Superport Liverpool is an integrated cluster of logistics assets and expertise that will deliver faster, cheaper, greener global market access for business to and from the northern UK and Ireland. The Liverpool City Region is home to some of the world’s leading maritime, logistics, energy, retail and manufacturing operations, as well as a skilled and varied workforce.
Superport provides rapid reach to a market of 35 million people within a 150-mile radius, stretching from the Port of Liverpool along the Manchester Ship Canal and the extensive northern UK road and rail network, encompassing 2 airports, 3 Enterprise Zones, and the highest density of warehousing in the UK.
SIMATIC IT Preactor is a world leading production planning and scheduling software used for a broad range of businesses globally.
SIMATIC IT Preactor APS products can be tightly integrated with ERP, accounting and forecasting software, spreadsheets, MES and SFDC systems and are designed to work alongside existing systems to enhance and facilitate, rather than replace.
Products from the Preactor APS range can be used for long term strategic planning covering months and years ahead, medium term tactical planning with a few weeks planning horizon and for detailed advanced scheduling and sequencing.
SIMATIC IT Preactor APS is not a single point solution. It represents a family of products that have different levels of functionality and pricing so that you can select the system that satisfies both your needs and your budget.
SIMATIC IT Preactor APS is a highly customizable capacity planning and scheduling package. Event driven communication scripts can be installed for tight integration with other systems across multiple sites and unique sequencing rules can be created. Its flexibility is unparalleled.
Bollin Green is no ordinary telemarketing agency, we’re business-to-business strategists and sales people, with over 35 years experience. We’re both a pre-sales qualifier and lead generation engine. We’re dynamic, innovative, and sales-savvy. We combine intelligence with data to help you understand what your customers are thinking and hear what they’re saying, so you can refine your marketing strategy and win new business. No robotic scripts, just straight-talking, real life conversations; we find the people that matter.
At Bollin Green we’re used to talking to the business leaders and key decision makers you want to reach. Specialists in our field, we’ll nurture these relationships, moving them quickly to hot prospects – leaving you to focus on real business opportunities. We don’t just freshen up your database; we’ll become part of your team. Getting to the heart of what you’re trying to achieve to help you get more from your marketing strategy and deliver results. At Bollin Green, we work with businesses across the world in a diverse range of industries. Armed with this global insight, we won’t just feed you with good quality sales prospects we’ll give you fresh ideas to help you see your business differently. Our campaigns are well-planned, personalised and powerful.
JPS Supply Chain
JPS Supply Chain are a global recruitment business specialising in supply chain, logistics and purchasing. The Directors established JPS after being disillusioned with the main players in this market place and felt that there was a huge gap to be bridged by a service provider who truly understands the industry and the professionals working within it. The Directors at JPS are supply chain professionals who recruit, NOT recruiters in supply chain – a subtle but vital distinction. With passion, knowledge and credibility as our core values, we strive to make a real difference in improving service levels within recruitment, and providing opportunity and talent to businesses and candidates alike. We strongly believe in building strong and long lasting relationships with the businesses we work for. JPS strive to be strategic supply partners and not one-off transactional providers, giving our clients access to global talent through world-class service. With a current network of over 20 million industry professionals across the world, we are confident in our ability to create meaningful introductions to talent whom businesses otherwise struggle to find.
“Randex Compact Lifts provide unrivalled reliability, this is enabled by the quality of production, and specifically the 4-wheel drive rack and pinion design.
We are able to provide unique features to support our client’s requirements: –
Speed of Picking: Compact Twin can handle two trays at once, while the operator is picking from one tray the extractor is already retrieving the next. In addition to maximising the storage within a defined footprint, the introduction of picking technologies, and controlling the operation with sophisticated software allows customers to utilise our lifts as an effective tool; maximising efficiency and productivity.
Heavy Duty Products: For heavy duty materials the 100% extraction fully extracts the tray from the access opening allowing goods to be lifted with a crane.
Randex support and maintain hundreds of machines throughout the UK, and are uniquely positioned to provide fast and effective service.”
Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership
Liverpool City Region’s Local Enterprise Partnership is the primary economic development company in the region driving forward greatly accelerated economic growth across key sectors with the potential to create thousands of new jobs in the next decade.
The core activities of the Liverpool City Region LEP include:
- Strategic Economic Development
- Business Growth
- Key Growth Sectors (Knowledge & Innovation Economy, Visitor Economy, Low Carbon Economy and Superport)
Unipart Logistics for Supply Chain Connect
At Unipart Logistics we design, operate and optimise complex supply chains for clients across a wide range of sectors on a local and global basis where excellent service is vital to their success.
As part of the wider Unipart Group, our manufacturing heritage informs our deep understanding of the drivers of cost and service in complex supply chains. We have award winning expertise in the design and delivery of resilient supply chains that can be relied on to keep your industry moving.
We don’t simply offer you an off the shelf solution, we set out to understand your needs at every stage and then work with you to engineer a supply chain that delivers against your requirements, while ensuring that you retain strategic control.
We offer a variety of commercial solutions to meet your specific needs, including the provision of supply chain systems and consultancy support to help people in your organisation realise the benefits of outsourcing parts of your supply chain.
We have helped engineer the supply chain for many of the world’s leading industrial companies.
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) is the professional body for transport, logistics and the supply chain. CILT is the focus for professional excellence, developing the most modern techniques in logistics and transport and encouraging the adoption of policies that are efficient and sustainable.
We operate through our structure of Professional Sectors that provide specialist activity for a particular area of interest while continuing to offer opportunity for involvement across the whole spectrum. We also have over 40 special interest groups, including our public policy committee and young professional forum which span across all sectors.
When implementing any new software project it is vital that both the selection and implementation processes are matched exactly to your organisation’s needs. Connect events enable you to efficiently and effectively complete your shortlisting process to ensure you avoid the disastrous consequences of a mismatched project. The pre-selected one-to-one meetings with cutting edge vendors, networking with other end users with live projects and actionable advice case studies from companies who have “been there and done that” make Connect events the only events to offer six months research in one day. Find out more www.hennikgroup.com
EAL is the specialist, employer-recognised awarding organisation for industry qualifications.
We operate at the heart of the engineering sector, offering engineering and manufacturing qualifications that are precisely tuned to meet employer needs. Our unrivalled knowledge and experience of the sector results in qualifications that carry weight and respect with industry employers and deliver real career benefits for learners.
In the last ten years 1.3 million people in the UK embarked on an EAL qualification in schools, colleges, universities, private training facilities and workplaces the length and breadth of the UK. Our industry expertise, coupled with our world class service levels, means that employers opt to use EAL qualifications to develop their employees.
We invest in the industries we serve and the skills of those who work within them. As part of this commitment, EAL is pleased to sponsor The Manufacturer MX Awards 2015.
EEF helps to foster enterprise and innovation, keeping businesses safe, compliant and future-focused.
Everything we do is designed to help manufacturing and engineering industry flourish, from providing essential business support and training, to championing our industry within government in the UK and in Europe.
Our business support services cover human resources and employment law, productivity improvement, research and intelligence, health, safety and environmental issues. We also provide a wide range of training and development.
With over 5000 Member companies across England and Wales, EEF is a powerful voice of the sector representing on the issues that are key to the future of manufacturing. Darrell regularly appears in media, to influence the agenda for our Members and the economy of the North West.
Hennik Recruitment is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with senior level appointments to the boards and senior management teams of the UK’s dynamic and vibrant manufacturing sector. With our expertise and passion for manufacturing, as well as, our unrivalled insight into the industry, we are able to draw upon a vast network of manufacturing contacts, allowing us to discreetly locate, engage and place the best people in the best positions.
Hennik Recruitment – Connecting Opportunity with Talent
Invest Liverpool is the investment division of Liverpool Vision, the Mayor of Liverpool’s economic development company. Invest Liverpool provides a portfolio of free of charge support services to companies considering establishing a business base in Liverpool as well as supporting companies already based here with their expansion plans. Working closely with Marketing Liverpool, we promote Liverpool as an investment destination nationally and internationally. Invest Liverpool has offices in London and US and works closely with partners in a wide range of global economies.
Lean Management Journal
Lean Management Journal is a leading publication on lean and continuous improvement offering in-depth analysis, comment, case studies and reviews to give insight into the most important issues facing the lean community.
Since its launch in 2009, LMJ has laid the foundations of a strong international readership community. Subscribers from Europe, United States, Argentina, and Australia benefit from the knowledge exchanges LMJ facilitates.
Breaking down traditional conceptions about lean, LMJ is a cross-sector publication with contributions in every issue from public and private sectors lean leaders in businesses specialising in everything from car hire to financial services, healthcare and telecommunications as well as the traditional manufacturing base.
Ten issues of the journal are published every year, providing updates on the latest events, debates and achievements from within the lean community.
The Manufacturers Alliance is a peer group for UK Manufacturing Leaders that meet on a monthly basis to support each other in working through the challenges that arise from growing a high performing business.
For most members it is a safe place to think strategically for a day, explore new ideas and gain new knowledge to develop their leadership skills. It’s also a great opportunity to see other manufacturing plants and see first-hand how other members are dealing with their business challenges.
New Manufacturers Alliance Groups are being launched across the UK throughout 2015-17 to ensure this type of support is within reach of the whole manufacturing community and we continue to build manufacturing businesses with better profits.
Northwest Aerospace Alliance
North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) was formed in 1984 to support and represent the aerospace industry across the North West region. It is one of several regional trade alliances in the UK who are affiliated to the National aerospace body, ADS.
Based in Lancashire, NWAA is located in the heart of the aerospace and manufacturing industry. It represents and unites companies and organisation involved in the aerospace sector supply chain.
The NWAA works to assist the aerospace supply chain through a series of cutting edge programmes, including the NATEP, GAMMA and Sharing in Growth projects.
Social Sift is an all-in-one social media management tool for marketing, sales and customer service; allowing companies to post, moderate and measure across multiple social networks, all from one central dashboard. It supports sentiment tagging, Boolean search and stream filters and it’s visualiser displays conversation analysis which allows you to identify volume, participation distribution and word clusters. Through the use of social analytic and workflow reports you can easily monitor and evaluate both campaign and team performance against established KPIs. #decodethenoise
The Manufacturer MX Awards 2015
The Manufacturer MX Awards (TMMX) is an annual awards programme delivered by The Manufacturer, in association with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
TMMX was formed in 2015 by the merger of two of the industry’s leading awards programmes: The Manufacturer of the Year Awards and the Manufacturing Excellence (MX) Awards.
With a combined heritage spanning four decades, TMMX is dedicated to encouraging and promoting competitive manufacturing in the UK, and celebrating the very best in the industry annually.
With a range of categories tailored to suit manufacturing businesses of all sizes and sectors, these awards provide the opportunity to gain valuable business improvement advice and industry-wide recognition for your achievements, your employees and your business.