PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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17 January 2019

Amco Group has secured a new packaging supply contract with a major 1st Tier automotive supplier. This follows a recent packaging assembly contract agreed between Amco and Denso Group.

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10 January 2019

AMCO Services International has created a formal partnership with CK Quality, a Midlands based specialist in supply chain quality inspection, sorting, quality containment & rework.

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10 January 2019

HGV drivers can face sleep, fatigue, drug, and alcohol problems among a wide range of driver health issues. Safer Logistics will give managers the tools to develop a proactive approach to tackling these and other problems.

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09 January 2019

Carrier and retail partnerships are rising to the eCommerce customer challenge says Bruce Fair, Chief Revenue Officer, MetaPack.

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09 January 2019

Cheese firm enjoys bumper Christmas with Fowler Welch's logistics expertise.

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09 January 2019

Leading European forwarder Rhenus Logistics has continued its programme of UK growth, through the acquisition of the eCommerce focused 3PL.

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08 January 2019

Narrow Aisle  – manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions - is experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for its range of short-term rental (STR) trucks.

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26 November 2018

A Newport-based logistics company has been fined after a driver was crushed by a full pallet when his lorry was being unloaded.

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23 November 2018

The carrier has invested over £1m in the Wednesbury sort centre to handle out of gauge parcels.

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11 December 2018

By 2022, logistics provider Dachser plans to replace all of its roughly 6,000 'ground conveyors' (such as pallet trucks) in Europe with vehicles powered by energy-saving lithium-ion batteries.

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19 November 2018

During winter, ice slabs and lumps of snow falling from truck roofs are a potential hazard for traffic.

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13 November 2018

Wincanton has secured a three-year contract to create and run a dedicated delivery solution for Roper Rhodes, one of the UK’s leading independent suppliers of bathroom furniture and products. The contract demonstrates the company’s commitment to growth in the Home & DIY sector.

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13 November 2018

Andy Mulcahy, strategy and insight director, IMRG has dubbed the Black Friday ‘season’ Blackvember to take into account a sustained period of discounting and marketing around the day. The supply chain needs to take into account the likely pattern of online sales to avoid being swamped.

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09 November 2018

Loading and unloading goods from a truck is not as simple as it seems, says Joloda.

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05 November 2018

In its third quarter results, XPO Logistics reported operating income for the logistics segment decreased to $59.5 million, compared with $67.3 million for the same period in 2017. 

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24 October 2018

Hermes has opened a purpose-built parcel distribution depot in Hemel Hempstead.

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13 November 2018

Jurox, one of Australia’s leading animal pharmaceutical manufacturers, has selected Yusen Logistics to handle its UK portfolio.

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24 October 2018

There are risks to UK border operations if the UK leaves the EU without an agreement on 29 March 2019. Even with a withdrawal agreement, significant challenges lie ahead to ensure the UK border is fully functioning, says the National Audit Office (NAO) in a report published today.

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17 October 2018

DPD has today opened the UK's first all-electric parcel depot in the heart of Westminster and announced plans for a further seven all-electric sites in the capital.

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22 October 2018

AKW Global Logistics has committed to purchasing two 2.5 tonne lithium powered forklifts, to replace diesel models.

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FEATURES

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14 January 2019

UK automotive manufacturers needn’t fear being hit by unexpected delays or new tariffs imposed on EU-sourced components following a no-deal Brexit, argues B.G. Bullas’ MD Nathalie Wheeldon, in a new industry study.

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11 January 2019

Yale Europe Materials Handling has unveiled two options for its pedestrian power pallet truck range. The precision control tiller head and noise reduction options allow the trucks to be used in a wider range of applications.

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10 January 2019

Built to stretch beyond the horizon​, Britain’s vast ‘mega’ warehouses and distribution centres​ are a sign of an ever-evolving logistics sector that demands a faster, more flexible and efficient response to customer demands. Paul Gouland, marketing director at Clugston Group, discusses the secrets behind building modern distribution centres.

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08 January 2019

The Talent in Logistics event is dedicated to promoting logistics recruitment and supporting staff retention. The event is moving to Milton Keynes for 2019 and the team will unveil a white paper on student perceptions of logistics in the coming months.

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20 November 2018

Black Friday is a great day for business but don’t let it come at the expense of your workers’ health, cautions Michael Paton, policy lead for musculoskeletal disorders at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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19 November 2018

Consultancy BearingPoint predicts the additional 17 million orders generated by Black Friday will drive an additional 210,000 van deliveries over the period.

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24 October 2018

The biggest sales opportunity of the entire year takes a lot of planning, but Black Friday and the entire peak season still have the capacity to surprise even the most seasoned retail and carrier companies, says Tom Forbes, VP Customer Delivery & International, MetaPack.

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15 November 2018

Managers at George Walker Transport have been working with engineers at Sheffield-based CAM Forklift Trucks developing new techniques to improve the crucial role forklifts play in their intensive materials handling operation as part of a productivity and £500,000 cost reduction platform.

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17 October 2018

One of the greatest challenges facing retail businesses today is how to keep the customer proposition attractive yet affordable.

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08 October 2018

The challenge for retailers around peak times is to respond effectively to the required increase in capacity, while still maintaining service-promise and keeping costs in check, says Dean Wyatt, divisional VP, fashion & beauty, DHL Supply Chain.

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28 September 2018

74% of real estate asset controllers say distribution and logistics is now the most appealing property asset class, according to research from law firm CMS.

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11 September 2018

The Connect system was part of the deal when Linde Material Handling supplied Fowler Welch, a national third-party logistics supplier, with a fleet of more than 180 new lithium-Ion forklift trucks and warehouse equipment.

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11 September 2018

Supply chain experts urge firms to prepare now for possible disruption.

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16 August 2018

These are uncertain times at House of Fraser for staff, customers, and suppliers. HSS editor Simon Duddy says it's a setback for collaboration.

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13 August 2018

Chief executive Kevin Richardson attended a Brexit round table last week, hosted by the Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling.

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13 July 2018

The Government has published its Brexit White Paper, following last week’s cabinet meeting at Chequers. The logistics industry has welcomed the Paper’s emphasis on ‘frictionless trade’, but has been underwhelmed by lack of detail on other key areas.

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05 July 2018

United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) CEO Peter Ward quizzed journalist and broadcaster, Andrew Marr on Brexit and learned how the PM was trying to corral the Tory party towards a business-friendly soft Brexit, but that ideologically motivated Conservatives and an inflexible and hard-to-read EU meant that a no-deal hard Brexit was impossible to rule out.

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26 June 2018

The best of the best in the transport and logistics industry were celebrated at the annual Talent in Logistics Awards 2018, on Thursday 21 June in Telford. Worthy winners were presented with awards at a glamorous event hosted by celebrity guest, Jeff Stelling, presenter of Gillette Soccer Saturday and live football on Sky Sports. 

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20 June 2018

Industry-leading magazine Handling & Storage solutions is asking YOU - its readers - to tell us the key trends you observe in the warehouse and logistics sector and make predictions for the warehouse of tomorrow.

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16 July 2018

Wincanton is the largest British logistics firm, providing supply chain consultancy with approximately 17,500 people across more than 200 sites and have a 3,400-strong fleet of vehicles. Aganto helped them out with a temporary warehouse.

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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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