For a country’s progress, import and export is of great importance as it may cause of circulation of money among the country. This import and export takes place by sea ports. On sea ports the material is collected and then transfers in the big stores for further supply. These stores are big rooms and of huge space. In these stores pallet racking takes place. Firstly there is a need to describe that what pallets are. Pallets are horizontal flat surfaces having a deck beneath them which provide the support for lifting material. Pallets provide protection to all that material which is enclosed in it. It also helps in properly assembling the material. Pallets can be made of any material such as paper, plastic, wood and of any metal but most probably wood is used all over the industry as it is easy to handle as compare to others. Pallets can be in the shape of block and spaces are left in different directions so that they may be lifted with the help of forklift or pallet truck. Pallets can be of different sizes.
For pallet racking we need poles normally made up of iron or steel and they should be arranged in such a way that pallets can be placed over it for racking so that all the material can be placed over it. Some other parts which are essential for pallet racking are additional beams, dividers, cross bars, row spacer, wall brackets, rack protectors and sometimes netting is also done. The deck use for racking systems can be wired. Pallet racking is an easy and convenient method to place the things in an arranged manner and it occupies a smaller area. Racking system is as common all over the world as it is used in ware house shelving. A ware house is a huge building where all the goods or raw material which is imported is placed before the distribution. Racking system is of different types such as conventional pallet racking, mobile pallet racking, drive-in pallet racking, pallet shuttle, push back pallet racking, live pallet racking, adjustable pallet racking, narrow aisle racking, standard wide aisle racking, multi tire pallet racking and many others. For ware house shelving any of these types can be selected as these all vary time to time and place to place.
Pallet racking or racking system is not only for a ware house or a big mall but it can also be applied at our homes, in our houses. As some people have small houses and thy do not have more capacity to place their material. For this purpose they can install racks and pallets on it in their houses as it may take narrow space and are of large heights. All material and any kind of luggage can be easily accommodated on it. Longspan racking Melbourne can allow different types of storage such as lengthwise as well as cross wise. The advantage of using pallet racking is that they can bare a heavy load and gives a direct access to the goods.