Drive-in Storage Systems for Better Baked Foods

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Drive-in Storage Systems | Advanced Companies

With soaring demand for its Frozen French Bread Pizza, Better Baked Foods recently added a 250,000 sq ft food processing plant in Erie, PA.

The first order of business was to build a 60,000 sq ft freezer. With the high operating cost of freezer storage, efficient use of cube space was critical.

Better Baked Foods’ Requirements

  • High volume storage of similar size products
  • Limited number of SKUs
  • Cost effective, high density system


  • Drive-In system with 1,750 double-stacked pallet positions
  • Space Saver Rails used due to height restrictions
  • 5, 6, 7 and 9 pallet positions
  • Three levels high
  • Heavy-duty Slant-baks on all entry points

About Drive-in Storage Systems

Our drive-in storage systems store product on continuous rails allows lift trucks to enter the rack structure to place and retrieve pallets. Fewer aisles are required, thus increasing storage density. These “last-in, first-out” storage systems are ideal for warehousing similar products on like-sized pallets.

Features & Benefits

  • Fewer aisles
  • Increased storage space
  • Depth of system virtually unlimited


  • High volume SKU storage
  • Freezer/Cooler storage
  • Storage of common-sized pallets

The drive-in storage systems design maxed our freezer space and improved our ability to expedite shipments” – Gary Kyle, Warehouse Distribution Manager, Better Baked Foods

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