High rack warehouse for efficient space utilization

High rack warehouses enable an optimal space utilization and offer with a height of up to 50 meters a maximum of warehouse capacity. Automated pallet warehouses guarantee efficient storage and distribution of goods – also of heavy and large-volume goods.

The selection of the appropriate solution for a demand-based high rack warehouse is challenging:

  • Which components are useful?
  • Which manufacturers are best suited?
  • Silo structure or freestanding multi-tiered shelving system – what is more economical?
  • Single- or multiple-deep storage – what is suitable for us?
  • Which factors are ideal?

Unitechnik advises competently and objectively when selecting suppliers and integrates your pallet warehouse in an intelligent overall system. That is to say: We plan your high rack warehouse in such a way, that is perfectly connected to the further stations of the logistics center.

The delivery of Unitechnik includes all components from rack up to the racking storage and retrieval vehicle. We equip the stacker cranes with our own control technique, so as to guarantee an ideal control of the pallet warehouse.

References and case studies for automated high-bay warehouses

Planning and realization of an airfreight center for 600.000 t freight per year, partly cooled, autom. high bay warehouse for 1000 ULDs, 4ETVs, man....

Highest frozen food warehouse in Europe, 42 meter high 3 aisle HRL for frozen food with 17,000 storage spaces, throughput: 2,000 pallets per day

4-aisle pallet high-bay warehouse with 7,000 storage locations. The pallet conveyor system supplies 10 picking stations.  Order picking via SAP....

Refurbishment of logistics center during ongoing operation: 16 stacker cranes (40m high) for 70,000 pallets, conveyor system on 9 levels, multi-client...

Complete refurbishment of the existing profile line on control and computer level.  Production control and management of 2 autom. high-bay warehouses

Central distribution center of Eaton Electric GmbH in Meckenheim. High-bay warehouse and commisssioning for 35,000 different items.

High bay warehouse advantages:

  • Efficient use of space
  • Lower operating costs
  • Optimized delivery quality
  • Shorter turnaround times
  • Ergonomics in the workplace

Learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of automated logistics systems here

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Our white papers

  • Royal road to WMS replacement
  • Automation in intralogistics
  • AGV versus stationary conveyor technology
  • Digital twin in intralogistics
  • Modern IT and AUT concepts for Logistics 4.0
  • Stacker crane versus shuttle
  • Selection of order picking systems

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