Twin Tier Gravity Conveyors & Crate Packing Area – Case Study

Gravity conveyor for drinks company

Twin Tier Gravity Conveyors


About the Company

In this instance the customer was a luxury drinks provider who needed a twin tier gravity roller conveyor in their despatch warehouse for transporting crates of bottled drinks.

Products Supplied

Twin Tier Gravity Conveyor - Roller Type

Product Type Twin Tier Gravity Roller Conveyor
Dimensions Length: 7860mm
Width: 700mm
Height (lower tier): 850mm
Height (upper tier): 1200mm
Features Mild steel powder coated frame
Mild steel zinc plated rollers

Packing Benches

The packing benches shown were manufactured by Spaceguard Ltd
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Benefits of Twin-Tier Gravity Conveyors and Crate Packing Areas in a Warehouse


Twin-Tier Gravity Conveyors


1. Enhanced Space Utilization

  • Vertical Efficiency: Twin-tier gravity conveyors use vertical space efficiently, allowing for two layers of transport, which maximizes warehouse floor space.
  • Compact Layout: By stacking two conveyor levels, warehouses can handle more items in a smaller footprint, leading to better space management.

2. Improved Workflow and Productivity

  • Continuous Movement: Gravity conveyors rely on the natural force of gravity to move items, ensuring a continuous flow without the need for powered assistance.
  • Reduced Manual Handling: This system minimizes manual lifting and carrying, freeing up workers to focus on more complex tasks and enhancing overall productivity.

3. Cost-Effective Operation

  • Low Energy Consumption: Gravity conveyors do not require electrical power, reducing energy costs.
  • Minimal Maintenance: With fewer moving parts compared to powered conveyors, maintenance requirements are lower, leading to cost savings in the long run.

4. Versatility and Flexibility

  • Adaptable Design: Twin-tier gravity conveyors can be integrated into existing systems or customized for specific warehouse layouts, providing flexible solutions for various applications.
  • Handling Various Items: They are capable of transporting different types of goods, from small packages to larger boxes, making them versatile for multiple warehouse needs.


Crate Packing Areas


1. Streamlined Packing Process

  • Organized Space: Designated crate packing areas create a structured environment, reducing clutter and ensuring a more organized packing process.
  • Efficiency: Having a dedicated space for packing crates ensures that all necessary materials are within reach, speeding up the packing process and reducing downtime.

2. Improved Worker Safety and Ergonomics

  • Ergonomic Design: Crate packing areas are often designed with ergonomic principles in mind, reducing the risk of repetitive strain injuries.
  • Safety: A well-organized packing area reduces the chances of accidents, such as trips and falls, by keeping the workspace clean and orderly.

3. Enhanced Accuracy and Quality Control

  • Consistent Standards: Packing in a dedicated area ensures consistency in packing methods and standards, reducing errors and improving the quality of packed items.
  • Quality Checks: It allows for easier implementation of quality control checks before items are dispatched, ensuring that only properly packed crates leave the warehouse.

4. Increased Productivity

  • Workflow Optimization: By centralizing packing activities in one area, workflows are streamlined, reducing the time spent moving between different tasks.
  • Improved Focus: Workers can focus solely on packing without being distracted by other warehouse activities, enhancing their efficiency and productivity.



Implementing twin-tier gravity conveyors and dedicated crate packing areas in a warehouse offers numerous benefits, including enhanced space utilization, improved workflow, cost-effective operations, and increased safety. These systems not only optimize the use of space and resources but also contribute to higher productivity and better quality control. By integrating these solutions, warehouses can significantly improve their overall efficiency and operational effectiveness, making them essential components for modern, high-volume distribution centers.

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