Category: Distribution

Gas-lifted shelving solutions on the move

Heavy items can be difficult to move and store when space is at a premium. Many industries use shelving to store equipment and trolleys to move it. However, access can be limited when large items are stored a little too snugly, or heavy items need to be lifted with additional equipment. This can cause it’s … Continued

Practice what we Preach – Our Process

We are always looking at ways to improve fulfilment of our customers requirements at the Tube and Bracket Company. One simple approach has been the reduction in the number of handling operations and the distances that our production staff have to move when picking or retrieving components to make our solutions. This may sound obvious … Continued

Improving Logistics

Operational excellence doesn’t require a huge investment, Just a commitment to succeed. Your organisation can improve productivity and profitability by making quick and simple changes. Often, when factories, warehouses and distribution centres introduce new conveyors, workcells or storage racks they focus on the way they have always worked, rather than reviewing and updating their processes. … Continued

Any Shape, Any Size, Any challenge!

Increase your capacity to handle items of any shape and size on the production line. No matter how unusual, we can build carts and trolleys for your specific and challenging moving and handling requirements” says Nick Tyler, CEO, The Tube & Bracket Company. “We have never failed yet to provide fast, effective and affordable solutions … Continued

Getting organised the easy way

If you’ve ever been frustrated by missing or damaged tools then it’s time to organise your workspace! Are you more productive when organised? When everything is where it should be it makes it so much easier to focus on the task at hand. No interruptions to look for vital components and tools. Imagine your whole … Continued

The 7 Wastes in Manufacturing and how to eliminate them

Become more responsive to your customers demands and provide greater levels of service without compromising your business objectives. LEAN manufacturing storage and handling techniques can be applied to virtually any manufacturing process to deliver significant performance improvement and reduce overall costs. The goal of LEAN is to identify and eliminate non-essential and non-value steps in … Continued

Introduction of SQCDP boards engage workforce

Tube and Bracket have introduced a new Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery & People Visual Management Board in our Factory. We have now commissioned our SQCDP board which serves as a focal point to understand key issues that affect day to day operational activity. By implementing tried and tested techniques from the Aerospace, Automotive and many … Continued

How is Visual Management evolving?

Visual Management is evolving to deliver communications through visual representations instead of written instructions, allowing information to be quickly recognised, absorbed and processed. 80% of the information we receive is delivered through our sense of sight. We draw to illustrate and share our ideas, thoughts and emotions. Sunna Design, an innovative company specialising in intelligent solar … Continued

Easing the pain of an increased workload

As manufacturers re-evaluate their production and supply chain with increasing workloads,  logistics providers must react with value propositions and new business models.  Off-site kitting and sequencing, advanced ‘just-in-time’ inventory management and delivery, improved automated picking systems and innovative visual management are becoming standard practice not the exception. Well planned and implemented logistics guarantee the material … Continued

New Trilogiq CEO Reintroduces Steel Range

In February 2017 Nick Tyler took over as CEO of TRILOGIQ, bringing over 30 years’ of experience in Lean Manufacturing solutions to the Group.  “My first priority as CEO is to make sure our product range, and the way we deliver solutions, matches the needs of our customers. We have been highly innovative over the last … Continued

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