Whether you are updating or building a new warehouse, installation is that vital step that brings every area of the warehouse to life.
Some installations can be straight forward, such as simple conveyors, racks, security cages, and other equipment. Others may require a full systems integration team to power a fully automated or conveyor system.
Whatever it may be, your installation process is an important part of material handling.
The installation process is based on:
Agreements being signed between the business and the warehouse supplier
Blueprints being finalized that document the engineering and design
Equipment being ordered
Project lead and team being assigned
Project timeline being confirmed
Installed equipment may include:
Dock & Door Equipment
The installation team may consist of:
Ten or more vehicles
Up to 20 installers
Many material handling suppliers and companies will hire out third-party installation teams to get the job done. This is typical and usually isn’t a concern, but it doesn’t hurt to inquire about their experience and tenure.
Make sure they are well trained in whatever you’re installing, whether it be a mezzanine system, pallet racking, wire partition, or an integrated solution of several equipment components.