Classification of warehouses

There are many classifications of warehouses. The most convenient and frequently used classification is the one from the London agency KnightFrankCo.: Storage facilities can be divided into 4 main classes: A (A +), B (B +), C, D.

Highest grade A +

- Modern single floor building, consisting of light metal structures and preferably shaped like a pencil case.

- High ceilings. The minimum allowable height is 12m., Such dimensions allow you to install multi-level storage equipment.

- The system of regulation of thermal conditions, ventilation, fire extinguishing and smoke detectors.

- Security alarm and video surveillance of premises, fenced territory, patrolled daily.

- Anti-dust smooth floors, consisting of concrete blocks that are kept at 5 tons / m2.

- Backup power and heating unit.

- The territory for parking of heavy trucks and parking for cars.

- Adequate space for maneuvering and parking of large vehicles in the warehouse.

- A place reserved for office space.

- Utility rooms (water closet, utility room, changing room).

- Communication from optical fiber.

- Staff for accepting, registering and issuing goods.

- The room should be located in a convenient location, in the district of central highways.

- A sufficient level of lighting.

- The space under the building 40-45%.

- It is desirable, but not necessary to have railway lines.

- Professional management system.

Class A:

- Modern single floor building, consisting of light metal structures andpreferably shaped like a pencil case.

- Anti-dust, smooth floors, consisting of concrete blocks that are kept at 5 tons / m2.

- High ceiling, minimum 10m., Which allows you to install multi-level storage equipment.

- The system of regulation of thermal conditions, ventilation, fire extinguishing and smoke detectors.

- Security alarm and video surveillance of premises, fenced territory, patrolled daily.

- The territory for parking of heavy trucks and parking for cars.

- Adequate space for maneuvering and parking of large vehicles in the warehouse.

- A place reserved for office space.

- Utility rooms (water closet, utility room, changing room).

- Communication from optical fiber.

- Staff for accepting, registering and issuing goods.

- The room should be located in a convenient location, in the district of central highways.

- A sufficient level of lighting.

- The space under the building 45-55%

Desirable conditions:

- Railway line.

- Staff for check-in and check-out.

- Backup power and heating unit.

Class B

- Single or multi-storey warehouse, preferably shaped like a pencil case, restored or reconstructed building. If several floors, you need a freight elevator with a load capacity of 3 tons.

- High ceiling, not less than 6 meters.

- Floor: asphalt or concrete, uncoated.

- Systems: heating, regulation of thermal conditions, fire extinguishing and smoke detectors.

- Ramp for loading and unloading.

- Adequate space for maneuvering and parking of large vehicles in the warehouse.

- Security around the premises: alarm and video surveillance system.

- Telecommunications.

- Utility rooms (water closet, utility room, changing room).

Desirable conditions:

- Ventilation system.

- A place reserved for office space.

- Railway line.

- Staff for check-in and check-out.

- Backup power and heating unit.
 

Class C

 

- Industrial building or insulated hangar.

- Ceiling height of at least 4 m.

- Floor: asphalt or concrete slabs, uncoated.

Desirable, but not required options:

- If several floors, you must have a freight elevator.

- Adequate space for maneuvering and parking of large vehicles in the warehouse.

- A place reserved for office space.

- System: ventilation, fire extinguishing, temperature control and smoke detectors.

- Ramp for loading and unloading.

- Security around the premises.

- Telecommunications.

- Railway line.

- Utility rooms (water closet, utility room, changing room).

 

Class D

- Basement or civil defense facility, cold industrial room or hangar.

Desirable conditions:

- Adequate space for maneuvering and parking of large vehicles in the warehouse premises.

- Systems: fire extinguishing, smoke detectors.

- The presence of a ventilation system.

- Telecommunications.

- Security around the premises.

- Railway line.

The company "Mobilis Outsourcing" rents storage rooms of different classes, a full range of storage services. Our warehouses in major cities of Ukraine: Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv, Dnipro. Our phone number: +38 (095) 27-40-319, +38057733-20-22.

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