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Sep 22, 2021
How Warehouse Shelving Helps Increase Working and Production Space

Warehouses and distribution centers thrive on organization, proper management, and providing proper training for employees, so they can master their job skills. Accomplishing and maintaining […]

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Sep 13, 2021
How to Reduce the Risk of Injuries when Handling Empty Pallets

There are a lot of potential safety risks and dangers that can easily arise when working in a warehouse or distribution center, especially if certain […]

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Aug 24, 2021
How to Determine the Best Type of Shelving System for Your Warehouse

The proper shelving system for your warehouse can work wonders to make your operations safer, more cost-effective, and efficient. Every warehouse storage facility has unique […]

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Aug 10, 2021
How to Futureproof Your Material Handling System

Supply chain technology, especially in light of current and upcoming automation innovations, is constantly moving at the speed of light to the extent that it […]

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Jul 29, 2021
Warehouse Storage Solutions in the GTA: Benefits of Dynamic vs. Static Storage Systems

In the supply chain industry, there’s no universal or blanket warehouse storage solution in the GTA that works for every single facility. Each warehouse, distribution […]

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Jul 07, 2021
What’s the Difference Between Box Beams and Step Beams in Pallet Racking?

Pallet racking systems consist of multiple components that are designed to ensure the safe storage of your product inventory, from uprights (also known as frames) […]

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Jun 21, 2021
Safety Guidelines for Pushback Pallet Racking Systems

You’ve probably heard of or seen pushback pallet rack systems a number of times. Even if you don’t work in the warehousing industry, pushback racking […]

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Jun 09, 2021
What Are the Benefits of Buying a Used Pallet Racking System?

Brand new pallet racking systems can be quite pricey, but luckily, they aren’t the only option for your storage and warehousing needs. With the cost […]

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May 20, 2021
Tips for Redesigning a Warehouse Racking System during the Current Steel Crisis

Raw material prices have spiked significantly over the past year and a half. When asked why the price of items like wood and steel are […]

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May 10, 2021
Things You Should Know about Pushback Pallet Rack Systems

What Is a Pushback Pallet Rack System? Pushback pallets are classified as FILO (first in, last out). That’s because the first pallet that’s placed in […]

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Apr 20, 2021
What You Need to Know before Buying Pallet Racks in the GTA

Buying pallet racks in Toronto and the GTA for your business can be a daunting task. There’s a lot you need to consider throughout the […]

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Apr 07, 2021
A Buyer’s Guide for Cantilever Racking for Warehouses

Cantilever racks are an excellent storage solution for warehouses and distribution centers that stock large, heavy, or awkwardly shaped materials. From furniture to lumber, metal […]

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Mar 26, 2021
Manufacturing Spotlight: Metalware

Metalware is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of custom industrial shelving systems in Canada. With a focus on supplying Canadian-made, sustainable, high-quality, and […]

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Mar 15, 2021
Manufacturing Spotlight: Cresswell

Since 1951, Cresswell Industries has been one of the leading Canadian manufacturers of high-quality customizable steel pallet racking systems. Through advanced technological innovations over the […]

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Feb 01, 2021
The Importance of Warehouse Racking Inspections

Frequent pallet racking inspections guarantee that your warehouse, storage facility, or distribution center consistently meet provincial and municipal health and safety standards. Additionally, hiring a […]

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Jan 25, 2021
What Is a PSR and When Is It Required?

Warehouses and distribution centers rely on high-quality and sturdy racking systems to function safely and efficiently. Ontario has very strict guidelines and assessment processes in […]

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Dec 11, 2020
Calculating Height-to-Depth Ratio for Accurate and Stable Single Row Pallet Rack Installation

Factors like seismic events and strong forklift or material handling equipment impact can quickly overturn an unstable or improperly installed single row pallet racking system. […]

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Nov 23, 2020
How to Determine the Size of Warehouse Pallet Racks

Pallet rack storage systems are used by a variety of supply chain facilities including warehouses, manufacturing factories, e-commerce fulfillment centers, retail locations, 3PL’s and distribution […]

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Nov 05, 2020
How to Budget for a New Pallet Rack System for Your Warehouse or Distribution Center

There are a lot of important factors to consider when choosing the right warehouse pallet systems for your operation. The new pallet rack system you […]

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Oct 05, 2020
Everything You Need to Know about Pallet Rack Decking

Choosing the right pallet rack decking and storage solutions for your warehouse or order fulfillment facility makes all the difference in your business operation. Installing […]

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Sep 28, 2020
Why Your Warehouse Needs a Multi-Tier Racking System

In the midst of a global pandemic wherein more and more people are placing online orders, maximizing warehouse storage space in distribution centers and supply […]

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