Classification warehouse

Classification warehouse

Classification of warehouses by an international consulting company “Knight Frank”

Class A +

Essential criteria:

  • By type of building and the features of its space-planning decisions: modern single warehouse building of light metal and sandwich panels, preferably rectangular in shape, with no pillars or columns in increments of at least 12 meters, the distance between the span of at least 24 meters.
  • Area – 40-45%.
  • Flat concrete floor with dust cover, with a load of not less than 5 tons per 1 m2, at 1.2 meters above the ground.
  • Ceiling height – at least 13 meters, allowing the installation of a multi-level racking systems (6-7 layers).
  • Adjustable temperature.
  • Fire alarm system and an automatic fire suppression system
  • Ventilation system
  • Alarm system and CCTV
  • Autonomy-voltage and thermal unit
  • Sufficient number of automatic gates dock type (dock shelters) with loading and unloading platform of adjustable height (dock levelers) not less than 1 500 m2
  • Platforms for heavy sludge and car parking
  • Venues for maneuvering heavy vehicles
  • Office space with warehouse
  • Auxiliary facilities (toilets, showers, utility rooms, locker rooms for staff).
  • The system of accounting and control employee access
  • Fiber optics
  • Fenced and guarded around the clock, illuminated landscaped area
  • Central location near highways
  • Professional management system
  • Experienced developer

Desirable, but not essential criteria:

  • Branch line

Class A

Class A + is similar except for the following points:

  • Column spacing should be at least 9 meters
  • Area – 45-55%.
  • Ceiling height – at least 10 meters
  • Criteria such as “Experienced developer”, “The system of accounting and control employee access”, “Independent-voltage and thermal unit”, “M / d branch” are desirable

Class B +

Class A + is similar except for the following points:

  • Single warehouse building, preferably rectangular, built or renovated
  • Area – 45-55%
  • Link to the step and the distance between the columns span
  • Ceiling height – 8 feet
  • The number of automatic gate dock type (dock shelters) – at least 1 in 1,000 m2
  • Ramp for unloading vehicles
  • Criteria such as “Professional Management System”, “experienced developer”, “The system of accounting and control employee access”, “Independent-voltage and thermal unit” and “F / A branch” refer to desirable

Class B

Essential criteria:

  • One-, two-story warehouse building, preferably square, newly constructed or reconstructed industrial building
  • In the case of a two-story building, you must have a sufficient number of freight elevators (lifts) carrying capacity of not less than 3 tons, not less than 1 in 2,000 m2
  • Ceiling height – 6 feet
  • Paul – asphalt or concrete without coating
  • The heating system
  • Fire alarm and fire extinguishing system
  • Ramp for unloading vehicles
  • Site for parking and maneuvering of heavy vehicles
  • Guards around the perimeter
  • Telecommunications
  • Alarm system and surveillance system
  • Auxiliary facilities for stock

Desirable, but not essential criteria:

  • Ventilation system
  • Office space with warehouse
  • The system of accounting and control employee access
  • Autonomy-voltage and thermal unit
  • F / A thread

Class C

Essential criteria:

  • Capital production room or heated hangar
  • Ceiling height – 4 meters
  • Floor – asphalt or concrete tiles, concrete without coating

 

Desirable, but not essential criteria:

  • In the case of multi-storey buildings – freight elevators / lifts
  • Gate at zero
  • Site for parking and maneuvering of heavy vehicles
  • Ventilation system
  • The heating system
  • Fire alarm and fire extinguishing system
  • Office space with warehouse
  • F / A thread
  • Fire alarm and fire extinguishing system
  • Ramp for unloading vehicles
  • Guards around the perimeter
  • Telecommunications
  • Auxiliary facilities for stock

Class D

Essential criteria:

  • Basements or objects GO, unheated production facilities or hangars

Desirable, but not essential criteria:

  • Site for parking and maneuvering of heavy vehicles
  • Fire alarm and fire extinguishing system
  • Ventilation system
  • The heating system
  • Office space with warehouse
  • F / A thread
  • Telecommunications
  • Guards around the perimeter