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Storage, Shelving and Racking Systems

When it comes to industry beliefs around centres and the ways in which they think about rack design, there are two simple distribution categories used to distinguish the types of racks used within their warehouses.
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Both safety practices and risk mitigation are not nice-to-haves, they are must-haves and solution development.

Aside from enforcing standards to ensure the safety practices surrounding maintenance and reconfiguration of racks, the very need to increase efficiency is changing the way racks are designed.

The combined pressures erode commoditisation of rack systems, since the number of storage locations, aisle width and slab designs provide nowhere near enough information to properly specify a storage system.


According to Walter Scremin owner of OnTime Group, in order to boost safety, achieve compliance and cut costs, the design of racks and storage media must match the application as closely as possible.

“Successful rack users start with the rack system when designing any new facility. If a main part of your business is storage and handling, you should consider the rack before you even start with the building. But many people still try to fit the rack to the building. It’s like buying a sports car and then asking your wife and kids to get in. You should have bought a minivan.”

Between codes and the desire for optimum efficiency and productivity, rack systems benefit from a detailed exchange of information throughout a given project. Ferret has several different examples of racking and shelving systems used within the industry that can assist you pick the right rack for your warehouse, click here.

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The full range of cartons for storage and/or shipping of any shape
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Pallet racking systems designed for warehouse and storage applications
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Custom modifications for water treatment tanks and accessories by Polymaster Industrial.
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Bulk storage tarpaulins
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Canvas and PVC tarps for providing shelter on sites and protecting stock piles and machinery against water and dust
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Enclosures, Cabinets, Cases & Accessories
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Intelligent in design, fully and semi-customised enclosures and racks from Soanar delivers hard wearing protection and storage.
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Palletising Robots
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Experienced supplier of robotic palletising and stretch wrapping systems for items such as cartons
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Pallet Control and Recovery by Pallet Control Australia
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Offering monetary and time savings benefits, Pallet Control Australia has specially designed pallet control and recovery systems for various industries
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Secure BAC Systems are integrated with central locking
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Effective protection and organisation for Large Scale Art and Documents from BAC Systems innovation.
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Commercial Office Storage
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Organise workshops areas with tool storage cabinets
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BOSCOTEK™ Tool Storage Cabinets include safety features for the user as well as flexibility to rearrange the cabinets if required
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PACKSPEC
PACKSPEC, a packaging supplier and importer of paperboard recyclable pallets with two tonne capacity.
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Giant Inflatables Industrial
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Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
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Storage Ideas
Storage Ideas provide materials handling solutions in the design, supply and installation of new and used storage equipment including Racks, Pallet Racking, Shelving, Conveyors, and office and warehouse storage systems. Colby Storage Solutions Central ...
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CGB Precision Products
CGB Precision Products is a specialist supplier of super precision ball bearings and related components. They are the Australian representatives for top brands such as Barden, FAG, Kaydon & Gamet, Kamatics, Heim, FLURO, PIC Design and Greene Tweed - ...
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Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting provide cranes, hoists, attachments and accessories. Specialising in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment and is a leading manufacturer of railway lifting equipment and jib cranes in Australasia.
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Hylec Controls
Hylec Controls specialise in material, dynamic and multi channel testing equipment, servo-actuators and systems, electric and hydraulic shakers, package testing, environmental chambers and production leak testing.
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Richmond Wheels and Castors
Established in Victoria in 1958, Richmond Wheels and Castors have been designing materials handling equipment including wheels and castors, pallet trucks and pipe rollers. 
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