Selective & Cantilever Rack Find a New Home in Northlake IL | Apex Project Spotlight

Every Detail Attended to… Welcome to our latest Apex Project Spotlight! Each new build, tear-down or reconfiguration project is exciting for the Apex team. It’s where planning meets skill to make something terrific for our customers and this impressive new selective pallet rack and cantilever racking systems installation is no exception. Plus, there were very…read more

3-Tiered Pallet Storage, Pick Modules & More! | Apex Project Spotlight

This may not be your favorite waterpark ride… but it might just be as cool! It’s a carefully engineered system of pallet flow rack, carton flow, racking components and mezzanines, integrated with both automatic and gravity conveyor plus spiral conveyor chutes. These systems are assembled together into a highly efficient, three-tiered storage and picking module.…read more

DC Consolidation Gives Pallet Rack a Repurpose | Apex Project Spotlight

A leading national hardware cooperative recently launched a major supply chain restructuring effort which included the consolidation of several facilities and closing of one it’s smaller retailer support warehouses in the Baltimore area. The Apex install (& dismantle) team was called in to tear down the pallet rack systems and clear the warehouse. Pallet rack…read more

Cold-Store Inefficiency Freezes Productivity | Apex Project Spotlight

  The most expensive warehouse to operate is a freezer warehouse. So when freezer space is underutilized and inefficient, it’s essentially like letting money fly out the door. In today’s competitive distribution landscape… waste is not an option, which was the case for one of our international food processing customers. Thanks to a series of…read more

Apex Supercharges Fulfillment for Auto Parts Company

Performance auto parts deserve supercharged fulfillment, but that doesn’t always mean high tech and expensive.  Sometimes simple selective pallet rack is the best choice for an orderly, cost-effective and efficient fulfillment operation… especially when it is expertly designed and installed. See how fast your operation can be up and running: time-lapse video. Project Details: 112,000 sf.…read more

What Goes Up Sometimes Must Come Down

Apex Successfully Tackles Multiple KIVA System Decommissioning Projects Change is the nature of business, and sometimes that change means an overhaul that is too big to handle yourself.  The Apex team of licensed, national installers is experienced and well-equipped to safely dismantle all types of static, dynamic and automated storage systems like these KIVA AGV…read more

Selective Pallet Rack Gets Speedy Install Courtesy of the Apex Team

Time lapse video makes it look easy, but it took lots of planning and expert execution to get it done. The Apex installation and project management teams combined efforts to fill this waiting warehousing space with over two-hundred thousand selective pallet rack positions in under three weeks. That’s a win for our customer who badly…read more

Just the Right Ingredients Make Up This Food Facility Stew

A food buffering facility is a crucial link in the supply chain for a major food manufacturer.  This centrally located, midwestern facility consolidates goods manufactured throughout the U.S. to pull, pack and ship multi-SKU orders for waiting retailers.  Additionally, a buffering facility helps balance seasonally effected supply and demand for some goods by holding product…read more