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Key questions to ask your supplier about a customised kitting process 24 June 2019 Key questions to ask your supplier about a customised kitting process
Fast and efficient processes are at the heart of any manufacturing business. Finding ways to minimise disruption, create a more efficient production line and run a leaner manufacturing warehouse are key to growth and success in a competitive marketplace. Kitting is an effective solution that can help you save time on the line. Kitting means having all of your products customised to your needs and organised in one easy to access case so they can be delivered to the place of use or assembly. This...
What’s in store for Aussie manufacturers and suppliers in 2019 14 June 2019 What’s in store for Aussie manufacturers and suppliers in 2019
A new era has begun. Businesses in the manufacturing industry need to start taking bold steps to set themselves up for success in a world that is driven by intelligent machines and disruptive technologies. Smaller, lighter and smarter systems, components and manufacturing methods have come to surface that can help businesses to improve their operations, efficiencies and profits. The question is, how nimble is your business to adapting and transforming to meet consumer demand and to thrive in a...
How to create a WHS compliant workshop 6 May 2019 How to create a WHS compliant workshop
As a small, medium or large business owner, you have a legal duty of care to ensure the safety and health of all workers in your manufacturing workshop, as well as those who come into contact with your business (contractors, subcontractors, apprentices, trainees, volunteers, work experience students, customers and visitors to your workshop).It is important that your workshop has an effective workplace health and safety system in place that fulfils your requirements under Australian and state law...
Why Huck fasteners are the best in the business 6 May 2019 Why Huck fasteners are the best in the business
One of the challenges in heavy machinery is optimising machine output and reliable equipment. Working in an industry such as trucking, railroad, mining, construction and manufacturing can be high demand, so it is critical your equipment is safe and can perform at its best in harsh conditions and outdoor environments.That’s why so many businesses trust Huck fasteners for their feeders, trucks, truck trailers, buses, railcars, mining screens and other equipment. Backed by over a century of exper...
Protecting your manufacturing business during downturns 10 April 2019 Protecting your manufacturing business during downturns
Small-to-medium sized businesses are particularly vulnerable during times of crisis. While a downturn poses a risk to any business, SME (small and medium enterprises) business owners may not have the financial backing, capital assets and resources to get them through the difficult times.With so much to be done on a day-to-day basis to run a successful transport business or manufacturing plant, recession-proofing is often not on the top of the to-do list. However, if you plan ahead and have busin...
Factors to consider when choosing a Drop T Lock 10 April 2019 Factors to consider when choosing a Drop T Lock
From DIY car or truck projects at home and transport businesses overseeing a fleet of mining, transport or defence vehicles to grey nomads travelling around Australia in a camper trailer or motor home, the Drop T Lock has become one of the most popular lock and handle systems for a range of transport applications.The Drop T Lock is a trade quality stainless steel lock that sits flush when installed and has a T handle for easy use. It comes in a variety of configurations, finishes and technologie...
3 practices that can increase productivity in manufacturing plants 26 March 2019 3 practices that can increase productivity in manufacturing plants
In a highly competitive marketplace, businesses need to consistently look at new ways to work smarter in manufacturing plants to increase outputs, improve efficiency and, as a result, boost profit. Checking in regularly with your current processes and driving improvement in all areas of your business can help you save on manpower, so these key resources can be used elsewhere in the business.These are our top three tips that can help you create a more effective and efficient manufacturing floor....
What's the real cost of skimping on safety gear in your workshop? 20 March 2019 What's the real cost of skimping on safety gear in your workshop?
You work in one of the highest risk industries for workplace injuries and fatalities.It’s confronting to think that many of the industries that operate from a workshop environment face the greatest number of fatalities (47%) across the workforce and the largest total number of workplace injuries and illnesses (58%). According to Safe Work Australia, the business operations cost for a worker who suffers any type of injury or disease from work is an average of $5,800. That’s an unexpected (and...
Open for Business 10 December 2018 Open for Business
At ovesco we offer our B2B customers a range of added value benefits. If you are a business – large or small we have solutions to increase your businesses success. Our State Sales Manager, Terry Hunstone, explains the Open for Business program in our latest video. 
Pre-holiday camper trailer safety check 5 December 2018 Pre-holiday camper trailer safety check
Knowing that your trailer is safe and secure over the Christmas period can leave you with a feeling of peace of mind when travelling.Watch our video below to find out what you should be checking and how you should be checking it to ensure your trailer is in tip-top condition.