Executive Briefings

A Comparison of Rack-Supported vs. Conventional Buildings

The decision to construct a new warehouse often includes endless hours devoted to site selection and the type of material handling equipment and technology to be used to support the new facility. Often, it becomes a foregone conclusion that the facility will be a steel frame structure with freestanding rack. This conclusion, however, deserves greater debate as there are many attractive reasons to consider a rack supported structure...in some cases.

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The decision to construct a new warehouse often includes endless hours devoted to site selection and the type of material handling equipment and technology to be used to support the new facility. Often, it becomes a foregone conclusion that the facility will be a steel frame structure with freestanding rack. This conclusion, however, deserves greater debate as there are many attractive reasons to consider a rack supported structure...in some cases.

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