Is your pallet racking making poor use of your valuable vertical space? Often times, the solution is to re-slot your pallet racking. What do we mean when we say “re-slot?” Re-slotting your racking simply means adjusting your beam levels so that there’s minimal wasted vertical space. To see a great example of valuable and unused vertical space, take a look at the image below.
When this starts to become apparent, a common reaction is to propose getting more warehouse space or additional storage equipment. After all, if space is starting to run low, those are two commonsense solutions. The problem arises when space isn’t actually running low, but is instead being poorly utilized. This is when the solution of re-slotting pallet rack presents itself as a more cost effective solution to buying more space or a new storage system.