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

New East Coast Facility Better Serves Expanding Pallet Rack Market

Welcome to our New Quick Ship Warehouse in Emporia, Virginia which opened for business earlier this year. With this new facility we have over 45,000 sq. ft. of storage space to support Apex’s growing new and used pallet rack business. Just head to our website Inventory page. There you can search for new and like-new pallet…read more

Safely Steer Your Drive-In Rack Operation | Apex Safety Spotlight

Drive-in pallet rack is a high density, deep-lane storage system configured to maximize warehouse space while storing high-volume SKUs. The rack is compact and efficient but requires a proficient forklift driver to carefully drive into the drive-in lane for pallet put-a-way and retrieval. Pallets are placed on heavy-duty rails that run the full depth of…read more

Purge Your Push-Back Rack from Pallet Captivity

How to Safely Clear a Clogged Push-Back Pallet Rack Lane Push-back pallet rack is a popular dense-storage method for warehouse operations across a wide variety of industries. It’s an efficient gravity flow solution designed for last-in, first-out (LIFO) inventory rotation and it typically functions trouble-free. Quick Recap – How Push-Back Works: Pallets are placed on…read more