1. Labeling Inventory Locations

    You have rows and rows of steel shelving, drawer cabinets, and racks in your warehouse--but where will you put everything so that it makes sense? Will you be able to find your tools and product later when you need them? Make sure you know how to set up your warehouse and name your inventory so that everything can be located later on with ease: Names Every location name needs to differ from each of…Read More

  2. Important Tips for Pallet Rack Safety

    In a previous blog we touched upon the subject of safe material handling and moving. But there is so much more to a safe working environment when it comes to storage facilities and warehouses. Stocked improperly or not completely protected from impact, pallet racks can become a health hazard for any employee. Make sure that all employees keep these tips in mind around pallet racks: Make sure they …Read More

  3. Pallet Racking 101

    When it comes to storage, there isn’t a single right way to do things. Over time, we’ve seen and developed a number of storage strategies that can be useful for you and your business. So head to your warehouse, make sure you’ve got plenty of pallet racking and let’s go over some options. Floor stacking is the most basic method of pallet racking, and that’s where you’ll place the pallet…Read More

  4. What Type Of Pallet Racking Is Right For You?

    Here at Felix Loeb, a premier source for materials handling systems and equipment since 1928, we get a lot of questions about pallet racking in Chicago. If you're wondering what type of pallet racking system you need, answering the questions below will get you closer to determining which rack style is best for you. How much are you will to spend for a racking solution? Determining what your budget…Read More

  5. The Benefits Of Pallet Flow Racking

    Understanding how pallet racking, especially pallet flow racking, can benefit your industrial Chicago business is easier than it sounds. Pallet flow racking has quite a bit of advantages when it comes to materials handling, the load they can handle, how accessible they are, and how effectively they utilize the space in your warehouse. So, what exactly is a pallet, anyway? They're small and square …Read More

  6. What to Look For During Your Next Warehouse Shelving Inspection

    Inspections of your warehouse shelving should be happening frequently. You depend on your shelving to help you organize product, get them to your customers in a timely manner, and keep your business moving forward. Issues with your shelving could result in injuries to your employees and damage to your merchandise. While the state of your warehouse shelving will be subject to official warehouse ins…Read More

  7. Three Ways to Maximize Your Pallet Racking

    For any warehouse, one of the most important considerations is how to maximize your space. Using all areas of your warehouse efficiently can help you maximize your profits and avoid expenses such as moving and expansions. One area where warehouses seem to run out of space the quickest is on their pallet racking. Pallet racks are a staple of the warehousing industry, but using them efficiently seem…Read More