After months of delay and negotiation, we have finally left the EU. Brexit-induced uncertainty has unquestionably taken its toll, but now that the dust is beginning to settle, are economic forecasts being too pessimistic? According to most economists, EU membership has a positive impact on UK...

Professor Greening, Deputy Director of the Centre of Sustainable Road Freight and board member of imio Software Solutions and Conveyor Networks Automation is fast becoming the preferred route to maintaining a competitive advantage as evidenced by increased investment in AI and Data Science. The impact of...

Conveyor Networks has helped Yodel reduce its manual handling rates by 75%, after successfully implementing a unique “Out of Gauge” (OOG) sortation system, at Yodel’s Sort Centre in Wednesbury. The dynamic and bespoke conveyance solution implemented by Conveyor Networks twelve months ago ensures Yodel can handle...

Your business could face a major security risk when Microsoft discontinues support for Windows 7 & Server 2008/2008 R2 next year. On 14 January, 2020 Microsoft will retire Windows 7 & Server 2008/2008 R2 and no longer issue security updates. The soon-to-be-obsolete operating system is still...

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...