new vs used pallet rackAs a national distributor of both new and used pallet racking, our pallet rack experts are often asked to provide two quotes for our customers; one of new material and one of used material. Below we have listed some very important pros and cons of both conditions of racking to help our clients and others decide which condition is best for them. If you are considering a pallet rack purchase and would like to speak with one of our experts about what style racking is right for you and your company call us today 800-722-5908.
New Pallet Rack
– Manufacture Warranties
– Complete system from one manufacture
– Engineered capacities known
– Higher resale value
– Designed specifically for your application
– Installation savings
– Custom colors
– Ability to get professional engineered stamped drawing
– Original safety clips

– Availability during high demand / lead times

Used or Refurbished Pallet Rack:

– Cheaper than buying new
– Possible foreign manufactured product
– material with mixed manufactures
– hidden damage
– unknown load history (possibly over loaded or misused)
– No safety clips
– Stored outside
– basing your purchase off of pictures
– possible bacteria filled or unsanitary products

* Please note this list was created as a simple tool to help our clients understand some of the pros and cons of both new and used pallet rack. We welcome you to comment on this post with some of your own pros and cons that we may have missed. Call 800-722-5908. to speak with one of our pallet rack experts.

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We deliver value to our customers by providing the absolute best combination of quality products, helpful customer service and competitive pricing. We specialize in warehouse layout & design, pallet rack systems, engineered sales, mezzaninesmodular offices and completed turn-key warehouse systems. For more information email us or call (800) 722-5908