Improve the Flow of Your Facility Operations with Selective Pallet Racks

Selective Pallet Racks are the most commonly used system in facilities today due to its versatility by allowing immediate access to every load placed in the racking system. It provides efficient use of floor space and minimal load/unload times and is the ideal system for companies that have a large variety of different products / SKUs.

Selective Pallet Racks System Configuration

The most common layout for selective racking is single rows placed at the walls and back-to-back rows placed in between, but layouts will vary based on your specific facility requirements. Existing floor space, usable warehouse height, pallet size and weight, and forklift and/or pallet jack dimensions all need to be taken into consideration when determining the aisle width and rack height of the racking system.

Features and Benefits of Selective Pallet Racks

  • Easy and direct access to every stored load.
  • Labor costs are reduced because you only have to handle the pallet load you need. There is no need to move others to reach the one you need; everything has its own resting place.
  • Improved inventory control because every position is a one-pallet position making it easier to see what you have.
  • Allows for load flexibility in regards to size, weight and volume of your loads. Height in between shelves can be adjusted to fit the size of your loads and wire decking can be added to accommodate non rackable pallets.
  • You are creating and utilizing vertical storage space that was previously unused.
  • By storing your product up off the floor and out of harms way, you are protecting it from possible damage.
  • Improved facility layout and appearance.

Primary Components of Selective Pallet Racks Systems are:

  • Upright Frames
  • Beams
  • Non-Seismic and Seismic Footplates
  • Shims
  • Row Spacers
  • Anchor Bolts

Available Accessories include:

  • Column Shields and Protectors
  • Aisle Guards
  • Guard Rails
  • Wire Decking

If the product mix in your facility consists of a wide variety of products, and quick and easy access to every pallet load is important, then a Selective Pallet Racks System is the right choice for you. Talk to your material handling product export about designing a system that meets your specific needs and find out for yourself just how much time, money and labor you can save simply by organizing your facility and product with selective pallet racking.

About Author:

Sarah Koh is a Business Development Specialist and has been working in the Material Handling Business for over 10 years, in both sales and marketing areas. She currently writes about the many material handling products available that can help companies increase their productivity at

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