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D4 Medical: Does it actually prove fitness to drive? 


We all know employers have a duty of care under health and safety legislation to ensure their employees are fit to carry out the duties expected of them on a daily basis. For most employers, this is not an issue that causes them too much concern for employees who are depot or office based.

Simon Duddy

What’s all the fuss about…


Automation, robotics and solving the picking conundrum in Omni-channel retail?

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How to create an Omnichannel-ready warehouse


To a modern consumer, the experience of purchasing an item is frequently more important than the product itself. Therefore, consumers are increasingly demanding the convenience, flexibility and speed that omni-channel retailing offers them, in-turn, forcing retailers to respond. Harry Watts, commercial director, SEC Storage offers his analysis.

Simon Duddy

Impressive innovation on view


AI and big data are not yet able to cut through the chaos and unpredictability of online retail.

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Make sure you win the space race


Is your warehouse really full? Harry Watts, commercial director at SEC Storage, offers five top tips to increasing capacity in your facility.

Simon Duddy

Be ready for on the spot inspections


As Halloween approaches, be aware that scares can come in many guises.

Simon Duddy

Smart warehouses


Writing about warehouse robots this morning has got me thinking about software and AI.

Simon Duddy

A whole lot of metal…


If you grew up in the 1980s like I did, you no doubt well remember how prevalent metal-heads were. There they were, big, greasy hairballs, on every street corner, with ghetto-blasters and denim jackets with band patches. All spandex, pimples and loud, rock anthems from the likes of AC/DC, Iron Maiden and maybe even Black Sabbath.

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Annual service key to drum handling attachment safety


It is important that lifting equipment is kept in good working order, and that includes drum handling attachments.

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Fatigue: Talk listen and act


Talking about driver fatigue is still very much a taboo subject but it starting to be taken more seriously by an increasing number of fleet operators. Unfortunately, this is a subject that sits on the periphery of managing road risk for a lot of fleet operators.

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