Q: What is the ratio? A: The ratio for shelving units is typically 4:1. So for every 1’ of depth you can go 4’ wide without using anchors. An example would be if you have an industrial shelving unit that is 87”H x 18”D, divide 87 by 18 to get 4.83. Since that number is… Continue reading What Is the Height to Depth Ratio of Shelving Units?
As consumers continue to want and expect faster delivery, distribution centers need to accommodate faster picking and space for broken case goods. Shelving supported pick modules and high-rise shelving systems allow for dense storage of products, reduced materials handling and space utilization. Robots and/or workers grab the SKUs from the picking station and put them… Continue reading Why pick modules and high-rise shelving? Why Borroughs?
As a national leader in the designing and manufacturing of industrial shelving, Borroughs can assist you in determining the best shelving system for your needs. We will help guide you through all of the above questions to make sure that your industrial shelving system is designed to maximize the efficiency of your facility. To find… Continue reading The 4 Questions You Need to Answer to Build an Efficient Industrial Shelving System