About Us

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Who We Are

APEX is a commodity merchandising company that specializes in the distribution of animal feed ingredients throughout the US, Canada, and internationally. We bring APEX’s values to different geographic markets and other areas of need in the agricultural commodities markets.

Starting with the founding of APEX in 2001, we have serviced the agricultural community from coast to coast using rail, truck, and containers.

Value Added

We are in the business of marketing commodities, so how do we differentiate ourselves? Since 2001 we focus on bringing value to our customers, suppliers and transporters. Interaction with APEX is more than a transaction and the results are mutually beneficial long-term relationships.

Exceptional Service

We are successful because we strive to offer the highest level of service in the marketplace which means we focus on the individual needs and requirements of everyone we work with.

Global Experience

Due to our more than 150 years of combined trading experience, we have the knowledge, flexibility, and responsiveness that allows us to be proactive in an ever-changing marketplace which ultimately brings value to customers, suppliers, and transporters

Our Leadership

Peter Schlee AG3 Founder and President

Peter Schlee

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Peter graduated from Canisius College with a degree in Finance. After launching his initial career trading Cottonseed and

David Schlee AG3 Vice President

David Schlee

Born and bred Buffalo NY proud, David is a graduate Canisius College with a degree in Marketing and Management

James Patterson Founder and Vice President AG3

James Patterson

A native of South Carolina, James is doubled degreed from Clemson University, with his BS in Agricultural Economics followed by his MA in Agricultural and Applied Economics

Daniel Stavisky Vice President AG3

Daniel Stavisky

A native of Scranton Pennsylvania, the son of the local school superintendant in Latrobe, Dan is a graduate of Notre Dame, with a BBA in Marketing

About Us

APEX LLC

APEX is a commodity merchandising company that specializes in the distribution of animal feed ingredients throughout the US, Canada, and internationally. We bring APEX’s values to different geographic markets and other areas of need in the agricultural commodities markets.

Our Locations

Hamburg, New York
716.926.1000

Tipton, Iowa
563.886.1637

Papillion, Nebraska
402.681.8407

Americus, Kansas
620.794.1061

Lakeville, Minnesota
507.993.3027

York, South Carolina
803.684.5288

Rotonda West, Florida
716.290.7946

Glendale, Arizona
530.218.4682

Yuba City, California
530.370.8461

Burley, Idaho
208.431.7375

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