Category Archives: Warehousing

health and safety in the warehouse

How warehouse health and safety can benefit your business

Part of our in-house strategy for looking after our customers is looking after ourselves. That’s why at John K Philips we take warehouse health and safety incredibly seriously, offering our entire team regular training in everything they require to get the job done.

For over 40 years we’ve been supplying transport and distribution solutions to businesses both big and small, and it’s largely thanks to our thorough training that we’ve become a go-to distribution company in the North West.

But how do we make warehouse health and safety work for our business?

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Bonded storage

Does your business need a bonded storage?

If your business benefits from strong overseas customer relations, then the chances are you have used bonded storage before. Otherwise known as a customs warehouse, these offer a financially beneficial storage solution to businesses intending to export goods to other countries.

This service offers a multitude of benefits for your business – and at John K Philips, we have years of experience in both distribution and storage to support your logistics operations. Our sites comprise of 250,000 sq. ft of space, equipped with the most up to date system allowing us to track and trace every item that comes through, so you can be rest assured we’re taking care of it.

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Three things to consider about warehouse storage for your business

Has your business started to see growth in recent years? Perhaps you are starting to outgrow your own facilities and are now looking for a warehouse that suits your needs. Whatever the reason, choosing a warehouse for your business can seem like a daunting task, and with so many different options out there it can be difficult to know what to look out for.

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5 signs that you need a third-party logistics company

Most businesses start out by managing their own logistics; after all, it is a great way to save money. However, as your company starts to grow and change, there will come a point at which this inevitably has to change. Logistic processes will become an increasingly time-consuming task and, by keeping them in-house, you may actually start to hinder your business’s growth and development.

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industrial warehouse at John K. Philips

5 Advantages of Warehousing and Storage

To the every day person, it may seem like just a place to store your goods, but we know that warehousing is a lot more important than that. It is a vital component of a company’s logistics, especially now there is more pressure than ever on business owners to enhance their productivity levels and lower overhead costs. But let’s face it, managing your own warehousing, although rewarding, can prove to be a bit of a challenge! Stock can take up quite a lot of valuable space which can often be used for something more productive and profitable. Thanks to seasonal variations and staffing issues, storing, and distributing your own products can quickly become a logistical nightmare.

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