Pallet Flow Rack / Gravity Flow Rack
Pallet flow rack systems store pallets on wheel tracks or conveyor rollers, are loaded from one side and discharged on the other side, which provide “first-in, first out” (FIFO) product movement for efficient inventory control. Brakes positioned in the flow lanes control pallet flow speed. Load storage of 10+ pallets deep is not uncommon and with multiple levels, this is a very high-density solution that is much more organized than other racking options.
Flow racks are the best warehouse racking systems to use for space utilization. They’re great for smaller warehouses, as they are taller than they are wide, taking up a very small amount of warehouse space. Forklifts are provided more working space and ground space is maximized. It’s also extremely cost-effective when you consider how much product you can store per square foot.
Illinois Material Handling can offer recommendations on the best storage solution and space utilization for your facility. Contact us today.