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Pallet Rack Upright Capacity We’ve covered pallet rack beam capacity and how to make sure you’re getting strong enough beams for your application. Pallet rack frame capacity works a little differently. How so? Unlike beam capacity, upright frame capacity can change. This is because the weight-bearing length of an upright frame column can change depending [...]

Understanding Pallet Rack Frame Capacity

Pallet Rack Upright Capacity We’ve covered pallet rack beam capacity and how to make sure you’re getting strong enough beams for your application. Pallet rack frame capacity works a little differently. How so? Unlike beam capacity, upright frame capacity can change. This is because the weight-bearing length of an upright frame column can change depending [...]

Making the Most of Vertical Storage in Your Warehouse

These days, space is at a premium. As a business owner, it can be difficult enough to find a warehouse space within the vicinity of your business, let alone a space that can accommodate all of your storage needs. Thankfully, the answer to your problems may be simpler than you think. Just look up! Vertical [...]

Understanding the Basics of Warehouse Pallet Rack Capacity

Safety and efficiency are the primary guiding principles for a smooth-running warehouse. These two terms cover every aspect of warehouse operation including the weight capacity of your pallet racks. While it may seem straightforward, many operations either do not understand or choose to ignore this critical rack specification. Not all warehouse racking systems are created [...]

Warehouse Shelving vs Warehouse Racking: What’s the Difference?

Although some people may assume that warehouse shelving and warehouse racking are the same thing, for those in the warehouse industry it’s important to understand the difference and how they can both benefit your business. It is important for a business with warehouse facilities to understand these differences, so they know which option is best [...]

Best Practices for Creating a More Secure Warehouse

Like most business owners, you’re always looking for ways to improve warehouse productivity, efficiency and safety. Learn about some of the key components of keeping your warehouse secure and find tips for improving your security plan. The Big Picture On Your Warehouse As any facility manager knows, your warehouse is home to a lot of [...]

Should Pallet Racks Be Bolted to the Floor?

When working in warehouses, safety is, of course, a paramount concern. Bolting pallet racks are one way to improve warehouse safety for all workers. What Is Pallet Racking? Since their patent in the 1940s, warehouse pallet racking has been used in the industrial sector to maximize storage space and improve product selectivity. Today, it is [...]

Inspecting Your Pallet Racking System

Pallet racking systems are used in warehouses and distribution centers to store and organize pallets or large containers. Because of the size and weight of pallets, safety is incredibly relevant, and absolutely crucial. Inspections are part of every warehouse’s standard safety program. In North America, the law stipulates that company management is responsible for providing [...]

10 Warehouse Operations Best Practices

Warehouse operations are a very important part of any company’s business flow. To ensure that a company ships and receives stock in time to fulfill orders, efficient warehouse operations must be put in place. By initializing best practices, companies can cut time and costs, thus influencing better operations. Here are 10 of the best practices [...]

Expanding Oil Distributor Calls on CWS

Midwest oil distributor Rilco, Inc. is expanding their footprint in the Chicago market and the Midwest. As they have purchased additional warehouse space, CWS has provided the pallet racking needed to maximize space efficiency. As they continue to grow CWS will be on top of their warehouse and material handling needs.