Christmas returns create problems for clothing retailers

Between 5% and 10% of clothes are returned to clothing shops, but this can be 30% to 40% for online orders. This creates a large problem for retailers who need to handle these returns, especially after the Christmas season when (more…)

South Cumbrian recycling boxes made smaller to reduce injuries

South Lakeland District Council in South Cumbria is replacing its 55-litre recycling boxes with 44-litre ones, because the larger boxes were causing bin collectors back pain and making them overtired.

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How A-frames offer safe hands for glass companies

Window companies like Anglia, Everest and Safestyle manufacture hundreds of thousands of windows each year. Other companies produce glass products such as (more…)

Amazon expresses concern about unsafe packaging

E-retail giant Amazon has strict policies about safely packing products, and in the USA, it is threatening a crackdown on third party sellers who do not package their products well.

Many products on (more…)

How sofa racks solve issues for furniture retailers

Each year, around 84 million tonnes of furniture is thrown away. Many of these items are sofas that people are replacing to make room for new ones. With so (more…)

Storage solutions to meet the challenges faced by clothing retailers

Clothing retailers face many challenges when it comes to displaying and storing their clothes, but what are some of (more…)

2018 – the year e-commerce changed the rules of fashion logistics

Last year, the rapid increases of online orders really made fashion company’s rethink how they organise their warehouse logistics.

In the summer of (more…)

How technology is making steel production more environmentally friendly

Making steel requires large amounts of energy and heat and creates polluting waste products, but new technology is making steel production more efficient and (more…)

Do you adapt, build or buy when your warehouse is too small?

Most businesses want to expand, but expansion can create problems. If a business sells products, as it grows, the existing warehouse may be too small. The issue is then whether the warehouse can be adapted to (more…)

Tougher sentences could prompt improved warehouse safety

New sentencing guidelines could lead to better health and safety for warehouse workers who manually handle items.

Revised sentencing guidelines as (more…)

Flexible storage key to Black Friday and Christmas for clothing retailers

Many clothing retailers had a surge in business on November 23rd, known as Black Friday. For example, Crew Clothing, which sells smart casual clothing, had many offers available online and at its many shops.

The few (more…)

How to organise a packing station with sortation tables

Sortation tables are the heart of a packing station, and they are where items are sorted, packed and sent out for dispatch.

It is vital that (more…)

The different types of heavy duty garment rails

Heavy duty garment rails are for busy workplaces that need strong reliable equipment to store and move large numbers of garment items.

Garments come in (more…)

A guide to choosing furniture trolleys

Furniture manufacturers and suppliers need to use furniture trolleys to store and move goods around the workplace. Flat trolleys are ideal for carrying boxes, but (more…)

FAQs for frame trolley suppliers

A frame trolley is needed to store and move large sheets, and is especially suitable for brittle fragile sheets such as glass and windows.

As a supplier (more…)

The best box trolleys for your workplace

Box trolleys are ideal for moving small items. They are perfect for picking and packing operations where many orders are processed and dispatched.

A basic box (more…)

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