New East Coast Facility Better Serves Expanding Pallet Rack Market

Welcome to our New Quick Ship Warehouse in Emporia, Virginia which opened for business earlier this year. With this new facility we have over 45,000 sq. ft. of storage space to support Apex’s growing new and used pallet rack business. Just head to our website Inventory page. There you can search for new and like-new pallet…read more

Safely Steer Your Drive-In Rack Operation | Apex Safety Spotlight

Drive-in pallet rack is a high density, deep-lane storage system configured to maximize warehouse space while storing high-volume SKUs. The rack is compact and efficient but requires a proficient forklift driver to carefully drive into the drive-in lane for pallet put-a-way and retrieval. Pallets are placed on heavy-duty rails that run the full depth of…read more

Purge Your Push-Back Rack from Pallet Captivity

How to Safely Clear a Clogged Push-Back Pallet Rack Lane Push-back pallet rack is a popular dense-storage method for warehouse operations across a wide variety of industries. It’s an efficient gravity flow solution designed for last-in, first-out (LIFO) inventory rotation and it typically functions trouble-free. Quick Recap – How Push-Back Works: Pallets are placed on…read more

What’s the Net for Guarding Your Rack? | Apex Safety Spotlight

Pallet rack netting is a smart, economical safety accessory attached at higher rack levels to prevent inventory, cartons or debris from falling through the rack system. Safety netting is the umbrella term used for all net-based rack guarding methods used to enhance warehouse safety and loss prevention efforts. There are two safety netting/guarding options: Wire…read more

Drop the Welding Torch & Order Your Repair Kit | Apex Safety Spotlight

Welded Rack Repairs vs Rack Repair Kit – Why It’s a No Contest Battle Pallet rack damage that is determined significant enough to compromise the integrity of the system requires repair… that is something we can all agree upon. We should also agree that when it comes to the actual pallet rack repair there is…read more

Double-Deep Pallet Rack – Design Tips from the Apex Experts

Double-Deep Selective Pallet Rack is a two-deep version of the standard selective pallet rack commonly used to boost pallet density for higher volume products. Double-deep maximizes warehousing space by reducing the number of aisles while increasing pallet storage space, however it should also be noted that these systems require the use of a double-deep reach…read more

Push-Back Pallet Rack Forklift Training | Apex Video Training Series

Proper Load & Unload Techniques for Push-Back Pallet Rack Push-Back pallet rack is a high density storage solution that relies on an arrangement of enveloping wheeled carts positioned on slightly inclined rails.  Pallets are loaded and unloaded from a single aisle supporting Last-In, First-Out inventory rotation. For optimal productivity and worker safety, your warehouse team…read more

Pallet Flow Rack Forklift Training | Apex Video Training Series

Proper Load & Unload Techniques for Pallet Flow Rack   Pallet Flow rack is a hard-working, low-maintenance and high-density pallet storage solution commonly used across industries from food distribution and grocery to automotive, retail and more. Pallet flow typically is used to support first-in/first-out inventory rotation, but it can also be configured for push-back pallet…read more

Drive-In Pallet Rack Forklift Training | Apex Video Training Series

Proper Load & Unload Techniques for Drive-In Pallet Rack We’ve installed our share of drive-in pallet rack for busy distribution centers handling large volumes of inventory with limited SKUs.  It’s a great dense storage solution maximizing both warehouse space and pallet storage. Unlike standard selective pallet rack, however, drive-in rack requires the forklift to physically…read more

Protect Your Rack with a Strong Defense | Apex Safety Spotlight

Your guards are heavy, tough and can absorb a lot of punishment, but knowing how to identify an injury and when to take them out of the game is paramount to the success of the team. No, this is not a fantasy football league we are talking about, this is real, everyday life in warehouses…read more