Choosing the right racking supplier is not an easy task for any new buyer of racking and shelving products. Any search on Google or other means will pull up a plethora of potential suppliers. However racking suppliers fall into various categories: Racking Manufacturers Many potential customers feel more comfortable buying from a racking manufacturer. They believe that they will get the best price as they are buying direct. This can be the case but most projects involve more than one type of product. Certain manufacturers may be particularly good and economical at making pallet racking but not shelving for example.… read more →
Warehouse racking is one area where buying second hand is not always the best value for money especially when a large quantity of warehouse racking is required. We can offer some great deals as we have contacts in some significant shelving users predominantly in the retail sector. We frequently take out shelving from such clients as their needs change and we can then offer great deals on used shelving. However we keep large stocks of new shelving to satisfy the requirements of our many retail customers and this means that we buy warehouse shelving very competitively so often buying new can be… read more →
The best way to save on racking costs is to concentrate on the racking design. We are not referring to the actual deign of the racking at the factory but more the racking design within the warehouse. In general the biggest costs involved with warehousing is generally the operating staff and the warehouse space itself followed normally by the materials handling equipment and finally the racking yet the racking defines what you can store within the warehouse.
Many people say they want to buy cheap racking but what do they really mean? Basically racking is a necessary evil. First of all, nobody wants to stock any product at all. So in the ideal world, nobody would need cheap racking at all. But in the real world most companies have to hold stock. Moreover, in order to be efficient they need to have some form of racking or shelving to store the stock on. So the cry is that they want cheap racking. But cheap racking is not what people really want. What they actually need is value for… read more →