PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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25 October 2021

HOWARD TENENS Logistics has been awarded Universal Feeds Assurance Scheme (UFAS) certification for its Andover warehouse.

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19 October 2021

CLIPPER LOGISTICS is said to have become the first logistics provider to offer staff flexible pay, in a financial wellbeing initiative for its workforce.

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04 October 2021

ACTIVE ANTS will expand its use of the GreyOrange GreyMatter operating system and Ranger MoveSmart robots in its e-fulfilment centre in Willebroek, Belgium.  

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04 October 2021

THE 11.5 acre park at Southampton is designed to increase storage capacity for customers during the peak pre-Christmas season.

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12 October 2021

PHARMACEUTICAL THERMAL protection specialist Tower Cold Chain is opening a new global HQ.

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16 September 2021

DHL EXPRESS has launched 50 new electric vans, taking to roads across the country as part of its UK fleet. A further 50 electric vehicles will be introduced before the end of the year, with 220 more in its UK-wide fleet before the end of 2022.

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12 October 2021

THE 3PL has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares in Caledonia Bidco Limited, the holding company of Cygnia Logistics, a specialist mid-market eCommerce and multichannel eFulfilment provider, from Crescent Capital for a consideration of up to £23.9m on a cash free, debt free basis.

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31 August 2021

REBOUND RETURNS has partnered with beauty specailist agency Seen Group and Handle Recycling to help beauty influencers and media recycle empty packaging and containers produced every month from beauty samples and cosmetic tester pots.

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31 August 2021

SUPPLY CHAIN solutions provider Nulogy has been praised by a growing number of global contract packers and manufacturers for the sustainability benefits its software is delivering.

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10 August 2021

HALFORDS IS using Descartes’ last mile delivery solution to enable dynamic delivery pricing in its customer-facing mobile tire replacement service and as its new international field service software solution called Avayler.

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12 August 2021

DHL SUPPLY Chain has grown its fulfilment business by 150% in eight months, following soaring demand in e-Commerce.

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13 July 2021

DELIVERY FIRM Hermes has appointed a Head of ESG to drive the business's environmental, social, governance agenda.

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13 July 2021

DPD HAS announced the roll-out of a major new air quality monitoring programme across six of the biggest cities in the UK.

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12 July 2021

WITH SIGNS of the exhibition industry finally edging out of lockdown, the BCMPA – the Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment & Logistics, has announced its participation in a wide range of industry events to promote the benefits of outsourcing on behalf of its 180+ members.

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08 July 2021

HOWARD TENENS LOGISTICS has been awarded a RoSPA Gold Medal award by the Royal Society of the Prevention of Accidents for achieving 5 consecutive gold awards.

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30 June 2021

H&M Distribution, which operates in Warrington, St Neots and Gloucester, has signed a new ten-year contract with Palletways.

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28 June 2021

If Ministers don’t act now, the driver shortage could lead to food waste and inflation. Diamond Logistics CEO and founder Kate Lester has called for the hiring of EU nationals to alleviate the driver shortage.

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07 June 2021

WITH OVER half of UK shoppers saying that they regularly return items bought online, the BCMPA – the Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment & Logistics says trust in efficient returns handling is an essential part of the online shopping experience.

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07 June 2021

COMPANIES WANTING to take advantage of new capital allowances should visit the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Exhibition to see the latest technologies for the cold chain sector.

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13 May 2021

SmartFreight and Irish Microsoft Dynamics Gold Partner, Sysco Software Solutions have cemented a partnership that offers the best of both worlds – the very latest in shipping optimisation integrated with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform.

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FEATURES

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10 September 2021

2021 has seen the UK Grocery market explode into life, with ultra-fast fulfilment solutions launching in London and rapidly expanding across the country. Chris Moss explores the implications for the logistics sector.

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05 August 2021

EUROPA WAREHOUSE is developing its 715,000 sq ft 3pl facility in Corby further with £11m investment in automation. 

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25 August 2021

AF Blakemore chilled operations manager Chloe Ball won the Leader in Warehousing Award at the prestigious 2021 Amazon everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards. She tells HSS Editor Simon Duddy about her focus on process improvements.

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19 July 2021

The recent reminder of the scandal surrounding the Post Office’s wilful pursuit of small businesses – namely sub post offices – and its failure to recognise the difference between error and criminality, chimes uncomfortably with recent reports from UKWA members of heavy-handed treatment by HMRC officers and raises the question as to whether such a scandal could happen in our own industry.

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05 July 2021

Micro-fulfilment centres gets an environmental thumbs up from Accenture.

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05 July 2021

This issue we are taking a more in-depth look at the must-read UKWA Savills UK warehousing market report. The surge in activity it captures will have profound impacts on logistics professionals for many years to come.

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06 July 2021

LOGISTICS PROFESSIONALS should be paying a lot of attention to the enormous amount of venture capital that it is being invested in e-grocery start-ups, says Handling & Storage solutions editor, Simon Duddy.

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03 June 2021

A DHL white paper has revealed key supply chain learnings more than one year after the Covid-19 pandemic broke.

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07 June 2021

ARVATO SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS, in collaboration with Brooks Life Sciences, is expanding and automating warehousing for advanced therapies such as cell and gene therapies, that require ultra-low or cryogenic temperature environments.

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30 May 2021

In June 2021, the Cold Chain Federation is publishing the first ever complete handbook on managing food safety specifically for temperature-controlled storage and distribution.

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29 April 2021

Earlier this year we reported how Asda and Sainsbury’s were closing regional fulfilment centres and ramping up in-store picking for online orders. A report from Atrato Capital offers an explanation for this move.

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05 April 2021

Consultant Phil Reuben explains why a dynamic supply chain is essential in 2021.

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13 April 2021

XPO LOGISTICS and Nestlé have announced their flagship distribution centre in the UK has completed its phased opening to full operations.

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25 March 2021

Aztek Logistics operations manager Duncan Pannell outlines how the independent 3PL is preparing in stages for a more automated future, with semi-automated solutions.

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25 March 2021

A consumer survey has highlighted last mile concerns as key factors in choosing retailers.

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23 February 2021

The past year presented an endless torrent of obstacles for British businesses. The implementation of Brexit, coupled with the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, have caused major disruption for many companies, says Atul Bhakta. But he sees some signs for hope.

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16 February 2021

The last-minute free trade agreement struck with the EU has been catastrophic for UK businesses and their EU customers. Kate Lester offers an honest evaluation of the challenges and some advice on how to guide clients during this difficult phase.

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15 February 2021

The growth of online retail comes with a kick – it’s more expensive to fulfil than the store model. What can retailers do to logistics costs to boost margins? BearingPoint’s Stuart Higgins has some answers.

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06 April 2021

Mechan is supplying a multidisciplinary main contractor, Winvic Construction, with a bespoke rail traverser for a new £29 million Intermodal Rail Freight Terminal that is being constructed for Prologis at its DIRFT intermodal logistics park in Northamptonshire.

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26 January 2021

Courier comparison site ParcelHero says many of Britain’s favourite High Street stores are doomed to an online-only existence. Their future success depends a lot on the final mile, says ParcelHero’s head of consumer research, David Jinks MILT.

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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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