Drive-in or Drive-through Racking – Waste no space with a Drive-in or Drive-through pallet racking system both of which provide high density storage and can utilise up to 85% of your cubic area. They bring an economic advantage to cold store environments looking to reduce energy consumption because the racks are purposely configured to provide high compact storage. Drive-in operates using the First-in Last-out (FILO) method and requires only one working aisle for loading and picking. Drive-through has two working aisles running parallel on the edge of the structure where loading and picking is carried out separately. Drive-through is ideal for perishable goods because it works on a first-in first-out (FIFO) basis, rotating stock automatically.
Mobile Racking – Use 90% of your floor space for storage with mobile racking which is highly compact and can work on either of the FIFO or FILO methods. Here there is no fixed aisle as the racks sit on a mobile base and access is needed the aisle can be created at the right location by opening the racks either manually or through a powered control. Only one aisle space can be opened at one time so this system would suite low turnover items which require safe storage until picked.
Narrow Aisle Racking or Very Narrow Aisle Racking (VNA) Where floor space is limited, but there’s plenty of headroom, narrow aisle racking can transform your warehouse by making the most of your cubic space. By installing taller racking and drastically reducing your aisle width you can gain maximisation of both floor and height space and increase storage capacity by utilising the cubic area of your facility. Specialist trucks will be required to navigate the narrow aisle and reach the high racks however, it’s a lucrative investment against long term efficiency and savings gained by stacking high.
Wide Aisle Racking – Also referred to as adjustable pallet racking (APR) this is a highly versatile cost effective system which can be configured to suit your space and operational needs. It will adapt easily at any time to accommodate changes and gives you direct access and requires no specialist handling equipment.