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How to increase your productivity with an industrial conveyor

An industrial conveyor is the centre of any effective materials handling system. Its major operational function is to provide a safe and reliable method of product transportation, reducing the requirement to manually handle products – traditionally a very labour intensive process. Modern modular conveyors are flexible, they can be customised to move products swiftly and […]

Axiom GB - 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 […]

Axiom GB - order fulfilment

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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

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 […]

Christmas Charity Donation

Axiom GB donated £7,000 to St Giles Hospice, £1,500 to Alzheimers Society and £1,500 to Cancer research over the Christmas period. This was instead of sending gifts and cards to suppliers and customers. The directors at Axiom wanted to support their local hospice St Giles and the Axiom staff voted to help Cancer research and Alzheimers Society. […]

Axiom GB works along side Clipper at Asda

Axiom GB has installed an Automated packing and dispatch solution for Asda. The system was installed in September and has now doubled throughput for Asda’s online orders for George.com homeware. Clipper Logistics are one of Asda’s key partners and are running the system at their Nottingham facility. The system uses 3 different size boxes, these […]

Are you looking to reduce costs and increase productivity?

Here are 8 reasons why customers tell Axiom GB they prefer to work with us:   1. Expertise – We have more than 17 years experience specialising in Conveyor and Material Handling Solutions.  Our team have spent most of they’re working lives designing and delivering Mechanical Handling Systems.  We have designed and built a fully automated ‘click […]

Axiom’s sorter solution is spot-on for B2C Europe

At Axiom we always strive to solve our customers’ problems by delivering exactly what they require and naturally it helps immensely if they already know what it is that they need. When we were approached by Stuart Rivett, managing director of B2C Europe, he did know precisely what he wanted, but unfortunately he couldn’t find […]

Axiom GB spent a day at JD Williams to video and take photos of Axiom’s new installation

The system is an automated packing inline solution at its facility in Shaw, Lancashire. The new system has allowed JD Williams to increase its throughput of single item orders by 20 percent over its original manual packing operation. The fully automated system enables specific marketing literature to be married up with each relevant order, advice notes […]

When investing in a sortation system here are some important factors

What are the most important factors to consider when investing in a sortation system? What type of products are you sorting? packets, boxes, random shaped products, flat bottomed products Method of delivery, loading, unloading and throughput Destination accumulation and presentation requirements Product identification, barcodes, RFID tags, manual key in Ongoing support such as mechanical, electrical […]

Donation to Tamworth Wellbeing Cancer Support Centre

Axiom GB wanted to make a donation towards this wonderful charity in honour of Amanda Cockle. Today Andrew and Matthew Nickson, owners of Axiom GB, along with Robert Cockle, Amanda’s husband, gave Paula the centre manager a cheque for £2,000 Tamworth Wellbeing Cancer Support Centre is a registered charity helping to support people affected by […]

Axiom and Voith work together

Axiom’s system and software engineering team, are at Voith’s new Production and Sequencing Centre in Coventry. Implementing a software solution to control and monitor automated wheel assembly building and sequencing for a range of Voith’s customers, including Jaguar and Landrover.

How conveyors can increase the efficiency of your business

If your business involves transporting parts or products it’s almost guaranteed that a conveyor can increase your company’s efficiency. Whether you’re in a factory, warehouse or a distribution centre, streamlining the transport of goods by automation is a sure-fire way to increase your levels of productivity.   A conveyor system is not only a reliable […]