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So far Rob Watson has created 16 blog entries.
8 03, 2018

Vero Solutions successfully completes pilot project to track luggage trolleys at Heathrow

By |March 8th, 2018|News|

Vero Solutions has successfully completed a three-month pilot project to track the movements of luggage trolleys at Heathrow Airport to improve trolley management and demand forecasting.

At the heart of the project was the monitoring of trolley movements into and out of the baggage reclaim area at the airport’s terminal 4. Having established that the solution […]

10 04, 2016

Modex 2016 a huge success for Vero Solutions

By |April 10th, 2016|News|

Staff on the Vero Solutions stand at MODEX 2016 were kept constantly busy by a steady stream of Fortune 1000 companies visiting to learn how Vero can streamline their operations and promote safety within the workplace.

The various location-finding technologies used within the Vero suite of solutions means that companies are able to track their MHE, […]

26 06, 2015

Forklift safety: incidents in the warehouse

By |June 26th, 2015|Blog|

A successful and efficient warehouse relies on many factors. Good planning, for example, and hiring and retaining competent and motivated staff. Arguably the most important tool in a warehouse environment is the forklift truck, which enables a single individual to move heavy materials that he/she would otherwise not be able to.

To put into context how […]

12 06, 2015

Warehouse pedestrian safety: Beware forklift driver complacency

By |June 12th, 2015|Blog|

Despite the many safety precautions that are usually found in warehouses, forklift accidents still occur, with complacency a common cause.

In most warehouse environments it is the responsibility of the forklift driver to be aware of pedestrians close to their path and in the vast majority of cases drivers complete their tasks without error or risk […]

4 06, 2015

New infographic reveals how to move pallets faster

By |June 4th, 2015|News|

As part of our efforts to support warehouses and distribution centres by improving the efficiency of their processes, we have produced a new infographic that demonstrates how to move pallets faster.

The infographic will help managers and operators to understand the issues around warehouse data collection and how much time could be saved by automating this […]

29 05, 2015

Are proximity sensors effective for ensuring warehouse safety?

By |May 29th, 2015|Blog|

In response to the title of this blog, yes and no. Yes because they can be a valuable tool for protecting pedestrians in a warehouse environment that operates minimal safety procedures, but no in comparison with more advanced alternatives.

Proximity sensors are typically attached to material handling equipment (MHE) such as forklifts and activate a signal […]

30 03, 2015

Warehouse Pallet Tracking: The Cost of Scanning

By |March 30th, 2015|Blog|

Reducing warehouse costs can usually be found at the top of any warehouse manager’s ‘to-do’ list. In fact, in a recent survey completed by 132 warehouse operators, 43 percent said that reducing the cost of running a warehouse was the most critical challenge to business improvement.

However, reducing the mountain of costs in a warehouse can […]

4 03, 2015

Warehouse Pallet Tracking – The mystery of the Impossible Triangle

By |March 4th, 2015|Blog|

The coining of the title ‘The Bermuda Triangle’ in reference to baffling disappearances of ships and planes in the Atlantic Ocean can be traced back to 1964. 50 years on and interest in the Bermuda Triangle is still strong; so strong in fact that a poll of over 20,000 people in 2010 determined that 41 […]

20 02, 2015

Vero suite of warehouse optimisation solutions to be showcased at ProMat 2015

By |February 20th, 2015|News|

We will be attending ProMat 2015 (Booth 5628) in Chicago between 23-26 March to showcase our innovative warehouse and logistics asset tracking systems. The Vero suite of solutions improves accuracy, traceability and safety in warehouse operations and manufacturing processes to deliver enhanced efficiency and cost savings.

Our experienced representatives will be on hand to explain to […]

12 02, 2015

Prevent injury, boost efficiency

By |February 12th, 2015|Blog|

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that roughly 85 workers are killed each year in the US and 34,900 are seriously injured as a result of materials handling equipment (MHE) accidents. In some cases the reasons for these incidents can be put down to inadequate driver training or human error. However, in many […]