May 22, 2017

LIFO and FIFO Warehouse Storage Systems

By |2017-05-23T13:15:33-05:00May 22nd, 2017|Blog Posts|

LIFO and FIFO are well known inventory valuation methods in accounting. In the accounting world, FIFO (first in, first out) and LIFO (last in first out) are costing methods used to value the cost of goods sold and ending inventory. With FIFO, the oldest inventory items are recorded as sold first, and with LIFO, the newest inventory items are [...]

September 4, 2013

High Density Warehouse Storage: Drive-In and Drive-Thru Pallet Racking

By |2016-10-30T13:18:14-05:00September 4th, 2013|Blog Posts, Warehouse Storage Systems|

This picture of a drive-thru tree was just irresistible. Drive-In and Drive-Thru Pallet Racking As much as the word "thru" gives me the willies, it is hands-down more popular than "through" on a Google search, so "Thru" it is.  So, what is Drive-In or Drive-Thru Pallet Racking and why would you want it?  It is high density storage--you [...]

August 15, 2013

Go With the Flow: Save Time, Labor and Space with Pallet Flow Rack

By |2016-10-30T13:18:15-05:00August 15th, 2013|Blog Posts, Warehouse Storage Systems|

Pallet Racking Basics: Pallet Flow Rack Pallet Flow Rack is a form of dynamic, or live pallet raking that uses a gravity feed rear load design. The flow rack unit consists of inclined tracks or rails of rollers or skate wheels that are similar to gravity conveyors. Pallet flow racks are loaded on one side and the pallets are [...]