Coventry, United Kingdom, (2nd December, 2011) – Buck & Hickman, a leading UK distributor of tools, maintenance and health & safety products, reveals that their unique VMI solution has given leading aerospace company Aircelle, part of the Safran Group, reduced costs and improved consumption control.

Buck & Hickman has worked with Aircelle for six years, working to implement a range of VMI solutions. Currently, the company uses four banks of ProStock Vending Machines, five ProStock units and ten MagLock cabinets. This has reduced product consumption by 24.8%.

Mark Peers, Head of Value Added Services at Buck & Hickman, said:  “Aircelle are longstanding customers and our team has worked with them to provide a unique solution which gives excellent control over stock levels. We’re pleased that Aircelle has seen such benefits from the implementation of VMI with a 24.8% reduction in the consumption of indirect consumables.”

Buck & Hickman provides VMI, Vending and RFID tool control and management solutions to help companies gain better control over their consumable stock and durable items, whilst reducing their product consumption, all to help operational efficiency.

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About Buck & Hickman:

Buck &Hickman is the UK’s leading supplier of tools, maintenance and health and safety products offering 60,000 products to order today and use tomorrow.

The Roebuck brand is exclusive to Buck & Hickman and offers a comprehensive range of over 23,000 tools, maintenance and health and safety products.  Roebuck products are designed specifically for professional users working in demanding industrial environments.


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