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PALLET RACKING






We are experts in the design and installation of Pallet Racking

Our pallet racking projects include small warehouses to multi-million-dollar logistics racking installations. Our speciality is in designing and installing non-automated pallet racks, typically up to a height of around 10 metres, where the goods are accessed by forklift trucks.


We also sell used pallet racking beams and frames with no minimum purchase quantity.


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What is Pallet Racking?

Pallet racking is a storage system that allows items to be stored on pallets in horizontal rows, one or more pallets deep, and multiple levels high. The pallets are accessed by forklift trucks, either manual or automated, as well as automated conveyors and lifters.


Pallet racking is the fundamental storage solution for both small and large warehouses and distribution facilities. Pallet racking is also used to construct shelving, platforms, mesh decks and mezzanine floors.


More details

Pallet racking is made of galvanised steel vertical frames and horizontal beams which clip or bolt together to create many rows and levels. The frames sit in base plates which are either bolted to the floor, or run on rails for mobile racking.


Pallet racking is also used for short and long-span shelving for storing smaller items such as cartons and small containers which can be accessed manually or with an automated picking system. Pallet racking systems can use both manual and automated methods for storing and retrieving goods. Pallet racking structures are very strong and can support several thousand kgs depending on the size of the beams and frames.

Pallet Racking | Wikipedia



Types of Pallet Racking Systems

Pallet racking can be configured to various heights, depths, storage density, and ease of access. Goods can be accessed manually using forklift trucks or with various types of gravity movement and automation.


The types of pallet racking systems described on this page are: Static, Automated, Selective, Double-deep, Mobile, Gravity-flow, Push-back, Carton live storage, Channel storage, Schaefer Orbiter, High Bay Warehouse, Very Narrow Aisle, Storage retrival, Drive-in, Drive-through, Heavy duty.



Standards Governing Pallet Racking

Pallet Racking and pallets must comply with the regulations covering design for purpose, dimensions, load ratings, fixing to the floor, modifications, collision protection, inspections, and are described on the safework website.

  • AS 4068: 1993 Flat pallets for materials handling
  • AS 4084: 2012 Steel storage racking
  • AS 4762: 2000 General purpose flat pallets, dimensions and tolerances

SafeWork NSW AS 4084-2012


AS4084-2012 Summary
  • The racks have to be suitable and designed for the weight of the items to be stored.
  • A pallet rack structure in a workplace needs to be inspected each year and certified according to rules set out in AS 4084-2012.
  • Load signs have to be attached to the pallet rack end frames specifying the safe working load limit, total working load limit for each pallet beam level, the total working load limit for each pallet bay, the maximum distance between each pallet rack beam level.
  • There is a minimum clearance between the top of each item stored and the racking beam above.

SSI Schaefer Pallet Racking

Premier Pallet Racking is a GOLD Authorised Distributor for SSI SCHAEFER, the world's leading provider of solutions for logistics systems and products. We specialise in Schaefer new racking and can obtain the other major brands when required.


SSI Schaefer Quality

Premier Pallet Racking can offer both new and used Schaefer I600 selective pallet racking as it is the leading global brand with significant economies of scale, being the largest manufacturer of racking on the globe with annual sales of over $US3 billion and 10,000+ employees worldwide. By using Schaefer racking we can offer our clients the best of breed in pallet racking design


  • Schaefer uses the highest High Tensile steel grades of any manufacturer.
  • Schaefer's double skin beams improve frontal impact resistance.
  • Schaefer's beam pin shear resistance exceeds 5,000kg, this exceeds the forklift's capacity to dislodge the beam above.
  • Schaefer's beam connectors wedge onto uprights, this greatly improves down-aisle stability.
  • Schaefer's 140mm high heavy-duty baseplates offer a better grip of the upright and much improved upright protection at the base from forklift/pallet impact.
  • Schaefer's 140mm high heavy-duty baseplates reduce/eliminate the need for upright protection.

Schaefer's design program has been independently certified to ensure our designs meet all local and international standards. By using Finite Element Analysis, Schaefer can calculate frame and beam impact and deflection from pre-engineered designs. You can rest assured that all systems we design are fit for purpose and meet all relevant standards.


All bay and beam loadings incorporate a safety factor of 1.65 on the minimum yield strength properties of the steel in accordance with Australian Standard AS4084:2012.
Beam deflection will be limited to a safe limit of span/180.


Selective Pallet Racking

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Selective pallet racking space utilisation
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Selective pallet racking being built
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Selective pallet racking constructed by Premier
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Selective Pallet Rack beams and frames

Selective pallet racking space utilisation
Selective pallet racking being built
Selective racking installed by Premier
Selective Pallet Rack beams and frames

Double Deep Pallet Racking

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Double-deep pallet racking model
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CAD drawing of double-deep rows
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Exyz Storage-retrieval double-deep

Double-deep pallet racking model
CAD drawing of double-deep rows
Exyz Storage-retrieval double-deep

Mobile Pallet Racking for Pallets and Long Items

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Mobile pallet racking - space usage 90%
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Mobile pallet racking showing rack opening
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Mobile pallet racking - forklift retrieving a pallet
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Mobile pallet racking

Mobile pallet rack - space usage 90%
Mobile pallet rack opening
Retrieving a pallet from Mobile rack
Mobile pallet racking
  • Increases storage capacity compared to conventional pallet racks
  • Reduced real estate costs through smaller space utilisation (surface area utilisation up to 90%)
  • Energy efficiency due to temperature regulation of a smaller space
  • Suitable for use in deep-freeze warehouses
  • The Schaefer mobile pallet racking has an earthquake-proof design
  • Suitable for Pallets and storage of Long Items

Channel Storage Racking

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Channel storage space useage
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Channel storage FILO
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Channel storage FIFO

Channel storage space useage
Channel storage FILO
Channel storage FIFO

Schaefer Orbiter for Channel Storage

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Schaefer Orbiter and docking bay components
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Schaefer Orbiter and docking bay in a storage channel
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Forklift with pallet to be placed on Orbiter
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Orbiter transporting a pallet along a channel

Orbiter and docking station
Orbiter in a storage channel
Loading a pallet onto the Orbiter
Pallet on the Orbiter in a channel

Gravity Flow (Dynamic Flow) Pallet Racks

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Gravity Flow pallet racking
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Gravity Flow pallets on rollers
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Dynamic Flow carton conveyor

Gravity Flow pallet racking
Gravity Flow pallets on rollers
Dynamic Flow carton conveyor

Carton Flow - Carton Live Storage - CLS

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Carton live storage diagram
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Carton live storage pick to conveyor
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Carton live storage integrated conveyor
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Carton live storage pick to trolley

Carton live storage diagram
Carton live storage pick to conveyor
Carton live storage integrated conveyor
Carton live storage pick to trolley

High Bay Warehouse Pallet Racking

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High Bay storage-retrieval
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Static High Bay Warehouse
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High Bay Warehouse with forklifts
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High Bay Warehouse construction

High Bay storage-retrieval
Static High Bay Warehouse
High Bay Warehouse with forklifts
High Bay Warehouse construction

VNA Very Narrow Aisle Pallet Racking

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VNA pharmaceutical warehouse
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VNA high bay warehouse
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Very narrow aisle pallet racking
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Crown TSP Series - VNA reach truck

VNA pharmaceutical warehouse
VNA high bay warehouse
Very narrow aisle pallet racking
Crown TSP Series - VNA reach truck

Lift & Run Storage-Retrieval Machines (SRM)

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Lift and Run machine in a Channel storage system
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Lift and Run machine storage of beverages
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Lift and Run system in a warehouse

Lift and Run in Channel storage
Lift and Run storage of beverages
Lift and Run in a warehouse

Exyz Storage-Retrieval Machines

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EXYZ Storage Retrieval - diagram
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EXYZ Storage Retrieval system - modular
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EXYZ Storage Retrieval system - with conveyor

Exyz Storage Retrieval - 3 axes
Exyz Storage Retrieval - High Bay
Exyz Storage Retrieval with conveyor
  • Ideal solution for fully automatic storage and retrieval of pallets and other large load carriers
  • Modular design ensures maximum reliability with proven components and manufacturing
  • The highest flexibility, configured to your individual needs
  • Short delivery and installation times
  • Easy maintenance and devices can be serviced from the ground
  • Efficient energy usage
  • Efficient geometries provide more usable storage capacity through the most compact design

Drive-in & Drive-through Pallet Racking

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Drive-through pallet racking diagram

Drive-in pallet racking
Drive-through pallet racking

Heavy Duty Pallet Racking

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Pallet racking bays

Selective pallet racking with loader
Rows of selective pallet racks
Selective Pallet racks with forklift
Pallet racking bays


Why Choose Us

Premier Pallet Racking specialise in new and used pallet racking; design, quote, supply, installation, certification, safety audits, repairs, relocation, make-good, racking value assessments and buybacks. We design pallet racking solutions and integrate the racking layout/elevations with the warehouse building structures, staging area and egress requirements.



⭐   20 Years Experience

Our staff has unparalleled experience in multi-million-dollar projects within Australia and New Zealand.

♛  Quality work

Most of our work comes through referrals and this because we strive to provide the best components.

🕒   Fast Turn around time

We keep large quantities of new and used stock so you can receive racking solutions as soon as possible.


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