1 Stop Rack Services utilizes the most experienced nationwide and regional crews. We have 25 years in the business, so you know we’ve have picked the best.
Any trusted crew must have at least 10 years of experience installing all types of complex rack systems. Every installation team should be experienced, insured, professional, courteous, efficient, clean, and safety minded. Every installer is required to work under OSHA regulations. Moreover, safety is the main concern for everyone so hard hats, the appropriate boots and uniforms are absolute musts.
The installation team is extremely influential in the overall successful implementation of any pallet racking system. Without the right installer, the chances of future problems, malfunctions or repairs are greatly increased. These large, complex systems are difficult to install and must be handled by professionals. While it may seem like a good option to have warehouse employees haphazardly throw up some racking; in the long run, it definitely is not. It is much less expensive to install pallet racking correctly the first time.
A good installer is the ambassador between the racking systems integrator and the customer. When the product arrives on site, installer is responsible for counting all components as per the bill of materials to make sure nothing is missing so that the job can be completed on time and on budget without any issues. Some installers are also general contractors, which is helpful when submitting plans, pulling permits and obtaining licenses for various projects around the country.
Guidelines for Rack Installation:
- Utilize professional teams that have the experience to do the job. Wide range of experience to install different types of racking systems within a given warehouse.
- Installers must be professional, in manner and appearance. Furthermore, should be easy to work with and have good communication skills.
- Rack installers must clean up after themselves in order to not disrupt the facility’s money making operations.
- Working in a fast paced warehouse environment, it is really important to have an installer that will work within the business’s constraints, needs and schedules.
- Create an efficient and time-saving plan to be able to install and complete designated rows of rack so the customer can move product and back fill into these completed rows of rack.
- The installer should properly shim and anchor the racking system per installation plans to guarantee that the system is level and secured.
- It is very important to check with your local municipalities to see if you need a permit to install your rack system in an effort to eliminate future down time of your operations.