Needs Analysis Survey

A member of our review team will conduct an initial survey of your materials handling processes. We'll look at your whole operation, review what's effective and what isn't, and suggest the areas which could be made more efficient through new technology, training, better use of materials handling or simple procedural changes.

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The Contract Hire Minefield

There are huge variations around the industry regarding what is provided by forklift suppliers within the context of Contract Hire (which may also be referred to as Rental, Lease with maintenance or Lease without maintenance). […]

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1,000 Extra Pallet Locations for Hathaway Transport

Due to considerable expansion of their Swindon operation, and following recent work to improve the current pallet racking, 4K Systems were recently asked by David Hathaway Transport to consider how best to use available floor space. Our proposal has added 1,000 additional pallet locations, with the costs also kept to a minimum by using high quality refurbished pallet racking. This saved considerable cost and reduced lead times. The family-run transport business has been pounding the motorways for over 35 years and is very proud of its investment in technology and infrastructure, including the modern pallet storage warehouse. The narrow-aisle racking at their Bristol warehouse can [...]

By |October 27th, 2014|Categories: Latest, Storage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 1,000 Extra Pallet Locations for Hathaway Transport

ESD are going up!

Following our successful fit out of their new warehouse in 2012 and the further expansion of the business, we were delighted to be awarded a contract to plan and provide new pallet racking for a second warehouse for Elevator Services Direct. The Bristol and Manchester-based escalator refurbishment & cleaning service are on the up following a busy year helping customers throughout the UK, from Sheffield, to Solihull, London to,er, Dublin! ESD have been in the lift and escalator business for over 25 years, with their core management coming from some of the UK's leading manufacturers such as OTIS and KONE. Established as a stand-alone company in [...]

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Consultancy

To become and expert, you have to know what you’re talking about. We’ve experienced the best ways to improve all kinds of materials management issues and we believe that it’s no use having all the answers but not knowing the right questions! […]

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Storage

[callout type="left" title="Storage Catalogue" message="Click below to see our complete storage catalogue!" button_text="Storage Brochure" href="http://www.fourk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Storage_Catalogue_2014M.pdf"] We bring the same no-nonsense approach to storage as we do forklifts. Racking and storage equipment can have a crucial impact on your equipment and staffing requirements. You can also save huge amounts by re-using or re-allocating your existing equipment.

By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: Consultancy, services|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Storage
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