The warehouse is the backbone of any successful retail or distribution business. Making sure the processes within your warehouse are efficiently managed is vital, especially when looking to achieve frictionless growth. The role of automation here is key. There are generally two main drivers for...

The growing prevalence of big data and artificial intelligence on the logistics sector offers businesses the potential to improve efficiencies on a scale never seen before. Industry 4.0 is revolutionising the sector, allowing us to understand what is happening within a warehouse in real-time. For both...

Returns are causing a real headache for British retailers, with the likes of ASOS and Boden announcing a crack down on repeat returners. Often operating with small margins, the cost of processing returns can and is having a detrimental impact on revenues. In our recent survey...

Our recent roundtable brought together a group of representatives from the warehousing and logistics industry to share their perspectives on data science. The discussion, chaired by SHD Logistics assistant editor, David Tran, highlighted the challenges businesses face when organising and managing the data they collect,...

We're pleased to announce global manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic handling solutions, Cimcorp, has signed a partnership agreement with systems integration specialist, Conveyor Networks to deliver its optimised material flow solutions to the UK warehousing, distribution and manufacturing marketplace. With headquarters in Ulvilla, Finland, Cimcorp...

It's the perfect time to prepare your distribution centre for peak to ensure a seamless end to end process for your customers. Review and categorise spares that are critical to your operational needs and take advantage of our new 10% discount offer to minimise downtime during this crucial...

According to Forbes magazine, there are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created each day at our current pace, and that pace is only accelerating with the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). 90% of the data in the world was generated over the last...

An essential part of conveyor and controls system maintenance.     Inspection audits are a great way of keeping your maintenance plan up to date to ensure optimum functionality from your system and to allow you to plan for obsolescence and changes well in advance. Inspection audits allow you...

The team at Conveyor Networks were delighted to receive highly commended recognition at Insider's 2019 Made in North West Awards on Thursday. The opportunity to showcase our collaboration with Pets at Home on the automation of its picking and packing processes and celebrate the project's success,...

As one of the UK’s leading online electrical retailers hits the headlines this week, with the announcement that it’s introducing dropshipping to its last-mile delivery operations. The aim—to expand the range of products they can sell online without having to hold the inventory. As technology empowers...