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How Ecommerce Has Boosted the Warehouse Shelving Industry

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Ecommerce changed the way business is done for a lot of retailers. Many little stores moved from brick and mortar to ecommerce to avoid being overlooked completely, while big stores and chains had to quickly incorporate ecommerce into their operations to accommodate the rising numbers of online shoppers. But, while this made it a tricky environment for retailers, the warehouse metal shelving industry was, and is, prospering. Moving online meant Read More

Are Robots the Future of Warehouse Shelving Systems?

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Though the industry as a whole aims to make warehouses as safe as possible, accidents do happen. So, warehouse workers do risk their safety when they come to work. This fact was probably one of the factors that led Amazon to create robots to stock their warehouse shelving units. In truth these warehouse shelving stacking robots have been a part of Amazon’s operation for a few years. The company acquired Read More

Mezzanine Floor Layout Options for a Warehouse

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A mezzanine floor is a fantastic way to bring extra space to your warehouse by essentially installing another level between the floor and the ceiling. This means that mezzanine floors are usually retrofitted, being brought in once space in the warehouse starts thinning out. But, this fact means that they have to be highly versatile and able to adapt to an almost endless variety of warehouse layouts. This versatility is Read More

Locker Storage: Maintenance Tips for Your Steel Locker

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Industrial locker units are used in variety of settings, from schools to fire departments to gyms to warehouses. Their robustness makes them a very popular choice for practically anywhere. But, though a locker cabinet may seem indestructible, they can accumulate a fair share of wear and tear if they are not properly maintained. In the interest of having your new metal locker last a long, long time, we have a Read More

Why Your Warehouse Needs Industrial Steel Shelving

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Just about every industry has its standards.  These are things that come to be widely accepted as the norm on account of the fact that they simply function the best in the given situation.  And, when it comes to warehousing, industrial shelving is the standard. Industrial shelves are purpose built for storage, yes, but they also take efficiency into account.  For this reason, any warehouse that wants to be successful Read More

Warehouse Shelving Systems: How to Improve Space in Your Warehouse

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Whether you are operating a warehouse dedicated to a company’s inventory supply, or you offer your services to a variety of companies, space is your main commodity.  In a warehouse, the more space you have, the better your profits.  So, if space is what you need, warehouse shelving is your best friend. Warehouse Shelving Units Avoid Slow Operations When business is booming, you might find yourself with too much stock Read More

4 Versatile Uses for a Steel Locker

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Locker storage is one of the most versatile forms of storage.  A locker cabinet can be used in a variety of different settings, for a number of different purposes.  And, as metal locker suppliers, we are constantly reminded of all of the uses for these handy storage solutions. To illustrate our point, we will take a brief look at some of the most common uses for a locker cabinet. The Read More

Shelving and Racking Systems: The Pros and Cons of Automation

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When it comes to the subject of warehouse automation, there seems to be clear camps being for and against.  Some believe that automation is a way of increasing efficiency through technology while others feel that it detracts from experienced warehouse workers’ abilities to problem-solve on the trot.  But, as experienced shelving and racking suppliers, we feel that it depends on the warehouse in question. Shelving and Racking Johannesburg: Is Automation Read More

Shelving Solutions South Africa: Maximising Your Warehouse Space

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Racking and shelving solutions are designed for maximising the storage space available in your warehouse.  However, they are only as efficient as you make them.  If you haven’t quite nailed the layout of the shelving solutions in your warehouse, you could be wasting precious space. Creating aisles around the walls, forming your shelving and racking units into ‘L’ shapes, starting your layout against the shortest wall, or placing racks against Read More

Maintaining Your Industrial Racking and Shelving South Africa

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Maintenance is a bit like housework.  You never really feel like doing it, but if you put it off you could end up with a real mess on your hands.  Only, when it comes to industrial racking, the mess isn’t just unsightly, it is potentially dangerous to both your employees and your business.  You chose the best industrial racking and shelving for sale, so make sure you keep it that Read More