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Palletised food storage

Client Outback Harvest
Industry Industrial
Location Sunshine North, VIC

Global Industrial supplied Apex Pallet Racking, delivery and installation for Outback Harvest’s newly built Melbourne warehouse. Consisting of back-to-back runs and a single run against a wall. The pallets had to be stored off the ground because they were storing food.

The Global Industrial process


Planning phase

  • A very simple and straightforward planning phase as the customer had already decided on the layout.
  • Outback Harvest we’re very clear on what they required, they provided their pallet weight and dimensions (1200mmL x 1200mmW x 1700mmH – 1,100KG each)
  • They wanted to be able to store 3 pallets high per bay with the first pallet stored off the floor.

Design & engineering process

  • The in-house Global Design Module was used to ensure the racking was designed to be compliant with AS4084:2012 and the correct frames and placement of beams was used to ensure this.
  • 2591x100mm beams were used to take at least 2,200kgs UDL per level.

Delivery and installation process

  • Global arranged for the materials to be delivered to site the day prior to installation.
  • An installation company was subcontracted by Global to perform the install.

What products/outcomes Global Industrial suggested and why

Selective Pallet Racking

All APEX standard sizes throughout. 4267x838mm frames paired with 2591x100mm beams to store 2 standard pallets side by side per level and 1372x80mm beams to fit a single pallet per level.

Pallet Racking

Post Protection

Corner guards were used on all end frames to comply with the Australian Standard.

Post Protection

Load sign for pallet racking

All signs were fitted to the end of the runs at approximately 2,000mm from the ground (just above eye height) fully labelled with the beam and bay loadings specific to that run

Load signs

Row Spacers

430mm raw spacers (RH-KIT18) were used to provide adequate spacing between back-to-back rows of selective pallet racking

Row Spacers

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