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Storage Optimisation

Colour picking – can it improve Order Fulfillment?

Efficient and modern order processing is more important today than ever before. Internal processes must be put to the test as new challenges are to be met. For many sectors “on demand” orders with shorter delivery times are becoming the norm. Its no secret that demand fluctuation is…

  • 11/11/2020

Exporta – New, Refreshed and Revitalised

Exporta traded hard during the coronavirus crisis and lockdown and have continued to improve and grow the business. This has meant we have come out stronger and leaner than before and are recording record growth and sales through continued focus on our customers and focussed marketing. The problem…

  • 11/11/2020

Thinking Outside the Box for Warehouse Optimisation

When it comes to warehousing space, it really is a case of every square metre counts. However, all too often, space optimisation tactics can tend to focus on the obvious, bigger ticket items – stock inventory, shelving, even delivery logistics – when the reality is that the choice of…

  • 11/11/2020

Inventory optimisation in the cloud

By Alex Mills, Sales and Marketing Director at ProSKU: Businesses need to maintain a balance between stock availability, usually a good thing, and carrying too much inventory, generally not. Getting this right is a headache for any business but it can be doubly problematic for a smaller enterprise.

  • 11/11/2020

Second KASTO storage system for non-ferrous metals stockholder

Based in Bremen, AMCO Metall Service stocks 7,000 tonnes of aluminium, copper, brass and bronze in its 55,000 square metre facility and delivers 25,000 tonnes annually to customers mainly in the plant building, metal processing, construction, transportation and shipbuilding sectors. The German…

  • 11/11/2020

Is Warehouse Optimisation just for the BIG players?

Today many companies are faced with growing competition and the resulting universal trend toward optimising logistics processes, even companies with small storage needs and volumes must confront these challenges. While Amazon, Zalando, and the rest are gaining ever larger market shares, they are…

  • 11/11/2020

Robot-led automation can transform the warehouse

Robot-led automation can make a tremendous difference to the efficiency, accuracy and flexibility of logistics operations in the retail warehouse, says Nigel Platt. Meeting the expectations of fast delivery of anything one can think of needs a logistics operation to match. For busy warehouses and…

  • 11/11/2020

Seek Intelligence before Automation

When it comes to automated warehouses, at SEC Storage, we're huge fans. So much so, that we have an entire division devoted to it. However when looking to deliver the required efficiency and productivity levels of 'tomorrow's warehouse', automation is rarely the most optimal solution available. In…

  • 11/11/2020

How to optimise your stockholding power

By Paul McFadyen, Managing Director of metals4U … Whatever line of business you are in, every company and sole trader needs to procure stock. The commodities and products required will vary between business sectors, but ultimately, goods out are directly controlled by goods in. Ensuring your…

  • 19/10/2020

Developers launch first phase of 1.4m sq ft Derbyshire warehouse development

Joint venture partners St Francis Group and iSec have launched the 1.4m sq ft Horizon29 warehouse and logistics development at Markham Vale in north Derbyshire. The high profile scheme, located between Sheffield and Nottingham at the former Coalite works, just off junction 29a of the M1, is being…

  • 28/04/2020