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SALES SUCCESS STORIES of two or more pallets deep.  Because forklifts drive directly into the rack, they tend to take more abuse than other rack structures.  Rumsey was concerned that the industry's typical, light gauge, roll-formed rack would be prone to forklift damage and costly replacement. As a solution, Cisco-Eagle recommended and Zero Mountain chose SK3000® drive-in rack, a rugged bolted rack with structural channel columns, by Steel King.  A number of rack features helped the company meet its strength, capacity, and durability goals.  Compared to typical racking, the pallet rack constructed of hot-rolled structural channel column with full horizontal and diagonal bracing offers greater frame strength, durability, and cross-sectional area.  All Grade-5 hardware provides greater shear strength, and a heavy 7-gauge wrap-around connector plate ensures a square and plumb installation with a tighter connection and greater moment resistance. "For the application, the SK3000 drive-in rack provides the most pallet positions per cubic foot, with the highest per pallet and overall capacity," says Amanda Miller, a Cisco-Eagle engineer on the project, who adds that 2" vertical rack adjustability also helped to optimize efficient storage for a range of pallet sizes.  "Since it is structural, not roll formed, it offers a lot more rigidity and is able to better withstand any potential forklift impact." With the drive-in rack, various features came standard that help with longevity.  For strength, the load rails are constructed of durable structural angle steel, and they feature a flared entry design that eases bay access and minimizes potential forklift impact.  Space-saver low profile arms increase clearance and decrease possible product damage.  Welded rail stops also prevent loads from being pushed off the racks and improve safety.  To further increase rack clearance and reduce forklift impact with the rack, an offset leg design option was also chosen. "The structural drive-in rack provides us with the strength, capacity, and durability we need to withstand decades of use, where forklift impact is expected," says Rumsey. For almost 600 pallet positions of additional cooler storage in a smaller room in a dock area, the companies also chose a two-deep pushback rack arrangement around the perimeter of the room.  Bolted tubular SK2500® pallet rack was chosen for economical strength and durability.  Its columns, made of high-strength (55,000 psi minimum) steel, have up to 44-times more resistance to torsional fork truck impacts than open-back rollformed columns. Pushback pallet rack offers up to 90 percent more product storage than selective rack systems and up to 400 percent more selectivity than drive-in racks.  Unlike static, single-pallet-deep selective racks, a dynamic pushback rack system allows pallets to be stored two to five deep while providing easy access to a variety of different SKUs.  With pushback rack, pallets are stored behind each other in a series of nested carts and are loaded from the same side of the system, eliminating separate aisles for each function.  Composed of a stable rack along with a series of inclined carts and rails, when one pallet is pulled, the one behind it rolls forward. "The pushback rack gave us quick loading and unloading with good storage density in a dock area where most people do not usually have storage capacity," concludes Rumsey.  "Together with our drivein rack, our warehouse expansion has helped to maximize our capacity and materials handling efficiency." Distributor: Cisco-Eagle Supplier: Steel King SPIRAL CONVEYING. STRAIGHT UP. As the market leader in spiral conveyors in the logistic industry we think of solutions for handling packages. It's what we do. At AmbaFlex it's not just about building the right equipment, it's about developing a special solution for you. Here's to spiral conveying. Spiral elevators for goods-to-man systems, picking modules and sorting systems. BY AMBAFLEX | WWW.AMBAFLEX.COM The MHEDA 1Journal | Fourth Quar ter 2 016 55 673170_Ambaflex.indd 17/12/13 11:29 PM http://www.ambaflex.com http://WWW.AMBAFLEX.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016

Chairman’s Perspective
From the Desk of Liz Richards
Editor’s Note
Ask Your Board
2016 MHEDA University Calendar
Women in Industry
Mheda Mvp And Mvs Recipients
Mheda Member Profile
@Work
Women @Work
Industry Pulse
Sales Success Stories
2017 Critical Impact Factors
Planning The 2017 Critical Impact Factors
Making Sense Of “All The Things”
Mobile – A Necessity For B2b Marketing
Big Challenge For Small Business
How To Make Millennials Loyal To Your Organization
Returnable Racks And Containers Are A Big Trend In Environmental (And Cost-Effective) Packaging
Sales Intel
Generating Adequate Profit In Turbulent Times
New Members
Spotlight on Association News
MHEDA Milestones
Index of Advertisers by Product Category
The Last Word
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Chairman’s Perspective
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - From the Desk of Liz Richards
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Editor’s Note
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Ask Your Board
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - 2016 MHEDA University Calendar
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Women in Industry
The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Mheda Mvp And Mvs Recipients
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Mheda Member Profile
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - 2017 Critical Impact Factors
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Planning The 2017 Critical Impact Factors
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Making Sense Of “All The Things”
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Mobile – A Necessity For B2b Marketing
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Big Challenge For Small Business
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - How To Make Millennials Loyal To Your Organization
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Returnable Racks And Containers Are A Big Trend In Environmental (And Cost-Effective) Packaging
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Generating Adequate Profit In Turbulent Times
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - New Members
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Spotlight on Association News
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - MHEDA Milestones
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The MHEDA Journal - Fourth Quarter, 2016 - Index of Advertisers by Product Category
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