Case Studies

Sorters

Axiom’s sorter increases throughput capacity eightfold at Superdrug DC

United Kingdom

Superdrug’s Northern Distribution Centre at Pontefract is home to the company’s growing e-commerce operation. Due to the volume of sales and predicted expansion an automated sorting solution has been installed as part of an integrated solution from independent integrator Logistex.

Axiom automates B2C Europe with 100 destination packet mail sorter

Aylesbury, United Kingdom

Axiom GB has designed, manufactured and installed a packet mail sortation system into B2C Europe. The sorter has automated B2C Europe’s parcel and pack sortation, enabling the company to sort up to 8,000 packets an hour. This has given the company the futureproof ability to handle three times its current volume without making any significant changes to staff numbers or facilities.

Game - Axiom sortation system doubles capacity

Basingstoke - United Kingdom

Axiom, the family owned UK manufacturer specialising in the creation of innovative mechanical handling systems, has designed and installed a unique sortation solution into Europe's leading video games retailer, GAME Group plc. The 216 destination pop-up roller sorter has a throughput rated at 20,000 products an hour.

DDC - Axiom launches British manufactured sliding shoe sorter

Axiom, the sole UK company to manufacture sliding shoe sortation systems, has launched a pioneering new machine, the Axiom SS4.

Cinram - High speed labelling and sortation sorter Cinram

Axiom GB has designed, manufactured and installed an automated labelling and sortation system for Cinram Iberia's logistics operation based in Madrid. The high speed system is being used to scan, label and sort randomly sized media products, processing them to a 40 destination sorter at a speed of 180 items per minute.

Healthspan - Healthspan selects Axiom's Series PR Sorter to speed up despatch operation

When Healthspan urgently needed a cost effective packet despatch system they turned to Tamworth based sortation system specialists, Axiom. Their task was to design, manufacture and install a powerful system capable of sorting up to 10,000 packets an hour. They had to achieve this in a ten week delivery window and within a tight budget constraint.

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Automated Inline Packing System

Axiom delivers 20% increase in throughput of single item orders at JD Williams

Lancashire – United Kingdom

Axiom GB has completed an automated packing line solution for JD Williams, the UK’s largest independent home shopping retailer, at its Lilac & Briar Mill facility in Shaw, Lancashire.

Tenfold throughput increase for Vodafone/Unipart

Coventry – United Kingdom

Axiom GB has designed and installed an automated processing, bagging and sortation line for mobile phones and tablets at Unipart Technology Logistics (UTL). The automated line has resulted in a tenfold increase in throughput for these products, to just over one thousand orders an hour.

Click ‘n Collect

Axiom's automated packing solution doubles productivity for Asda

Coventry – United Kingdom

Axiom GB has designed and completed an automated packing and dispatch solution for Asda Stores Ltd at Clipper Logistics' Boughton facility in Nottinghamshire. The new system has enabled Asda to double its order throughput of its online George.com homeware merchandise without increasing the footprint of the original manual operation.

Tenfold throughput increase for Vodafone/Unipart

Coventry – United Kingdom

Axiom GB has designed and installed an automated processing, bagging and sortation line for mobile phones and tablets at Unipart Technology Logistics (UTL). The automated line has resulted in a tenfold increase in throughput for these products, to just over one thousand orders an hour.

Conveyor Systems

Axiom’s automated packing solution doubles productivity for Asda

United Kingdom

Axiom GB has designed and completed an automated packing and dispatch solution for Asda Stores Ltd at Clipper Logistics’ Boughton facility in Nottinghamshire. The new system has enabled Asda to double its order throughput of its online George.com homeware merchandise without increasing the footprint of the original manual operation.

Axiom’s recipe for success for Tamar Foods

West Country - United Kingdom

Tamar Foods bake own label savoury pies, slices and snack foods for leading supermarket chains. Tamar is part of the Samworth Brothers group which, amongst others, owns Ginsters and it is Ginsters that distributes the Tamar product to retailers throughout the UK.

Lakeland - Axiom's automated solution increases productivity for Lakeland

Kendal - United Kingdom

Tamworth based, Axiom GB, has manufactured and installed an automated packing solution at Lakeland's mail order distribution centre in Kendal. The new system has been designed to nearly double the productivity of Lakeland's operation whilst reducing costs and presenting a better finished parcel for the customer.

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Special Solutions – Mechanical Handling

Unifix - Axiom's fully integrated solution speeds up picking processes for Unifix

West Midlands - United Kingdom

Tamworth based, Axiom GB, has designed, manufactured and installed a complete conveyor picking solution and warehouse management system into Unifix's National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Smethwick.

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Special Solutions – Labelling Systems

Cinram - High speed labelling and sortation sorter Cinram

Axiom GB has designed, manufactured and installed an automated labelling and sortation system for Cinram Iberia's logistics operation based in Madrid. The high speed system is being used to scan, label and sort randomly sized media products, processing them to a 40 destination sorter at a speed of 180 items per minute.

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Special Solutions – Logistics Software

PMS - Axiom's automated software solution provides cost savings at PMS

Axiom GB has designed and integrated a new software system to control the picking, sorting and checking of orders at PMS International, one of the UK's leading suppliers of household goods and soft toys to the retail trade. The new software has improved the efficiency and accuracy of despatch operations, cutting costs and enhancing customer service.

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