A Giant Leap for Users of Industrial Printers

RFBS is proud to announce the latest installment in our series of Technology Summit breakfast events. The next seminar will be held at the Brisbane Technology Park on the 27th of March 2012.

Our aim at this event will be to introduce you to the effiency and accuracy gains possibilities when using a Voice Directed Warehouse as they apply in the real world. Industry experts will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, while our technical team will provide a live demonstration of the Vocollect Voice solution. During the event, we will run a small-scale warehouse and pick orders to demonstrate the efficiency gains voice provides.

We will demonstrate:

  • Picking of cartons and single items
  • The collection of random weights during picking
  • Mobile label printing and
  • Batch order picking

 


At the conclusion of the event, we will be serving a hot and cold buffet breakfast.

Places at last year’s event filled quickly and, while this year the venue is slightly larger, numbers are still limited.

To book your place at this event, please call Benjamin Gow on 0458 197 627.

Details will be released in April for our Sydney and Melbourne breakfasts – stay tuned!

2012 National Challenge

What is The Fresh Connection Challenge?

The Fresh Connection is an advanced web-based business simulation that challenges participants to work together in teams of 4 to demonstrate and improve their knowledge of the Value Chain.

Commencing on 16th April 2012, your company is challenged to join the second National Challenge of The Fresh Connection where simultaneously participants from around Australia will have the task to work as a team to save the fictional company, The Fresh Connection, from financial ruin. The challenge: to collaborate with fellow team members, craft a strategy, integrate decisions, implement change, make effective strategic and tactical decisions, and to completely transform The Fresh Connection company so as to make it as profitable as possible.

Business Benefits of Participation

  • Increase Cross Functional knowledge and awareness
  • Develop advanced decision making skills
  • Learn how to effectively manage trade-offs
  • Gain knowledge of how to put strategy into action through a robust S&OP process
  • Makes benefits of collaboration measurable
  • Build effective teams
  • Achieve national and international recognition
  • Be rewarded for excellence
  • Become The Fresh Connection Champion Team

Who should participate?

From Directors to Planners, and from Finance to Supply Chain and Sales, The Fresh Connection is an ideal development opportunity for cross-functions teams, S&OP leadership groups, development programs, and all those involved in optimising the value chain and increasing business performance
Registration

  • 2012 National Challenge team entry

Toyota Material Handling Australia

The new improved energy efficient Toyota 8FBN series forklift meets customer demands for longer operating times between charges, improved safety and environmental performance, reduced operator fatigue, and increased durability and water resistance.

 

There are five new models, ranging from 1.5 to 3 tonne rated capacity at 500mm load centres, with a choice of masts, hydraulic controls and attachments, as well as numerous optional accessories, a cold storage pack for operating at minus 45 degrees Celsius and a corrosion-protection pack.

TMHA

Internal Combustion Pneumatic Tyres Forklifts – 4.0 – 5.5 Tonnes

Capacity :4.0 – 5.5 Tonnes

Fuel Type :LPG, Diesel, Dual Fuel

Performance :

  • Powerful diesel and LPG engines are proven to industrial standard and comply with latest emission control regulations.
  • Advanced LPG engine with 3-way catalytic converter delivers precisely controlled performance, great fuel economy and very low emissions.

Productivity :

  • Stylish, purposeful design reflects this machine

Involved in Logistics or Supply Chain Management?

The qualification is issued by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the UK, EU, Australia and globally, and is the benchmark qualification in the industry.

Key Benefits:

  • Self-paced, distance learning part time program
  • Highly practical industry relevant electives
  • Builds and applies individual skills and knowledge in context
  • Improves individual performance and organisational capacity
  • Training logistics staff increases efficiency, and decreases costs in fuel, repairs and insurance.
  • Postgraduate level, but no prior degree required
  • Also full time study and recognition of prior learning

Suitable for:

  • Frontline, middle and senior managers with functional responsibility for logistics and supply chain management activities in a range of industries.
  • Military officers in logistics and supply chain roles.
  • Graduates entering the logistics profession and individuals involved in contributing to logistics strategy, establishing activity plans and reviewing operation activities.

Enrolment:

Oricom UHF088, the Worker’s Workmate

 

Meeting the new 80 channel standard, this 5.0 Watt DIN mounted radio was designed to be quick and simple to use, yet contain a truck-load of functionality.

Front fire speakers and a large easy-to-see backlit display means the UHF088 delivers clarity and control at a glance. Set against these the rotary channel, squelch and volume controls; along with a fast-grasp microphone, provide quick and easy operation.

Behind this compact unit sits the technology to deliver 80 narrowband channels, 38 CTCSS / 104 DCS codes, duplex range extender, dual watch, memory/priority scanning and all the features needed in a reliable 2-way, except the exorbitant price.

“We developed our UHF088 to be the reliable mate for those that make their living on the road or farm”, explains Oricom Managing Director Kevin McDonnell.

“As an Australian owned business we have always prided ourselves on our ability to deliver solid UHF radios of superior quality, priced for everyday use.”

The UHF088 is available nationally through leading auto retailers and retails at around $259.00

For more details visit: www.oricom.com.au

 

Interested in a career in Logistics and Operation Management?

Enrol now in Holmesglen’s Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Operations Management

The Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Operations Management has been developed in association with industry to meet the changing needs of operational managers, and to benefit individuals responsible for purchasing, warehousing and the logistical functions associated with business enterprise today. This course develops the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to make effective decisions at a managerial level, within logistics related roles.

Graduates with appropriate work experience can pursue a range of career opportunities within management, logistics, purchasing, warehousing and other related areas.

Apply now!

T: 03 9564 2664

E: business@holmesglen.edu.au

It’s not just a shelf – it’s Super 123

That's because since Super 123 is actually a shelf and not a rack means its safer, more versatile, much quicker to install and a lot cheaper than what many people are currently using.

 

Furthermore, being Italian, you can be sure its sleek, modern and stylish- a claim no other shelving company can honestly make.

Being completely boltless and with a modular construction helps cater for any inventory item under the sun, including small parts storage, shoes, car parts, buttons and haberdashery, electrical and hardware items, computer components, pharmaceuticals or bolts and nuts.

The Super 123 shelving range includes modular containers, drawer sets as well as sliding dividers and many other features, with standard components ranging in depth and width to cater for any stock item under the sun.

The load capacities of Super 123 vary from 145 kg per shelf level to 630 kg per shelf level and the frame capacities range from between 1500 kg per frame to 3600 kg per frame.

And being European-designed means that all Super 123 shelving is certified by the most stringent world standards  there is such as TUV, ISO and FEM for design integrity, strength and a wide variety of applications, including food-grade ones.

Super 123 comes in a huge range of shelving surfaces including a steel shelf as well as a plastic food graded shelf and a special clip to cater for a wood surface if needed.

Super 123 can also reach dizzying heights with its ability to be used in the construction of multitier structures for your day-to-day narrow aisle high rise storage- this is an important point as safety in the materials handling industry is paramount and as such, Super 123 will not only look great and be easy to set up, but it's safety is second to none, meaning with Super 123, you really can sleep easy.

Why buy expensive, ungainly and potentially unsafe racking when you can have the modular, stylish and super safe Super 123 shelving technology from Metalsistem?

Metalsistem Australia

9B International Square

Tullamarine  VIC 3043

PH  +61 3 9310 5939

F     +61 3 9310 5938

M   +61 408 369 741

www.metalsistemaustralia.com

Commercial storage solutions

 

 

Do you need a storage solution for your business? 

We can help.  With sites across Australia, AutoNexus can provide seamless, responsive solutions for your vehicle, motorcycle, boating or caravan storage needs.  We provide expert storage solutions for a range of automotive brands who entrust us with the safekeeping of their valuable product.

Looking for more?

We specialise in tailoring our services to best support your business and, in addition to our storage solutions, offer a national one stop service for:

If you would like to discuss a long term solution or are just running out storage space and need temporary assistance, please contact our Business Development Managers Cath Munns on (02) 8848 7119 or Matthew St Leger on (03) 9090 4301, email solutions@autonexus.com.au or visit www.autonexus.com.au.

 

2012 National Challenge – Start Date: 16th APRIL, 2012

 

Commencing on 16th April 2012, your company is challenged to join the second National Challenge of The Fresh Connection where simultaneously participants from around Australia will have the task to work as a team to save the fictional company, The Fresh Connection, from financial ruin. The challenge: to collaborate with fellow team members, craft a strategy, integrate decisions, implement change, make effective strategic and tactical decisions, and to completely transform The Fresh Connection company so as to make it as profitable as possible.

 

 

Business Benefits of Participation

  • Increase Cross Functional knowledge and awareness

  • Develop advanced decision making skills

  • Learn how to effectively manage trade-offs

  • Gain knowledge of how to put strategy into action through a robust S&OP process

  • Makes benefits of collaboration measurable

  • Build effective teams

  • Achieve national and international recognition

  • Be rewarded for excellence

  • Become The Fresh Connection Champion Team

Registration

National Challenge 2012 early bird team entry – AUD $1,490 per team ($1,639 inc GST)

(Early Bird entries close 31st January, 2012)

Click to download the challenge flyer and registration form

Registration may also be made online at:

WWW.THEFRESHCONNECTION.COM.AU

2012 National Challenge Partner

 

 

 

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