As a warehouse manager, you want to do your best at utilizing the space you have to work with. And if you think the answer to the best utilization of space is simple, then a whole lot of warehouse managers would be looking for other lines of work. In other words, maximizing your warehouse space is a constant as well as difficult job often met with frustration and other headaches.
Nearly every step taken by any random business is directly or indirectly related to maximizing value. It is no different in a warehouse setting as maximizing value is what a warehouse manager is all about. In the race to support the welfare of a company, one factor that will be scrutinized is the pallet rack system. The questions that will be asked pertain to the utilization of space and what system will best utilize the space in your specific warehouse.
For example, a drive-in rack system may not the right system for a specific warehouse, including your warehouse. If your warehouse houses perishable or other time-sensitive goods, then you would benefit from a different type of racking system. This doesn’t say anything negative about a drive-in racking system, only that it is not always the logical answer. Each type of rack system holds their own strengths as well as weaknesses. For example, a drive-in rack is a poor choice for time-sensitive products, but is sturdy, inexpensive and allows maximum space utilization.
Regardless the products you store in your Chicago warehouse, we have a rack system solution right for you. In addition, we carry a wide range of pallet racking supplies. Simply give us a call and we can go over details.