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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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Jun 24, 2020
What Are the Advantages of Roll-Out Racks in a Warehouse?

Roll-out racks are a convenient and space-saving and organizational solution for manufacturing and warehouse facilities that have a lot of raw material to account for. […]

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Jun 15, 2020
How to Properly Inspect and Maintain Storage Rack Safety

Statistically speaking, the warehousing industry is considered to be one of the most dangerous commercial industries in North America. Fatality and injury rates amongst warehouse […]

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May 27, 2020
What Are the Safety Measures Needed for an Industrial Warehousing System?

Warehouses and warehousing systems can vary depending on size, industry, products, and staff. But one important item that all warehouses need to be aware of […]

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May 06, 2020
Things You Should Know about Modular Drawers from Metalware

Canadian Rack Technologies Inc. is an authorized distributor of Metalware products, including its modular drawer system, which is designed to save storage space and in turn […]

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May 01, 2020
What Is an MRO Program and Why Does It Matter?

If you’re running a warehouse or production facility, a crucial area that you likely need to pay more attention to is maintenance, repair, and operations […]

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Mar 31, 2020
What Is Adjustable Pallet Racking & What Are the Benefits?

Adjustable pallet racking is one of the most durable, accessible, modular, and commonly used racking systems across the board in warehouses. This is because adjustable […]

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Mar 19, 2020
How Pallet Rack Frame/Upright Capacity Works

A strong, reliable, well-designed, professionally engineered, and well-built pallet rack or pallet racking system is essential to keeping the ebb and flow of your warehouse […]

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Mar 27, 2019
The Case for Wide Span Shelving

Why and Where do I use Wide Span Shelving Wide Span Shelving is a niche material handling and storage system that bridges the gap between […]

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Mar 18, 2019
Wire Mesh Decking Over Wood Decking?

The modern warehouse storage facility is comprised of many components that combine to create an efficient and safe storage ecosystem. The main components of the […]

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Oct 19, 2018
Cantilever Racking

Cantilever Racking is specially designed to store long or varying length items, such as metal beams, pipes, mouldings, wooden boards, metal and plastic sheets among […]

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