Add automated pallet shuttle systems to your warehouse facility to maximize space, improve efficiency, and reduce operational costs.

Pallet Shuttle Systems from Fairchild Equipment

Fairchild Equipment proudly offers Pallet Shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems. These omni-directional systems will revolutionize the manufacturing, food and beverage, cold storage and warehousing industries. By leveraging computer-controlled retrieval systems, warehouses can automatically place and retrieve loads with precision, accuracy and speed. Fully and semi-automated pallet shuttle systems can be installed in new facilities, implemented alongside racking systems or can even replace existing selective or drive-in racking depending on the operation’s needs and application.

Narrow aisle forklift lifting pallet onto racking SSI Schaefer pallet shuttle in warehouse.

Contact your nearest Fairchild Equipment dealership today to learn more about how your business would benefit from becoming automated.

Elevating Warehouse Logistics: Advanced Pallet Shuttle Systems

Pallet shuttle systems can transform warehouse efficiency with higher storage capacities and faster item retrieval times. This innovative technology streamlines tasks such as moving pallets from one bay to another.

Chippewa Valley Bean Case Study

Chippewa Valley Bean knew that optimizing space and operational efficiency would be crucial aspects of successful warehouse management for their products — in a way that didn’t create bottlenecks later in the supply chain. They sought our expertise to optimize storage and retrieval options. We were able to incorporate a new pallet shuttle system into the space, improving loading efficiency, productivity and the amount of storage. Several areas of operation improved, such as:

  • Spatial efficiency: Integration of the Schaefer Channel Storage Racking System resulted in 75% more space. That statistic highlights the system’s capability to enhance storage density.
  • Sustainability index: There was an annual reduction of 350,000 sq. ft. in plastic usage. That shift underlines the system’s alignment with sustainability goals. 
  • Enhanced throughput: We saw a staggering 96% improvement in truck loading efficiency, indicating the system’s effectiveness in accelerating logistics and supply chain management.
  • Operational continuity: Productivity increased due to warehouse inefficiencies decreasing by 100%, demonstrating the system’s reliability and impact on continuous, uninterrupted operations.

Additional Pallet Shuttle Automated Storage Applications

Pallet shuttle systems are ideal for organizations dealing with deep-lane, high-density storage with frequent turnover. They’re capable of optimizing countless environments by increasing capacity and safety while maintaining the flexibility organizations require to seamlessly deal with fluctuating inventory levels. Their adaptability makes them a viable addition to countless locations and operation types, including: 

  • Cold storage: While automated pallet shuttles have limitations in select settings, they excel in storing items like foods or pharmaceuticals at freezing temperatures. Their design helps to maximize productivity and decrease workers’ exposure to low temperatures. 
  • E-commerce: These shuttles enable a faster pick-and-pack process within fulfillment warehouses by reducing the need for workers to walk through countless rows of products. 
  • Storage buffer: Pallet shuttle systems are valuable additions to storage buffer areas. They are capable of increasing loading and unloading efficiency to keep deliveries of raw materials and other goods on schedule.
Hyster lift truck placing pallet shuttle on warehouse racking.

These statistics and applications offer a comprehensive view of the pallet shuttle system’s impact on modern warehouse operations. At Fairchild Equipment, we provide solutions that stand out for more than efficiency. We are exceptional for our strategic contribution to overall operational excellence and sustainability in logistics across many industries. For those in warehousing and supply chain management seeking data-driven, scalable and environmentally conscious solutions, our pallet shuttle systems represent a significant advancement.

Benefits of Using Automated Pallet Shuttles

Improve uptime, increase safety, and lower operational costs by automating your warehouse with pallet shuttles. Pallet shuttles dramatically increase space efficiency and promote warehouse safety. The pallet shuttle system can reduce the need for warehouse aisles, dramatically increasing available cubic space to allow for more product to be stored on-site. Outfitting a warehouse with pallet shuttles not only improves inventory tracking, it also minimizes accidents by removing manual labor from the inventory retrieval process.

Chippewa Valley Bean kidney bean totes stacked in pallet shuttle racking system.

Racking Installation From Fairchild Equipment

Fairchild Equipment offers turnkey installation services for these products, meaning that we will come to your facility, custom design a pallet shuttle system optimized for your exact layout, install it, and train your staff on how to properly use it for the best results.

Improve Warehouse Efficiency With Pallet Shuttle System Retrofits

You don’t have to gut your existing warehouse in order to add a pallet shuttle system to it. Our specialists can examine your current design and find a way to integrate a pallet shuttle system into it to help you improve throughput and overall efficiency. Whether you have pallet racks, a narrow aisle design, mezzanines with conveyor systems, or any other storage system configuration, we will be able to accommodate for that and build a computerized pallet shuttle system that will improve your operation’s uptime.

Build New Pallet Shuttle Systems

Whether you’re building a brand new warehouse or renovating a part of your existing facility and want to have automated pallet shuttle systems built in, we can help. As part of our warehouse design services, we can look at the facility and work with your team to find the ideal setup for your application. If you want a new area built utilizing pallet shuttle systems, we can design a high density storage solution specifically for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to speak with one of our warehouse design and installation experts to get started.

pallet shuttle racking systems being installed inside warehouse.


2140 Hutson Rd.
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54303
(920) 494-8726

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