These days there are many different kinds of pallet rack storage solutions available. Whatever it is you have to store, chances are that you have numerous options. One of the best types of solutions for high-density storage is push back pallet racks. Push back pallet rack systems provide similar storage densities as drive-in pallet racks but they also offer improved accessibility and more selection to a larger number of SKUs.
Benefits of Push Back Pallet SystemsPush back pallet racks are ideal for high-density storage racks that still need to allow for quick product rotation. They offer many benefits and advantages, including:
• High Density Storage
• Allow for more pick faces than drive-in storage systems
• Maintains high utilization (> 85%)
• Can range from two to six pallets deep
• Can accommodate a wide range of pallet sizes and styles
• Compatible with all kinds of lift trucks, including narrow aisle, counter balance and swing reach.
• Higher productivity can be achieved as forklifts can store and retrieve pallets quicker than drive-in rack
Advantages of Push Back Pallet RacksPush back pallet rack systems are also a great storage solution for several other reasons as well. For
Durable and VersatileThere are several other features that make the push back pallet racks a great choice. They feature large durable wheels that have sealed bearings. They also have a linked cart design, which allows for an effortless operation. They feature the best of both worlds with pallet accessibility and high-density storage, which is an absolute must-have for some warehouse scenarios. In other words, although they have as much storage space as drive-in pallet rack systems, push back pallet rack systems still offer lane accessibility at all times.
Who Uses Pushback?Pushback rack has become a standard in the cold storage industry. With the expensive space, high density rack is a must. Thus, pushback rack is the perfect choice with it’s flexibility and high utilization. Numerous other industries use pushback to meet their warehouse needs. These include food and beverage, printing, and general industries.
Schedule an Appointment With AK+AK Material Handling Systems offers a wide variety of push back pallet systems for you to choose from. As with almost all of our products we can help you design and build a system that fits your specific wants and needs. So if you’re ready to start maximizing your warehouse space give us a call at 800-722-5908 and set up an appointment today. We’ll find a warehouse rack system that’s right for you.
By: +Brian Koski