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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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A complete range of shelving and storage products that are cost effective and reliable.
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Large capacity portable shelters for a wide range of applications from Shelter Station.
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Quality Materials handling equipment for warehouse and distribution centres
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Schaefer Mobile Pallet Racking System can increase warehouse storage capacity by 100% over the conventional static racks without loss of selectivity
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Australian company, with an extensive range of liquid and air-nozzles - inclusive of our designs. We supply spray nozzles, air nozzles, hose reels, mixers, pressure wash, cip products etc. We supply innovative designs for applications in cooling, dust ...
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A Plus Plastics
Market leaders in the design, mould production and manufacture of plastic injection moulded and CNC engineered components. With over 34 years of plastic manufacturing and custom moulding experience, A Plus Plastics are certainly the experts of their ...
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Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions supply specialised solutions that are designed to eliminate hand lifting when loading and unloading palletised goods. These equipment and materials include scissor lift tables, fork stackers, stretch wrapping equipment, racking ...
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T.E.A. Transmissions
T.E.A. Transmissions supplies mechanical engineering, power transmission and linear motion components. Proudly Australian owned and established in 1986, T.E.A. Transmissions strives to bring you the best solutions to your engineering problems. They have ...
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CGB Precision Products
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Kennards Hire specialise in the following: Access, Air compressors, Air Tools, Automotive, Brick and Paving, Cleaning, Compaction, Concrete, Coolers, Fans and Heaters, Earthmoving, Electric Tools, Entertaining, Fastening, Floor Care, Generators, Hammers, ...
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