Thistle Systems’ Max the Cube approach has enabled one of the UK’s leading dealerships of Heavy Equipment, such as articulated trucks and excavators, to transform their warehouse with a specialist racking installation with bunds to store its oil and other fluids.
The client had been experiencing significant growth and had outgrown its previous method of storage which included using singular bunds and expensive bespoke storage containers.
Working closely with the client and its warehouse team, Thistle Systems developed a bespoke solution using its heavy duty engineered racking, incorporating large bunded trays which had been designed and specified to cope with any leakages or indeed catastrophic failures.
Whilst the original installation featured 8 bays of racking with 4 levels of storage and space for 2 pallets per bay to provide a total of 64 pallet positions, the system can be extended to accommodate further growth.
And although the intention was to store all materials on pallets, Thistle specified the use of timber decking panels to enhance the safety of the system, ensuring that any damage to pallets would not result in damage to the products being stored.
The timber decking also provides the client with the flexibility to store different pallet types, or indeed choose to safely store individual items for picking.
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