Automation: The Opportunity for UK Manufacturing

UK productivity has not improved since the financial crisis of 2008 and to be competitive this must be addressed.  Increased investment in the latest manufacturing technologies, including robot automation, is required. While this presents a challenge, there are reasons to be optimistic as we now have the best opportunity to successfully apply robot automation.

The ‘Easy’ truth behind e-commerce returns

With e-commerce returns just as explosive as online shopping, many e-retailers are discovering their returns management processes aren’t efficient. Returns management is one of the most often overlooked processes of the warehouse. An unmanaged, uncontrolled returns process can put tremendous strain on a facility’s available space, labour and costs.