One way to make sure that your warehouse reaches full capacity is to integrate mezzanines. Depending on the size and shape of your warehouse, you may never have used a mezzanine before, or even understand what they can do for you. Here is a closer look at some of the reasons why you should have a mezzanine in your warehouse and how they can benefit your business.
What Are Mezzanines?
In a warehouse, the mezzanine is a floor that is found between the floor of the building and the ceiling. It can also be a raised platform. Many of these structures are also freestanding, which means they are unsupported by other platforms or railings. Although this sounds dangerous, it doesn’t have to be – it simply means that the mezzanine is much simpler to break down and move around once it is no longer needed. Most mezzanines intended for industrial use are made of steel, either carbon or stainless. You’ll also find different decking and flooring types, all of which depend on what the mezzanine is being used for in your warehouse.
They Improve Storage
Mezzanines can help improve storage in your warehouse. If you are running low on room in your building, then it is a sign that you should consider adding more mezzanines. No matter what it is that you store in your warehouse, you could always use more space. This counts for even more if you are running a warehouse-style store. Adding more warehouse mezzanines allows you to expand your storage space, and put away the additional storage once you no longer need it as urgently.
You Don’t Have to Move
Sometimes, you might resort to finding a new location. This often happens when your old building can no longer meet your needs. A facility that is too small is an unsustainable location for any warehouse-based business. But when you use mezzanines, you don’t have to move anywhere. The costs of adding some more mezzanines may seem steep at first, but it is nowhere near as expensive as uprooting your operations and moving it somewhere else, even if you are staying in the same city.
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The S.W. Betz Company, Inc. has been providing businesses in Maryland and beyond with all of their essential Weighing, Material Handling, Dock, and Warehouse equipment since 1933. We also offer warehouse layout and design logistics solutions from experienced, knowledgeable experts.
We carry a variety of top warehouse equipment brands to help with your design logistics, such as Wesco, Magliner, Cogan, Quantum Storage Systems, and more.
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