Despite the increasing popularity of lean inventory management techniques, the ratio of stock to output in UK companies has remained mostly static for the past 20 years. In the US, inventories to sales have actually been steadily increasing since the 2008 financial crash:read full article →
Buying school lockers can be a daunting prospect. With so many options available today, a seemingly simple purchase can throw up a lot of questions: What’s the difference between steel and laminate? How many compartments do I need? Which lock type works best?
At Action Storage, we’ve helped answer these questions and many more for hundreds of schools across the globe. If you’re struggling with questions of your own, the following is our definitive guide to buying the perfect lockers for your school.read full article →
We recently took a long look at the supply chain’s past with a complete history of the warehouse. If it’s taught us anything, it’s that the way we store and deliver goods today would be barely recognisable to someone in our profession only a hundred years ago.read full article →
At Action Storage, we conducted an online study to find out where Brits believe our education system is falling short. With options covering everything from increased government funding and dealing with bad behaviour to simplifying the exam process and adopting a more eco-friendly approach, we wanted to find out where Brits think schools could be improved most.read full article →
Since our foundation in 1986, we’ve supplied thousands of miles of adjustable shelving and racking to warehouses across the globe, as well as installing mezzanine floors, steel and wire mesh partitioning, canopies and more. In that time, warehousing and the supply chain have seen a whole host of fundamental developments, from the proliferation of warehouse management systems to the introduction of low-cost RFID tags and even the coining of ‘supply chain management’ itself.read full article →
The summer holiday is finally upon us! We hope you’ve planned some well earned time off to enjoy the British summer with family and friends. Or, even better, some time where the sun is always shining.
When you’re feeling good and relaxed, the school holidays are a fantastic time to get ahead and fix those everyday school niggles. In particular, it’s the best time to overhaul messy corridors, cloakrooms or changing rooms.read full article →
We’re very happy to announce that we’ll be attending the Facilities Show tomorrow, 21st June. This year will be our first time at the show, and we look forward to meeting some of the estimated 11,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors. Visit us on stand R1460 to see our full range of storage solutions in action.read full article →
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.read full article →
A new year means another two Academies Shows to look forward to. Each show is an unparalleled opportunity for us to catch up with our customers and keep abreast of the latest developments in the education sector. This year’s first show, held at ExCeL London, was focused on the big issues, with keynotes from Nicky Morgan, Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities, and Tom Clark, Chairman of the Board at FASNA.read full article →
We strongly believe that our storage lockers are a practical and versatile way to keep things tidy. Whether you’re hoping to secure personal belongings at the office, offering students their own private space at school or even decluttering your home, our lockers can keep all sorts of items stowed away safely.read full article →