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Newcastle in the News

Meet John O’Kelly of Newcastle Systems in Haverhill

Today we’d like to introduce you to John O’Kelly.

Saving time: Dock-to-stock optimization is the key to getting products on and off the truck faster

Like most logistics operations, yours might point to “receiving” as the main starting point in your operation. Either because it’s a process that often begins earlier in the day with the overnight arrival of trucks delivering products from all parts of the country, or simply because it’s the point in which materials enter your facility thus setting the stage for all other processes.

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Fulfilling the Promise of Paperless Manufacturing with Mobile Workstations

Cogmedix is a team of talented commercialization specialists bringing OEM medical technology tolife. Providing turnkey manufacturing services to a broad range of medical and dental OEM‘s, Cogmedix delivers new products to market with rigorous quality control and full regulatory compliance.

Lean Six Sigma Tactics Lead To Increased Airport Efficiency And Reduced Flyer Wait Times

For many frequent flyers, the relationship between flyers and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been at times, turbulent. For the better part of the last two decades, going through airport security has been met with groans over long wait times as flyers are encouraged to get to the airport earlier and earlier.

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Newcastle Systems debuts APEX series height-adjustable workstation

Jul. 18, 2017 - Newcastle Systems describes its latest product, the APEX series mobile workstation, as a height-adjustable mobile cart that provides flexibility for employees working in various manufacturing industries, such as aerospace, automotive and electronics.
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Newcastle Systems Introduces the APEX Series Ergonomic Workstation

New height-adjustable cart improves processes, while providing comfort and safety for all employees

HAVERHILL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newcastle Systems, a leading provider of mobile-powered workplace solutions designed to make warehouses, manufacturing facilities and retail floors more efficient, today introduces its latest product, the APEX Series Mobile Workstation. The height-adjustable mobile cart provides flexibility for employees working in many industries including aerospace, automotive, electronics, and medical device manufacturing.

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Direct Relief & Newcastle Systems Deliver Vital Medical Supplies

With the help of Newcastle Systems products, Direct Relief, a global humanitarian aid organization, gets vital medical supplies off the dock 67% faster to the people who are in critical need of these supplies.

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Four Ways to Find Efficiencies in the Age of Amazon

In 2016, nearly half -- 43 percent -- of all online retail sales in the US went through Amazon, thus fueling industry demand for two-day shipping. This growth in e-commerce has contributed to an upsurge in the number of warehouses and daily volume. But to stand out in a crowded market and keep pace with the likes of Amazon, warehouses nationwide are aggressively seeking ways to reduce delivery times and find efficiencies in the small shipment process.

Topics: Warehouse Management

Industrial Supply Feature: Keeping Pace in the Age of Amazon

Three tactics distribution centers can implement to improve efficiency.

Long before Amazon started producing award-winning original content, voice controlled home devices and robust cloud computing platforms, the Seattle-based company flipped the shipping and warehousing industry on its head, forever. Amazon’s dedication to two-day shipping and speed is unprecedented, and 23 years after its official launch, competing against the e-commerce giant is nearly impossible.

The resource imbalance between Amazon and other DCs makes direct competition an uphill battle. However, there are smart warehousing strategies distribution centers can learn from Amazon to create efficiencies and a stronger workflow.

Topics: Distribution Center Lean Shipping Speed

Derek Coppinger Joins Newcastle Systems as VP of Sales and Marketing

HAVERHILL, Mass. (April 28, 2017) -  Newcastle Systems, a leading provider of
mobile powered workplace solutions specifically designed to make warehouses, manufacturing facilities and retail floors more efficient, today welcomes Derek Coppinger as vice president of sales and marketing.

“Along with his extensive career as a communicator, Coppinger brings key leadership capabilities to the table – motivation, direction and execution. All of which are crucial to successful company growth,” said John O’Kelly, CEO of Newcastle Systems.

Prior to joining Newcastle Systems, Coppinger was the senior vice president and chief sales and marketing officer of National Technical Systems in Calabasas, Calif. and is a member of the board for ESC Lab Sciences and chairman of the board of American Council of Independent Laboratories. He holds a master’s degrees from Cranfield University, and attended MIT Sloan School of Management, and Boston University School of Law.

Coppinger was drawn to Newcastle Systems for its innovative product line and the impact its products have on the warehouse environment.

“My vision for Newcastle Systems is to provide customers with the world’s leading mobile powered workplace solution that helps significantly improve workflow processes,” Coppinger said. “The company is in a great position and has grown nicely over the past few years, but like any small business, we need to get to the next level, and I am excited to be a part of the journey.”

With new products set to launch this year, Coppinger will develop a world-class sales and marketing process with capabilities to help support all of Newcastle’s customer needs. In addition to Coppinger, Newcastle Systems has further grown its sales force with the addition three regional sales managers: Jared Parrish in Texas, Blake White in South Carolina, and Garrett Gronowski in California.

About Newcastle Systems

Newcastle Systems, Inc. is a provider of workplace mobility solutions that include a range of mobile carts for every workstation need with a unique, integrated power system that enables companies to maximize workplace efficiencies with minimal investment. Newcastle Systems mobility solutions are in place around the world helping reduce footsteps in warehouses, speed up receiving, picking and shipping operations, improve staffing efficiencies on the retail floor, and provide convenience and ergonomic benefits for employees in manufacturing, education, distribution, military and government sectors. For more information, visit http://www.newcastlesys.com or e-mail at [email protected]. 

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