PD020-Dynamic Storage

There are many potential storage solutions that can be considered when planning a new warehouse layout and storage system. Understanding the pros and cons of each, the implications, cost and impact on your business logistics is essential before a decision is made.

Sometimes a combination of these systems is the best solution for a business. P&D will help you analyse your stock keeping units (SKU's), their movements, quantity and required pick rate.

Bulk Stack Pallets

For Against
No capital investment Potentially unsafe
Maximise available space Damage to stock likely

Wide Aisle Pallet Racking

For Against
Safe Space required
100% access to pallets
Multiple truck

Double Deep

For Against
Space utilisation Space required
Relatively low cost Possible truck mofifications

Narrow Aisle or Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) Pallet Racking

For Against
Safe Specialised handling
100% access to pallets Slower retrieval
High Density Additional cost for P&D (pick and deposit) stations

Drive-In or Drive-Thru Pallet Racking

For Against
Safe First In-Last Out (FILO)
Very high density Slower retrieval
Potential damage

Push Back Racking

For Against
Safe First In-Last Out (FILO)
High storage density Capital cost of rollers or carts

Pallet Live

For Against
Safe Limited access
High storage density Limit on range of pallet sizes
First In-First Out Capital cost of rollers
Fast pick rate

Pallet Live

For Against
Safe Limited access
High storage density Slow pick rate
100% pallet access Capital cost of mobile bases, electrics and floor preparation

Where to Find Us

Company Info

P&D Projects Ltd

Unit 2 Ascot Business Park Berkshire SL5 9FE

01344 623100

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