Blog Post

When Less is More – For You and Your Customers

When Less is More – For You and Your Customers

Restaurants operations are being pushed in new directions by customers demanding new options for carryout or to-go, order-ahead and 3rd party delivery. Sometimes they’re just too busy to sit down and eat. Other times, they’d rather relax and enjoy their meal at home. And occasionally, they just find talking to another human being awkward or annoying… Read More

Case Study

Movie Theater Eliminates Lines with Apex

Successful theaters are reinventing the guest experience by upgrading amenities, including seating, ticketing and concessions.  Santikos Entertainment, a San Antonio-based movie theater chain, is innovating with no-wait concession order pick-up. “The guest experience is at the center of everything we do,” says Rob Lehman, Santikos Entertainment’s Chief Operating Officer. “We’re always challenging ourselves, asking where… Read More

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How Simple Changes Can Get Big Results

Blockchain, AI, Industry 4.0. These overused words are often too broadly defined or even misdefined and unhelpful when trying to differentiate between supply chain hype and innovations to take seriously. But there’s proven technology that can easily be integrated with your operations – simple changes capable of making a big impact as you digitalize your… Read More

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Click & Collect Success in 2019 Requires a Shift in Focus

The global interest in click and collect was clear during the annual National Retail Federation  (NRF) show — with just two examples including a discussion Apex held with its customers as well as click and collect service provider Doddle expanding from the U.K. into North America. The following data points further underscore the momentum behind this… Read More

News Release

Apex Showcasing Innovative, Two-Sided Flow-Thru Locker at #NRF2019

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New Smart Lockers Enable Fast, Easy Order Pick-Up for Customers and Employees   NEW YORK CITY — January 13, 2019 — The Apex Flow-Thru™ 10,000 Order Pick-Up Solution is eliminating the long lines, confusion and operational issues associated with order pick-up. The two-sided design of the new self-serve, automated locker allows employees to load orders from the rear while… Read More

Case Study

Specialty Bolt & Screw Makes Apex Smart Bins Part of Business Growth Strategy

  Specialty Bolt & Screw focuses on building its customers’ business. In developing its own growth strategy, the distributor realized it could expand by automating inventory replenishment using a smart bin solution from Apex. “We couldn’t simply do more of the same. (We knew) if we didn’t change our mindset and do things differently, we… Read More

News Release

Apex Introduces Business Intelligence & Analytics Platform

Apex Lenz goes beyond reporting to provide powerful, actionable insights in a simple, comprehensive view CINCINNATI, August 28, 2018 — In direct response to customer needs, Apex Supply Chain Technologies® has launched Apex Lenz™, its robust business intelligence and analytics platform. Apex Lenz analyzes critical data from any Apex device through custom data visualizations to… Read More

Case Study

Casey’s General Store Sees 40% Decrease in Scanner Repairs Using Apex Lockers

 Casey’s General Store, the fourth largest convenience store chain in the United States, has seen steady and profitable growth by controlling aspects of its operations that its competitors outsource. To deliver 90 percent of its in-store products from its two regional distribution centers (DCs), Casey’s DC employees must be efficient and productive. After implementing a… Read More