Push-back racking is an ideal way to make optimal use of your warehouse floor without having to slow product rotation or increase handling time. When compared to Selective racks, a Push-back racking can offer up to 90% more pallet space by creating a high density storage of max. 6 pallet-deep per lane.
Push-back racking systems are designed to store pallets on wheeled carts that rest on rails. These systems utilize the force of gravity, and so the rails are slightly tilted towards the loading /unloading end of the rack. This enables forklift operators to load pallets onto the carts, as well as push them back as the next pallet is loaded.
Advantages of Push Back Rack Systems:
Offer much better use of available warehouse floor
Allows storage of more SKU’s
Labor savings – forklift drivers do not have to remove blocking pallets
Enjoy more storage rack area by eliminating aisles
Easy & fast loading and unloading of pallets
Each lane is LIFO, but FIFO can easily be achieved with proper design
Large, coated wheels allow carts to roll smoothly
Very low-maintenance, sealed bearings
Customizable pallet carts, usually color-coded
Low profile cart stack offers max storage height
Forklifts never have to enter the rack, preventing rack damage