The chemical storage facilities with FW Warehousing boast the most current methods to provide a well-managed solution.
- Certified by FedEx and UPS for small package chemical shipping and fulfillment.
- Certified to handle flammables, corrosives, oxidizers, and other environmentally sensitive chemicals. (Class 2, Class 3, Class 5, Class 6, Class 8)
- Material handling equipment for carloads, drums, pallets, ISO tanks and totes.
- State-of-the-art fulfillment center is dedicated to pick and pack fulfillment, container handling and fulfillment, returns processing, and 24/7/365 order processing and inventory management.
- Climate controlled environments.
FW Warehousing is prepared to handle a wide array of hazardous materials and chemical products. The material handling equipment can handle chemical storage requirements for carloads, drums, pallets, ISO tanks, totes, cases and individual chemical material units.
The Midwest chemical storage areas are also equipped for secondary packaging for special handling. FW has fully protected special warehousing storage to assure containment within the St. Louis and Indianapolis warehouse facilities.
In addition, FW works regularly with local fire departments, the EPA and OSHA to keep current with all the safety and operations systems and procedures for the safe chemical storage of products:
- High pressure foam sprinkler system
- Fire and theft system that is constantly monitored
- EE-rated forklifts
- Specially designed primary and secondary containment systems
- HAZ-MAT certified truck drivers and tractor trailers
- Chemical warehouse personnel trained to OSHA standards
- On-going, documented training program covering health and safety regulatory compliance issues, HAZ-MAT and food-grade certification requirements, as well as account-specific training to ensure our ability to meet our customers’ exact specifications and requirements
The safe handling of hazardous chemicals in a confined public warehouse is one of the FW Warehousing specialties. FW takes all the precautions necessary to create a complete HazMat warehousing solution designed for any needs. FW strives to meet and exceed the safe hazardous material standards of all regulatory agencies, including the ongoing ISO 9001:2008 requirements.