Incorporating Rack Safety

Incorporating Rack Safety

Here are seven ways operators can incorporate rack safety into a new system.1. Thoroughly evaluate the most effective material handling system for your operational requirements.2. For static rack applications, ensure that lift truck clearances are approved by the lift truck vendor.3. Develop shelf elevations for all potential slotting configurations. This means anticipate…

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8 Most Common Rack Failures

8 Most Common Rack Failures

Warehouse owners and managers shoulder a major responsibility for rack system success or failure. Structural maintenance and proper regular inspections are the best way to prevent failure. The nine most common failures of a system are:1. Rack damage - Lift equipment abuse is the leading cause of rack system failure and collapse.2. Incorrect load weight - Overloading the rack…

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Warehouse Safety

Warehouse Safety

Statistics on forklift injuries are staggering, making pallet rack safety a major concern at plants, warehouses, and distribution centers.Every year, forklift accidents account for thousands of serious injuries and dozens of deaths in industrial facilities; statistics…

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Forklift Safety

Forklift Safety

Public Attitudes towards and Experiences with Workplace Safety Prepared by Dr. Tom W. Smith at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago for the Public Welfare Foundation published in August 2010 found that 85% of workers said workplace safety was ranked very important amount labor standards.One of the leading causes of workplace death and injury involves a forklift.…

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Furniture Cantilever Rack

Furniture Cantilever Rack

Cantilever-style furniture storage racks allow storage shelves without frontal obstructions. There is solid decking covering the entire length of the rack row, resulting in a system where loads of varying lengths can be placed anywhere along the entire storage shelf. Open-web designs allows in-rack sprinkler systems to be installed within the upright frames – maximizing storage space and…

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Porta King Storage Systems

Porta King Storage Systems

Porta King manufactures portable buildings of prefabricated construction to create a room inside your warehouse. They offer many different prefabricated structures including: Calibration Measuring Machine (CMM) and Mezzanines.The Calibration Measuring Machine is great for isolating the environmental air in the warehouse and measuring product accurately. These machines can be installed on…

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Mezzanines

Mezzanines

Eliminate the expense of moving, expand your current warehouse upwards!A warehouse mezzanine is the ideal solution providing expanded storage capacity, increasing operational efficiency and the best utilization of space. A mezzanine can span up to 40 feet with load capacity of 1,000 pounds per square feet. Let Russell Industries custom design your warehouse. Contact us at 877-718-7225.

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Warehouse Selection Decisions

Warehouse Selection Decisions

There are a lot of factors when deciding on a warehouse that is perfect for your company. Consider these 10 important factors before purchasing your warehouse. Location, Location, Location- Take into consideration where your suppliers are located and what shipping costs would be for you and for your customers. Is the location convenient for you and for your clients? Competition-…

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North Carolina Pallet Rack Shipment

North Carolina Pallet Rack Shipment

Russell Industries just sent out 8 truckloads full of in-stock used pallet racks to a dealer in North Carolina. Russell Industries kept the customer informed with tracking information and arranging logistics throughout the drive and at the time of delivery.We buy and sell new and used warehouse equipment including Pallet Racks, Locker, Rolling Ladders, Scales, In-plant Offices, Dock Equipment,…

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Installation

Installation

From basic selective rack installations to complex systems incorporating, pick modules, conveyance, sortation, controls, rack and rack supported buildings, Russell Industries has a team of experienced installers that can provide fast and expert installation. Teams are lead by experienced installation crew leads who can assume a wide range of responsibilities that include: Contractor selection Approving…

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