Pallet Racking Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Whether you are new to the concept of pallet racking, or a racking veteran, we all make mistakes. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of the most common pallet racking mistakes that people have made, so you don’t have to make them yourselves; saving you money and time, as well as keeping you and your employees safe

Whether you are new to the concept of pallet racking, or a racking veteran, we all make mistakes.

Luckily for you, we’ve put together a list of the most common pallet racking mistakes that people have made, so you don’t have to make them yourselves; saving you money and time, as well as keeping you and your employees safe!

1. Consider the Size and Weight of your Pallets

Before you rush into buying a pallet racking product, you need to take into consideration the size and weight of the pallets you will be storing.

Complex pallet system

Pallet racking is an investment, so it’s super important to get the right product for your needs. Most companies that provide pallet racking systems will discuss the load capacity level the amount of space you have available and what you are storing to try and find the right product for your needs.

2. Not Maintaining Your Pallet Racking System

Due to the nature of pallet racking systems, you will want the structure to be at its full strength in order to safely store your pallets.

Damaged pallet racking structure

If any damage occurs to your system, you will need to undertake any repairs required immediately to negate any chance of a serious accident occurring. Any damage will dramatically reduce the systems load bearing capacity, which in turn puts anyone who is working with the system, as well as other pallets in danger of being involved in a serious accident.

3. “Pallet Racking Can Only Be Used in Large Warehouses”

Pallet racking can be used in almost any industry, within many different buildings; not just large warehouses.

At Pallet Racking Direct, we have a bespoke design system which allows us to create a pallet racking system to suit your specific needs.

Bespoke pallet racking design consultation

This allows you to have a system that works the way you need it to, while keeping safety and practicality firmly in the forefront of the design.

We believe that there are many benefits of having a pallet racking systems, for all businesses and industries. That is why we only provide the highest quality systems to help your business achieve its best! If you would like more information on any of our products or services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us on 01444 220 290 and chat with one of our friendly team
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