Blog Post

Less Waiting, More Working, Keeps Employees Happy

Imagine if every day you got up, hopped in your car, drove to work – then had to wait in line before you could start working. It happens every day to distribution center workers. That’s because they have to line up to get their scanning and picking equipment from a manager, wasting 15 or so… Read More

Case Study

Faster Will-Call Makes Johnstone Supply the First Stop for Contractors

E-commerce is becoming a big profit center for wholesale distributors. But getting it right can be tricky. On one hand, busy contractors love the convenience. They can order the parts and supplies they need while they’re at one job site, then pick them up at the will-call counter on the way to their next stop.… Read More

News Release

Apex Streamlines Off-Premise Dining With its Self-Serve Order Pick-Up Lockers

CINCINNATI – (BUSINESS WIRE)  Third Party Delivery – food that is ordered for delivery – combined sales at the five largest meal delivery companies in the United States rose 36 percent year-over-year in November 2019 as reported by Second Measure, a firm which analyzes U.S. consumer spending. With emerging technologies and food delivery services disrupting the… Read More

Case Study

Broadband provider optimizes inventory control, reducing usage by 40%

Telecom companies face intense competition, with growing pressure to enhance internet speeds, improve customer service response times and reduce overhead. Recently, industry leaders have turned to self-serve, automated solutions to increase productivity and reduce costs across a variety of consumer, business and infrastructure applications. These include retail solutions such as online order pick-up and repair… Read More

Case Study

Ingram Micro Moves at Peak Speed with New Productivity

  Successful third-party logistics (3PL) providers like Ingram Micro make continuous improvement a priority to drive out waste and improve efficiencies in every area of their business. Ingram Micro is a global leader in technology and supply chain solutions, providing 3PL services for technology brands around the world. When its 800,000-square-foot Micro Drive facility was… Read More

Blog Post

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

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

Case Study

Meritor Reduces Scanner Replacement by 97% With Self-Serve, Automated Lockers

As a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions, Meritor must ensure its distribution hubs operate at peak performance. To make a great company even better, every operational process is examined for potential improvements. “Apex has shortened our response time significantly and made everyone more productive”   Meritor wanted a solution to alert itself when… Read More