Tradelink’s – Quest improvement competition’. has got off to a flying start, that has really brightened up the month. The competition is certainly off to an impressive start with some really well thought out business improvements.
The winning entry for March was well presented by the Mildenhall Stores/Ops Support team, clearly ‘World class’ practitioners; their entry demonstrates all key attributes we look for when implementing business improvements :-
- Clear Identification of an issue within their area
- The involvement of the whole team
- Planned approach
- Before and after photos
- Cost report
(6 pts) MILDENHALL STORES/OPS SUPPORT - Waste profile sleeve disposal
(5 pts) SALES QUOTES (SOP2) – Shaped frame price library
(4 pts) SALES ORDER PROCESSING (SOP1) – Specific customer contact lists
(3 pts) ALUMINIUM (Cut Prep) – Controlling bi-fold stock
(2 pts) OPS SUPPORT (March) – buying costs reduced for gloves
(1 pts) SALES ORDER PROCESSING (SOP1) – Solidor order confirmations
The competition is already shaping up to be an outstanding campaign. Hopefully the results this month demonstrate that it’s often the simplest of ideas which translate into great improvements.
We have recently released the latest version of our Regiment composite door range brochure. The new brochure has had a facelift and comes with a matt sealed quality feel. It includes three new designs of doors being the:-
It also details the full 10 colour options available.
Click here - bit.ly/Regiment2015 to view the complete e-Brochure online version.
(Picture shows Staff from The Tradelink Aluminium Factory with lots and lots of eggs… Tracey Long - far right)
Tracey Long from the Tradelink Trade Sales office, is the club secretary of the Motorcycle Club’s – Annual Bunny Run. The Easter Bunny turns up on a motorbike and delivers the Easter Eggs to the children. Those who are well enough to come outside, enjoy sitting on the bikes and collecting their chocolatey treats. Tracy said, “Some of the very sick children make a huge effort, its very humbling to put a smile on their face’s, at what can be a very traumatic time in their lives.
The Tradelink Aluminium Factory had a quick whip round, and managed to raise £66. After a visit to Tesco at March, who also kindly donated an additional 20 eggs, the total was up to 108 EGGS for the Children’s Ward.
Anyone that would like to donate an easter egg, please contact Tracy Long at Tradelink, or if you are a biker with a passion for chocolate, you are more that welcome to to tag along on the Bunny Run, 29th March.
Tradelink have recently taken delivery of a new CNC frame cleaning machine in Factory B – March.
The Urban SV410 corner cleaner is the 1st to be commissioned in the UK, and represents a £50,000 investment.