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Materials Handling Solutions

Invest in Materials Handling Solutions with Erect-A-Rack

Materials handling solutions are an Erect-A-Rack specialty. We’re Melbourne-based, and we’re proud to be helping local businesses implement the materials handling solutions they need to hit their targets quickly and safely.

We sell and supply the full range of materials handling equipment, all the way from simple manual tools through to automated solutions like conveyor systems. With over 75 years of experience on the team at Erect-A-Rack, you can count on us to provide you with the materials handling and storage solutions that work for your business.

Everything Your Business Needs to Work Fast, Safe and Efficient

We carry a range of materials handling products including conveyors, storage, lifting equipment, barriers and guards, crowd and traffic control equipment and much more. We’ve helped warehousing and logistics businesses of all shapes and sizes develop the solutions that work for them.

Beyond materials handling, we also provide an extensive range of storage solutions. Whether it’s new or used pallet racking you’re after, or you want to boost your available floor space with the installation of a mezzanine floor, Erect-A-Rack can help you get it done.

Find the Solutions for your Business with Erect-A-Rack

For the solutions that will take your business to the next level, look to Erect-A-Rack. Our team of specialists are just the people to talk to. Get in contact today to arrange a obligation free consultation by calling 1300 788 916 or fill out this contact form and we’ll get back to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the types of material handling?

There is a wide range of materials handling equipment available on the market that can meet all of your storage and access needs. This includes conveyors, forklift trucks, pallet trucks, bucket elevators, powered stackers, automated guided machines, conveyors plus more. Always speak with a materials handling expert for the best advice on what will work best for you.

What does materials handling involve?

Materials handling refers to the movement, storage and protection of materials within warehouse, factory and distribution environments. Having high-quality and reliable equipment to make these processes as efficient and safe as possible can make a significant difference to how your operation performs.

Why is materials handling important?

Materials handling is important because it relates to how efficiently your team can access supplies, materials and products within a warehouse or factory. This makes up a vital component for businesses as it determines how quickly they can transport, store and deliver stock as needed. Having a sound materials handling process is also important when it comes to ensuring safety.

What is mechanical material handling?

Mechanical materials handling equipment is used to help workers move, carry and lift awkward items and heavy items within a factory or warehouse environment. Powered pallet trucks, electric compact lifters, quickstack stackers and automated conveyor systems all fall within this category. The correct safety protocols must always be followed when using mechanical materials handling equipment.

What are the principles of materials handling?

Materials handling equipment is designed to help workers move, transport and store equipment and supplies. With this in mind, the main principles that relate to these processes are safety and efficiency. By following required safety regulations and using equipment in the way that it is intended to be used, both of these ideas can be upheld.