Rolling Ladder

Definition: What is a Rolling Ladder? Ladders equipped with casters to permit them to be moved with ease from place to place are called rolling (or mobile) ladders. Constructed mostly of lightweight, corrosion-resistant and non-magnetic metals such as aluminium, these ladders find most use in storage areas and warehouses to allow access to high shelving. …

Rack Safety Nets

Definition: What are Rack Safety Nets? A retractable safety net, mounted at the top and bottom to a cable offset from a pallet rack is known as a rack guard for a pallet rack. By definition, the net’s sides, latched to vertical members of the pallet rack, provide safety as the net extends across the …

Stack Racks

Definition: What are Stack Racks? Stack racks are used to hold or buffer materials during “downtimes,” as well as during periods when they are not being transported or used. These happen for numerous reasons, such as long-term transportation or storage designed to allow the buildup of stock. Materials are stacked on pallets, shelves or racks …

Reslotting

Definition: What is reslotting? Moving a product or SKU (stock-keeping unit) to a new location more appropriate for its size or pick velocity is called re-slotting. Slotting and potential subsequent re-slotting require strategic thinking. The basic objective includes maximizing the productive utilization of the warehouse space. The idea is to use available space more efficiently …

Hannibal Rack

Definition: What is Hannibal Rack? A tube rack system built by California-based Hannibal Industries provides a strong, safe alternative to conventional racking systems. It offers dual-moment resistance in both down-aisle as well as cross-aisle directions. It results in as much as 50 percent reduction in uplift on the footplate-to-slab calculation. This lowers slab uplift design …