27 03, 2018

Top Manufacturing Companies: Revenue Per Employee

By |March 27th, 2018|Blog|

Have you ever wondered which manufacturing company’s employees are generating the most revenue for their business?

From Apple to Toyota and Nestlé, we’ve taken a look into how much revenue companies in the manufacturing industry are making per year against the number of employees they have. So how much are their employees really worth?

Take a look at […]

12 01, 2018

Using RFID to track your RTIs

By |January 12th, 2018|Blog|

Though the busy festive period is usually profitable, for many companies it also spells the biggest losses of Reusable Transport Items (RTIs) they’ll suffer all year.

Extra sales mean more stock to ship, but in the rush to get those Christmas orders out, RTIs such as roll cages, pallets and totes are at their most vulnerable […]

5 01, 2018

Smart Manufacturing: How will technology impact the smart revolution?

By |January 5th, 2018|Blog|

Smart manufacturing is having a major impact on the entire manufacturing industry worldwide, but which technologies are driving the smart revolution?

By 2019, the 3D printing market is expected to grow to $20.2 billion and, by 2020, 25 billion smart sensor devices are expected to be in use – and it won’t end there.

Take a look […]

12 12, 2017

Five benefits of using tracking technologies in your manufacturing process

By |December 12th, 2017|Blog|

Detailed knowledge about a business’ processes is integral to its success. Having visibility of your manufacturing processes is essential for streamlining production, improving profitability and reducing waste. RFID and other tracking technologies can provide you with real-time, accurate data to help you improve your workflows and save time spent carrying out manual recording and stock […]

7 11, 2017

How is technology enhancing Supply Chain Management?

By |November 7th, 2017|Blog|

From RFID and Drones to Autonomous Vessels, new technologies are already transforming and enhancing the supply chain. But how will these technologies revolutionise supply chain management in the coming years? Take a look at the interactive graphic below to find out.

2 10, 2017

Three steps to collect the right tracking data

By |October 2nd, 2017|Blog|

Accurate tracking data provides invaluable insights about a business’ performance. These insights, when analysed properly, can be used to significantly improve efficiency, reduce risk, cut costs, forecast shifts in demand and much more.

Gathering the right data for your needs is central to effective analysis. Collecting data you’re unlikely to use ‘just to be on the […]

12 07, 2017

How will AI transform the smart warehouse?

By |July 12th, 2017|Blog|

From as soon as 2020, Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be transforming warehouse operations. Productivity levels, inventory processes and employee wages are just three fields that are expected to be revolutionised and improved by AI technology in warehouses in just a matter of years.  

31 05, 2017

Seven surprising benefits of warehouse tracking

By |May 31st, 2017|Blog|

Warehouse managers often cite productivity improvements as the main benefit of location tracking systems. Precise data can help managers identify workflow bottlenecks, but also improve safety in a warehouse by alerting workers if they get too close to machinery or moving vehicles. However, effective location tracking can also hold some more unexpected benefits.

Identify worker emergencies […]

20 04, 2017

How to identify at-risk areas in your warehouse

By |April 20th, 2017|Blog|

As stock levels rise and fall, pallets migrate, vehicles move, and workers clock in and out, it can be difficult to identify the areas which pose the most risk to your employees. Spread across a large warehouse or multiple warehouses, proactive safety enhancements can sometimes feel ineffective. Where are the risk areas? What should be […]

31 03, 2017

Self-regulated safety: Doubling the benefit of warehouse productivity systems

By |March 31st, 2017|Blog|

Between 2015 and 2016 in the UK, over 620,000 people reported a non-fatal injury at work. Twenty percent of the injuries were attributed to handling, lifting or carrying, and another 10 percent attributed to being hit by a moving object, as well as lesser known injuries. There is ever-growing guidance on how best to protect […]