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Tier-Rack Corporation has been a leader in rack solutions and flexible warehouse racking systems for fifty years. The original Tier-Rack® pallet stacking frame converts regular warehouse pallets into sturdy storage racks in seconds without screws or bolts. And the Load-Nester® all-steel storage rack features light and heavy duty models of solid all-welded, knock-down, or nestable designs for all your material handling needs.

Your Warehouse Needs Distribution Center Racks

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When you run a distribution center, you know what it takes to run it  Keeping everything running smoothly is a constant balancing act of knowing where the materials are, and where they need to go.  You are building a way to get your products into the hands of your customers or to other stores, and it takes a lot of coordination.  Using portable stacking lets you reconfigure your warehouse on the fly.

In the distribution center, Tier-Rack portable stacking DC racks save space, time and money. Since our distribution center racks are portable, they can be easily moved to allow you to reconfigure your storage space anytime your needs change. A number of warehouse distribution center managers have said that they were skeptical about portable DC racking at first, but that once they tried our stack racks they became sold on the concept and would never use anything else.

How does our DC rack benefit our customers? One advantage mentioned is the ability of Tier-Rack® stacking racks to bulk store items. For seasonal merchandise that needs to be stored for a few months, the ability to fill an area with racks stacked up to five racks high and with few (or no) aisles means that a tremendous amount of product can be stored in a small amount of space. Another advantage of using Tier-Rack® portable racks is the ability to load incoming product directly on the stack racks. Once loaded, the distribution center racks can be moved by forklift trucks to the storage area and stacked for storage. This saves manpower and handling time, and often reduces the need for wooden pallets in the operation.

Tier-Rack stacking racks are designed to meet the specifications of your distribution facilities. Whether you are storing items that weigh 1,000 pounds per pallet position or 6,000 pounds per pallet position, we will engineer a rack that will safely hold your load. Your handling needs are also considered during the design phase. Do you need to pick up the racks from all four sides, or just from the front and back? Do you need decking on the rack, or will you be loading only full pallet loads into the rack? Will you need more than one post height, or are all of your loads of a uniform height? Your answers to these and other questions will help us provide a rack that will meet your operational needs for years to come in your logistics center.

In some instances, additional labor savings can be realized by moving two loaded distribution center racks at the same time. Please be sure to let us know if you wish to carry two loaded stack racks at the same time so we can engineer the racks to safely handle the additional live load.

Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with quality distribution center racks at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality portable racks that have been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 racks or 10 racks, Tier-Rack is your best choice for stacking distribution center racks.

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Automotive and Tire Racks

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Automotive racks are a specialized warehouse rack requiring different capabilities depending on what you're using them for.  Tires, engine parts, frames, body, all of these need to be stored in differrent ways.  Tier-Rack Coproration creates racks for all different categories of racks, including automotive racks of all types.

Tier-Rack is a rack manufacturer supplying new and used automotive shipping racks, returnable shipping racks and portable stack racks.

We offer a wide range of capabilities necessary to customize automotive rack for our customers particular needs. We supply steel storage racks and metal containers to help our customers utilize warehouse heights and save valuable floor space. Serving all industries, we can design and manufacture a standard or custom storage solution for your material handling needs. Any of our standard racks or containers can be modified with several options that might better fit your needs. If you have a special part configuration, we can design a custom steel rack to accommodate the parts shape while ensuring the racks are able to be stacked.

Tier-Rack has been providing custom shipping solutions for your material handling and storage needs for over 55 years. We can often supply custom automotive racking samples in a few weeks and after customer approval we can supply custom manufactured racks in approximately 4-6 wks. We also have a used rack department that may be able to locate used returnable shipping racks.

You want to place your material handling, storage and shipping rack requirements with a known industry leader. Whether you're considering custom shipping racks with side containment, stirrups, dividers, casters, or decks, Tier-Rack is your solution.

With our experienced sales staff, diverse manufacturing facilities, state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment and powder coated product, it's easy to see why Tier-Rack should be your #1 choice. Give us the opportunity to exceed your expectations. Please e-mail or call us with what you would like us to quote along with a drawing of the racks and we will send you a very competitive quotation.  You may also want to send us a sample of your rack and we can design our auto racking to be interchangeable with your existing racks. After we have had a chance to inspect your returnable rack we will ship it back to you.

Many of our customers have special material handling needs that require a custom engineered rack solution. Some of these auto racks are designed to ensure part separation in transit to prevent damage. We have made rack to carry windshields, engines, radiators, carpet rolls, hoods, body panels and many more products. Returnable racks can be knocked down and returned to the point of origin to reuse, usually in a 4 to 1 ratio.  The advantage of this type of rack are as follows:  

  • Reduce product damage                                                                                       
  • Eliminate the need to continually reorder expensive disposable packaging
  • Increase efficiency of in house handling
  • Store difficult to handle items

We offer a wide variety of reuseable returnable auto rack, shipping containers and dunnage racks. Here is a sample of the different kinds of custom steel returnable storage racks that we can manufacture:

  • Drive Train Parts Racks: Engine Rack, engine cover rack, outboard motor rack and axle rack.
  • Vehicle Exterior Parts Racks: Bumper rack, window glass rack, mirror rack, door panel rack and bag rack with vynal dividers.
  • Vehicle Interior Parts Racks: Dashboard rack and instrument panel rack.
  • Implements Rack: Lawnmower rack, heavy equipment racks.
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Tier-Rack Makes Tire Warehouses Safer

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When most companies decide on the layout of their tire racks for their warehouse, they take several factors into consideration.  Ease of use, maneuverability, and equipment cost are all important matters to consider.  However, the most important is safety.  Knowing that your rack is going to hold up to the stress of everyday use, holding products long-term, and safely distributing the product are paramount to having the safest warehouse for your tire products.

This is where Tier-Rack Corporation is your friend.  Their tire racks are built to last, with only the highest quality metals and welds, to ensure the maximum allowable safety.  They are built to specifications that a company can set their watch by, and as long as the specs are observed, the rack will continue to give the highest possible level of safety and stability for the warehouse.

They also are built for ease of accessibility.  This means that they are designed to hold tires, and if used for this purpose, will allow your warehouse staff to safely and quickly get the products down and onto your customers' cars.  This makes a huge bottom-line difference and can make the difference between profitability and loss for a business.  To find out how Tier-Rack can make your company's warehouse safer and more profitable, visit www.tier-rack.com and call 800-325-7869 to order!

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Warehouse Safety Tips From Tier-Rack

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We here at Tier-Rack Corp believe in a few things.  American-made products, quality materials, and the value of giving customers what they pay for come to mind.  But the most important thing we believe in is safety.  Tier-Rack has some rules that we like to send to customers to follow, in order to create a safer, more harmonious work environment.  Finding the balance between safety and productivity is difficult, and we feel that these rules will help your company properly use storage racks for any product, including tire racks, in a safe and secure manner.

*Do not carry more than one rack at a time. The racks are manufactured for static loads, not lateral loads.

*Always read the label on the rack for it’s weight capacity and stack height.

*Do not overload racks. Tier-Rack stack racks are engineered to withstand twice the capacity rate just in case this happens.

*Do not use racks with damaged posts or bases. This (as with any type of racking) will greatly reduce the safety of the racking. We suggest if posts or bases are damaged, to call us and we will make replacements for your racks. Then please recycle the damaged material as soon as possible, so no one will grab and use them.

*Do not stack any higher than is stated on the label. Each rack is engineered specifically for each customers maximum weight capacity. If they are stacked higher than they were engineered for, it could cause safety problems for employees.

*Tier-Rack engineers each rack to store product(s) to a given specification that is printed on the label. These calculations assume the weight on the rack is evenly distributed across the rack. Basically, don’t store anything heavy on one side and lightweight on the other. I know it is common sense, but it is good to share this information with the fork truck drivers and employees that may load the racks with product.

*Do not fabricate (drill holes, grind, cut) the posts or bases of the racks without contacting Tier-Rack first. This can cause safety concerns down the road. We can have our engineers on staff calculate if these practices will affect the integrity of the steel and it’s performance short term and long term.

*If you lose a label for the rack, just give us a call and we can send you replacement labels for you. Our labels are heavy duty and last for years, but sometimes they are damaged and knocked off. This is important because it tells your workers the specifications for the rack. If the label is missing it should be replaced immediately.

*Please call Tier-Rack if you are going to ever use the racks for shipment in your trucks or trailers. We can determine if they can safely be stacked, or they may not be stacked while shipping.

We feel that following these rules will help keep your employees safe and soound in their interactions with our racks and will give your company a safer work environment.  Feel free to print this list for your workplace to let your employees know the guidelines for rack safety, so that they can be as safe as possible and keep your company moving forward into the future.  Visit www.tier-rack.com today for all of your warehouse needs.

 

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Manage Your Warehouse For Optimal Speed

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Getting a product in the customer’s hands is the ultimate goal of any business.  That’s why having a professional, modern warehouse is so important to any business that ships a product.  Knowing that your product is going from warehouse to shipping to customer with no delays is knowing that you will be able to grow as a company.

Tier-Rack Stack Racks are the best way to get this started.

When you order Tier-Rack Stack Racks, you are building a modular, adaptable warehouse.  Stack Racks are designed to move around the warehouse to fit whatever configuration you need.  They also make excellent permanent structures, and can be used in shipping to protect your products.

Knowing your warehouse and the way your business operates is key.  This lets you design the warehouse for speed and efficiency, and Stack Racks help make it happen.

We have experienced sales and engineer staff that will help you design the warehouse and racks to work best for you, and help find used racks that may be able to help save you money on your storage!

Tier-Rack Corporation has been a leader in rack solutions and flexible warehouse racking systems for almost sixty years. The original Tier-Rack® pallet stacking frame converts regular warehouse pallets into sturdy storage racks in seconds without screws or bolts. And the Load-Nester® all-steel storage rack features light and heavy duty models of solid all-welded, knock-down, or nestable designs for all your material handling needs. Our portable stacking racks and rack systems are designed to handle and store even the most fragile, odd-shaped, and awkward merchandise. They can be designed to transport two loads at a time. Our stack racks reduce handling time, stack four to six high, and they are capable of supporting thousands of pounds per unit load. All Tier-Rack racks are engineered with a "2-to-1" safety factor to ensure the racks will perform safely and last for decades.  For more information, visit http://tier-rack.com today.

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Will You Store Tires On Horizontal or Vertical Racks?

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Tires are an interesting product for storage.  On one hand, they will last during a lengthy storage if kept in optimal temperatures.  On the other hand, they can develop "flat spots" if time and care aren't taken to ensure that the tires are properly stored.  There is a bit of a debate as to whether tires should be stores vertically or horizontally.  Tires can be stacked side-by-side or aligned vertically, but will develop these flat spots either way unless they are stored on proper decking.

Vertical stacking is better for the life of the tires, as horizontal stacking wears on the sidewalls of the tires and causes them to wear excessively.  Vertical storage is easier on the tires, but can create a flat spot in the tire if left on a flat surface for too long.  Tier-Rack tire racks are designed to alleviate this issue.  Tier-Rack offers wire mesh decking and perforated decking, both of which leave holes that allow the tire to rest in a way that won't cause a flat spot on your tire, and the wire and holes are spaced out to avoid leaving marks on the tires.

If the tires are to be used quickly, horizontal tire stacking is perfectly acceptable, but can cause the "beads" to set too close together, making the tires difficult to mount and inflate.  Other tips for tire storage include storing them in a cool, dry place.  Your hot storeroom doesn't make a great place to store a malleable rubber product.  Try to keep them away from motors, generators, and furnaces, as these produce ozone that can age your tires.  Stack "white rubber" tires together to avoid staining.  And store the tires in a way that they won't collect moisture.  Unless you're into mildew.

Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with quality car tire racks at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality portable racks that have been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 tire racks or 10 tire racks, Tier-Rack is your best choice.

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When Do You Need Your Tire Racks the Most?

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Tires are a year-round product.  From punctures to wear to accidents, tires are constantly needing replacement.  However, there are parts of the year, where, traditionally, more tires are sold.  How to know when to store tires is very important, as having tires on your tire racks is the most important part of selling them.  But when are the times that tire sales spike?  The answer lies in knowing when people need them.

The two main parts of the year for tire consumption are April and October.  In April, companies often drop prices on tires in order to encourage customers to replace tires before those summer road trips.  Nothing spoils a drive to a theme park like a flat tire.  In October, companies try to encourage replacing worn tires that may become dangerous during winter weather.  Nobody enjoys changing a flat on the side of the road in the snow, and worn tires, sans grip, are deadly in snow and ice.

How can you be prepared as a retailer? Tier-Rack Corp of St. Louis, MO has been providing custom designed and manufactured tire racks since 1955.  Tier-Rack has created hundreds of customized racks for every shape and size of tire, using wire mesh and perforated decking to support the tires while keeping them from warping during long periods of non-use.  Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with quality earthmoving machine tire racks at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality portable racks that have been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 tire racks or 10 tire racks, Tier-Rack is your best choice.  Visit www.tier-rack.com today!

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Saving Your Storage Space With Tire Racks

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Creating space is a constant struggle for most businesses.  Finding the balance between being able to properly store your product and having it available is essential, especially with sensitive parts like tires.  These give rise to new problems - how can I store tires in a small area without damaging them?  How can I find space for these large cases when they AREN'T filled with tires?  This is where a folding tire rack from Tier-Rack Corp becomes an essential for your storage needs.  We can help you with saving your storage space with tire racks.

The Tier-Rack folding tire rack folds down to become an easily-stored piece of equipment, one that gives an immediate relief to the space woes that a warehouse encounters during operations, and in changes of seasons and inventory.  The folding tire rack is stackable when engaged, and folds down to conserve space.

Since 1955, Tier-Rack Corp has used their Tier-Rack storage system to store tires, boxes, fabric, pipe, elecronics, bicycles, furniture, food, beverages, and almost any product that can be kept in a warehouse.  Any company that uses pallets can use this product, which stacks frames on top of your existing wood pallets to create vertical space.These will allow a company to stack 3 to 5 loads of crushable of fragile products, as well as awkward, non-stackable product.   When the frames aren't being utilized, they take up a small amount of space, folding down to conserve your precious warehouse space.

Call Tier-Rack at 800-325-7869 or visit us at www.tier-rack.com today to order your folding tire racks.  We will work with you to build out your warehouse and help you stay organized.  If you are ready to make your warehouse work for you, call us today and let us put our years of service to work for you.

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How Does Your Business Use Tire Racks?

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When starting a tire business, there are several things to consider.  Location, revenue, population, traffic, class of neighborhood, etc.  However, the most important thing to consider in a storage based business is your warehouse.  Warehouse storage can make or break a company, whether it's not being able to store all of the tires that may be needed on-hand, and another is how to ACCESS all of that inventory.  Finding a balance between these two extremes is something that Tier-Rack Corporation does very well.

The Tier-Rack Stack Rack is a versatile solution for all of these problems, giving any product, including tires, the ability to be stacked easily within the warehouse.  These racks can be moved to create space and adapt to different configurations when needed, giving your company the flexibility needed in the ever changing world of tires.  Season by season, racks of tires can be rotated to allow for that season's inventory to be accessed more easily.  These sturdy, well-designed racks make the perfect storage solution for any tire rack problem.

Tier-Rack Corp of St. Louis, MO has been providing custom designed and manufactured tire racks since 1955.  Tier-Rack has created hundreds of customized racks for every shape and size of tire, using wire mesh and perforated decking to support the tires while keeping them from warping during long periods of non-use.  Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with quality earthmoving machine tire racks at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality portable racks that have been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 tire racks or 10 tire racks, Tier-Rack is your best choice.  Visit www.tier-rack.com today!

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Stack Racks Give You a Convertible Warehouse

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Spring is coming, and nothing is better than a convertible in Spring, right?  No, I don’t mean a car, (although that’s true too) I mean your warehouse!  Keeping your supplies where they need to be is a constantly shifting process, and having a warehouse that can shift and move is a huge tactical advantage for your shipping times.  Tier-Rack Stack Racks give you a convertible warehouse that keeps you competitive.
Stack Racks are, and have been since 1955, designed to be versatile.  They stack and hold, they move around the warehouse easily on forklifts, and they help ship your products safely.  Their versatility is why Tier-Rack has been the leader in warehouse solutions since 1955.
This convertible warehouse philosophy has been a goal of Tier-Rack’s business model since the company was founded.
Making your warehouse work is our main goal.  We want to push the efficiency for you with innovative storage solutions, not just racks.  We also offer more specialized racks for specific products, including tire racks, coil racks, carpet and pad racks, and racks to hold almost any product you sell.  Tier-Rack also has wire mesh bins, used racks, nursery racks, truck decking racks, and more.
Call Tier-Rack today at 1-800-325-7869 or order warehouse racks online at www.tier-rack.com today.  Nobody knows more about warehouse racks and storage than Tier-Rack.  Let us put our years of experience making your warehouse work for you.

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Wire Mesh Baskets For Your Products

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A mesh basket is one of the most versatile tools in the warehouse business.  You can use it to store almost anything in a package without needing to worry about spillout.  They're especially valuable for products that see slippage, or may not stack properly.  That's where a mesh wire basket SHINES.
Getting your warehouse to use the mesh wire basket properly is the most important thing.  You can have them in the warehouse and your people may fill them with product best left on the shelf or in the crate. 
The Tier-Rack U-011-4 Used Wire Mesh Basket is the pinnacle of these wire mesh baskets.
This basket is made to last, with durable construction and heavy duty wire to stand up to the toughest loads.  It boasts a 3,000 lb capacity.
They are also versatile, featuring a fold-down front and back for easier forklift and pallet jack loading, and access to the bottom.  No more bruising your stomach reaching for the last box at the bottom of your bin, just fold down your side and reach right in.
Tier-Rack Wire Mesh Racks are perfect for your warehouse, and we have lots available from our warehouse in Como, MS right now, ready to ship at a reduced used cost.
Let Tier-Rack Corporation help build out your warehouse today with our Used Wire Mesh Baskets.  We have been in the Stack Rack and Warehouse Management industry since 1955.  Let us put all of that knowedge to work for you today.  Call us at (800) 325-7869 or visit http://tier-rack.com/buy-and-sell-used/buy-used-racksj.html?id=656 to purchase these racks today.  Make your warehouse work for you with Tier-Rack!

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Used 48x48 Stack Racks Hold Your Products

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When you use a stack rack, you are building your warehouse for optimum flexibility and workflow.  That’s not hyperbole, it’s fact.  Stack racks are designed to fit your space in a way that traditional material handling solutions don’t.  The design lends itself to any layout.  They stack on top of each other, locking in place to give you vertical flexibility.  They also work for across the warehouse storage and management, giving you flexibility to redesign your warehouse quickly.

Tier-Rack currently has a large lot of 48x48 Used Stack Racks, and they are a tremendous value for any warehouse manager.  The 4’ by 4’ racks are designed to fit on a typical 48”x40” gma pallet to ensure maximum compatibility with your current warehouse setup.  They also come with wire mesh decking, making them safe for everything from storing smaller products to walking on.  They also connect with a “mushroom-style” connector, the sturdiest type of connection available.

Type of Rack: LN-3, All steel stack rack
Size O.D: 48” x 48” x 69” Height
Size I.D: 43.5” x 43.5” x 60” Height
Location of Stack Racks: Various
Qty: (10,000 Units)
Bundles of 28
FTL is 308
Capacity: 2,500 lbs Stack 5 High
Unit Weight is 125lb.
Bundled Size is 66"x66"x96"
Color: Blue or Gray
Item#: U-01007
Sell Used Stack Rack Price: Call for price
All Used Stack Racks Inventory is Subject to Prior Sale

Tier-Rack Corporation has been the leader in Stack Rack and Storage Rack technology since 1955, and are the original inventors of the stack rack.  Our years of experience let us help you develop just the rack you need for your space.  We are a full-service warehouse solution, from first phone call through final delivery we will work with you.  Call Tier-Rack today at 800-325-7869 or visit http://tier-rack.com/buy-and-sell-used/buy-used-racksj/79-buy-and-sell-used/buy-used-racks/191-all-steel-portable-stack-racks-u-01007.html to buy the used 48x48 stack rack.  Let our experience make your warehouse work for you.

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Carpet Pad Racks Are The Only Way To Sell Carpet

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Carpet pad occupies a lot of space when floor stacked on pallets. At the most you can stack the rolls into an unstable pyramid. A Tier-Rack®  pad rack allows the pad rolls to be stacked in a dense bundle. The uprights on a modular rack hold your pad rolls in place without using shrink wrap. This allows you to store about three times as many rolls per pallet position. Stack the pad storage racks 3 to 4 bins high giving the appearance of standard pallet shelving This opens up a large amount of valuable floor space for other uses.

The portable foam racks also provide security for each pad roll as the roll storage rack is being moved about your location. It is often faster and easier for a forklift truck to pick up a loaded foam rack than a pallet of loose pad rolls. The rolls are also held securely as the rack is moved, which means you are less likely to have a pad roll fall off the load. In some applications the roll storage racks can be waiting at the receiving dock for a truckload of loose pad rolls, loaded with carpet pad rolls and moved into the warehouse to be stacked. Customers have reported that they can reduce the time needed to unload a 53’ trailer by 75% using our roll racks.

Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with qualitypad racks at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality racks and shelving that has been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 foam racks or 10 foam racks, Tier-Rack is your best choice for stackable padding rack.

Whatever the application, whether it is for portable racks, shipping racks, nesting racks, stacking racks or pallet shelves-- Tier-Rack has a portable stack rack that will do the job.

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Safely Store Products on Rolls With Suspended Roll Racks

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If you store products on rolls, you know the problem:  THEY ROLL.  It's impossible to stack or store them except on a plane.  Even then, they risk damage, rolling off of a shelf, or other catastrophies.  Tier-Rack will help you with this rolling problem with suspended roll racks.

A Tier-Rack® suspended roll rack is an excellent fabric rack that allows the rolls to be protected from creasing and flattening within the rack, while permitting the rolls to be stacked to the ceiling in your warehouse. Standard pallet racking does not solve this problem.Fabric racks do solve this problem!

– Use these sturdy stacking racks to protect sensitive rolls from damage. Since the roll is suspended on a core beam, the material never touches the rack. You can access the rolls with a fork lift or hoist. Instead of taking up all of your valuable floor space with individual rolls, put them into roll racks and stack the racks 3 to 5 high. A suspended roll storage rack is the best way to store rolls of vinyl or a paper roll or a packaging roll. These racks can be designed as a label rack to hold rolls of labels, or as paper storage rack or paper roll rack for paper roll storage. Portable suspended roll racks are also ideal for storing and shipping plastic film.

Our heavy duty custom racks are designed to give years of service. Whatever you need to store or ship, whether the product is light or heavy, bulky or fragile, we can provide an affordable solution.

The stacking racks also provide security for the rolls as they are being moved in your operation. It is often faster and easier for a forklift truck to pick up a loaded roll rack than a loose roll. In some applications this industrial shelving is also used as a heavy duty stacker to stage the rolls in your production area from which product can be fed directly into the production process from the stackable rack.

Do your rolls need to get to your customer undamaged? Why build crates that have to be dissasembled and disposed of by your customer never to be used again? Use the roll rack as a returnable shipping container. We can design a custom rack that contains your rolls and fits within your trucks.

Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with quality suspended roll racks at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities for our storage racks and storage bins. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality portable racks that have been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 racks or 10 racks, Tier-Rack is your best choice for stacking suspended roll racks.

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Truck Decking Racks Move Your Warehouse

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When shipping products across the country, the most flexible solution is by truck.  Air, rail, and boat are all options, but a truck gives you the option to re-route, change, or swap product on the way.  No other way to move your products, whether from you to a customer or just from warehouse to warehouse, is more flexible.
When moving things by truck, they need to be secure.  There's no better way to make your truck a mobile warehouse with efficient and safe transport than truck decking racks.
Truck decking racks are designed to build into your truck a removable, flexible shelving and decking system that doubles the storage space by allowing you to stack product above and below shelves.  You can quit shipping air and completely cube out your truck (or rail car) with decking racks.
Using these racks can cut your truck use in half by doubling the amount of product that can be stored on the truck and filling up your shipping.
Who wouldn't want to send a full truck every time?
These racks are designed for standard trucks, but Tier-Rack can design and manufacture any rack for your business, from Shipping Racks to Tire Racks, and will work with you every step of the way to ensure that you are successful with your warehouse buildout and comfortable with your products. Tier-Rack is a full-service company, from the initial sales call through the final delivery.
Call Tier-Rack at 800-325-7869 or visit www.tier-rack.com today to stop shipping air and start sending fully loaded trucks with your products.  Make the most flexible method of shipping the most efficient by not wasting an inch of space in your truck. 

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Warehouse Racks Increase Your Workflow

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Warehouse racks are the most important tool you can have in your storage facility.  They set the tone for how you can organize the space, and how you keep your product secured and stored.  Your warehouse racks build your workflow and inform how your traffic flows. They can determine how well your factory, store, or shipping center operate.
Don't believe me?  Try operating a warehouse with everything on the floor.  Work your product to trucks and customers with a disorganized wall of pallets.  It hampers productivity and keeps your company from profits.
In the warehouse or distribution center, Tier-Rack® warehouse racking saves space, time and money. Since our warehouse racks are portable, they can be easily moved to allow you to reconfigure your storage space anytime your storage needs change. A number of warehouse managers have said that they were skeptical about using portable racks at first, but that once they tried our stackable racks they became sold on the concept and would never use anything else.
How do our warehouse racks benefit our customers? One advantage of using Tier-Rack® portable racks is the ability to load incoming product directly on the stack racks. Once loaded, the warehouse rack can be moved by forklift trucks to the storage or work area and stacked for storage or put to use on the production line. This saves manpower and handling time, and often reduces the need for wooden pallets in the operation.
Another advantage mentioned is the ability to bulk store items. For seasonal merchandise that needs to be stored for a few months, the ability to fill an area with racks stacked up to five racks high and with few (or no) aisles means that a tremendous amount of product can be stored in a small amount of space.  When not in use, they can be condensed down tightly and stored out of the way.
Tier-Rack stacking warehouse storage rack is designed to meet your specifications. Whether you are storing items that weigh 1,000 pounds per pallet position or 6,000 pounds per pallet position, we will engineer a rack that will safely hold your load. Your handling needs are also considered during the design phase. Do you need to pick up the racks from all four sides, or just from the front and back? Do you need decking on the rack, or will you be loading only full pallet loads into the rack? Will you need more than one post height, or are all of your loads of a uniform height? Your answers to these and other questions will help us provide a warehouse rack system that will meet your operational needs for years to come.
In some instances, additional labor savings can be realized by moving two loaded warehouse storage racks at the same time. Please be sure to let us know if you wish to carry two loaded stack racks at the same time so we can engineer the racks to safely handle the additional live load.
Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with quality warehouse racks, warehouse shelving and warehouse storage bins at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality portable warehouse storage rack that has been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 racks or 10 racks, for bulk bags or automotive parts, Tier-Rack is your best choice for stacking warehouse racks.

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Used Wire Mesh Bins Organize Your Warehouse

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Tier-Rack has a large selection of slightly-used, heavy-duty wire mesh bins available right now at a reduced cost.  These bins are equipped with a fold-down front and back to make for easier loading and use, and make material handling faster and safer.  When used in shipping, they keep your product safe and sound en route, and can be used to store the product at both ends of the transaction.
Wire mesh bins are useful for nearly every product, and are easy to move around the warehouse with a forklift.  They make moving and storing awkward items simple and safe.
Would you like to save time and space when shipping small boxes to your regular customers? You won’t have to shrink wrap the boxes or ship a load that is half air. Double stack your pallet loads in LTL carriers with our shipping bins sized to fit side by side in the van. By using a wire mesh bin you can make sure the product is visible for a quick count when unloading the shipment. To save space on the van for a full load of returnable metal storage bins we can make a folding rack or a simpler bin with removable sides.
These baskets have a 3,000 lb estimated capacity, and are available at 96 units to a Full Truck Load.
Tier-Rack also carries stackable bins that save space and help make shipping a breeze.
For more information, visit http://tier-rack.com/buy-and-sell-used/buy-used-racksj.html?id=656 or call (800) 325-7869 ext. 239 to order. 

Tier-Rack Corporation has been a leader in rack solutions and flexible warehouse racking systems for fifty years. The original Tier-Rack® pallet stacking frame converts regular warehouse pallets into sturdy storage racks in seconds without screws or bolts. And the Load-Nester® all-steel storage rack features light and heavy duty models of solid all-welded, knock-down, or nestable designs for all your material handling needs. Let Tier-Rack's 60-plus years of experience make your warehouse work for you!

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Tier-Rack Expands Storage For Used Racks

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Tier-Rack Corporation has completed construction over the past year on over 20,000 square feet of additional dedicated storage space for used racks.  Building this supplements our ability to carry larger and broader inventories of stack racks.
This is a huge bonus for our customers, as they can now choose from a huge selection of used racks that we can get on a truck that day for them.  Our larger space also makes it easier for us to buy racks, increasing our variety of racks.
Our used racks are all tested for quality and strength the same way as our manufactured ones are.  We sell purchased racks as well as our own maufactured racks used.  We have serviced hundreds of companies and fulfilled their needs for product storage and warehouse management with all types of used racks, including tire racks, stack racks, warehouse racks, pallet stacking frames, stacking bins, and material handling equipment through the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Let Tier-Rack put our expanded inventory to work for your business today.  Call 1-800-325-7869 or visit www.tier-rack.com to start building your warehouse out to fit your business.  Let our over 60 years in the warehouse rack business help you get your warehouse under control.

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Pad Racks Keep Your Carpet In Saleable Condition

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With Spring around the corner, it's time to start loading up for people to replace their carpets.  After another winter of dragging their salt-covered feet across the carpet in their homes and businesses, people will need a refresh, and they're coming in to see you to do it.  If you sell a lot of carpet, you know that pad racks are the only way to keep your carpet in saleable condition.

Tier-Rack pad racks are designed to safely store and transport your carpet and pads safely while saving you space in the warehouse by storing vertically.  The uprights of the rack hold your pad rolls steady without having to shrink wrap them.

This lets you store up to three times as much carpet as you could without the Tier-Rack racks.  Now you can use all of that warehouse space how you want, instead of having to trip over rolls of carpet and pads trying to get to your products.

A forklift also can pick up a rack of carpet rolls much more easily than a bunch of loose rolls, making your warehouse quicker to respond to needs.  We have had customers tell us that they cut loading time by up to 75% by using our pad racks instead of loose rolls.

Give Tier-Rack and their years of manufacturing knowlege a chance to make your warehouse work for you.  Whether you need 10 racks or 100,000, Tier-Rack will make your warehouse more effective at a competitive rate.  Call us at 800-325-7869 and visit www.tier-rack.com to order your carpet racks and get your warehouse working for you.

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Used Racks Fill In Your Warehouse

Getting your warehouse under control can be a headache.  You have to buy the right rack for your space and determine how the shape of your warehouse depth, width and height responds to certain ways of holding material.  Used racks can be a great way to save money on your warehouse alignment and make your warehouse function how it's supposed to.

Whether you call them tier racks, stacking racks, pallet frames, portable stack rack, tire racks, diamond tops, nestable racks or stackers, Tier-Rack has a portable storage solution to fit your requirements.

We have served thousands of companies in the tire, automotive, retail, agricultural, construction and building materials, textile, and food industries for over 50 years providing many types and sizes of portable stack racks.

Used Carpet Pad RackTier-Rack specializes in both the purchase and sale of used rack including used tire rack, pallet stacking frames, stack rack, used pallet racking, used warehouse rack, stacking bins, nestainer style racks and other material handling equipment throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. These items include our own Tier-Rack® frames, Load-Nester®, as well as brands from other rack manufacturers like Jarke, Steel King and others. Please enjoy browsing our online selection of used items for sale. If you have used material handling equipment you would like to sell, let us know and we can pay you cash for your used inventory!

However you store your tires, flat, on tread or laced, Tier-Rack can provide tire rack storage that won’t break your budget. Tire Racks were our original product, and the tire industry continues to be one of our important markets. While the 60” x 60” rack is still the most popular size, we also make many other sizes to meet your specific tire stacking rack needs.

Here are some of the different types of tire racks Tier-Rack can produce for you.

Choose the style of tire rack that works best in your operation. Add  perforated deck that meets fire codes by allowing water from overhead sprinklers to pass through to the stack racks below and protect the side walls. The ratio of holes to solid deck gives good support to the tires and will not leave marks on the tires in the portable rack.

Another style of stacking rack uses wire mesh decking. This decking is less expensive than perforated metal decking and has larger openings in the deck. This is a good option if your tires are in and out of your warehouse rack frequently and the wire deck doesn't have time to leave marks on your product. Naturally, the least expensive portable stack rack for tires has no decking at all. The inner and outer rack beams are located so they support the tires. This works best if you do not have people standing on the rack as they load or unload the tires, since the rack beams do not provide as secure a work surface as a deck does.Used Tire Racks

Our center post Tier-Rack® tire stacking frame is a popular alternative for those who appreciate the ease of loading and unloading tires when there are no obstructions on the corners of the stack racks. These tire racks are also the least expensive storage solution for tires  available. The frames easily attach to your existing warehouse pallets and will hold loads of 2,000 pounds per pallet when the racks are stacked five high.

If you need shipping containers for tires, we make a folding rack for the economical return of the LacingTiresempty racks. Since the posts are not removed from the rack, there is no concern about losing some posts during the return trip. As with all of our varieties of tire racks, these can be made for any size and load capacity that you need. These shipping racks can be designed with or without decking to meet your needs.  They are strong enough to withstand years of use and material handling.  The tire and rack combination is what all tire distributors must have to store tires effectively

Let us show you how our years of manufacturing experience can provide you with quality tire racks at a very affordable price. We buy steel tubing directly from the tube mills in truckload quantities. Then our talented and efficient teams in our low overhead production facilities transform the steel tubing into high quality steel tire racks that have been designed to meet your needs. Give us a chance to prove to you that nobody does it better than Tier-Rack! Whether you need 100,000 steel tire racks or 10 tire racks, Tier-Rack is your best choice for stackable tire racks.  Are you wondering on how to store tires, look at the gallery below for different options.

To buy or sell used tire racks from Tier-Rack, click HERE

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