Claire Kerr

Review of 2021: our highlights.

Review of 2021: our highlights. Despite some fear and confusion due to the pandemic, along with the uncertainty of ever-changing government rules, 2021 has been a good year for Balloon. We were resilient in overcoming the workplace difficulties that Covid presented. Beginning in 2020, we quickly adapted to the new normal of working from home. …

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How a WMS can reduce your carbon footprint.

How a WMS can reduce your carbon footprint. In the wake of COP26 and its aim to bring climate change under control, more companies are actively looking to reduce their carbon footprint and to contribute to national and international endeavours to reach net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. Striving to operate a carbon neutral …

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Balloon half marathon runners raise £2500 for charity.

Balloon half marathon runners raise £2,500 for charity. Our amazing nine runners took to the streets of Ealing last weekend to run the Ealing Half Marathon and have raised £2,533 for children’s hospice charity, Helen & Douglas House. Thank you to the runners for their considerable efforts and to everyone who donated. We’re delighted that …

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Oscar Readwin remotely implements warehouse management system for Masters Golf in Belgium.

Oscar Readwin remotely implements warehouse management system for Masters Golf in Belgium. Consultants Making IT Happen. The Masters Golf Company sells a range of golfing products through stockists across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The business is headquartered in Portishead, near Bristol in the UK. It works with global golfing manufacturers to …

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Balloon has signed The Climate Pledge.

Balloon has signed The Climate Pledge. Balloon is proud to have become a signatory of The Climate Pledge (TCP), co-founded in 2019 by Amazon and the climate change organisation, Global Optimism. Signatories to The Climate Pledge commit to achieving net-zero carbon across their business by 2040, which is 10 years ahead of the target set …

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Balloon team to run Ealing Half Marathon for charity.

Balloon team to run Ealing Half Marathon for charity. A team of nine Balloon staff is planning to run the Ealing Half Marathon in September in support of children’s hospice charity, Helen & Douglas House. Balloon has a strong ethos of fundraising through its charity events and each year we choose a charity project to …

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Why is stock management important for business success?

Why is stock management important for business success? Having good stock management in place means you are always able to supply the right items, in the right quantities to the customers who want them. This means carrying the right amount of stock so that you minimise your costs, maximise your sales and therefore can boost …

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How a WMS can ensure food safety in the cold chain.

How a WMS can ensure food safety in the cold chain. It is vital for food businesses operating in the cold chain that their produce meets safety criteria. Whether they provide chilled or frozen foods, there are various regulations and requirements that they must comply with to ensure they keep food safe. From the time …

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