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Cold Store Racking

Cold Store Racking

The construction and operating costs of a cold storage warehouse are such that the need to Max the Cube by maximise storage capacity in the minimum floor area, is absolutely essential. With technology moving on at a pace, the ability to consider dynamic and semi-automated storage solutions in your cold store is now a real … Continued

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How To Reduce Warehouse Operating Costs

How To Reduce Warehouse Operating Costs

After studying thousands of warehouse operations in its Max the Cube approach and analysing the impact of racking solutions, Thistle Systems has uncovered one of the biggest warehouse operating costs – and it’s not the racking. And it doesn’t matter whether you are spending a few hundred pounds or hundreds of thousands of pounds on … Continued

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Warehouse Design

2 Factors in Warehouse Design Which May Limit Storage Capacity

The traditional approach to warehouse design, whether it’s a new building or an extension to an existing facility, is to build the warehouse to the sizes specified by the architect or consultant based on a general rule of thumb. Once these are agreed, the client then looks at bringing in a racking solutions company and … Continued

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Warehouse Racking Costs

Warehouse Racking Costs – Discover the 7 Hidden Costs In Your Racking

When was the last time you evaluated your true Warehouse Racking Costs? What factors did you take into consideration? Thistle Systems has compiled data from over 3000 installations and projects over the last 10 years in an attempt to identify how people measure their racking systems and what they believed were the costs involved in … Continued

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Maxi Cube, mobile racking installation in large warehouse in Scotland.

Have You Learned the Biggest Lesson in Recent Years?

Max the Cube is NOT for the Average Company If there is one thing we have learned from the last few years, it’s the fact that simply being average is effectively guaranteeing failure. The seismic shift in the way people now have access to a world of information prior to buying products and services means … Continued

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Narrow Aisle Racking at Asco

How Did We Create Max The Cube?

As part of the initial process for developing Max the CubeTM, we carried out extensive research to understand the challenges being faced by the key sectors in our economy. We found that companies were not maximising the capacity or the utilisation of their warehouse. This meant they were facing unnecessary costs such as external storage, … Continued

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