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Multi-level Shelving Solution for Porsche Distribution Center


Metalware & Rack Systems Inc. team to build new Porsche Distribution Center

After a lengthy and arduous tender process involving many material handling and product storage players, Rack Systems Inc., a value-added Metalware dealer, was awarded the new 113,000 sq ft Porsche distribution center located in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada. Tender requirements were quite stringent; environmental concerns including electrical and lighting, sprinkler systems, workflow processes, and specific specifications (adopted from European centers) were mandatory requirements. The project included all permits, engineering and design, storage product solutions, and installation. In addition, the project stipulated the following requirements:

  • Accelerated delivery and installation schedule
  • Project manage all aspects of the install and flow of materials
  • Choose Vendors best suited for the project
  • Non-Standard shelving specifications that had to meet a European Standard
  • Full design and engineering capabilities
  • Turnkey Solution

The distribution center stores and ships Porsche automotive parts for its network of suppliers and dealers. The small and medium-sized parts storage solution was a Metalware 2 Tier Storage Module shown below:

Two Tier Storage Module
Two Tier Storage Module

Metalware Corporation was able to accommodate the non-standard European shelving specifications and provide better than expected product delivery.

Metalware accessories include:

  • Overhead safety gates
  • Handrails
  • Staircases

Expertise in Industrial Shelving Systems

Metalware has been building relationships and projects that last. We pride ourselves in serving an impressive list of long-term clients with our experience and expertise in multiple industries.

Metalware has the team, product line, and factory organized to be the best provider of multi-level and high-bay shelving systems for order picking and inventory storage.

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