31 Jan Australia’s Doomsday Network Illustrates the Surprising Need for Pallet Rack
Australia has, secretly, been preparing for a pandemic for awhile. The stockpile is worth 1 billion dollars according to the article. It is meant for defense against terrorism or biological attacks. The issue of the Coronavirus has brought it into the light as the Health Minister visited the site to make sure they are ready for that type of problem. The photo shows rows and rows of pallet racks ready for an emergency. The article says that the racks are 80% filled with pharmaceuticals.
Quote: “Health Minister Greg Hunt gave a rare glimpse inside one of the warehouses last week when he posted a photograph during a tour of a facility. It revealed a row of industrial shelving piled floor-to-ceiling with shipping pallets stacked with cardboard boxes tightly bound in plastic wrapping.” (Seo, 2020)