The Apex PROs Have Your Back… & Sides, Bays, Rails, Guards & More!

Implement Your Warehouse Safety Program with the PROs Warehouse safety will always be a concern, but with the Apex PROs Rack Repair & Safety Program, we can supply some much needed peace of mind. The Apex PROs are certified pallet rack auditors. Each PRO is thoroughly trained through a proprietary Apex training program. Our program…read more

Bottoms-Up…How to Assess Baseplate Damage | Apex Safety Spotlight

  You stub your toe, twist your ankle, or drop something on your foot… what’s your immediate reaction? Likely, you hop, limp, or lift the injured foot from the ground throwing yourself off balance. Well, your pallet rack takes hits regularly in “the foot” and if you are not treating that “injury” with proper care…read more

Apex Warehouse Systems– At Your Service…

Find All Your Warehouse Support Services at ApexWarehouseSystems.com Apex Warehouse Systems is your full-service material handling and storage solutions partner – from warehouse services, systems or components sourcing to integration, installation and beyond. New builds, add-ons, redesigns or safety audits, the Apex team will evaluate, design, install, refurbish and repair your pallet racking systems and…read more

Pinning Down a Secure Beam Connection | Apex Pallet Rack Safety Spotlight

Broken, loose, and missing rack clips are “small” but still a significant warehouse safety concern. In roll-formed pallet rack, a safety (or locking) pin secures beams to uprights, preventing the beam from dislodging if accidentally struck by a forklift or pallet load. The pallet rack pin acts as a positive pressure device that must be…read more

Smoothing the Integration of AGV and Pallet Racking

Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are increasingly seen gliding their way around warehouses throughout the U.S. While there are several terms used to refer to these vehicles, including: operator-less forklifts, self-guided vehicles (SGVs), guided carts, and driverless vehicles, what each share is clean, quiet, automatic-guided material handling. Pallet storage, picking, staging and truck loading are some…read more

An Upright Approach to Identifying Beam Damage | Apex Pallet Rack Safety Spotlight

There are many moving parts in a warehousing and distribution operation, but what happens when one of those moving parts unexpectedly interacts with one of your motionless parts… specifically, how should you address pallet rack beam damage? This Safety Spotlight takes an U-P-R-I-G-H-T approach to ensuring beam safety. U – Understanding the Basics: The shelf…read more

In Support of Pallet Supports for Selective Pallet Rack Systems

Pallet supports may seem rather unimpressive on first look… OK we said it.  However, what appears like a simple or non-critical pallet rack accessory is actually a really useful and economical safeguard for your pallet rack system, inventory and workers. The only problem with pallet supports may lie in the name Pallet Support… It Must Be…read more

“Measure Up” to Verify Safe System Load – Apex Pallet Rack Safety Spotlight

“Open concept” may be a trendy buzz-phrase but it doesn’t translate so well into pallet racking. A lot of open space can be a potential pallet rack safety hazard depending on the intended design of the system. At Apex… “we do safe”, so we are back with another Safety Spotlight to highlight the importance of…read more

When Does a Hit Become a Serious Blow – Apex Pallet Rack Safety Spotlight

  Pallet rack is designed to withstand some impact from material handling equipment, but when does regular use and some minor damage become a potential system or safety hazard?  A thorough and regular review of your pallet rack is the best preventative to rack failure, but what exactly is a thorough rack inspection? Your rack…read more