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Storage Racks

Locators’ ultimate guide to storage racks

Get organised with Locators’ comprehensive guide to storage racks.

Storage racks: The architects of your workspace

Design an organised and efficient workspace with customised storage solutions.

Your workspace is like a building, with each tool, supply, and piece of equipment representing a brick or block. Without a strong foundation, a building will crumble. Without efficient storage, your workspace will be disorganised and chaotic. Suitable storage racks act as the architects of your workspace, carefully planning and organising every aspect of your environment. With customised storage solutions, you can optimise your workspace. Maximise your available space and create a layout that minimises clutter and productivity. Every workspace is different, and customised storage solutions help you create a space that fits your unique needs. A well-organised workspace can increase productivity. Storage racks help allow employees to find what they need quickly and easily.

With the right storage solutions, everything has its place. Your employees can spend less time searching for tools or supplies and more time on valuable tasks. You can create a more efficient and streamlined workflow by organising your workspace. Efficient storage solutions can also save your business money. They help reduce wasted space and prevent loss or damage of tools and supplies. With suitable storage racks, you can keep everything in its proper place. They help prevent loss and damage and reduce the need for costly replacements. Choosing appropriate storage solutions for your business can be overwhelming. Yet, with the help of an experienced storage solutions provider like Locators, you can create a workspace that supports your goals.

At Locators, we offer a range of storage solutions, including pallet racks, cantilever racks, and shelving. All of which can be customised and tailored to your specific requirements. Our expert team can help you choose suitable storage racks for your space. We also provide installation and maintenance services to ensure your storage is safe and effective. With customised storage solutions, you can create the ideal workspace. One that’s not only efficient and organised but also attractive and professional. Investing in bespoke storage solutions is an investment in your business’s success. Choosing suitable storage racks allows you to design a workspace that meets your needs and supports your goals. So, let Locators help you become the architects of your workspace and develop an organised and efficient workspace today!

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Choosing & implementing storage racks for your business

Discover how to optimise your storage space with expert storage rack solutions.

Storage racks are an essential element that requires efficient storage and organisation of goods. With so many options on the market, choosing the proper storage solution for your unique needs can be challenging. This section will explore everything you need to know to select and implement suitable storage racks for your business.

We’ll start by looking at the different types of storage racks available, including . . .

🟪 | Cantilever racking
🟪 | Live storage systems
🟪 | Pallet racking
🟪 | And shelving

Each of these solutions has its unique advantages and disadvantages. We’ll explore them in depth to help you determine which option is right for your business. Once you’ve identified the right solution, we’ll consider the factors when selecting a specific product. These factors include

🟪 | Weight capacity
🟪 | Dimensions
🟪 | Accessibility
🟪 | And more

By taking the time to consider these factors; you can select a product that meets your specific needs and requirements. Finally, we’ll explore the best practices for installing and maintaining your storage racks. Proper installation and maintenance are vital to the safety and longevity of your storage solution.

The different types of storage racks

First, let’s take a look at some different types of storage racks. Selecting the correct type of storage rack depends on your unique storage needs. Choosing the suitable storage racks for your business can make a big difference in your overall . . .

🟪 | Organisation
🟪 | Productivity
🟪 | And efficiency

With so many options available, choosing the right type of storage racks for your unique needs can be overwhelming. So it’s essential to work with a storage solutions provider who can help you choose the right solution for your specific business.

  1. Cantilever Racking
    Cantilever racks are ideal for storing long, bulky items such as lumber, pipes, or sheet metal. They are designed with arms that extend from vertical columns. These provide easy access to materials and allow for efficient loading and unloading. Cantilever racks come in both single and double-sided configurations. Its customisable arm lengths and weight capacities accommodate your specific products.
  2. Live Storage Systems
    Live storage systems maximise storage capacity and offer quick and efficient access to your products. These systems are ideal for storing high volumes of cartons, totes, or pallets in a limited space. Live storage systems feature gravity-fed rollers or conveyors. These allow products to move along the system, ensuring that the oldest products are always at the front and easily accessible.
  3. Pallet Racking
    Pallet racking is one of the most common storage solutions for warehouse and industrial spaces. It is designed to store palletised products and provides easy access to products with forklifts or other equipment. Pallet racking comes in a variety of configurations. Depending on your storage needs, these include selective, push-back, drive-in, and pallet flow.
  4. Shelving
    Shelving is a versatile storage solution that can be customised to fit various product sizes and shapes. Wire shelving is a popular choice for retail and food service businesses as it allows for easy product visibility and airflow. Steel shelving is a durable and cost-effective option for industrial and warehouse settings. Alternatively, boltless shelving is easy-to-install and can be quickly customised to fit your needs.

Each of these storage rack options has unique benefits and considerations to keep in mind for your business. With suitable storage racks in place, you can optimise your . . .

🟪 | Storage space
🟪 | Improve productivity
🟪 | And streamline your overall operations

At Locators, we offer a wide range of storage solutions and expert guidance to help you make the best decision for your needs.

Choosing & implementing suitable storage racks for your business

Once you’ve chosen the type of storage rack that best suits your needs, there are several factors to consider when selecting the right product. Choosing suitable storage racks for your business is essential to ensure . . .

🟪 | Optimal organisation
🟪 | Efficiency
🟪 | And productivity

With so many options available, deciding which type of storage rack is best suited for your unique needs can be overwhelming. We’ll explore several key factors to consider when choosing the proper storage solution for your business . . .

 

  1. Weight Capacity
    One of the most important factors to consider when choosing storage racks is weight capacity. Different types of storage racks have varying weight limits. Therefore, it’s crucial to select a rack that can safely and securely support the weight of your products.
  2. Dimensions
    The dimensions of your products will also play a critical role in selecting the proper storage solution. Consider the size and shape of your products. Choose a storage rack that can accommodate them while maximising your available space.
  3. Accessibility
    Consider how often you need to access your products and choose a storage solution for easy and efficient retrieval. This may include selecting storage racks allowing quick and easy loading and unloading. Alternatively, live storage systems prioritise the oldest products for easy access.
  4. Durability
    The durability and longevity of your storage racks are also essential considerations. Choose a storage solution that is built to last and can withstand the demands of your business. High-quality materials and construction ensure that your storage racks offer reliability for years.
  5. Safety
    Safety should be a top priority when choosing and implementing storage racks. Consider factors like load capacity, proper installation, maintenance, and adherence to safety standards. Doing so will ensure that your storage solution is safe for your products and employees.

By taking these factors into account, you can select and implement the proper storage racks for your business that . . .

🟪 | Maximise space
🟪 | Improve efficiency
🟪 | And ensure safe and secure storage of your products

Locators offer various storage solutions and expert guidance to help you choose the best storage racks for your unique needs.

Installing & maintaining your storage racks

Installing and maintaining your storage racks helps ensure optimal performance and safety. When installing your storage racks, it’s essential to follow manufacturer guidelines.

Installing and maintaining your storage racks is a crucial aspect of ensuring . . .

🟪 | Optimal performance
🟪 | Safety
🟪 | And longevity

Experienced professionals must always carry out the installation. This will help ensure that your storage racks are safe and secure and can hold the weight of your products without risk of collapse. Maintaining your storage racks is also essential to ensure longevity and optimal performance. Regular inspections will help catch any potential issues before they become significant problems.

While storage racks may seem like a simple solution, improper installation or maintenance can lead to . . .

🟪 | Safety hazards
🟪 | Inefficiencies
🟪 | And costly repairs

 

Reasons to Follow Manufacturer Guidelines

  1. Safety
    Manufacturer guidelines are designed to ensure that your storage racks are installed and used safely and securely. By following these guidelines, you can minimise the risk of accidents and injuries in your workplace.
  2. Performance
    Properly installing and using your storage racks can also improve performance and functionality. Manufacturer guidelines can help you optimise storage for maximum efficiency and productivity.
  3. Warranty
    Many storage rack manufacturers offer warranties that may be voided if the racks are not installed or used appropriately. Following their guidelines, you can ensure that your storage racks remain covered under warranty.

Reasons to Work with Experienced Professionals

  1. Expertise
    Professionals know to ensure storage racks are installed and maintained correctly. They can help you navigate complex installation processes and optimise your racks for your unique needs.
  2. Efficiency
    Professionals can also install and maintain your storage racks more efficiently than you or your employees. This saves you time and minimises disruptions to your business operations.
  3. Safety
    Working with professionals can also help ensure your storage racks are installed and maintained safely. They are trained to identify potential safety hazards and can take steps to mitigate them. This protects both your products and your employees.

By following the above, you can ensure that your storage racks are installed and maintained for . . .

🟪 | Optimal performance
🟪 | Safety
🟪 | And longevity

At Locators, we offer expert installation and maintenance services to help you get the most out of your storage solution.

Whether you’re just starting to explore your storage rack options or want to upgrade your existing solution, this guide will give you the information you need to make an informed decision. With the right storage rack solution in place, you can . .

🟪 | Improve productivity
🟪 | Optimise your space
🟪 | Save costs for your business

At Locators, we offer a wide range of storage solutions to meet your unique needs, including . . .

🟪 | Cantilever racks
🟪 | Live storage systems
🟪 | Pallet racking
🟪 | And shelving

Our expert team can help you choose the right storage rack. We can provide installation and maintenance services to ensure optimal performance and safety. Investing in the correct storage racks for your business can help improve . . .

🟪 | Organisation
🟪 | Increase productivity
🟪 | And ultimately lead to better business success

So, let Locators help you discover how to optimise your storage space with expert storage rack solutions today!

Unlock your business’s potential with Locators’ storage racks

Locators’ storage racks and expert design services can transform your efficiency and productivity.

When it comes to storage solutions for businesses, there’s no shortage of options on the market. From flimsy shelves to complex warehouse systems, the choices can be overwhelming. But at Locators, we believe that choosing the right storage rack solution can make all the difference for your business’s . . .

🟪 | Efficiency
🟪 | Productivity
🟪 | And bottom line

Locators are the South’s leading material handling and storage system company. We focus on delivering top-quality products and services to our customers. Our storage racks come in a variety of sizes and configurations, including . . .

🟪 | Pallet racks
🟪 | Mezzanines
🟪 | And modular offices

Whether you need a simple shelving unit for a small warehouse or a full-scale storage system for a large facility, we have you covered. But it’s not just about the products — Locators offer expert installation and design services. Our team of professionals will ensure that your storage racks are optimised for your specific needs. We’ll work with you to design a solution that maximises your space and minimises clutter while taking into account factors like . . .

🟪 | Weight capacity
🟪 | Accessibility
🟪 | And safety

So why choose Locators for your storage rack needs? Our customers tell the story best. From small businesses to large corporations, we’ve unlocked efficiency and productivity. But don’t just take our word for it — read on to learn more about our offerings and see how Locators can help your business reach its full potential.

Overview of Locators' storage rack offerings

At Locators, we understand that every business has unique storage needs. We offer many storage rack solutions to fit every space and budget. Our offerings include . . .

 

  1. Pallet Racks
    Our pallet racks come in various sizes and configurations to maximise your warehouse space. They are designed for heavy-duty storage of palletised loads.
  2. Mezzanines
    Expand your storage space vertically with our mezzanine systems. These can be designed to fit any size and layout.
  3. Modular Offices
    Our modular offices offer a customisable, cost-effective way to create more space in your existing facility.
  4. Shelving
    For more minor storage needs, our high-quality shelving systems provide efficient and accessible storage.
Expert installation and design services

At Locators, we believe that expert installation and design services are just as necessary as the products themselves. That’s why our team of experienced professionals will work with you every step of the way. We’ll design and install a custom solution that fits your unique needs. From the initial consultation to final installation, we’ll ensure that your storage racks are optimised for . . .

🟪 | Your space
🟪 | Your inventory
🟪 | And your workflow

Customer success stories and testimonials

At Locators, we’re proud to have helped businesses of all sizes and industries achieve their storage goals. From maximising warehouse space to improving workflow, our solutions have helped . . .

🟪 | Transform operations
🟪 | And boost productivity

Don’t just take our word for it. Read our projects and testimonials to see how Locators has helped businesses reach new heights of efficiency and success.

At Locators, we’re passionate about helping businesses unlock their full potential. One area we specialise in is by doing this through efficient and practical storage solutions. If you want to optimise your space or are a large corporation needing a full-scale storage system, we have the products and services to meet your needs.

Contact us today to learn how we can help your business thrive with our top-quality storage racks and expert design services.

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Our Fleet

Give your business a competitive edge.

Aisle Masters & Equipment

Efficient | Innovative | Space-saving

Are you looking for efficient and cost-effective solutions to optimise your warehouse space? Look no further than aisle masters and warehouse equipment. With Aisle Masters’ innovative and patented design, you can increase your storage capacity by up to 50%. All while improving the efficiency of your warehouse operations. These narrow-aisle forklifts are perfect for handling heavy loads in confined spaces to save space and labour costs.

Here are five brief benefits of using Aisle Masters & Equipment . . .

🟩 | Increased storage capacity by up to 50%
🟩 | Improved warehouse efficiency
🟩 | Reduced labour costs
🟩 | Safe and reliable equipment
🟩 | Customisable solutions to meet your specific needs

Electric, LPG or Diesel Forklifts

Comfortable | Ergonomic | Interactive

Whether you’re looking for a forklift for indoor or outdoor use, we’ve got you covered with our range of electric, LPG, or diesel forklifts. Our forklifts are built to last. Each is made with durable components and advanced features to help you maximise your productivity. With various sizes and lifting capacities, we can help you find the perfect forklift for your needs.

Here are five brief benefits of using our electric, LPG, or diesel forklifts . . .

🟧 | Increased productivity and efficiency
🟧 | Reduced maintenance costs
🟧 | Environmentally friendly options with electric forklifts
🟧 | Customisable options to meet your specific needs
🟧 | Ergonomic design for improved operator comfort and safety

Telehandlers & Access Equipment

Dynamic | Maneuverable | Precision

At Locators, we offer a range of telehandlers and access equipment to help you work safely and efficiently at height. Our equipment is designed with safety and versatility in mind. This makes it perfect for various applications, from construction to maintenance. With multiple sizes and lifting capacities, we can help you find the ideal equipment for your needs.

Here are five brief benefits of using our telehandlers and access equipment . . .

🟥 | Safe and efficient working at height
🟥 | Versatile equipment for a range of applications
🟥 | Reduced labour costs with increased efficiency
🟥 | Customisable options to meet your specific needs
🟥 | Easy to operate and maintain

Get in touch and benefit from our storage racks

Locators are the South’s leading material handling and storage system company.

If you are interested in our storage racks, you can also be assured of our expert, impartial advice and high-quality services. Our team works with some of the largest companies in our area and some of the smaller ones. So, if you would like a partner with the resources and capability to help your business succeed, get in touch.

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