Similar as drive in rack, shuttle rack is specially designed so that the new self-made shuttles can be placed on it. As one of the new automated items for storage, it is being widely used in cold storage, large warehouses and distribution centers because it optimize the space and the space utilization rate is nearly 80% to 90%. Products with many varieties, such as the medicines in pharmaceutical companies can be stored on this type of racking system.Shuttle is a new and speical-designed automated cart, automatically depositing and retrieving goods that loaded on the pallets of each tunnel of the racking system. Also new guide rail which is different from the rail for drive in rack should also be installed so that carts can be positioned to go through each tunnel.
Compared with the drive in rack, push back rack, flow rack, shuttle rack offers the best cost-efficient solution.
Features of the shuttle rack:
1. Safer than drive in rack;
2. The depth of each tunnel could be extended from 20 meters to 60 meters;
3. Both First-In-First-Out (FIFO) and First-In-Last-Out (FILO) can be realized;
4. Easy operation and a time-saving solution. Forklifts place and take out the shuttles from each end of each tunnel. It is unnecessary to drive into each tunnel;
5. Maximize warehouse utilization