Pallet Rack Definitions

We want to educate you with some Pallet Rack definitions:

selectivePallet Storage Rack A structure composed of two or more upright frames, beams, and connectors for the purpose of supporting palletized materials in storage. Among the common methods of assembly are welded, bolted, or clipped.

Selective Rack – Pallet rack that is one load (single) pallet deep. Implies all loads are equally accessible from the (fork truck) aisle. Contrast with Double-Deep Racks.

cantileverCantilever Rack (pictured right) A rack consisting of arms cantilevered from columns. Most useful when there is need for a full clear shelf that can be loaded from the front without obstructing uprights.

First-In, First-Out (FIFO) – An inventory valuation method, in which costs of material are transferred in chronological order.

Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) – An inventory valuation method, in which costs are transferred in reverse chronological order.

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