Push Back Rack | Las Vegas
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What Is Push Back Racking?
Push back racking (sometimes referred to pushback rack) is a high density pallet storage approach that configures pallet lanes from 2 to 6 units deep. Pallets ride on nested carts that are pushed up a modest gradient as pallets are added, or “pushed back” from the front of the racking system.
When products are later removed, the pallet immediately behind the foremost pallet slides back down the incline to the nearest position.
Push Back Rack Advantages And Disadvantages
Push back racking is excellent for many applications, but is not a fit for some storage requirements. Here are some of the favorable and possibly unfavorable aspects to investigate.
Higher Density Storage
Given that push back pallet racks can accommodate between 2-6 pallets in any particular lane, they can reclaim between 1-5 aisles, which represents a sizable chunk of warehouse space.
Less Forklift Travel
With a reduction in aisle number, lift trucks don’t have to travel as far, saving time and equipment wear. Diminished forklift movement also makes a safer environment within the warehouse. Fewer trips means a lower number of safety infractions.
Push back rack provides an excellent blend of selectivity and storage efficiency. Unlike drive-in rack, where whole rack bays are typically only one SKU, push back offers instant access to a much greater number of pallet positions from the face.
In contrast to pallet flow rack, which is a First In First Out (FIFO) type of system, push back rack is a Last In First Out (LIFO) style of approach. Last In First Out is not a good option for goods that are perishable, because items that are stored first will often sit for long stretches of time as goods are loaded and removed from the aisle.
How Does Push Back Racking Work?
A pushback rack system includes a set of rails sloping toward the rack face and a collection of nested carts which ride on these rails.
An initial pallet is added on the highest cart by a lift truck. When a new pallet is loaded, the forklift operator forces the primary pallet back and sets the next pallet on the second cart. The final pallet placed in the lane is seated on the tracks.
In the unloading process, shuttles of products glide down the tracks. Workers pull each pallet sequentially until the lane is exhausted, or supplement additional pallets, replenishing the lane.
Push Back Pallet Racking For Sale
For more information on push back racking options, get in touch with a racking professional at Raymond West now. Raymond’s storage design engineers can help you develop a solution that is ideal for your application.
Raymond West's Las Vegas facility serves all of the Las Vegas Valley, including Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, Paradise, Spring Valley, Sunrise Manor, Enterprise, Winchester, Whitney and all surrounding areas.
2555 E Washburn Rd
North Las Vegas, NV 89081