Warehouse Stack Racks

In Stock

The displayed product includes the base only. The stacking rack requires 4 posts. Get your stack rack posts here.

  • Heavy-duty styles are available. Contact us for more information.
  • Contact us now if you need help determining the right posts for the stacking rack.
  • Available sizes:
    • 36″ x 60″
    • 42″ x 48″
    • 42″ x 60″
    • 48″ x 48″
    • 60″ x 60″

Delivery Terms

Ships from Missouri

Ships in 10 to 14 Days

Custom Options Available

Call us for a customized solution

Order Now

Contact us for lead times

Payment Options



Call us + (503) 640-5666

Available Options


Available Options:

SKU: N/A Category: Tag:


Stack Rack

What is a stack rack for?

Portable stack racks are multi-tier pallet racking systems that optimize storage space by vertically stacking goods and materials. These racks are designed to hold heavy loads – ranging from light materials to heavyweight industrial products, which cannot normally be stacked. The key advantage of stack racks over traditional shelving systems lies in their ability to increase warehouse storage space by utilizing vertical space, thus reducing the physical space requirement. Moreover, its flexible nature allows for customization to fit specific storage needs and configurations.

The structure of stack racks typically consists of a base and four upright posts. The base, often made from steel or another durable metal, provides stability and strength, carrying the weight of the stacked materials. The upright posts, which can be fixed or detachable depending on the design, serve to secure the stacked materials in place and prevent any accidental toppling. Some stack rack models also feature side or back mesh panels for added security.

Optimizing inventory control is another major benefit offered by stackable pallet racks. When used with proper labeling and tracking methods, it can significantly improve order-picking accuracy and efficiency, reducing the chance of error or misplaced materials. Furthermore, by stacking vertically, materials can be easily seen and accessed from all sides, which facilitates quicker picking and material handling.

One notable variant of stack racks is the portable stack rack. These models come with casters or wheels, allowing them to be moved around the warehouse deck as required. This provides great flexibility and adaptability in managing changing storage needs and is particularly useful in dynamic warehouse environments with frequent layout changes.
They are an excellent investment for any warehouse or storage facility, providing optimized space utilization, improved inventory control, flexibility, durability, and environmental benefits.

Most companies find that these stackable pallet racks are best used for overstock items or bulk stack items. They work well when you will have a lot of products leaving your stores quickly. If you do not have time to unpack the items then this stack rack is a good solution for you.

Can I collapse this solution down to a smaller format?

You can take the posts out of it which will make it smaller. However, you will have to store the posts somewhere which may or may not make this easier than leaving it with the posts intact.

Features of Stack Racks

The pallet stacking feature allows more storage space with its vertical arrangement, thereby maximizing floor space. This is crucial in high-demand warehouse environments where space is at a premium.

The removable or foldable design provides another attractive feature of stack racks. During periods of low demand, when not in use, these storage racks can be disassembled or folded down, thus freeing up space. This means that a company does not need to invest in permanent storage fixtures, which can often be an unjustifiable expense.

Many stack racks also have open fronts, making items easier to access. This increases warehouse operation efficiency and allows for quick identification and retrieval of stored items.

In terms of safety, warehouse stack racks have a lot to recommend them. Their stable, robust structure and the interlocking design of stacked units minimize the risk of accidents like tip-overs or collapse, contributing to a safer work environment. Safety is of utmost importance in any storage facility, and therefore, this feature of stack racks makes them a popular choice.

Further, many stack racks are also compatible with forklifts. They have in-built openings that allow for straightforward and safe lifting with a forklift. This compatibility ensures faster and safer movement of goods within a facility.

Owing to their modular design, stack racks are often straightforward to install. Most of them are delivered ready to use without requiring any special tools or skills.

Another significant feature of stack racks is their mobility. The mobility of stack racks offers easy repositioning within the warehouse or transport to different locations. The racks can be reshuffled and reordered depending on the changing requirements.

Do these hold tires well?

Many businesses do choose to use this product for their tire storage. Yet, that is personal preference but we can confirm, at least, that it is not uncommon for this product to hold tires.

Benefits of Stack Racks

One of the primary advantages of using stack racks is their versatility. These racks can be used for storing a wide variety of products, from raw materials and work in progress to finished goods, making them ideal for warehouses, manufacturing facilities, and distribution centers. Stack racks are portable, movable, and adjustable and can be arranged in a variety of configurations based on what is being stored and where.

Stack racks are also highly space-efficient, as they can be stacked on top of each other when not in use, maximizing storage capacity and saving valuable floor space. This ability to stack and nest also makes them easy to transport and store when not in use, reducing the need for additional storage space. They allow vertical storage of goods rather than only horizontal, effectively utilizing the upward warehouse space, thereby helping to maximize the room available for storage in a given area.

Stack racks are also highly durable and long-lasting, making them a cost-effective storage solution. Due to their heavy-duty steel construction, stackable racks are designed to withstand the rigors of industrial use and can withstand heavy loads, making them ideal for storing heavy or bulky items. This durability also means that warehouse stack racks require minimal maintenance, resulting in lower long-term operating costs.

Their open design allows for easy visibility and access to stored items, making it easier to keep track of inventory levels and locate specific products quickly, each bay or product can be accessed immediately without needing to move others, as in more traditional shelving systems. Even if damaged, individual components can usually be replaced rather than needing to replace the entire system, saving money in the long run.

Customization is a great benefit to specific storage requirements. Whether adding dividers to separate different types of products or incorporating specialized features such as wheels for easy mobility, stack racks can be tailored to meet the unique needs of each business. This customization allows for optimized storage and improved organization, ultimately enhancing overall workflow and productivity.

What are the post sizes?

You can get posts that are 24″, 30″, 36″, 48″, or 60″ tall. Get your stack rack posts on this page.

Is this the light-duty or heavy-duty version of this product?

The version you see here is the lighter duty version. The capacity of this product is 2000 lbs. The heavy-duty item has a capacity of 4000 lbs. Contact us about the heavy-duty version. You can talk to us by calling 503-640-5666.

Portable Stack Racks Industrial Applications

In manufacturing and production settings, stack racks can be used to store raw materials, work-in-progress items, or finished products. The construction industry also benefits from the use of stack racks, where they can be used to store and transport materials and equipment on job sites. Stack racks can be utilized in retail and display settings to showcase products in an organized and efficient manner.

In the automotive industry, stack racks are used for storing and transporting heavy automotive parts such as engines, axles, and body panels. They are perfectly fit for tire storage to save space. Tire racks are the most flexible solution to increase the storage density for many businesses involved in the automotive e-commerce niche.

In the retail sector, stack racks are employed for efficiently organizing and storing merchandise in warehouses and distribution centers.
Stack racks are also commonly used in the construction industry for storing materials such as pipes, lumber, and steel beams.

Additionally, stack racks are utilized in the food and beverage industry for storing and transporting products such as kegs, barrels, and cases of goods. The racks provide a safe and efficient way to store and transport heavy and fragile items, reducing the risk of damage and increasing productivity.

They can be used to hold pallets, bins, boxes, and other containers, making it easy to access and transport goods as needed. Their durable, heavy-duty construction and ability to withstand heavy loads make them an excellent choice for handling perishable goods in challenging environments.

Why would I use this instead of a pallet rack?

The reason why some companies use this instead of a pallet rack is that you can access it from all four sides with a forklift. You can access it from all four sides even if the rack has products on it. Therefore, if it is a high volume item then it can be loaded or unloaded quickly with a forklift.

How much under clearance do these racks have?

The under clearance is 4 1/2″.

How much width do the stack targets have?

The width is 4 1/4″.

Do they have a stacking plug?

The diagrams we have show that they do have a stacking plug.

How do the posts install on the rack?

They snap into the sockets located on the base of the rack. Installation is quick and easy. Please be careful to keep any body parts away from these areas when you install them.


Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Log In
Stay updated
Stay updated Be the first to know about blowout specials
and used pallet rack sales.