Cheat Sheet – Stock Storage Types

 An example from a recent warehouse layout project; analysis leading up to a facility block (zone) layout.

 

Pallets per Item

No. of Items

Total No. of Pallets

Average No. of Pallets per Item

Floor Stack

Double Deep, Drive In

Push Back

Single Deep

Case Deep

Flow Rack

Shelves

Bin Drawers

>100

2

350

175

x

x

x

o

o

 

 

 

51 to 100

18

1,100

61

x

x

x

o

o

 

 

 

21 to 50

40

1,000

25

x

x

x

x

o

 

 

 

11 to 20

160

2,200

14

o

o

x

x

o

 

 

 

6 to 10

330

2,300

7

o

o

x

x

x

 

 

 

2 to 5

500

1,600

3

 

 

o

 

x

 

 

 

0.5 to 1

750

750

1

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

0.25 to 0.49

900

270

0.3

 

 

 

 

o

x

x

 

0.001 to 0.25

1,100

65

0.06

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

o

< 0.001

200

0.10

0.0005

 

 

 

 

 

 

o

x

 

X=preferred, O=workable but not preferred