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02 August 2019

Building on an existing 20-year relationship, Cormar Carpets has renewed its contract with Wincanton by a further five years.

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01 August 2019

Government plans to strengthen compliance with Operation Brock (the queueing system to be introduced for lorries in Kent in the event of a No Deal Brexit) will place the responsibility to travel with correct documentation on haulage businesses, despite a lack of clarity on the actual paperwork required, according to FTA.

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08 August 2019

Walker Logistics has invested in labour tracking software from Kronos at its 250,000 sq ft multi-user storage facility in Berkshire.

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08 August 2019

Hermes has bought 32 double decker trailers, which it says will allow it to reduce the number of miles its drivers travel by up to 1.5 million a year.

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26 July 2019

Logistics manager drives down fuel costs as 3PL invests in new trucks.

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25 July 2019

Logistics provider Eddie Stobart has won planning permission from Warrington Borough Council for its controversial plan to build a new National Distribution Centre on Barleycastle Lane adjacent to the Eddie Stobart Group head office.

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02 August 2019

The £8.1 million Government funded project will feature a bespoke version of Fusion Processing’s CAVstar system.

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08 August 2019

Since making its Recycling pledge in February this year, promising to recover and recycle all of the plastic pallets and boxes it supplies to customers, Goplasticpallets.com has recycled a tremendous 124 tonnes of plastic waste.

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25 July 2019

The online retailer transports almost 35,000 pallets of tiles annually through Pall-Ex.

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02 August 2019

The 3PL has partnered with The University of Bolton to launch a three-year BSc degree programme in Logistics & Supply Chain Management that guarantees a graduate job for successful students.

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25 July 2019

Yodel has taken delivery of 50 new twin axle Cartwright trailers featuring both brands.

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23 July 2019

The grocer is looking for a slice of the UK’s fast-growing food delivery market, teaming up with Deliveroo to bring freshly baked sourdough pizzas straight from the supermarket counter to customers’ homes.

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16 July 2019

Fashion sector focused 3PL Clipper Logistics saved some £350,000 in agency fees with a recruitment initiative aimed at hiring people from groups that traditionally struggle to find work.

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30 July 2019

Loadhog, the multi award-winning packaging manufacturer, has revealed new branding to emphasise its determination to drive innovation in returnable packaging.

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12 July 2019

The internet retailer Ocado is continuing its evolution into a logistics technology provider, but Thomas Cullen of consultancy Transport Intelligence cautions its solutions business is still loss-making and needs investment.

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11 July 2019

Food brand Quorn has expanded its range into the ambient market with Fowler Welch providing an end-to-end supply chain solution.

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11 July 2019

Goplasticpallets.com, dubbed the ‘responsible plastic pallet company; will be exhibiting a variety of its long lasting, recyclable plastic pallets and pallet boxes, as well as a selection of its versatile Euro and stack and nest crates.

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10 July 2019

The on-road Iveco S-WAY is the first vehicle in the new Iveco WAY heavy range developed to deliver a complete package of features and services focused on the driver, on sustainability and on an advanced level of connectivity enabling new customised services.

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05 July 2019

The painful truth about warehousing—across virtually all industries and geographic markets—is that most companies don’t really know what their true costs should be, says consultancy McKinsey.

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05 July 2019

A grain store company has been fined following the death of a worker at its site in Linton, Cambridgeshire.

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FEATURES

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01 August 2019

While the adoption of battery-powered vans is gaining momentum in the UK, the future of electric trucks is less clear, according to Gary Dodsworth, UK director at Rhenus UK.

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24 July 2019

With tough governmental targets on air quality now the responsibility of local authority bodies, and Clean Air Zones in place in major UK cities, environmental efficiency is now even more important for fleets operating in urban areas.

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02 August 2019

Having properly trained in-house LGV Driver Assessors could help employers to improve the mental health of their drivers, says the RTITB Instructor Academy, the UK’s only centre dedicated to Instructor training.

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16 July 2019

Retailer John Lewis is working with automation partner Knapp on a robot-base handling solution which will be installed this summer in its Magna Park campus.

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10 July 2019

The national mapping agency Ordnance Survey and Government backed self-driving hub, Zenzic, lay out the importance of collaborative mapping in the development of self-driving vehicles.

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03 July 2019

Almost nine in 10 industry professionals believe that 3PLs could be delivering more for their customers, according to research taken before the 16th SCALA Annual Supply Chain Debate.

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01 July 2019

The third annual Talent in Logistics event delivered an incredible line-up of speakers and nail-biting live competitions, culminating in a glittering awards ceremony recognising ‘best in class’ businesses and personnel across the sector.

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12 July 2019

The JCB’s telescopic boom allows loading and unloading with much less damage to the Mercedes Sprinter vans than using conventional forklifts.

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19 July 2019

Speakers will address the critical developments driving change across the supply chain sector during a series of free-to-attend seminars taking place across four days at IMHX 2019.

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23 July 2019

Integration expert Sebastien Desreumaux is bringing his skills to iForce, as he attempts to leverage the broader Eddie Stobart Logistics group, to help expand capabilities and grow the business.

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18 June 2019

Third party logistics companies across the UK say that recruiting and retaining staff is one of their biggest challenges. This is due to lack of available candidates – partly because of the national unemployment rate being at its lowest since the 1970s.

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18 June 2019

The demand response specialist Flexitricity has cold storage and logistics business Norish manage its energy consumption.

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17 June 2019

Hannon Transport has expanded its fleet with 80 new Schmitz Cargobull reefers, fitted with telematics to provide a traceable cold chain for temperature-sensitive food and horticultural deliveries.

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04 June 2019

CMC CartonWrap is an automatic carton packaging system capable of creating dynamic cardboard boxes from a continuous fanfold corrugated.

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21 June 2019

The system is designed to deliver right-sized automated packaging for eComm applications.

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08 May 2019

With more and more businesses stockpiling amidst the ongoing economic uncertainty, UK warehouse space is nearing capacity, placing warehouse managers under increasing pressure to optimise storage space. Using plastic pallets and boxes that can be used time and again, and then recycled at the end of their working life can both alleviate storage issues and help businesses demonstrate a responsible attitude towards recycling, says Jim Hardisty, MD of Goplasticpallets.com.

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21 May 2019

3PLs have often been shy of automation due to the ever shifting sands of contract logistics. HSS editor asks Andrew Hoyle, head of automation at Wincanton, if that is changing?

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15 May 2019

If you’re drowning in spreadsheets, simply consign them to the shredder. Roger Murphy, MD of TrackTrans offers an alternative approach with five very good reasons to embrace automation using the latest Transport Management Systems.

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15 April 2019

All-electric delivery company Gnewt by Menzies Distribution is set to deliver its 500,000th parcel in a ‘green’ delivery contract for fashion retailer ASOS.

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12 April 2019

Rhenus Contract Logistics has started using an AutoStore system provided by the international automation solutions company, Swisslog.

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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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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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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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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

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

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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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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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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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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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

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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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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13 June 2013

Unitronics Pallet warehousing From Alldrives & Controls.

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23 January 2018

A yellow, 610 litre Pallet Container made from High Density Polyethylene with solid walls on 3 skids. Available in a range of colours as well as branding options. Also available in blue, red and green.

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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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