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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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Sep 10, 2020
Why Your Warehouse Needs Rack Guard Netting Systems

Modern warehouses and fulfillment centers have limited wall-to-wall space to store the massive amounts of inventory that come through their doors on a daily basis. […]

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Aug 31, 2020
What Are the Benefits of Adding Carton Flow to Racking Systems?

Typically used in warehouses and e-commerce distribution/fulfillment centers, carton flow racking systems are ideal for split high-volume case picking and low-volume case picking processes. Case […]

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Jul 23, 2020
What You Need to Know about Clearance between Pallet Racks and a Building Structure

Various warehouse safety measures dictate that pallet racks should never be installed flush against a structural component such as a wall. To prevent potentially cataclysmic […]

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Jul 17, 2020
Pallet Rack Safety: How to Reduce the Risk of Falling Items

Warehouse inventory or pallets that are stored high up on storage units can sometimes fall over for a number of reasons including improper stacking, human […]

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