Industrial equipment supply chain learning curve

I started this blog to discuss information I've picked up in my new role, which might be useful for someone starting out in an industrial equipment supply role.

Industrial equipment supply chain learning curve

Why Use Prefabricated Insulated Panels for New Home Construction?

8 September 2015
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Traditional construction of a new home usually means erecting a wood frame and then putting up drywall panels, with insulation between those panels. Prefabricated insulated panels are made in a factory and then delivered to a construction site, and they take the place of walls, ceilings and even floors. If you're having a new home built and can decide for yourself on the type of construction and materials, you might note some advantages of prefabricated insulated panels installation versus standard construction materials and processes.
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Types of Vibratory Conveyor Systems

1 September 2015
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Conveyors are valuable systems in diverse industrial applications, particularly in packaging, processing and manufacturing operations. They are utilised in transferring goods efficiently from one section of the building to another. The modules can enhance the efficiency and speed of the operation and minimise the labour requirements. There are different types of conveyors to suit different applications and needs. The vibratory conveyor, a type of industrial vibrating equipment, is one of the designs used for special applications.
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Four Considerations for Choosing Liftgates

25 August 2015
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There are diverse types of liftgates, therefore it is important to be cautious when selecting the ideal product for your truck. Poor quality liftgates can present safety hazards during loading, unloading and hauling of goods. Moreover, these can be ineffective in accomplishing tasks which leads to inconvenience and financial losses. Here are the main factors that you should consider to ensure that your liftgate is ideal. Weight Capacity The weight capacity of the liftgate is probably the most critical aspect in the selection process.
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Like To DIY? Tips for Purchasing Your First Power Tools

21 August 2015
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For amateur DIYers, the world of purchasing power tools can be both exciting and overwhelming. In most cases, you're probably sure of a few tools you want or need, but there're so many brands and features that you're unsure of what to buy. To help you with your purchase, here are three things you should remember when buying your first power tools online. Purchase refurbished tools if possible When you're first getting started, you don't need to spend all your money on power tools that are designed for professional builders.
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Should You Buy or Rent a Shipping Container?

21 August 2015
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When you need to ship items overseas or by rail, you can actually rent shipping containers for this transit. When trying to decide if you should just buy the shipping containers you need for regular shipments or rent them from an outside company, remember that there are pros and cons to each decision; since shipping containers are sometimes a steep investment, you want to weigh those pros and cons carefully. Note a few factors to consider.
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About Me
Industrial equipment supply chain learning curve

I have always worked in the supply chain department, but since moving to an industrial equipment supplier, I've been on a steep learning curve. We have so many pieces with multiple names or similar names, and I need to be able to work out which pieces can be substituted in an emergency and which pieces are not similar. It's been tricky for me to get my head around, so I started this blog to discuss some of the information I've picked up in this role, which might be useful for someone else just starting out in an industrial equipment supply role.