Forklift Aisle Requirements – A Guide for Best Warehouse Layouts

Guide to designing forklift aisle dimensions based on the type of lift truck. Wide aisles, narrow aisles and very narrow aisles are explained. With this article, you will be able to budget space and layout a warehouse and set the rack to rack dimension based on whether you are using an orderpicker, turret truck, reach or deep reach and stand up counterbalanced forklift truck.

Very Narrow Aisles in a Warehouse

What are the advantages and disadvantages of very narrow aisle turret trucks? The pros and cons of swing reach vna forklift trucks are discussed to help you evaluate whether to convert your warehouse to a narrower aisle layout.

Pros and Cons of Pallet Racking

Learn the different types of storage methods for the warehouse including: Strengths and Weaknesses of Bulk Stacking, Selective Racking, Double Deep Rack, Push Back, Pallet Flow, Deep Lane Dense shelving.