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20 July 2017

As the Prime Minister meets business leaders at Downing Street today to discuss the potential economic impact of Brexit, the Freight Transport Association has expressed serious dismay that the sector has once again been overlooked in planning for the UK’s exit from the European Union.

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18 July 2017

Dolav has unveiled a hygienic, heavy-duty, folding large container. The DFLC is made with easy-to-clean base and sides as five removable parts.

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13 July 2017

From racking beams to pigeon holes, Beaverswood can supply a range of label holder sizes. Label holders are a vital identification tool that can be used throughout the supply chain and in freezer environments.

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13 July 2017

Members of the CLOCS community – ‘Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety’ scheme – can now enjoy exclusive fuel cost saving offers with Fuel Card Services (FCS). 

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12 July 2017

Hounslow council has approved a visionary proposal to extract minerals from underneath the currently disused land and create up to 177,500 sq m of underground warehousing space, attracting thousands of jobs.

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14 July 2017

Moving food in transit and keeping temperatures within limits is an element of food safety that can sometimes be overlooked.

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12 July 2017

Paramount Packaging Systems, the UK and Ireland’s exclusive distributor of Fuji’s horizontal and vertical form-fill-seal equipment, unveiled its latest evolution in packaging machinery - the Fuji Alpha 8 Horizontal Flow Wrapper at last month’s Interpack - the world's biggest and most important trade fair of the packaging sector.

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12 July 2017

A haulage firm has been fined after a load from the top of a double-decked trailer fell onto a worker.

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10 July 2017

Balsam Hill– one of the world’s largest online retailers of realistic artificial Christmas trees and other seasonal decorations – has appointed Walker Logistics to manage part of its UK supply chain for the forthcoming 2017 season.

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10 July 2017

From state-of-the-art lightshows used by the latest headlining rock band to high quality engineering parts – they all need the correct packaging.

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03 July 2017

Industrial distributors must re-think their business models in order to survive.

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10 July 2017

The Range and DHL Supply Chain open a £100 million distribution centre in Avonmouth, Bristol, creating 1,000 jobs.

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28 June 2017

Without workers from the European Union, the UK’s freight and logistics sector could grind to a halt, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA). 

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10 July 2017

Beumer has developed the Overall Operation Monitoring app, enabling staff to maintain an overview of packaging lines on mobile devices.

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26 June 2017

15 awards were presented to the shining stars of the UK and Ireland logistics sector at the Talent in Logistics Awards on 22nd June 2017. The inaugural event was hosted by special guest, stand-up comedian, and star of BBC One sitcom ‘Not Going Out’, Tim Vine.

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12 July 2017

Flexibility, reliability and high quality codes are the major benefits of four Linx 8900 Continuous Ink Jet (CIJ) printers installed at specialist manufacturer and contract packer Micromix Plant Health in Nottingham.

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04 July 2017

Further underlining its commitment to an ambitious growth strategy, rental supplier of high performance temperature controlled storage solutions for the food, pharmaceutical, logistics and manufacturing industries, Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores  – part of the Turner Group – has confirmed it is embarking on a search for new, strategically located premises which will better serve its nationwide customer base.

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13 June 2017

After a tense and surprising night of vote-counting, the UK’s Hung Parliament result has left fleet managers wondering whether to feel blue, or see red.

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12 June 2017

The Food Storage and Distribution Federation says there is every possibility of another Election, Brexit Referendum, or both, over the next 18 months.

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15 June 2017

The lightweight, easy to use tape dispenser increases the speed of sealing.

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FEATURES

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20 July 2017

New report from LCP Consulting reveals twice the number of retailers from the previous year (34% compared to 16% in 2015), cited reduced fulfilment costs as one of the top three advantages to an integrated business model.

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12 July 2017

Real estate is an often forgotten part of the supply chain but could be a major pinch point in coming years, Savills director Kevin Mofid told a Warehouse Technology Group Live event in Manchester last month. HSS editor Simon Duddy reports.

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12 July 2017

Michelin has invested more than £10m in a major upgrade of its Stoke-on-Trent based logistics operation, opening a new European Distribution Centre.

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04 July 2017

Take a look at the future and you find our what is important now - eCommerce, concerns about finite warehouse space, Brexit, automation and robots et al - the following Special Report give managers an insight into the challenges that are here now and on the horizon, with some ideas as to how you may plan for them.

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04 July 2017

The market for warehousing in the United Kingdom is, if not in crisis, certainly facing some major challenges, says Sid Holian, MD, and Steve Purvis, operations director, at Bis Henderson Space.

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04 July 2017

Asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment is continuing to develop its partnership with Bibby Distribution following the 3PL’s decision to expand its fleet in Wakefield and Corby.

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26 June 2017

Twelve of the most inspirational role models in the UK’s transport and logistics industry have been announced today as winners in the 2017 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.

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19 June 2017

Pallet networks consolidate haulage firms into larger collectives that can punch well above their weight. But how do they adapt to the many changes faced by the haulage industry? HSS editor Simon Duddy speaks to two key pallet networks – Pall-Ex and Palletline – to get the lowdown.

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12 June 2017

HSS editor Simon Duddy meets distribution centre manager Allan More at fast fashion retailer Quiz’s distribution centre in Bellshill near Glasgow, and hears how automated systems integrator Logistex helped it implement a leading edge approach to logistics.

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07 June 2017

While it may not seem that long ago since we waved farewell to the Christmas festivities, the reality is that most retailers are already preparing for this year’s seasonal spikes. And with the expert consensus being that Christmas’ bigger and more fashionable cousin, Black Friday will take the majority retail market share this year it’s important to get the preparation in even earlier. 

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08 June 2017

Avery Weigh-Tronix has unveiled the Uptime Select range of service cover packages for weighing equipment, offering 99% operational uptime and all-inclusive service cover.

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06 June 2017

Raw materials for wooden packaging and pallets have continued to rise in the first four months of the year, according to the latest Markit and CIPS report.

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07 June 2017

Transdek UK has supplied a customised package of double deck trailers and loading systems for Nisa Retail that will save over £400,000 a year and slash CO2 emissions by more than 730,000 kg per annum, on a contract that is operated by DHL Supply Chain.

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01 June 2017

When purchasing goods that contribute to the running of a business, it goes without saying that cost is a fundamental factor. We all want a fair price. Yet, time and again we see situations where customers have purchased pallets that are not wholly suitable for their application, explains Jim Hardisty, MD at Goplasticpallets.com.

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09 June 2017

A web-based matching service for on-demand warehousing leads the way in showing how the sharing economy can be useful for growing retailers needing storage. Martin Elgood, MD of Zupplychain, explains what makes it tick.

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18 May 2017

As Brexit begins to bite with lost profit at Premier Foods, organisations should take action in their supply chain to mitigate damage, says Crimson & Co.

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15 May 2017

Today, 33 of the most inspirational role models in the UK’s transport and logistics industry have been announced as finalists in the 2017 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards.

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27 April 2017

Food Storage & Distribution Federation Chief Executive, Chris Sturman, along with representatives from a number of FSDF member companies, met with the Department for Transport to discuss the concerns of the temperature-controlled food logistics industry following the triggering of Article 50.

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27 April 2017

IPPR analysis suggests that a deal that allows free movement for certain categories of workers would help the UK’s post-Brexit economy thrive.

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21 April 2017

Over 5,000 tech-savvy visitors from across the globe came together at the NEC for the co-located InternetRetailing Expo (IRX) and eDelivery Expo (EDX) this year. Game-changing news, developments and innovations – including more than 25 large-scale product launches – were presented at this year’s Expos by more than 300 exhibitors, sponsors and partners.

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21 February 2017

The speed limiter is a very comprehensive and highly reliable product. The system hard ware is produced by Siemens VDO and has been fitted to over 1,000,000 vehicles worldwide.

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13 June 2013

Unitronics Pallet warehousing From Alldrives & Controls.

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21 February 2017

FTC have developed a range of camera systems to act as a security system and/or as a driver aid. Manoeuvring plant equipment safely can be difficult at times and an FTC camera system with in cab driver display offers the driver additional views to assist.

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21 February 2017

Firetrack is a fully automated self seeking re extinguisher system, designed for specific designated applications rather than a flood system, though it can be used for this purpose.

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21 February 2017

The standard TXP system is designed for internal combustion engine forklifts with an electrically selectable fluid transmission. The system will stop operators from changing gears whilst the engine revs are too high or the road speed is too fast.

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22 February 2017

The FM Stand Alone Check System is a new and exciting addition to FTC’s already extensive product range. The system aims to provide a cost effective solution to completely replace paper based pre use check lists on any type of materials handling equipment.

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21 February 2017

The Fork Truck Control Speed Zoning system offers a cost effective speed limiting solution for sites where there is interaction between forklifts and pedestrians.

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21 February 2017

Each pedestrian that works in the specified “danger” area will be issued with an active RFID transmitter that continually emits a dedicated radio frequency, this is then detected by a truck based unit.

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21 February 2017

FTC has developed a range of visual warning devices suitable for any type of materials handling equipment. The safety lighting range has been developed to enhance site safety and increase pedestrian awareness of the presence of moving hazards.

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22 February 2017

Forklift truck and human interaction is one of the biggest hazards in the workplace today, in many businesses there is no way of avoiding this, that is why Fork Truck Control have developed a range of products to assist operators in reversing heavy plant equipment safely.

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12 March 2014

Majestic Wine Warehouse overcomes warehouse floor inadequacies at its Gift Solutions facility with a pallet racking and dissipation plate solution from The Storage Equipment Centre. There are numerous important factors

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10 October 2013

DP World London Gateway has been honoured by rail freight operator DB Schenker Rail UK in a locomotive naming ceremony which took place at the rail terminal at the UK's newest deep-sea container port and logistics park.

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