Chris wrote:It looks like they just have the barrels sitting on pallets stacked on top of each other, so instead of having to build racks for them to store them on their side they can just stack them that way? (i guess to stack them on their sides would require something more than just a pallet to keep them from rolling away??)
Chris wrote: Do they 'rotate' their barrels? i guess that would be not too much work with forklifts if they wanted to...
gillmang wrote:Nice pictures. Interesting that they are using palletized storage for the barrels, they look quite close together but maybe that is just the picture angle.
cowdery wrote:Beam's new warehouses are conventional rackhouses. They had too much leakage trouble with the palletized. I don't know if they are continuing to use the palletized warehouses they already have, but they aren't building new ones. This isn't a problem if your warehouse doesn't get too hot, but during the hottest days of summer they got an unacceptable amount of leakage.
cowdery wrote:What was the warehouse building itself like? It certainly gets as hot in Virginia in the summer as it does in Kentucky, doesn't it?
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