Why Choose RCS

Trust a team of experts that thoroughly understand the requirements of material handling systems.

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Services That Address
the Unique Safety Regulations
For Material Handling Systems

Often, the compliance of safety regulations for material handling systems can be overlooked or inadequately addressed. RCS focuses all efforts on these areas to provide the highest level of knowledge and attention.

RCS is a woman owned and operated, WBE certified company. We offer our services for pallet rack systems, multi-level material handling systems, and automated material handling systems. We offer the following services:

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RCS is a team of experts who specialize in material handling system safety and code compliance


Combined years of experience project managing material handling systems


Combined years of experience engineering material handling systems


Combined years of experience implementing material handling system safety regulations

Experience is key

When it comes to navigating the unique requirements of material handling systems, experience is crucial.

RCS is a team of experts that thoroughly understand the requirements of material handling systems.

We work with all parties that are involved in project managing the entire system.

This includes end users, general contractors, manufacturers, and system integrators.

Our experience allows us to clearly communicate everything needed for a smooth, successful integration of the services we’re providing within the scope of the project.

Accountable Project Management

The nature of the services we provide calls for extreme attention to detail to be successful. Our project management team has extensive experience in all aspects of material handling systems and understands every detail needing to be addressed.

Our project managers and engineers prioritize communication. We make sure all involved parties have a full understanding of what to expect throughout the process and provide updates as the project progresses.

Lead by Experience

Who is Lori Palmer

RCS is owned and operated by Lori Palmer. Lori began her career in the material handling industry in 1982. She has held several roles contributing to the building of material handling systems, including sales, marketing, and senior leadership overseeing sales, project management, and project engineering departments.


Lori’s experience includes overseeing the construction of many types of material handling systems including all types of pallet rack systems, multi-level rack systems, and conveyor systems.

Lori has been active in industry associations for many years and has held several roles on boards and committees. In 2022, she was elected to the MHEDA board of directors and currently remains a board member.


Lori also speaks at industry conferences, which most recently includes speaking at MHI’s (Material Handling Industry) Modex and MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributor’s Association).

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Case studies

Warehouse catwalk system with in-rack lighting and sprinklers

Working with a Systems Integrator on Catwalk Racking Project

A material handling systems integrator hired RCS as a subcontractor to help with several aspects of their catwalk rack project. These include lighting, sprinklers, rack installation, and permitting support. Read how RCS worked with the integrator to streamline their project.

Lighting and Fan Relocation

Contributing Authors: Lori Palmer and Joe Kane Concern: Problematic lighting and fan placement in existing warehouse An IT company was working with a material handling systems integrator to build a new selective rack system. The system would hold pallets of IT equipment that is used to replenish the company’s data centers. The selective rack system […]

How To Contact RCS

Contact RCS for more information. We work with end users, manufacturers, dealers, and contractors.
Our team will be happy to help you better understand our services and provide you with a quote.
Call us at 630-247-6934 or email at info@rcscorp.com.