Direct2U Network

Canteens, can they help your office?

Many companies forget the importance of a canteen and offering employees a place to eat and spend lunchtimes. Having an attractive canteen area can encourage staff to take their breaks and so increases effectiveness within the office. Importance of Work Breaks It is important that employees take break away from their work and computers. Working throughout breaks can in fact reduce effectiveness and increase stress levels. Taking break from work can help many aspects; Increase productivity – taking breaks can help employees to regain focus. By taking a lunch break the mid-afternoon slump that often happens can be reduced. Taking… Read more

5 Quick and Cost Effective Garage Storage Ideas for 2019

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Do you constantly find your garage or workshop becoming disorganized and untidy? Most garages or workshops become untidy as, in most cases, items are wrongly placed and stored on floors. Not only does this create tripping hazards, it also means your tools and equipment will become lost, damaged or inaccessible over time. This article aims to highlight the 5 most cost effective garage storage and space optimization tips to help you get clean, tidy and organised. There are many garage storage systems on the market. Some which can be quite costly and often ineffective due to their impractical size and… Read more

10 Commonly Forgotten Rules in Warehouses

10 Commonly Forgotten Rules in Warehouses

Introduction As both small and large businesses attempt to remain successful during our turbulent times (FSB,2018), it is important to remember the fundamental rules that influence our core business function. The following article aims to recall the 10 key points to success within warehouses and distribution centres. To help bring focus back on the essentials that commonly help influence success. The Top Ten Warehousing Tips Use free space for Storage. It sounds a bit obvious. But if you are short on storage, or find your current shelving is untidy and difficult to navigate. Then adding additional bays of suitable heavy… Read more

Vélo Birmingham & Midlands 2019


As many of you may already know, the Vélo Birmingham & Midlands took place on Sunday May 12th. It’s an intense 100 mile closed road cycling route. 17,000 riders go on a winding journey through the West Midlands. Along the way the riders passed through rolling countryside, picturesque villages and even travelled through the City of Culture 2021, Coventry. They were cheered on by thousands of residents, friends and family lining the streets. Riding for The Alzheimer’s Society This year we had two members of the Direct2U Team taking part in the Vélo. Our Business Manager, Greg, and Web Developer,… Read more