to the fact that pallet racking is constantly loaded and unloaded using mechanical handling equipment such as forklifts. Even seemingly minor damage to a pallet racking system can lead to a racking collapse. That […]

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May
24 2018

Warehouse Relocation Tips

For most warehouses, relocation is inevitable. Unfortunately, whether you’re upsizing, downsizing, need more storage space or looking to buy, warehouse relocation can be a costly endeavour. There are many things to consider when relocating your warehouse like choosing the right location, connecting utilities, setting up offices and computers and more. But one of the most […]

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May
21 2018

Height 4 Hire – Supporting The McGrath Foundation

Our industry partner Height 4 Hire has painted their 500th machine pink in support of the McGrath Foundation. Height 4 Hire have recently acquired their 500th machine in the form of a new compact 14 scissor lift. They have pledged to contribute 20% of the hire cost of their new scissor lift to the McGrath […]

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May
01 2018

Pallet Racking in a Cold Room or Freezer

Optimising the storage capacity of a warehouse is an important consideration for most every industry. However, maximising storage is particularly important for companies in food or pharmaceutical industries that use cold storage rooms. There are three main factors to consider when installing pallet racking in a cold room or freezer: the effects of the lower […]

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