Employees at Vero held a fund raising event to support the BBC’s Children in Need on Friday 18th November, collecting a total of £427.60! This smashed the team’s original fund raising target. The amount was then matched by a contribution from the company, bringing the grand total up to £855.20! Money was raised with activities including […]
Returnable Transport Items (or RTIs) are an efficient and effective means of assembling goods for transportation, storage, handling and product protection in the supply chain. Commonly used RTIs in industry include roll cages, racks, pallets and totes.
However, keeping track of RTIs – particularly if you use non-automated procedures like barcode scanning – can be a […]
Vero Solutions will be promoting its acclaimed range of tracking solutions at IMHX in Birmingham this September. Vero improves accuracy, traceability and safety within distribution centres, manufacturing plants and retail environments to deliver enhanced efficiency and cost savings.
Our experienced representatives will be on the Vero Solutions stand (Hall 11, Q19) to discuss specific tracking requirements […]
Every company has an inviolable obligation to look after the health, safety and welfare of its employees. This fundamental duty of care is sacrosanct. It makes employers responsible for protecting people from harm by assessing risks and, where necessary, taking steps to avoid or control them.
So far, so uncontentious. But there’s a problem; it’s tougher […]
The UK’s buoyant economy is boosting business for warehouse and distribution centres across the country. However, the industry is still facing a shortage of skilled workers, particularly forklift truck drivers, which gives rise to a number of issues that could increase the risk of accidents. Charlie Brackley, Sales Manager at Harland Simon, looks at how […]
Accuracy and speed are two essential elements of effective warehouse management because they help boost productivity, but reducing the cost of running a warehouse is the biggest business improvement challenge, explains Charlie Brackley, Sales Manager at Harland Simon.
Increasing competition is forcing companies to tighten up their business processes and nowhere is this more critical […]
Cost-effective warehouses rely on accurate and timely data collection. However, the process can be both time consuming and prone to errors. Thankfully, the technology exists to overcome both these challenges, as Charlie Brackley, Sales Manager at Harland Simon, explains.
We all know that in a successful warehouse everything runs smoothly at minimum cost and maximum throughput. […]
Major warehouse fires are not as rare as you might think; the first three days of March this year saw at least three:
Ten fire engines were called to fight a pallet warehouse fire in Enfield that was threatening to cause travel chaos on the M25 motorway.
Two Stafford schools were forced to close as more than […]
There are several compelling reasons why it pays to implement lean thinking in a warehouse. It’s a powerful management tool offering a host of solid business benefits that can transform an organisation. Indeed, applied properly, it can help turbocharge productivity, speed and quality, and massively reduce waste, disruption and costs.
At the heart of lean thinking […]
Knowing how long it takes warehouse workers to complete specific tasks is critical to improving process efficiency and reducing warehouse costs. For this reason, many warehouses undertake time and motion studies to gather data that will enable them to review and potentially change the way in which tasks are carried out.
While time and motion studies serve […]