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A Year in 25...

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It has been a year since we moved from our old warehouse in ‘normal 2019’ into our larger facility and how quickly its gone. Let me take you back to when we realised we needed to move and the reasons behind it. Back in early 2019 it became obvious that we needed to move, we had simply outgrown our previous warehouse with nearly as many pallets on the floor as on the racks and it was bursting at the seams

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Maximising Efficiency with WMS

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October 2020 marked the first anniversary of using ProSKU, our new warehouse management system. Before implementing ProSKU, we relied heavily on the use of spreadsheets and regular stock checks to manage our logistics function. But with year on year expansion it became clear this was not a suitable solution for the size of our operation as we grew especially as we had plans to bring new customers on board to use our 3PL services for whom an effective stock management system was a necessity.   To address this issue, we formed a team to identify and highlight the business needs,...

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2021 prices for in stock fibre optic cable....

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As an approved Reseller in the UK for OFS cables we can offer the following cables in stock and ready to ship at new prices available on our website. These can be supplied up to 6km (2km for 36f) or if required cut and coiled to meet your exact requirements (subject to 1km minimum order quantity). If you cannot see what you need please visit our cut and coil page and get in touch on 01473 612188 or email us sales@optservices.co.uk 

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An A to Z of Fibre Optic terminology

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Fibre optic technology uses a lot of technical jargon and terminology, here we try and explain some of the commonly used technical terms.

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How quickly is fibre replacing copper?

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By 2026, Openreach, the wholly owned subsidiary of UK telecoms company BT Group, plan to shut down the copper wire network and replace it with a fibre optic broadband network. What is changing and why?

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