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09 November 2021

Reflecting upon the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) which took place in Glasgow in November 2021, the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in the UK has produced a series of policy papers covering the challenge of decarbonisation across current and future transport operations and practice.

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29 October 2021

As the only industry-recognised independent Thorough Examination scheme in the UK, CFTS provides complete peace of mind when it comes to the safety of your equipment.

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28 October 2021

The past two years have tested the UK material handling sector like never before. The demands of Brexit saw the warehousing and logistics sectors stretched to near capacity. But this was relegated to a sideshow by the needs thrust upon the sectors by the requirements of the pandemic.

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28 October 2021

As the industry looks set for yet another record-breaking year, Jaap Vos reviews the association’s achievements in 2021 and how they are raising standards in the warehouse.

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28 October 2021

Accreditation offers many benefits for organisations delivering materials handling equipment training in-house. With a continued focus on safety in post-pandemic operations, correct compliance with safety regulations should be top of the list for many employers, says Laura Nelson.

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28 October 2021

Lifting is a fundamental aspect of materials handling and logistics throughout all supply chains. Ross Moloney encourages everybody in materials handling and logistics to open their eyes to the importance of lifting equipment and the role of safety.

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28 October 2021

Whereas 2020 brought our long overlooked cold chain into public consciousness, 2021 has demonstrated its vital importance across some of the most fundamental aspects of our lives, says Shane Brennan.

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28 October 2021

The performance of logistics providers during the pandemic has thrown into sharp relief the wider economy’s dependence on a robust, agile, and reliable supply chain. Emma Verkaik learns from BCMPA members how the challenges of 2020 have been formative in their handling of growth in our post-Covid world.

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28 October 2021

As retailers continue to work out how to get online orders to customers as quickly and cheaply as possible, hyper-local fulfilment is the buzzword. Mike Burke looks at the concept through the prism of grocery retail.

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28 October 2021

2021 has seen continued growth and success for the Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM), with three major initiatives unveiled.

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13 November 2020

We have both physical and virtual events planned for 2021, to give attendees with broad preferences every opportunity to learn and improve their warehouse operations in preparation for the challenges ahead.

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13 November 2020

The Health & Safety Event is set to return on 27-29 April 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham. The leading safety event provides a wonderful opportunity to learn and network as the country hopefully gets back to normal in 2021.

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11 November 2020

Jaap Vos, president of SEMA outlines some of the key considerations when undertaking storage equipment maintenance inspections.

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10 November 2020

The Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM) represents the interests of UK manufacturers and suppliers of loading bay equipment including dock levellers, scissor lifts, tail lifts, yard ramps and dock shelters. In this role, the Association is a member of the British Materials Handling Federation which itself is the UK national member of FEM - the European Federation of Materials Handling and Storage Equipment.

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05 November 2020

The HSE has released annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain, showing that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record. However, more than half of Britain’s working days lost in 2019/20 were due to mental ill-health.

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HSD Guide 2022

Welcome to The Essential Guide to Handling, Storage & Distribution – in association with Handling & Storage Solutions.

The aim of the guide is to provide a free reference tool containing all the industry’s essential associations, their view of the sector and how they can help your business.The guide also contains information provided by leading equipment suppliers.

Between them, there are unlikely to be any materials handling or logistics problems they cannot solve.

To view the online, interactive version of the HSD Guide, click here. We trust you will find this year's guide useful.

Simon Duddy
Editor
HSD Guide
sduddy@western-bp.co.uk

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