From the 14th of November to the 9th of December, we partnered with 3M™ to make our customers’ summers sizzle with a chance to win a Premium Beefmaster 4 Burner BBQ and $200 Coles/Myer Voucher.
Hand strapping, while fine for a small number of items or cardboard boxes, can becoming a very time consuming task when your volume of shipments increase. At Signet, we know the struggles that warehouses can face when trying to increase efficiency in all processes — including strapping.
In every business, these sticky pieces of paper are our vital reminders for meetings, call backs, urgent tasks and even our positive mantras during a tough work week. But what you might not know is the story behind these humble pads of paper and what made them such a success.
Until the 9th of December, you could be the workplace hero and go into the draw to win 1 of 4 BBQ's and a $200 Coles/Myer voucher. Simply add any 3M™ product to your order over $150 (ex GST), and you could be enjoying a sizzling summer feast on us!
5S – a set of lean processes that optimise efficiency by focusing on organisation. For the last two months, we have looked over what 5S can do for your business, and the first S – Sort. Today, we’re considering the next S that provides a rule for organisation and structure, and that is Set.
Selecting the right solution to package your finished product is an important decision, and there are a variety of bags or cardboard boxes that could do the job. Simple, neat, user friendly packaging is usually key for creating the right unveiling experience for your much anticipated product.
For the past few years, Signet has been employing a simple and effective solution to workloads that ensures efficiency, accuracy and reduced waste; something all businesses continually wrestle with. This solution has led to great developments not only with Signet, but with many other businesses using the same idea – the 5 ‘S’.
Packing tapes come in a number of widths, colours and adhesive types. From natural rubber through to water based acrylic tapes, the choices are almost endless. To help you avoid a packaging disaster, we have asked our experts for some of the key factors to consider.
Signet, a trusted partner of many Australian businesses, is ready to help customers stay on track for success – with a variety of product solutions in our latest Buyer’s Guide. Our August – December 2016 edition ensures that customers have a wide range of quality packaging, safety, and office supplies to help reach their business goals. Our continual dedication to providing a winning customer experience, from product range to delivery, has driven the introduction of a number of new items.
Businesses, such as warehouses, can be busy environments. Every moment of time, centimeter of space, and dollar spent needs to be maximised. Cutting down packaging time and increasing consequent level of output, is crucial in creating and maintaining efficiency.
As the new financial year begins, it’s time to start thinking about new or improved ways to save time. Many of our customers regularly package items — whether big or small — and the new financial year is the perfect moment to reassess current processes and set ups. To help identify some potential time saving opportunities, read our tips below.
Construction sites can be loud, busy, and very risky. Tools and people play an important role in maintaining site efficiency and safety. Without the right tools and supplies, tasks might take longer to start and finish. If individuals are injured, tasks are not able to be completed and work can grind to a frustrating stop.
Bubble wrap, while usually used to protect delicate items during shipping, is a highly versatile packaging supply that can be used in other, even more beneficial ways.
A few of the most common ways to palletise and contain loads are also some of our most popular product types: Strapping and Wrapping. Each has a distinct place in the packaging world, and this month we’re taking a look at the first. There are a range of different options when it comes to strapping, each with different benefits and applications. Learn all about one of our most popular types, and a few other options, as we explore May’s Product of the Month, Polyester or PET Strapping.
It’s sometimes described as the worst form of waste a company can generate. Not properly using your employees’ skills and abilities, not properly training them, or not properly engaging them is one of the easiest ways to drop the overall value of your business. Employees are the most valuable asset of any workplace – don’t let yours fall victim to the last of the 8 Wastes, Skill Underutilisation.
Does your business need some new ways to go green? To celebrate Earth Day, we want to share a few of our solutions, both in our product range and within our business. As a company that provides so many specialty industrial products, we know the importance of sustainability, even though it can be a challenge. We have a few tricks up our sleeve to minimise our environmental impact, as well as plenty of products that can help you reduce yours.