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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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20 July 2017

Anyone who has ever moved a mattress knows how difficult it is to man-handle due to the awkward size and weight. However, rising to the challenge, Astec Conveyors recently provided various non-standard conveyors to automate and improve operator’s ergonomics in handling a broad range of mattresses.

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18 July 2017

A fleet of Mitsubishi fork lift trucks is helping one of the UK’s largest independent paper converters maintain a decade of consistent growth.

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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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17 July 2017

Peel Ports Group, owner of the Port of Liverpool, has started the second phase of its expansion programme at Liverpool2. The company is to invest in equipment and port infrastructure works to expand the terminal and will introduce new port technology solutions.

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12 July 2017

Do you understand the potential risk of using launderable garments?

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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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12 July 2017

Tiger Trailers has taken delivery of a fleet of new materials handling and access equipment from Impact, the UK’s sole Cat Lift Truck distributor.

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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

Food industry supplier Granta Processors installed the CleanTrax ProfilGate system from Unisan at their site in Cambridge.

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12 July 2017

As part of a new customer product launch, Astec Conveyors provided a number of mobile conveyors to give a flexible packing operations for a major food manufacturer.

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12 July 2017

SICK has launched the Visionary-T, its first robust, industrial imaging camera to capture high-resolution 3D data with a single ‘snapshot’, whether the object is stationary or moving.

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12 July 2017

An automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) is enabling the Lear Corporation factory at Coventry to triple the output of car seats to over 300,000 sets a year in hundreds of different specifications and meet its customer’s just-in-time delivery schedules.

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12 July 2017

Dusseldorf Intl. Airport is using a Herchenbach temporary warehouse to help sort baggage.

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11 July 2017

Automated materials handling solutions specialist TGW Logistics has completed a major milestone in the development of a huge logistics centre being built for Swiss food company Coop on a 110,000 sq m site in Schafisheim - one of the largest construction sites in Switzerland.

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10 July 2017

Warburtons has been fined £1.9m after a worker was injured when his arm got trapped against a running conveyor belt.

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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

Webster and Horsfall, a 297-year-old Birmingham company at the forefront of wire manufacturing, has transformed its stock taking with a new stock management system from mobile computer solutions provider Portech Systems.

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11 July 2017

Cormar Carpets has made significant improvements to its Bury-based mill upgrading its loading bay facility using specialist apparatus, designed and installed by Thorworld Industries.

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04 July 2017

Nergeco Entrematic provides flexible, light and multi-directional contact detection of its Intelligent Curtain which provides users with maximum safety and minimum maintenance costs.

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FEATURES

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21 July 2017

Robotics and automation should be a natural fit in supply chains, offering an appropriate solution to the efficiency challenge. But while we have seen some businesses automate their operations to improve efficiencies and reduce errors, there are still relatively few examples of robotics helping meet the challenges of modern logistics and distribution, says Mark Parsons, chief customer officer, DHL Supply Chain.

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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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18 July 2017

The software is called SynQ - Synchronised Intelligence, and is the next generation of its proven warehouse management software platform, WM 6.

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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

Pharmaceutical wholesaler, Novaltia, recently added further automation – including a robotic picking system – to the warehouse solution supplied by KNAPP.

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04 July 2017

The UK’s leading door manufacturer, Hörmann, has won a new contract with Lidl. The supermarket giant is creating a new regional distribution centre in Avonmouth and Hörmann has been chosen as the preferred door supplier for its 120 loading bays.

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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

Street Crane has partnered with Hayward Tyler to supply and install six new overhead cranes for its newly extended production facility.

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04 July 2017

Logistics is in a phase of historically significant change, says Simon Barkworth, UK managing director of Crown Lift Trucks, meaning it is a fascinating time to work in the business he tells HSS editor Simon Duddy.

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04 July 2017

James Sharples, Managing Director of Swisslog UK, shares his thoughts on the challenges impacting warehouses, and how using tomorrow’s technology today could abolish these issues.

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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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10 July 2017

A Derbyshire logistics facility has improved its 24-hour domestic and international delivery operation after signing a long-term agreement with the local branch of an independent materials handling firm.

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12 July 2017

The first of three cranes featuring Verlinde Eurobloc VT electric-hoist technology has been installed in the busy press at BMW Group´s Mini plant in Swindon.

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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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27 June 2017

A Mitsubishi fork lift fleet is helping one of the UK’s largest independent paper converters maintain a decade of consistent growth.

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26 June 2017

Storage capacity doubled thanks to multidirectional Combi-CB3000 truck.

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26 June 2017

Automation specialist, Swisslog, is inviting businesses looking to invest in robot-based and data-driven intralogistics solutions to take a virtual tour around their own future warehouse.

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15 June 2017

The growth in single-piece picking is driving increasing interest in automation. Craig Rollason, MD of KNAPP UK, outlines the latest trends.

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13 June 2017

Descartes has launched the pixi* eCommerce WMS in the UK, which does not require a high level of mechanical automation in the warehouse to have an impact.

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14 July 2016

Rubb Buildings Ltd manufactures custom built engineered biomass facilities for the renewable energy and biomass power sectors.

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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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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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14 July 2016

Rubb port warehouses offer bulk storage solutions.

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10 July 2013

A bi-directional snow plough making easy work of clearing driveways and paths

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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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14 July 2016

Rubb’s industrial fabric buildings offer the versatility and adaptability that every market sector needs.

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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

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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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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14 July 2016

Rubb’s innovative eco-friendly insulated storage buildings feature a flexible insulated fabric system which provides many benefits in an increasingly energy conscious world.

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14 July 2016

Rubb’s innovative fabric engineered, high quality structures offer proven solutions for a wide range of storage warehouse requirements.

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14 July 2016

Rubb Buildings Ltd provides temporary fabric shelters and semi-permanent construction shelters, tents and covers to the construction industry to protect ongoing building projects from the elements and external weather conditions.

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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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14 July 2016

Working closely with architects to produce imaginative custom fabric building solutions.

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