Articles - Drive in Rack

Determining Warehouse Aisle Width for Drive In Rack Systems

Drive in rack systems are sensible solutions for businesses that require high-density storage of palletized inventory that needs to be moved by forklift. However, using drive in racks presents challenges when it comes to warehouse design. It is crucial that there is enough aisle space for your forklifts to easily pick up inventory and maneuver between aisles. However, making your ...

When to Use a Drive in Rack System

If you’re looking to enhance the efficiency of your warehouse operations, nothing is more important than choosing the right type of racking system. Racks that are suited to your inventory and warehouse space ensure you’ll be able to stay organized and make put-away and retrieval efforts much more efficient. For many businesses, a drive in rack system is the ideal ...

Optimizing Aisle Layout for Drive in Rack Systems

When compared to standard pallet racks, drive in rack systems provide a higher storage density and better control over output and input, as they can accommodate both FIFO (first in, first out) and LIFO (last in, first out) retrieval methods. By allowing your business to store more materials in less space, drive in racks can help to reduce the number ...

Safety for Warehouses that Use Drive in Pallet Rack Systems

A drive in rack, as the name implies, can be driven into with a forklift to store or retrieve pallets. Typically, a rack will be used to store a single type of palletized product. This, along with the racks configuration, allows for maximum storage capacity with less warehouse space and fewer aisles. Because the pallets are stacked vertically as well ...