Second-hand, pre-owned and used pallet racking, shelving systems and racking accessories are a key part of what we do at Storage Ideas UK.
In the last 7 years there has been a dramatic change in the demand for warehouse storage systems from new to used racking in the UK storage industry. Back in 2007, before the credit crisis hit the world markets, the majority of customers wanted new racking: everything was booming, food was cheap and ordinary people had money in their pockets to spend.
Then the Sub Prime market was hit in the States, closer to home there was a ‘run’ at the Northern Rock which lead to recession and suddenly the comfortable consumer lifestyle that had become the norm was become increasingly unstable. [cont…]