Whether you are looking to buy your first pallet racking system or expand an existing warehouse, read this article first. These are the top 6 pallet racking mistakes that could compromise the safety of your warehouse and be quite costly in the short and long-term. Safe and cost-effective racking is simple and can be achieved by eliminating the following mistakes.
1. Buying the Wrong Size Racking
When buying pallet racking you should not underestimate the depth of your pallets. This would render the racking useless. Underestimating the height of the upper levels of your racking could also mean that your lifting equipment cannot reach some levels. This could render some of your storage space unusable unless you invest in a forklift capable of reaching higher.