Universal Storage Systems

Welcome to Universal Storage System's


Universal Storage systems, Africa's leading manufacturer of industrial racking and shelving, markets a range of warehousing and storage products, and systems. The company, through the use of its own research, technology and highly trained engineers, plus access through international relationships, has a reputation for being able to find solutions to most storage challenges. Serving the Republic through a network of company branches and distributors, Universal Storage Systems has developed a reputation for excellence in South Africa.

Today, more than ever before, the demands on efficient material logistics, optimal use of space, maximum flexibility in locating, storing and retrieving stock, continuously push warehousing solutions to new frontiers. Universal Storage Systems has not only recognized the increased expectations placed by its clients markets onto the shelving and racking industry, but has focused its Engineering and Quality Departments on developing new and improved technical solutions which meet and exceed these demands.

From our head offices in Strydom Park, Johannesburg, we offer storage solutions to both the national and international markets.

Our enhanced network throughout Southern Africa is the leader in industrial and commercial, manufacturing and supplying of racking, shelving and mezzanine storage.

Encompassing every phase of storage solutions from our SEMA approved designers and Manufacturing meeting SABS ISO 9001 standards, to project management and construction by our team with more than 20 years’ experience we are the leaders in innovation and quality.

With branches in Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Nelspruit our dedicated agents and distributors take pride in the fact that across Southern Africa we have been of service to major brand leaders in the country’s industry and commerce.

From its beginnings as Formrite Storage Systems, the Company has undergone major change and in 1994 simultaneous with a new vision, new logo and the new name Universal Storage Systems, embarked on an internationalization program which has been rewarded with successful and rapid growth. This growth bears testimony to the dedication, skills and experience of Universal’s engineering, production and sales team who, coupled with innovative dynamic thinking and customer need determination, provide product solutions and service which our clients have grown to appreciate.


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Products U.S.S offers

  • Racking Solution
  • Shelving Solution
  • Mezzanine Flooring
Racking Solution

With our specially made Universal Uni - range we ensure that your storage systems are cost effective, value engineered, of the highest consistent quality and proven durability to optimize your storage capacity.

Racking Range

  • Adjustable Pallet Racking (Uni-Rack)
  • Cantilever Racking (Uni-Canti)
  • Carton Flow Racking (Uni-Carton Flow)
  • Drive - in, Drive Through Racking (Uni-Drive)
  • Light Duty Racking (Uni-Light)
  • Pushback Pallet Racking (Uni-Pushback)

Why spend more money on increasing your warehouses square footage when you could be making use if the wasted vertical space already in your warehouse. 
By adding the correct racking system you could double and sometimes even triple the storage capacity of your warehouse. 

Maximize your storage capacity, save money by allowing us to customize a more efficient and effective storage solution for your business. 

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Shelving Solution
Mezzanine Flooring