Warehouses and logistics companies are continually racing against the clock to meet deadlines to deliver goods faster and at lower cost. Staying competitive in the current market is key. As a result, many businesses are looking at ways to improve productivity and speed in the...

Having made it through the prime shopping weekend, UK retailers may not be breathing a sigh of relief just yet as the expectation is that it will cost them £362million* in returns. We recently asked a number of retailers about increasing returns and they stated that...

With ecommerce sales increasing globally by 23.2% last year, the expectation is that this trend will only continue to grow in the coming years. It has never been more evident that online retailers will need greater automation in their warehouses, if they are going to...

A conveyor system is a business critical part of most warehouses thus avoiding damage and downtime is a priority to keep a warehouse running efficiently. Regular maintenance of your conveyor system can help prevent avoidable breakdowns, recognize issues earlier and reduce health and safety risks. Top...

On 30th January 2018, Theresa May announced the government's plan to end avoidable plastic waste being used and generated in the UK. Following May's announcement, along with our growing environmental moral conscience, we're starting to see the impact of companies looking for alternatives to shipping...

[caption id="attachment_19737" align="aligncenter" width="736"] automated modern warehouse 3d image[/caption] Online retailers need greater automation in the warehouse to help meet delivery schedules during peak periods and to improve customer service, shows independent market research from Conveyor Networks. Surveying the views of 100+ mid-tier online retailers, Conveyor Networks,...

A live audience poll at this afternoons UKWA National Conference showed that 63% of voters think that Robotics will be the technology that has the greatest impact on their supply chain over the next 3 years. Scoring more highly than other factors such as AI, drones...

Recent news, surveys and research highlight increasingly high consumer expectations of delivery, and how retailers are responding with innovation.  Irrespective of retailer size, a flawless, well communicated delivery operation is key to standing out.  And with Peak 2017 underway it’s worth noting the changes, so...

Many businesses across the UK involved in warehouse logistics are usually focusing their attention on cost reduction and improved throughput, whilst maintaining control of their stock and systems.  Whilst warehouse automation also concentrates on these factors as well as reducing errors and improving customer satisfaction,...