7 Safety Considerations for Tall Pallet Rack Systems | Apex Safety Spotlight

When it comes to the installation and utilizing of tall pallet rack system, warehouse safety should be your literal and figurative highest priority. In a situation where these racks are often installed 30′ or more off the ground, there is a whole new set of factors to consider in order to keep your products accessible…read more

The Sign that Says Your Pallet Rack Redesign is Complete | Apex Safety Spotlight

The Apex team is dedicated to warehouse safety in all that we do from pallet rack systems design, to equipment and automation tools, worker training and, of course, rack system audit and damage repair. The Apex Rack Repair App is the cornerstone of our Safety Program for identifying damaged rack and ensuring appropriate repair… but…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

2-Way, 4-Way, Plastic, Stringer or Pod… Pallets – a Crucial Warehousing Tool

What are the major components of your warehousing operation? Pallet racking, shelves, pallet handling equipment, employees and inventory control software are all an easy, “Yes”, but without one major item, your warehousing operation doesn’t get off the ground… and that’s the pallets. Experienced warehouse managers and logistic teams understand the value of selecting the right…read more

Pallet Rack Design – Is Your Aisle Width Working FOR or Against You?

Ok, so we’re poking a little fun here, but in all seriousness, it’s critically important to properly define aisle width in your pallet rack design layout. Basically, it’s a financial boon if you do it right and a bust if you do it wrong. Depending on the forklift type or types you are using, there will…read more