Stack racks, also known as portable stacking racks, are indispensable tools in the realm of warehousing and logistics. Offering a versatile solution for storage and transportation needs, stack racks have become an essential component for businesses striving to maximize efficiency and optimize space utilization in their warehouses or distribution centers. With their sturdy construction and stackable design, stack racks provide a convenient and cost-effective way to store various materials, from bulky goods to fragile items, while ensuring easy access and organization. In this blog post, we delve deeper into the functionality, benefits, and diverse applications of stack racks. Whether you’re looking to streamline your warehouse operations or seeking a reliable storage solution, stack racks offer a compelling answer to your logistical challenges. For more information, check out our portable stack racks where you can request for a quote and see some of the most common sizes.

Fold Down Portable Stacking Rack by EGA Products

Functionality of Portable Stackable Material Racks

Stack racks are designed to offer unparalleled flexibility and functionality in warehouse environments. Their primary function lies in providing a convenient and efficient means of storing, organizing, and transporting various materials. These racks typically consist of a steel frame with removable posts and decking options, allowing for easy customization and adaptation to specific storage requirements.

One of the key features of stack racks is their stackability, which enables them to be stacked on top of each other when not in use, minimizing floor space utilization and maximizing vertical storage capacity. This stackable design also facilitates easy loading and unloading of goods using forklifts or pallet jacks, ensuring swift and hassle-free material handling operations.

Stack Rack Decking and Additional Add-on Options

The most common style decking for portable stack racks is open frame. There are a couple different optional deck styles for stack racks such as wire mesh decking, solid steel decking, perforated decking, or wood decking.  Each type provides additional support and protection for different types of goods. This versatility makes stack racks suitable for storing a wide range of items, including palletized products, automotive components, lumber, carpet, pipes, tires, and more.

Another important aspect of stack racks is their portability and optional add-on features.  Since every material rack is made-to-order, EGA works with you to design and manufacture the exact rack you need. Some additional add-on options include:

These racks can be effortlessly moved around the warehouse or transported to different locations, offering unparalleled flexibility in storage and logistics planning. Many customers use returnable shipping material racks to send product and material back and forth to their warehouses. This mobility feature is especially advantageous for businesses with evolving storage needs or those operating in dynamic environments where space utilization is critical.

Material Stack Racks FAQs

Q: What is a material stack rack?
A: Material stack racks are steel pallets with posts that warehouses use to store and stack various products or materials. They normally have removable posts to take up minimal space when storing and not in-use.

Q: Are stack racks returnable/reusable?
A:Yes, stack racks are returnable/reusable. Many customers use them to send materials between their warehouses. Their reusability adds to their cost-effectiveness and sustainability.

Q: How high can portable stack racks be stacked?
A: Portable stacking racks can usually be stacked 3-5 high. However, each material stack rack will be different has the number that can be stacked depends on the height of the rack.

Q: What are the weight capacities of stack racks?
A: EGA stack rack weight capacities are 2,000 lbs. (standard) and 4,000 lbs. (heavy-duty).

Q: What sizes of portable stackable material racks do you offer?
A: We manufacture all of our stack racks. Since they are all made-to-order, we can normally make whatever size you need. Please request a quote online.

Portable Stack Racks Are Also Known As

  • Portable Stacking Racks
  • Stackable Pallet Racks
  • Stackable Storage Racks
  • Nestable Racks
  • Bulk Storage Bin Containers
  • Industrial Bulk Containers
  • Pallet Stands
  • Tier Racks
  • Collapsible Racks
  • Stackable Bins
  • Stackable Pallet Frames
  • Stackable Steel Pallets
  • Stackable Material Racks
  • Portable Pallet Racks
  • Warehouse Pallet Frames
  • Nesting Racks
  • Metal Stack Racks
  • Tier Pallets
  • Knockdown Racks
  • Stackable Racks
  • Stacking Pallets

Portable Stackable Material Racks Made in the USA

Here at EGA Products, we take pride in manufacturing industrial material handling and storage equipment. We manufacture all of our products in either North Carolina or Wisconsin. The functionality of our stack racks lies in their ability to optimize space utilization, enhance workflow efficiency, and provide a safe storage solution that adapts to the needs of warehouses and distribution centers. Whether used for temporary storage, short-term shipping, or long-term inventory management, industrial stack racks play a pivotal role in enhancing warehouse operations and improving overall productivity.

If you have an questions please contact us. Be sure to check out our product catalog and our other blog posts relating to warehouse storage such as: pallet rack m-dividers, solid sheet pallet rack decks, and pallet rack post protectors.

Stack Rack and Material Rack Gallery


Request for Quote – Portable Stack Racks

Stack Rack Portable Stacking Rack EGA Stacking Returnable Rack

Zip Code
Solve CAPTCHA math challenge. Example: 5 + 3 = 8

Request for Quote – Bulk Containter/Visualtainer Quote

ega products bulk industrial wire mesh container - visualtainer