Lead times. The bane of your existence. Nothing is worse than discovering a need and having to wait seven business days or more for the solution to arrive. The amount of productivity lost in that wait can be devastating to your operation, regardless of your industry. As we mentioned in our previous blog entry, lost productivity for any reason will burn a hole in your pocket and your bottom line. However, unlike our last blog entry, better lighting or an improved footpath cannot save you from the plague of long lead times.
UNEX recognizes the frustration that can be caused by longer lead times, and has developed several solutions that are designed to keep your operation humming along at maximum productivity. Take, for instance, our Roller Rack. This flow rack is pre-engineered and is available in four foot and eight foot widths. This allows us to minimize the time between your order and Roller Rack's arrival at your facility. We've gone even further in order to shorten assembly times and get your Roller Rack out on the floor- its keystone beam clips and knockdown frames make the assembly process a breeze.
While Roller Rack's design allows us to offer shorter lead and assembly times, we faced a different challenge with our Gravity Conveyor line. These tracks are often the workhorse of the operation, and long lead times for this solution can bring your operation to a standstill. That's why UNEX has developed a Quick Ship program for this crucial solution. Our goal is to deliver easy-to-install conveyor as quickly as possible without sacrificing the quality and durability our solutions are known for. By keeping multiple standard widths in both roller and wheel in stock at our manufacturing facility and working closely with our shippers, we have developed a program that guarantees 72-hour turnaround on Gravity Conveyor products. We've also focused our efforts to ensure that our Gravity Conveyor- both portable and floor-mounted- is easy to install, further reducing the time between ordering the solution and having it operational in your facility.
Of course, as the saying goes, seeing is believing. You can view these Roller Rack and Gravity Conveyor videos to see the quality of our solutions for yourself. If you're like me and like to get your hands on a product before committing to it, our Pickologists will happily send you a sample of either our roller or skatewheel Gravity Conveyors. Take advantage of UNEX's Quick Ship program and make lengthy lead times a thing of the past.