Articles tagged with “business”

Desking Is Enabling More Rapid Scaling Up (Or Down) Of The Business

In the modern office workplace, there have been many innovations introduced by manufacturers that have both made our jobs easier and that made them worse. Remember stand up desks and those exercise ball chairs? Two examples of bad office productivity ideas.

But every now and then, an idea comes along that actually has some merit and makes us more productive. Coworker offices was one in which employees, usually entrepreneurs, would use a large office space on a daily or drop-in basis. Another, and one is called hot desking, or simply desking. It involves employees taking whatever desk is available from a pool of fully featured, ready to use desks in an office area. No assigned seating, just check-in and start working. This innovative method is especially important for the rapid scaling up, or down, of a business.

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10 Inventory Management Techniques That Will Cut Your Costs

Imagine a set of business decisions that could slash your costs and boost return on investment, profits and return on sales. Though the jury is still out on a perfect correlation, at least fifteen studies in the past twenty years have suggested a positive link between tighter inventory management and business performance.

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Defending Our Design: A Ruling in Favour of eXtreme Lockers

When it comes to our flagship Atlas Steel Lockers® and eXtreme Plastic Lockers®, design is a vital part of what we do. Both ranges are the product of months of research and development, backed by decades of experience in the storage industry. Each unique feature was crafted with care to provide schools, businesses and other organisations with a versatile personal storage solution that ticks every box.

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Supporting Physical Education in China with eXtreme Lockers

On June 23, China’s State Council released the new 2016-2020 National Fitness Plan, the latest in a long line of large-scale programs to increase the health and fitness of the whole nation. This drive builds on previous initiatives, including the 1995 Outline of National Fitness Program, by encouraging ever greater numbers of the population to engage in regular physical activity.

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It’s Our 30th Anniversary!

This year marks our 30th anniversary. For the past three decades, we’ve been supplying storage solutions to businesses, governments and institutions from across the globe. We’ve learnt a great deal along the way; most importantly, that the right storage solution, combined with a sympathetic service, can have a big impact on all sorts of organisations.

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Supershelf Warehouse Shelving for Budget Greeting Cards

“Once again, Action Storage’s performance cannot be faulted: they supplied all items on or before the promised dates, playing a big part in enabling the warehouse to open 3 weeks ahead of schedule. Due to their reliable, professional, can-do attitude, I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone.” – Richard Lee, Senior Projects Manager

 

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10 Tips to Improve Your Retail Stockroom

As one of the UK’s leading suppliers of stockroom shelving, we’ve helped all sorts of businesses to get organised, maximise their storage space and improve the efficiency of their stockroom. From huge, multinational operations with complex seasonal stock changes, to smaller enterprises with a handful of consistently popular core products, we understand that every business has its own unique set of requirements.

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IWF Shanghai Health and Fitness Expo 2015

A global perspective is becoming increasingly important to companies of all sizes. Business abroad offers not only a larger potential marketplace but also exposure to new ideas and solutions that can revitalise stagnant domestic strategies. Our Chinese subsidiary Shanghai Mammoth International Trading Co. Ltd. is therefore seeking to take advantage of the tremendous opportunities that the fastest growing G-20 nation has to offer (1).

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Action Storage formed SME success in China with Shanghai Mammoth

Since 1986, Action Storage has successfully supplied storage and material handling solutions and expertise to over 30 countries.  China is our next main international focus.  With the China-Britain Business Council’s support over the last few years, Action Storage has successfully formed the WFOE (Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprise) in China, Shanghai Mammoth International Trading Co Ltd.  This additional platform will be the vehicle to supply our quality products and expertise to the Chinese market.

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