YOUR FOCUS Industry Blogs

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Your Focus 5 minute read
Paul Rivers: Maximising the potential of AMRs with software integration
26 January 2023
The addition of an AMR or two can allow a business to reallocate staff to more valuable areas and help to reduce the pressure on recruiting warehouse operatives, according to Paul Rivers. The integration of buttons, RFID tags and lights can then be added incrementally to reflect evolving business needs
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Your Focus 3 minute read
Wouter Satijn: Sustainable warehouse processes and technologies
15 December 2022
Wouter Satijn explains how greener warehouse operations can be achieved by integrating sustainability throughout its operations and wider business strategies.
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Safety First 3 minute read
Stuart Taylor: Limit access to trained personnel only
24 November 2022
Safety begins with ensuring only the right people operate forklifts, according to Stuart Taylor.
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Your Focus 3 minute read
Tom Burgess: You’ve got the power
3 November 2022
There are more battery options than ever before, so it’s important to understand their differences, according to Tom Burgess.
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Safety First 3 minute read
Danny Maron: Challenging trucks
20 October 2022
While most forklifts are easy to master, Danny Maron finds difficulties with narrow-aisle reach or stand-up counterbalance trucks.
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Your Focus 3 minute read
Antonio Mendonca: The pros and cons of lithium power
6 October 2022
Antonio Mendonca looks beyond the hype at the realities of lithium battery solutions.
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Your Focus 4 minute read
David L. Buss: The importance of digitisation of the supply chain for navigating disruptions
22 September 2022
David L Buss looks at the digital revolution changing supply chains.
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Your Focus 6 minute read
Frazer Watson: The big five AMR questions
25 August 2022
Frazer Watson runs through the key questions customers need to ask when considering an Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) solution.
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Your Focus 4 minute read
Geoff Martin: Beware the knock-on effect
11 August 2022
Regular inspections are not just an obligation; they’re an opportunity to ensure safety, according to Geoff Martin.
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Safety First 4 minute read
Stuart Taylor: Five ways to stay safe around forklifts
4 August 2022
Stuart Taylor offers some basic safety tips.
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IWLEX is a brand-new purpose driven, industry exhibition, conference and community specifically focusing on warehousing and intralogistics, and will be held at the Telford International Centre, Shropshire, England on the 23-24 May 2023.
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