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FIFO Shelves for Prescription Bottle Storage

Storing prescription pill bottles was a challenge for a hospital pharmacy. They needed a new storage system and turned to Spacesaver®. First In, First Out (FIFO) shelves – a cantilever trays with acrylic front and bin dividers – were incorporated into a FrameWRX high density (HD) storage system to meet the hospital pharmacy’s storage needs.

Requirements the Pharmacy Had for the New Storage System

The pharmacy had specific requirements they wanted incorporated their storage system including:

  • more storage capacity within the FrameWRX HD system
  • gravity fed shelving to improve first in, first out
  • easy access, with the ability to load prescription bottles in front, as well as, in the back
  • easy visibility into the storage system
  • to store various sized bottles in the same system

BuyHospitalProductsOnlineFeatures of the FIFO Shelves & FrameWRX HD System

The FIFO shelves & FrameWRX HD system were specially designed for the pharmacy and included many unique features including:first in first out shelves storing pharmacy prescription bottles

  • FrameWRX HD with custom sloped shelves; standard sloped shelves do not support dividers
  • Holes were punched in 2” increments, allowing for flexibility of the size of bottles the shelf could support
  • Custom dividers were made to accommodate the pharmacy’s need to supply bottles into the back of the system
  • A sturdy 3” tall acrylic bin front was designed to support the bottles and provide visibility into the shelf; this front can be removed as needs change

Benefits of the FIFO Shelves & FrameWRX HD System

The new storage system offered many benefits to the pharmacy including:

  • FrameWRX HD system maximized their storage and allowed the pharmacy to increase the bulk storage supply in the room
  • Custom clear bin fronts and slanted shelves made it easy to read the labels, which will reduce the risk of errors
  • Custom short dividers give staff easy access for loading new medication into the back of the storage system
  • A gravity fed shelf promotes first in, first out inventory management, eliminating expired items that are unnecessary waste

Contact Us for FIFO Shelves & FrameWRX HD Systems

Southwest Solutions Group® provides design and installation services for Spacesaver FIFO shelves & FrameWRX HD systems to improve storage efficiency throughout your hospital. SSG will even provide a free consultation to determine your exact needs before the design process begins. To learn more or to speak with a specialist, call us at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message today.


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