The big benefits of good utility management

Keeping costs low are crucial in any operation, large or small. High running costs can eat into profit margins if they are not kept in check, and could mean the difference between failure and success. Having a firm grip on operational costs with effective management of utilities can go a long way to protecting a company’s future.

The reliance on electricity, gas, oil and water in any commercial premises is (more…)

The growth of e-business and the impact on warehousing

There is no doubt that the e-business marketplace has had a big impact on the future of warehousing. With online e-commerce taking a larger market share, warehousing businesses have to adapt to keep up with the growing trend. Online retail giants like Amazon and Ocado are investing heavily in (more…)

New warehouse park to be developed in Leicestershire

A £225 million development has been earmarked for Hinckley in Leicestershire. The industrial park will be home to distribution centres and warehousing, creating around 2,400 local job opportunities. Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council granted planning permission to IM Properties, a Midlands-based company who will develop the 82-acre site.

DPD, the parcel courier firm, is expected to establish a (more…)

Tips for creating an eco-friendly warehouse

Increasing the green credentials of a warehouse or distribution centre operation not only has a positive effect on the environment, but can also impact on a business’s profit margins too. Exploring new ways to reduce waste, optimise workflow and switching to eco-friendly and sustainable products are all great ways to help the success of a business, as well as protecting the environment. Going green is more than (more…)

How to reduce packaging waste and help the environment

Going ‘green’ can not only help the environment but also can have a positive impact on productivity and performance. With landfill levels a major concern for environmentalists, eco-friendly industries are becoming more important in today’s society.

A company’s green credentials are often an important consideration for (more…)