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sorters

A simple guide to the complex world of automatic sorters

What is a sorter and why do I need one? If your supply chain is coming under increasing pressure to operate even faster and more accurately, then a sortation solution could be the answer to your predicament. An automatic sorter is a cost effective way of sorting and separating high volumes of products into divert […]

Order Fulfilment - Axiom GB

Keeping the customer satisfied – fast, error-free order fulfilment

It is almost impossible to entirely eliminate all fulfilment errors, but there are a number of simple procedures and practices that you can use to minimise them to an acceptable level. Keep track of technology Controlling and administering the operation of a warehouse or distribution centre is a complex business. Investing in a modern Warehouse […]

Automation for pick, pack, sortation and dispatch - A 10 point check list

Automation for pick, pack, sortation and dispatch – A 10 point check list

1. Strategy Ensure that automation fits in with your company’s strategic business plan – Have you clearly defined your reasons for automating? 2. Buy-in Consult your fellow directors/partners to make sure everyone is on board with the decision – Determine the amount of money you are prepared to invest and your timeframe 3. Ownership Appoint […]

seven swivel wheel sorters (SWS)

Axiom GB automates ITO with seven swivel wheel sorters (SWS)

Axiom GB has supplied ITO International Transport AS with seven swivel wheel sorters driven by Interroll 24 volt EC310 drive rollers. Based in Oslo, ITO has delivered materials handling solutions to streamline and automate businesses for over 60 years. It is a family owned company that has produced storage and logistics solutions for many industries […]

sortation solution at Cambridge Assessment

How to save money by investing in a sortation solution

Automatically placing the right parcel in the right place at the right time for onward dispatch is the job of a sortation solution and to purchase one requires a certain level of capital spending. However, persuading your fellow directors to part with the company’s hard earned profit to invest in this type of equipment shouldn’t […]

Automated pack line solution for JD Williams

Pick, pack, sortation and dispatch – taking people out of the equation

One of biggest issues facing online retailers is gearing up their fulfilment centres in preparation for intense sales periods. Such is the demand in these peak periods that there is often insufficient workforce in the environs of the distribution centre and additional workers have to be brought in by bus from neighbouring towns or even […]

Axiom's Director takes part in Velo Birmingham

Axiom’s Director takes part in Velo Birmingham

On Sunday 24th September one of Axiom’s owners took part in the Velo Birmingham 100 mile bike ride. Matthew Nickson who only started bike riding a couple of years ago completed the riding time in 6 hours 56 minutes, a brilliant achievement. When the ride was over Matthew said he had never done anything like […]

10 year celebration for our Engineering Manager

10 year celebration for our Engineering Manager

To celebrate Sandy’s 10 years at Axiom we surprised him with a Ron Haslam Premier Experience day at Donington Park. Sandy thought it was a normal working day,  he was asked to stop at Donington Park to collect some bits, Sandy soon realised on his arrival this was not going to be a normal day. […]

First Export to the USA

First Export to the USA

Axiom has exported a 50 destination sorter and stacker system to the USA The stacking system has 6 stacking positions at the end of a CD and DVD sorter. The stacking system will stack the product to a predetermined height, the solution must remember what has been added to the stack so that this can […]

New Installation for Cambridge Assessment, we have installed a goods-in sortation system for the onwards dispatch of examination materials

Our new installation at Cambridge Assessment is now up and running. Cambridge Assessment operates and manages the University’s three exam boards, from setting and creating the assessment through to marking and issuing results. The Group Print & Operations’ processes include the printing, packaging, distribution, returns and onwards post-exam operations for 8 million learners in over […]