Warehouse storage is of critical importance to the success of a business. If your storage solution is not making the best use out of your available space, it could have negative impacts on the efficiency of your business.
If you're interested in a pallet racking storage solution, get in touch with the experts at P&D Projects, our team have the expertise and skills required to refurbish your warehouse with solutions that make the most out of your space.
5 Tips For Pallet Racking Installation
Need some advice choosing the racking system that's best suited to your business? Do not worry, here's a list of 5 tips to give you a helping hand.
- Introduce Adaptable Storage Systems
Adaptable systems are the ideal solution for many warehouses in numerous different sectors. If you operate in an industry where the demand for specific items fluctuates, adaptable systems will allow your staff to adjust the environment to follow the flow of demand.
- Reduce The Amount Of Travel Time
One of the important things you need to consider when designing your warehouse storage solutions is the efficiency of your workers. One way that you can manage and improve the efficiency of your workforce is to design the shelving area in such a manner that travel distance is minimised whilst your staff are collecting goods.
- Keep The Warehouse Organised
Another important tip with regards to maintaining an efficient workplace is to place a high importance on an organised workplace. If employees need to search for products, tools, or equipment in order to carry out their tasks, that's time being wasted which could be put to better use. Additionally, clutter in the warehouse could prove dangerous if your warehouse uses forklifts or other vehicles to during the picking process.
- Check The Load Capacity Of The Shelving
It is very important that you take careful notice of the load capacity of your shelving. If you use shelving that is not designed for the weight of the goods you are storing, it can be both very dangerous and very inefficient. The required load capacity will depend on the products you are storing and your industry, so when checking the capacity of your racking storage system, remember to think carefully about what type of items you are storing and how high you will be storing them.
Issues surrounding poor load capacity shelving stresses the importance of choosing high quality pallet racking storage systems. If you're unsure which is best suited to the needs of your industry and your business, our team of experts will be happy to help, you can find our contact information at the bottom of this page.
- Don't Forget About Safety Concerns
Whilst issues such as efficiency and profit are very important when making decisions about the layout of your business' warehouse and the storage systems you implement, it is also extremely important that you do not forget to consider safety in your decisions.
P&D can provide a wide range of services to address safety concerns for example, barriers, load notices, and anti-collapse mesh screening. However, if you're unsure what safety equipment is best suited to your business, our team can provide an inspection service addressing concerns regarding any health and safety aspect and providing a full safety report.
What Pallet Racking Options Are Available?
We can provide a wide range of systems including warehouse pallet racking and the installation of link 51 racking. The most popular method for racking installation is a wide aisle solution, providing space for fork lift trucks to operate with unrestricted access to each pallet. However, in addition to designing systems, we can also provide services for relocation, assisting your business by dismantling and reinstalling your existing racking and adding new components when needed.
The P&D Projects team can also provide maintenance services to make sure that your business' racking is in good working condition. Racking can be damaged in a variety of different ways, such as an impact from a forklift truck. In such a situation, it is of upmost importance that swift repairs are carried out. Our repair team are familiar with a wide variety of different pallet rack manufactures; including but not limited to Link 51, Apex, Dexion, Planned Storage, and Hilo.
Interested? Get In Touch With Our Team Today To Make An Enquiry
As a highly experienced warehouse refurbishment company, we can provide commercial storage, pallet racking, and mezzanine floor solutions to businesses located in Slough, Reading, Ascot, and across Berkshire, Surrey, Middlesex, London, and the UK.
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