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Wednesday, 11 September 2019 22:25

Let’s Look at Narrow Aisle Pallet Racking

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Narrow aisle pallet racking is a popular storage system choice in many warehouses. Narrow aisle pallet racking is extremely cost efficient and maximises the storage of your warehouses. This means you can utilise more floor space for your goods, leading to higher profit margins.

Double-deep racking, also known as two deep pallet racking, is the best compromise between a selective and non-selective pallet racking system. A double-deep racking system is a double-sided configuration that allows storage density and picking to both be a priority. When you’re choosing a racking system, it can be difficult to know which racking will suit your individual needs. All warehouses will require a racking system that is suitable for the storage density required, ease of picking and their budget.

If you’re looking to install double-deep racking, here’s what you should know:

Friday, 16 August 2019 00:36

Repairs for Your Storage Systems

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Even the highest quality storage systems will need repairs from time to time. If you have been regularly maintaining and inspecting your storage systems, hopefully the repairs your system needs will be minor. However, occasionally you may need to make more extensive repairs.

Moving your warehouse can be a daunting task, but if there’s growth in your business, you may need to relocate in order to get the storage solutions you need. Before you relocate your warehouse, here’s what you will need to consider:

Pallet racking is extremely useful in any warehouse. However, poor installation can cause your racking to wear out easily, causing it to become faulty and possible dangerous. Understanding how your pallet racking works and how to ensure it complies with Australian safety standards is an essential part of managing and maintaining your racking, and your business as a whole.

Here's what you need to know about current Australian safety standards when it comes to racking:

Choosing your storage options, whether for a large warehouse, smaller industrial space or an office, can be difficult. There are a vast range of options, each with their pros and cons, so it's important to find a storage design that suits your specific needs. At Storage Ideas, we offer design, supply, installation and maintenance of your storage as a complete package, so you can get your storage perfect and keep it that way.

If you aren't sure where to start, here are a few of our favourite products for your warehouse or office:

Friday, 10 May 2019 06:22

Best Practices for Maintenance of Storage

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Whether it's racks, shelving or both – like everything else, storage needs to be maintained, and well looked after to function at its best. Poor maintenance of your storage is putting your goods and employees at risk. It also decreases the life of your storage, costing you more money and time. Don't let your storage become a safety hazard, or end up needing to be replaced sooner, rather than later.

Here's what we suggest when it comes to storage maintenance.

 

Clutter in an office and overstocking in a warehouse can quickly lead to storage space being ineffectively utilised. Not only does this unorganised space lead to stress, but it also means time is being wasted on sorting and finding important items. Good industrial and commercial storage solution systems are essential in the workplace, but they also need to be used effectively. Regularly creating extra space is an essential part of making the most of your storage system.

Here’s how to create extra space in your warehouse or office:

Sunday, 07 April 2019 21:23

Mistakes to Avoid with Storage

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When it comes to storing large amounts of goods, it can get complicated and difficult to manage if effective processes aren't in place. When this happens, it can be costly, stressful and even dangerous. If you're about to invest in storage, or are looking to improve your storage systems, make sure you avoid making the following mistakes:

Monday, 19 February 2018 21:49

Warehouse Workers, Get a Health Check

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Working in a warehouse can be strenuous on your health, which is why it is important for warehouse workers to get health checks every 6 to 12 months. In this article, we approach health checks from several perspectives.

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