How 3D CAD Modelling is Useful in Warehouse Design

Distribution center and warehouse layout design is dominated by the “right” angle – 90 degrees – known as the right angle for being correct for so many...

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Distribution Network Design

Without stepping back to look at your entire supply chain, it’s easy to let it slip out of control, leak money and handicap your market position. It’s...

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Pallet Racking Layouts for Irregular Shapes and Sizes

Most of the warehouse racking layouts we create or work on at LIDD can be described as standard, meaning:

  • Reach trucks are used to store standard 40”...
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Conserving Capital in a Clever Warehouse Design

When it’s time to revamp your operation, how do you figure out the right warehouse design plan? In this case study from a LIDD client, Charles Fallon...

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Every Facility Should have an Up-to-date Warehouse Layout

When we start a project, we’re never surprised to find out that the client doesn’t have up-to-date or complete plans of their warehouse. Very few...

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Warehouse Racking Layouts for Buildings with Wide Column Spacing

In his first post on column spans, LIDD’s warehouse layout expert Steve Zerter explained why 40’ column spacing is ideal for a pure single-deep...

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Why 40’ Building Column Spacing is Ideal for Warehouse Racking Layouts

Having worked for more than a couple of decades as a DC designer / layout specialist, my most common task has been to fit rack and aisle layouts into...

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One of the Most Common Flaws in Warehouse Design

If you’re expanding or building a new distribution center and think that maximizing storage density in every possible way will give you the biggest...

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