Putting the Drop on Pallet Rack Beam Connections | Apex Safety Spotlight

Beam Connector Plates and the Importance of Beam Drop — Pallet Rack Design Tips The beam connector plate is a small but critical element of pallet rack design, system function and stability. Plates are welded to both ends of a cross beam and used to secure the beam to the upright. Beams are then attached…read more

APEX Cos. Launches PEAK Shuttle – Semi-Automated, High-Density Pallet Storage and Retrieval

Pallet Shuttle Technology Increases Warehouse Productivity, Space Optimization & Efficiency Apex Companies is pleased to announce the launch of its new PEAK Shuttle System for high-density, semi-automated pallet storage and retrieval. The system is an example of the creative products offered by Apex Automated Solutions to boost warehousing capacities and efficiencies. The optimal application is…read more

A New Measure of Safety Established for Pallet Racking Steel Mesh Containment Panels | Apex Safety Spotlight

The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA) recently released new standards for steel mesh containment panels used with vertical pallet rack storage. Approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the standards are the first of their kind and provide baseline performance and testing requirements as well as a blueprint for safe use and best practices.…read more

8 Steps to Keep Your Cold Storage Warehouse & Employees Safe

Working in a cold storage warehouse environment comes with its own unique set of safety concerns. It’s essential to understand the potential risks and best practices to keep your employees, equipment and products safe while safeguarding productivity. According to global commercial real estate firm CBRE, the recent health crisis has only increased demand for freezer…read more

eFulfillment Challenges of 2020 – How to Understand, Address & Pivot

eFulfillment – In general terms, eFulfillment refers to the processing, packaging, and shipping of goods bought electronically and generally direct shipped to customers. The goal has always been customer satisfaction; to create a positive user experience so that customers keep coming back and your eFulfillment operation continues to grow. However, the challenges of 2020 have…read more

Setting the Bar for Storing Flat Stock in Pallet Rack

Pallet Racking Without a Pallet? Pallet rack storage is a warehouse staple. There are several styles and system configurations to meet every inventory requirement or order fulfillment need. However, the focus is often on finding the most space-efficient and productive method of storing palletized loads. What about non-palletized inventory that is still loaded and picked…read more

Contagions Out, Healthy Workforce In – TeamSAFE Sanitizing Station

Safeguard workers with TeamSAFE Mobile Sanitizing Station. TeamSAFE a self-contained cleaning unit that provides a cost-efficient and effective solution for facilities facing new EHS workplace requirements. Simply position TeamSAFE where workers or visitors enter and exit your facility. Contaminants, toxins, and bacteria are removed before entry to minimize the chance of spread within your facility.…read more

Do Stack Racks Stack Up? Yes, They Do

Modular Warehouse Storage – Stack Rack Keeps Pace with Fluctuating Inventory  There’s an old saying that goes “failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” Strategic placement of goods within your warehouse is critical to achieving maximum accessibility and organization. This is why so many warehouses and production facilities rely on stack racking systems to customize…read more

Keeping it Cool. A Peek Inside Cold Storage Warehouse Rack Solutions

Pallet Rack Storage to Optimize Cold Storage & Freezer Space As consumer demands grow and tastes continue to shift, food producers and distributors are asked to quickly answer the call. The Apex team is here to help with the 411 on the most effective freezer and cold-storage pallet rack systems designed for the demanding climate…read more

Move Over Static Rack, Mobile Rack is Changing the Warehouse Landscape

  Let’s face it: space is at a premium everywhere, including in warehouse and production facilities across the country. Another reality of the modern warehouse is the need for adaptability to accommodate changing SKUs, production, and operational paradigms. Mobile Storage Rack and Shelving Systems can accommodate both of these bedrock needs. They’re also an excellent…read more