Servicing and Maintenance
Why Maintenance Matters
In the fast-paced e-commerce, distribution, and warehouse world, conveyor systems keep operations running. These systems’ timely maintenance is crucial. It acts as a preventative medicine that ensures ongoing health and peak performance.
In the e-commerce industry, time truly is money. An unexpected breakdown can grind operations to a halt. This can lead to delayed order fulfilment and dissatisfied customers. Regular maintenance helps nip potential problems in the bud. Ensuring your conveyor system remains in top shape and reducing the likelihood of disruptive downtime.
Conveyor systems, while incredibly efficient, can pose risks if not adequately maintained. Loose components or failed safety features can result in accidents, posing a threat to your workforce. Routine maintenance and safety checks help to avoid such incidents. Ensuring your operations remain compliant with the stringent health and safety regulations in the UK.
Prolongs Equipment Lifespan
Conveyor systems are a significant investment. To get the best return, these systems must operate effectively for as long as possible. Regular maintenance prolongs the conveyor system’s lifespan. Staving off wear and tear and ensuring every component functions at its best.
Quick Response, Fantastic Service
“Last month, one of our conveyor belts unexpectedly broke down during peak hours. Thankfully, Conveyor Systems Ltd were quick to respond, dispatching an engineer immediately to our site. They managed to fix the issue promptly, saving us from significant downtime. We couldn’t ask for a better service!”
Quality Genuine Spare Parts Made Available
“We’ve been using CSL’s spare parts packages for our conveyor systems. Having these parts readily available at our Distribution Centre for our in-house team to install has dramatically reduced our downtime and increased our operational efficiency.”
Introducing Conveyor Care from CSL
At Conveyor Systems, we recognise the distinctiveness of each operation. Recognising this, we’ve introduced Conveyor Care from CSL. This is a tailored service and maintenance contract moulded to your system’s specific demands.
There are three tiered offerings:
Each package ensures alignment with your needs, no matter how intricate your system. It is not exclusive to systems installed by us; we can also work with you if your conveyor system comes from another provider.
To guide your decision, the table below highlights the unique features of the Bronze, Silver, and Gold tiers. Make an informed selection that suits your requirements.
Our Servicing & Maintenance Includes;
In the rare event of a breakdown, rest assured that our highly experienced engineers are at your service. We will promptly dispatch a skilled engineer to your site to diagnose and rectify the issue, ensuring minimal disruption to your operations.
Our engineers possess expertise in repairing conveyors installed by various integrators and specialise in equipment from reputable manufacturers such as Conveyor Units (Uni-XU), Interroll, Ambaflex, Qimarox, Intralox, and more.
As your business evolves, so do your processes and staff utilisation. CSL stands ready to adapt and update your conveyor system to align with your changing needs. Our extensive range of modifications and upgrades includes:
- Electrical enhancements
- Pullcord e-stop systems
- Additional and relocated e-stops
- Safety barriers and bump stops
- Pedestrian barriers, including gates
- Personnel protection measures
- Traffic barriers
- Build back sensors and changes to controls philosophy.
- Implementation of walk-over structures
- Retro-fitting of lift-up gates
- Integration of automated case erecting, sealing, labelling, and barcode/RFID identification systems
Many of these changes are simple yet highly effective, helping organisations maintain safety and compliance with health and safety legislation. Our team can conduct on-site surveys to identify potential improvements and provide valuable suggestions.
Modernisation & Upgrades
Even the most well-designed conveyor system layouts may require adjustments due to changing scopes, evolving products, shifts in company direction, or increased throughput demands.
Our team excels in implementing changes that can include:
- Fire escape route changes
- Change in routes/scope or function
- Safety system upgrades
- Improvements in energy efficiency
- Control and software changes
Our continuous improvement programs are tailored to optimise workflow while reducing operational costs. We understand the critical nature of your conveyor system and will define a detailed plan for implementation, minimising downtime and operational disruption. Beyond cost savings, these changes also contribute to a reduction in environmental wastage.
Relocations & Decommissioning
In various situations, materials handling systems need to be relocated, whether within the same building or to a new facility. Our proficient project team is equipped to handle these complex tasks. We initiate the process with a thorough site and equipment survey, crafting a meticulous project plan that ensures seamless integration of your equipment into the new location, regardless of whether it maintains the same layout or undergoes a reconfiguration.
The equipment is then professionally disconnected, moved, and seamlessly reconnected, with potential additions, software and control modifications considered.
Our project and engineering teams can also assist with decommissioning, ensuring the safe disconnection of electrics, removal, palletizing, and collection for recycling.