You have a new project to design a warehouse and you are looking for help. Maybe you are thinking about moving into a new warehouse and wondering how many pallets you can store in the new storage space? Or maybe you have just started the new warehouse search, and you know how many pallets you need to store, but you don’t know how much space you will need.
Look no further. Lean Inc. is here to help. This page contains links to handy FREE calculators that will help you calculate everything you need to know about designing a warehouse racking layout.
Step 1 – I know how many pallets I need to store, but I don’t know how much space I need – Design a Warehouse
If you know that you are moving to a new warehouse but you don’t know how much space you will need, use this calculator to determine how many square feet you will need to store a set number of pallets: https://leanmh.com/warehouse-space-estimator/
Step 2 – How many pallets can fit in this space? Design a Warehouse
If you know the space you will have in your storage area, but you don’t know if you want to use a wide aisle (144″ or greater), a narrow aisle (9′ to 10′), or a very narrow aisle (5.5′ to 7′), use this link to calculate the number of pallets you will be able to store, and play with the aisle dimensions until you have reached the target pallet storage total: https://leanmh.com/increase-warehouse-capacity/
Step 3 – Create a Racking Budget – Design a Warehouse
To start the process of creating a budget for moving into a new warehouse, use this calculator to estimate the cost of how much warehouse rack will cost, including freight, permits, and installation.
Once you know how many rows you have, and how many bays per row, this online calculator can help you determine a budget: https://leanmh.com/price-for-warehouse-racking-estimator/
Step 4 – Just looking for Warehouse Rack installation Pricing only? – Design a Warehouse Price
You might already have all the racking you need, and you just need to know how much it would cost to tear down and reinstall the racking from your old warehouse to your new warehouse. Here is a warehouse racking installation estimator. Here you can estimate the price to install racking in your new warehouse. Just times the price by two to get the price for teardown AND re-installation. https://leanmh.com/install-pallet-rack/
Step 5 – Just need a few racking components only, like beams and frames? Buy Rack for a New Warehouse
Here is our online store: https://store.warehouseiq.com/collections/racking-and-shelving/beams-frames#MainContent
Step 6 – How many pallets high can I store in the warehouse?
Looking to know how many pallets high you can store in the vertical height of your warehouse? Look no further. This free online calculator allows you to estimate the number of pallets high you can stack in the vertical space available.
Step 7 – I need a forklift for my new warehouse. How much will it cost to lease a forklift?
If you are looking to lease a new or used forklift, you can calculate forklift lease payments here. You can also compare the benefits of leasing a use forklift versus a new forklift, and vice versa.
Step 8 – Will my forklift work on the new warehouse ramp?
If you are worried about forklift under-clearance and you were wondering if your forklift will operate on your forklift ramp, use this calculator to estimate the clearance under your forklift to see if will be able to work on your ramp.
Contact us to help you design your new warehouse space
If you need help designing your new warehouse, schedule a time to meet with us using this zoom meeting scheduling tool, or fill out the contact form on the right-hand side.