Full Warehouse Fitout project for OTL

Warehouse Racking Installation Leeds When unprecedented demand for your products means you need a bigger warehouse. OTL supply the retail and wholesale discount sector and have an ambitious growth strategy. The business has a clear vision of where that growth will come from and have developed an extensive in house plan to support this acceleration. … Read more

How to deal with delivery delays

Delivery Delay

Accurate delivery is everything for ecommerce companies. Customer expectations are possibly higher than ever before, and with so much competition online the room for error is minimal. Nonetheless, unexpected delivery delays will happen at some point, so it is important to understand what that means, how to respond and how to minimise the chances of … Read more

Key factors for successful warehouse interior design

Drive in Pallet racking design

When it comes to designing a successful warehouse, what are the elements you have to consider? It’s a huge project to undertake, so it requires careful planning to minimise costs while ensuring safety and efficiency measures are maintained. Below we describe the key factors for successful warehouse interior design to give you a foundation to … Read more

How Technology Supports – Top tips for optimising productivity and efficiency

2h Storage Solutions Top Tips

There is a constant pressure to optimise productivity and efficiency within warehouse and distribution centres. Manual processes will only get you so far in the modern age, so you need to give serious consideration to how technology can help current processes and procedures. We’ve put together some ideas to help you get the ball rolling. … Read more

10 ways To Improve Warehouse Safety

Warehouse Identification Load Notices

There are a number of risks involved with working in a warehouse, depending on the type of work processes your business follows. It’s imperative that you have stringent safety measures in place to protect employees and business assets, and with HSE estimating the cost of ill health and injuries due to working conditions to be … Read more

New Tax Reliefs on new Plant and Machinery from 1st April 2021

Budget 2021 HM Treasury

From 1st April 2021 until 31th March 2023, companies investing in qualifying new plant and machinery assets will be able to claim generous capital allowances.  It was announced in the Budget that companies who pay corporation tax can have: a 130% super-deduction capital allowance on qualifying plant and machinery investments a 50% first-year allowance for … Read more

Time to Embrace Warehouse Automation Technology

automated packaging systems

The past 12 months have been challenging for businesses, factories and warehouses across the UK.  To say that we are living in unprecedented times feels like an understatement. The impact of COVID has impacted everybody and every business.  E-commerce has boomed and this trend is set to continue.  Online shopping is not going anywhere. Even … Read more

What is an Omnichannel Warehouse?

OmniChannel-MultiChannel

An omnichannel warehouse handles incoming orders and returns from ALL channels. Orders, returns, seamlessly integrating every location where your customers can buy from you, and the data you have from each of those channels into one interface. Customers today expect to collect orders, get customer service, and deal with returns through whichever channel they choose, … Read more

Post-COVID19 – Warehouses, factories, distribution centers

Covid

COVID19 has changed the way we work. Warehouses, factories, distribution centres and processing plants across the county have had to put in new measures to keep operations running and staff safe. This current coronavirus crisis is changing our collective mindset which is going to have a lasting impact on all industries.  COVID19 is a serious … Read more