Axiom GB Ltd manufactures in the UK to our own designs.

What is cross-docking for warehouse & distribution logistics?

Axiom GB Ltd is a designer & manufacturer of material handling solutions. A cross-docking cell comprises many standard elements from Axiom’s range. Let’s talk…. We’d love to help you solve your materials handling challenges. www.axiomgb.com sales@axiomgb.com +44(0)1827 61212

Cross-docking material handling systems reduce labour and storage requirements, and hence a reduction in distribution costs, where bulk sorting of product is required.  Cross-docking order fulfilment is applicable to wholesalers, courier companies, and other transfer points for products and packages such as 3pl’s, where pallets or bins of a product are presented and need to […]

Axiom GB Commissioning Cross-Docking Cell in Chicago

Axiom has completed the commissioning of phase 1 of the cross-docking cell equipped with a SICK DWS in Chicago.  The Axiom cross-docking cell equipped with DWS has been designed to handle 6000 packages per hour across a wide range of types and sizes, from Jiffy bags through to boxes.  The DWS (dimension; weigh & scan) […]

Materials handling solutions for e-commerce warehouses

Axiom GB Ltd supplied conveyors within a DC cell. Let's talk…. We'd love to help solve your materials handling challenges. www.axiomgb.com sales@axiomgb.com +44(0)1827 61212

Materials handling solutions for e-commerce warehouses are critical to achieve the throughput and cost constraints of the modern world.  In 2021 the global e-commerce market reached the total value of US$13 trillion for all goods and services (source: Researchandmarkets), with a forecast compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of >27% over the next five years. The […]

Why choose a sliding shoe sorter?

Axiom GB Ltd is the only UK designer & manufacturer of sortation systems. A Sliding Shoe Sorter is one of the most universal methods of high-speed and accurate package sortation. Let’s talk…. We’d love to help you solve your materials handling challenges. www.axiomgb.com sales@axiomgb.com +44(0)1827 61212

Of the many different methods of providing package sortation, a sliding shoe sorter is one of the most versatile, covering a large range of package sizes; weights; types and throughputs via a single design. The Axiom design is capable of sorting products at speeds of up to 10,000 items per hour. It’s no wonder that […]

A materials handling guide to maximise warehouse space

Axiom GB Ltd supplied zero-pressure or zero-line pressure (ZLP) showing how multiple boxes can be easily controlled on a system. Let’s talk…. We’d love to help you solve your materials handling challenges. www.axiomgb.com sales@axiomgb.com +(0)1827 61212

Maximising warehouse space & utilisation Globally there is a trend towards larger warehouses, this has meant the average sized unit in the UK has increased from 217,000 sq ft in 2015 to 340,000 sq ft in 2020. If you view warehouse space as a commodity then it’s a very expensive one. As warehouse professionals, you […]

Axiom GB Launches the High-speed ASS Sliding Shoe Sorter

Axiom GB Ltd is the only UK designer & manufacturer of sortation systems. A Sliding Shoe Sorter is one of the most universal methods of high-speed and accurate package sortation. Let’s talk…. We’d love to help you solve your materials handling challenges. www.axiomgb.com sales@axiomgb.com +44(0)1827 61212

Automation specialist Axiom GB, the only UK company to manufacture sliding shoe sortation systems, has launched the powerful ASS Sliding Shoe Sorter. Designed and built using the latest technology at the company’s Tamworth headquarters, the Axiom ASS Sliding Shoe Sorter can reliably handle high speed sorting of more than 10,000 diverse items per hour. The […]

Increase productivity by automating pick, pack, sortation and dispatch processes

Axiom GB Ltd is a designer & manufacturer of material handling solutions. Pick & Pack Cells are a good way of automating product handling from picking to despatch, including automated feeding of collateral. Let’s talk…. We’d love to help you solve your materials handling challenges. www.axiomgb.com sales@axiomgb.com +44(0)1827 61212

Customers are turning to e-commerce more than ever. Statistics show that consumers are favouring instant shopping experiences using mobile devices or voice search. It is estimated that purchases made on smartphones are set to increase to 50 per cent by 2020*. In addition to this, 50 per cent of all searches online will be voice […]

Automated sortation for increased throughput, processing speeds and accuracy

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The increasing demands of the e-commerce industry are placing an enormous strain on retailers. Supply chains are facing immense pressure to meet delivery demands, with some even requiring same day dispatch. In order to meet these ever shorter deadlines, the supply chain has to advance its processes. One proven method for speeding up tasks, such […]

A simple guide to the complex world of automatic sorters

automatic sorters

What is an automatic 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 […]

Automation for Pick, Pack, Sortation and Dispatch – A 10-Point Checklist

warehouse automation checklist

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)

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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

automated packing inline 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 […]