When should Pallet Flow be
- Producers that turn out multiple
pallets of individual SKUís
First-in/first-out stock accounting
Highly standardized skid and pallet dimensions
Closely packed freezer applications
Food and inventory with limited shelf life
does Pallet Flow work?
are loaded from the backside where gravity
causes the entire pallet to travel down the rollers to the front of
the rack where they are later unloaded.
Since pallets flow down the tracks to the face of the rack,
empty slots are at the rear and can be replenished
without forgoing first-in/first-out stock rotation, and
without interrupting order picking.
are the coats and benefits of Pallet
flow rack systems eliminate aisles and
thus increase storage and space utilization. Pallet flow systems
have higher initial investment outlays, since they are comprised
of more components, than most pallet rack
pallet flow rack saves space, reduces
direct handling costs, is consistent with FIFO, can be loaded with
your existing lift equipment, reduces
forklift damage, and reduces many other miscellaneous operating
costs since pallets are handled just once.