Furniture Management and Business Services
Blue Line also provides Management Furniture Consultancy Services for small to medium sizes companies. Services range from assisting start-up organisations with grant advice, product design, prototyping and sourcing manufacturers to business development strategies, tender preparation and corporate presentations.
One-to one executive coaching and mentoring or team training is also available and where on-going hands-on help is required business angels and non-executive Directors can provided on very affordable terms.
Assistance can also be provided with candidate selection and recruitment, psychometric assessment and dispute resolution.
Green Furniture Manufacturing, Timber Sourcing, Recycling and CSR
As an award winning pioneer of Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing Techniques within the furniture industry, Blue Line is committed to helping companies, across all sectors of UK industry, to ‘green’ their manufacturing processes and source sustainable materials.
Blue Line provides both informal and structured advice on all aspects of ‘greening’ production from material selection, production processes, factory design to waste minimisation strategies, recycling and end of life disposal. Using its extensive international network of suppliers and experts it can assist companies in obtaining Environmentally Friendly Materials and products as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility commitment.
Advice and practical assistance is available to help clients evaluate supply chains, establish chains of custody and create closed loop cycles from purchase through to responsible disposal at the end of a products life. Links to a nationwide network of social enterprises provides a route for responsible disposals that not only, minimizes landfill impact but also, helps support job creation and community programmes.
Furniture Ergonomics and DDA Compliance
Furniture has a central role to play in DDA compliance but few companies have the resources or expertise to identify affordable solutions to meeting the special needs of individual employees. Using some of the country’s leading ergonomists, Blue Line provides comprehensive ergonomic assessments of office environments, reception areas, control rooms, meeting rooms, boardroom and training areas. Uniquely it can take solutions from discussion through design to manufacture incorporating height adjustability, inductive loop hearing systems, visual aids and specialist seating.
It also has access to leading lawyers with extensive experience in defending RSI and upper limb disorder claims.
Office Relocation and Office Fit-Outs
Many companies are now turning to their furniture manufacturers to seek a one-stop solution to relocation, office refurbishment and fit-out projects. Blue Line has extensive experience in handling such turnkey projects see also Project Management. Every aspect of move management including specialist services for I.T. Departments can be provided with each project controlled by a dedicated Project Manager.
Cost, disruption and waste can often be drastically reduced by innovative recycling partnerships that in turn support work creation within the local community and contribute to Corporate social Responsibility commitments.