4 racking and shelving systems worth talking about

October 30, 2014 by Kirsty Adams
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'Racking' and 'shelving' may not be the buzz words of the moment, but capacity expansion and increased turnover certainly are. Here are four systems which will help put racking and shelving on your lips...

Penny Hydraulics adds 1,000kg capacity goods lift to product range

Penny Hydraulics has marked a 180% increase in turnover on its mezzanine floor lift range by adding a 1,000kg capacity goods lift to its product range.

Penny Haudraulics’ new Heavy Duty Mezz Lift is a vertical goods lift with up to 1,000kg capacity that enables users to move goods such as crates, trolleys or pallets safely and efficiently to mezzanine floors within warehouses, retail stores, factories and workshops. It is manufactured in the UK within a four-week lead time and is fully compliant with European legislation. Standard off-the-shelf designs are available, as well as optional extras such as bespoke platform sizes, increased height, 90° loading, additional entrances, trolley stop barriers on the platform, or a choice of finish and clad enclosure...

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AR Racking now certified according to EN-1090

Fitting three cars into a container used to involve a long process of wooden supports and manpower. Today it is possible to fit up to six vehicles into one standard container using the innovative fitted metal racking service available from Consolidated Car Shipping.

Having obtained EN-1090 certification, AR Racking, a heavy-load storage solutions company, can demonstrate the high qualification of personnel and the manufacturing quality of its rack-clad industrial steel systems, the product targeted by this standard. For rack-clad buildings, the rack is part of the building structure, bearing much higher load than a conventional warehouse. The load of the stored goods adds up to the load of the outer walls and external actions such as wind and snow. Most of these warehouses use automated systems and robots for handling goods...

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Hamper company expands storage capabilities

4K Systems has enabled Regency Hampers to expand its storage and delivery capabilities

With a growing reputation for excellence in the corporate hamper and home gifts sector, Regency Hampers found its expanding online presence meant a new location was rapidly becoming a necessity. “We had seen the business grow fast,” says managing director, Neil Perkin. “After visiting another factory to look at the layout and racking they had, they recommended 4K Systems...

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Six vehicles fit into one standard container

Fitting three cars into a container used to involve a long process of wooden supports and manpower. Today it is possible to fit up to six vehicles into one standard container using the innovative fitted metal racking service available from Consolidated Car Shipping.

Unsworth Global Logistics (UGL) and Consolidated Car Shipping (CCS) offer what they describe as a unique racking system for the benefit of UK freight forwarders and automotive shippers. They have been using this racking to and from the UK to fit out containers, transporting a variety of high-end luxury vehicles.

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See a selection of articles on racking and shelving in the January 2015 issue of SHD Logistics magazine.

 

 


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