The Big Picture on Bulk Storage Warehousing Solutions

Explore storage options for a variety of bulk items and containers… When looking at storage options for your warehouse or factory, your primary goals are maximizing space, ease of access to products, and safety. But with the large variety of options, it can be overwhelming trying to determine which or what combination of storage systems…read more

3 Best Practices for Productivity-Enhancing Warehouse Ergonomics

Injuries are far too common in the warehousing industry, with workers experiencing nearly twice as many musculoskeletal injuries as workers in the general private sector. However, good ergonomic practices can help prevent these injuries from occurring in the first place. According to a 2013 study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. warehousing and…read more

Put the Fab in Prefab with Inplant Modular Office Space

Customizable, Cost-Effective Office Space Designed to Meet Your Needs What Are Inplant Offices? Inplant modular offices are a cost-effective and customizable way to provide the necessary space for administrative staff while keeping them close to the heart of the operation. The modular design creates an enclosed work environment separate from the surrounding facility that is…read more

A Look at Warehouse Mezzanines from a Whole New Level

Convert Overhead Space into Efficient, Cost-Saving Storage or Production Areas What Is a Warehouse Mezzanine? A warehouse mezzanine is an intermediate floor built between the actual warehouse floor and ceiling. Mezzanines convert unused vertical space into productive storage or workspace without the addition of expensive brick and mortar. Mezzanines can be freestanding, or pallet rack…read more

When Consistency is a Bad Thing for Warehouse Racking | Apex Safety Spotlight

  Successful warehousing and distribution operations are built on performing tasks by rote… receive, store, pick, pack, ship…. and repeat. Pallet rack systems are a great support system (literally and figuratively) for those types of productive and efficient storage, picking and processing operations. Doesn’t it make sense then, that rack systems should remain in good,…read more

What’s the Point… Load? Pallet Rack Engineering for Food Processing

Footed storage bins like these stainless-steel curing vats are extremely useful in food processing operations, allowing bulk product storage and handling with easy access beneath for cleaning. They can, however, pose a challenge when designing a pallet rack system. Let’s take a look at a recent Apex pallet rack design to review the challenges and best…read more

Warehouse Cages, Fences & Partitions Provide Versatile Security Solutions

Security is an important issue at any business where expensive equipment is used, or where products are stored. Warehouse cages, fences, and partitions allow you to install secure areas quickly and easily. They offer versatile solutions that help save money and improve the safety of your workers. How They Work Partitions – Partitions are panels…read more

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