How to choose a Warehouse Racking System?
In today’s global trade environment and especially with the massive boost via e-commerce, proper inventory and the streamlining of warehouse operations determines a business’s long-term viability. Warehouse planning professionals are constantly searching for the right warehouse racking system in their space planning and workflow schematics.
DNC Automation Sdn Bhd has a comprehensive array of warehouse racking systems to suit every application imaginable. However, the fundamentals of what makes a good racking system remains the same and they are:
VERSATILITY OF TRACKING SYSTEM TO COMPLEMENT YOUR LOGISTICAL NEEDS
The versatility of the racking system that can be optimised to take advantage of existing warehouse space. The type and configuration of racking system should maximise the utilisation of your existing available warehouse space.
Cost overruns are common in warehousing space set ups. It is imperative that the selection of a warehouse racking system is managed stringently and in accordance to your budget.
Determine your maximum available space that can be utilised in your intended racking system. Some critical considerations are the turnover cycles of your products, quantity, size and weight of your cargo.
A well thought out warehouse racking system must provide adequate aisle space for forklift manoeuvrability. Workplace safety is a major issue and a good warehouse racking environment help to ensure the safety of its workers and goods.
An appropriate racking system goes a long way towards better inventory management. Goods are being moved at frantic paces to meet delivery datelines, so an efficient warehouse racking system is critical.
As you can see, whether or not to have a suitable Warehouse Racking System in your warehouse is not a straightforward decision. If you have limited experience with internal logistics automation, it can be hard to assess the needs of your warehousing operation.
There are a lot of factors in play. It would be best if you considered getting a professional consultation to make an informed decision.
DNC Automation can help you discover if a Warehouse Racking System would boost your warehouse efficiency. Request a professional FREE consultation or contact us online or by phone.