Pallet Rack Storage Options for Inventory Optimization

It may seem less disruptive or even less expensive to simply choose selective pallet rack for your storage or order fulfillment operation rather than rock the boat with a high-density, dynamic or automated system. We get it, and yes simple selective pallet rack is a dependable warehousing solution. However, with labor shortages, increasing demand, faster…read more

Bring on the (Pallet Rack) Reinforcements| Apex Safety Spotlight

Pallet rack is rated for capacity in two ways: beam capacity and upright capacity. Your frame and beams must be able to handle the load of a fully stocked system. Thus, your inventory is your main determinant of your pallet rack system design. You may wonder why it wouldn’t be easier to just make a…read more

A Look Inside Industrial Shelving for Picking Operations

Industrial shelving is to nuts and bolts what pallet racking is to pallets. And what exactly is that you may ask? Well, simply put, it’s a highly efficient, economical storage solution. Not restricted to nuts and bolts of course, industrial or commercial shelving is ideal for storing hand-picked inventory for order fulfillment or assembly but…read more

Fire Safety Beyond Compliance | Apex Safety Spotlight

Compliance with established warehouse fire safety codes is a given. The codes are essential and designed to prevent dangerous warehouse conditions that could lead to a fire. Codes also ensure that systems design and suppression measures are in place to enable an evacuation of personnel should a fire begin. That’s the paramount function as it…read more

What are the Most FAQs about Apex Rack Repair App?

We’re here to supply the answers…   The Apex Rack Repair App harnesses the powerful technology of today to streamline and perfect the traditional warehouse pallet rack auditing. By simplifying the audit process we hope to make inspections more routine to improve overall safety and catch potential danger before it becomes critical. The app is…read more

Transverse Vs. Longitudinal Flue Spaces

According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), there are two types of flue spaces to consider when designing a pallet racking storage system for your warehouse: Transverse Flue Space and Longitudinal Flue Space. See example below. Transverse Flue Space: Orientating yourself towards the racking face, this is the space between the product being stored…read more

Coming to Terms with the Material Handling Word Soup

Apex Shares Helpful Pallet Rack Glossary While no business is immune to confusion and mistakes due to miscommunication, we find that common terms and phrases are anything but common in the material handling & warehousing sector. Given that the average facility has potentially millions of moving parts, it’s critical that your team rely on a…read more

Give Your Pallet Rack a Little Space – The 411 on Row Spacers

Row spacers can take the form of steel bars, channels, or rods. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be painted, unfinished or galvanized. They connect upright to upright in configurations where rows of pallet rack are positioned back-to-back while allowing space between them. Why is any of that important? Row…read more