Pallet Flow Racking

How it Works:

  • Rack is equipped with a pitched roller conveyor that slides items toward the front of the rack
  • Pallets are loaded in the back and picked in the front
  • Also known as Gravity Flow
Pallet Flow Racking

Product Features

Advantages

  • Very few (if any) aisles needed, resulting in high storage density
  • No need to drive inside the system
  • Flow racks can be added to existing systems at any time

Disadvantages

  • Requires a significant upfront investment
  • Damaged pallets can jam up the system (not recommended for companies using old, beat-up pallets regularly)

Applications

Best for FIFO inventory management and high-volume SKUs that must move quickly

 

Examples:

  • Perishable food and beverage industry
  • Pharmaceuticals with a short shelf life
  • Freezer warehouses
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