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21 February 2019

Associated British Ports, DFDS Seaways PLC and ICTS (UK) were hit with combined fines approaching £1.5m after a security guard was fatally injured when he was struck by an articulated vehicle.

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21 February 2019

The Port of Tilbury received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport to build Tilbury2 – a new multimillion pound port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.

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20 February 2019

Dematic has debuted PackMyRide at LogiMAT, which is said to be the first fully automated parcel loading solution concept for the last mile.

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20 February 2019

Thomas Cullen of consultancy Transport Intelligence says Honda’s plan to shut its Swindon Assembly plant in 2021 has little to do with local politics and everything to do with the changing nature of the automotive supply chain.

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11 February 2019

The new SX Continuous Roll Bagging System is the first of three Sharp bagging solutions that Pregis is introducing into Europe this year.

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11 February 2019

Leeds-based food company, David Wood Baking, which recently rebranded as David Wood Foods, has ended up with a bill for more than £18,000 after admitting that it had misused bread baskets belonging to Bakers Basco.

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11 February 2019

Demonstrated at its recent Customer Insight Workshops, the latest version of the TranSend ePOD and delivery management system incorporates a new visual display of key performance management information. 

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11 February 2019

Cargo often suffers damage during transport, whether as a result of jolts and shocks or fluctuations in temperature, pressure or humidity. Proof of causation and damage is usually extremely difficult.

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11 February 2019

Irregular consignment specialist, Tuffnells, has partnered with rigid truck body manufacturer, Lawrence David and commercial vehicle trailer and rigid bodywork specialist, Don-Bur to roll out a fleet of rebranded semi-trailers. 

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05 February 2019

A new UK safety mark designed to replace the EU’s CE mark following a no-deal Brexit will cost British manufacturers and exporters millions of pounds in product stamping, testing and red tape, warns courier ParcelHero.

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05 February 2019

Digital technology increases impulse heat sealing productivity with the new E-Type from Hacona.

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05 February 2019

Four years since the original launch of its multi-trip pallet box – the Trip Box – Goplasticpallets.com has introduced a new, improved version to its range, which promises to deliver superior strength, better security and enhanced performance for large volume goods handling and distribution.

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04 February 2019

Online grocery specialist Ocado is a key innovators in the food market, but an early challenge they faced was keeping chilled and frozen products cold and in safe conditions but, importantly out of the warehouse space, to keep the warehouse free for the new products constantly coming in.

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01 February 2019

Whistl’s first automated parcel sortation machine has been installed, over three months, at its depot in Bolton, located on the Logistics North site.

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01 February 2019

Tritax Big Box REIT has completed contracts for the forward funded development of a new logistics fulfilment centre at Integra 61, near Durham, pre-let to a financially robust world leading retailer, which is thought to be Amazon.

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11 February 2019

Westgate was tasked with providing a partition that would deliver both temperature and odour control for Great Bear’s warehouse storage facility in Deeside, North Wales. 

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25 January 2019

After reaching agreement in principle with DB Cargo UK, Maritime Transport. has announced the launch of a new division – “Maritime Intermodal” which will initially contract four dedicated services out of Felixstowe and Southampton.

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25 January 2019

Kite Packaging has extended its in-the-box packaging offering with new dividers.

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24 January 2019

CPL 3PL has won a major contract to provide a full logistics service for a nationwide retailer.

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22 January 2019

With less than two months until the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU, the Freight Transport Association has questioned whether the government’s projected spend of £29 million to implement Operation Brock has been made available in time.

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FEATURES

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04 February 2019

Chemicals firm Johnson Matthey needed a canopy structure to create a covered loading area for trailers due to concerns that the wind around the trailer posts could cause whiplash and become a safety risk for employees.

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01 February 2019

An online retailer’s profitability will stand or fall on having time- and cost-effective returns management. Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems, explains how driverless transport systems can fulfil this need in online retail intralogistics operations.

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25 January 2019

Richard Cawston, MD supply chain Europe of XPO Logistics asks: how do you build the warehouse of the future?

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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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02 November 2018

Ian Haynes, director at pharma consultant Excellis Europe, says enabling collaboration between parallel importers is helping simplify the transition to serialisation post EU-FMD.

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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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17 October 2018

James Robbins, CIO at ArrowXL explains Blockchain and outlines how he believes it will grow in prominence as firms grapple with greater demand for authenticity and traceability in the supply chain.

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12 October 2018

Beiersdorf, the manufacturer of brands such as Nivea and Elastoplast, saw challenges stacking up at its West Midlands warehouse doors.

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11 October 2018

Taking the right measures to ensure the best packaging can seem counter-intuitive at times, as Gavin Ashe, managing partner at Kite Packaging tells HSS editor Simon Duddy.

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11 October 2018

The robot-based ACPaQ solution from Swisslog and KUKA automates one of the most important areas of the intralogistics operations of successful retailers: creating customised mixed pallets for individual stores from single-SKU pallets.

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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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24 September 2018

BITO has added a new container series to its product portfolio: the BITO U-Turn Stack & Nest Container maximises storage capacity and minimises occupied space on empty return transport to cut freight costs. 

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10 January 2019

If you’re looking for the next innovation in warehouse mobility to boost your warehouse productivity, you’ve just found it — the rugged TC8000.

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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

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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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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23 January 2018

A very strong, long lasting pool pallet, suitable for repeated use. Moulded to withstand rigorous handling, minimising damage in closed loops. Perforated for ventilation and easy cleaning.

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23 January 2018

Developed specifically for the storage and distribution of car parts, our Automotive KLT containers conform to European VDA standards. These solid stacking containers range in size from the smallest 300mm L x 200mm W x 147mm H (5.3 litres) to the largest 600mm L x 400mm W x 280mm H (51.9 litres).

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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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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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23 January 2018

An extremely robust automotive sleeve pack, with a unique, injection moulded base and lid for supreme strength. Our range of KLT containers inter-work with the CabCube base and lid to create a complete and reusable, automotive packing system.

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23 January 2018

Completely sealed with smooth surfaces, our Hygienic pallets are designed to meet the stringent requirements of food and pharmaceutical applications. Both full perimeter and non-perimeter versions are available in a choice of recycled PP or virgin material. Our super colour version, also comes in blue, red, green and yellow as standard, as well as other special colours and two-colour combinations, upon request.

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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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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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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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