What kind of shelving is right for my warehouse?

Shelving for warehouses

If you’re new to warehouse storage, the large range of options can be somewhat overwhelming. With so many choices it can be hard to navigate all the information and find the most effective solution for you and your business; that’s where our team can help.

It can be difficult to know where to start, especially when there are so many options with seemingly minimal differences. Shelving especially, can be somewhat confusing – what is the difference between long and short span shelving for example? Take a look at our simple checklist to determine the best option for your business.

Choose Short Span Shelving if you need

Storage for smaller hand loaded products
A sprinkler system for additional security
The option to incorporate dividers, door fronts, drawers or cladding
To increase your storage footprint
An adjustable solution to suit products of different heights and weights

Go for Long Span Shelving if you need

To store products in small and/or varying quantities with split turnover
The option to install medium and long span bays in the same rack
A storage option for larger or bulky items
The ability to incorporate accessories to store a range of products
Long unrestricted shelving areas

Take a look through our case studies to see our shelving options in use, or call us to arrange a site visit to assess your needs on 0113 880 0866.