PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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06 September 2019

In an era when speed is key, even minor flooring irregularities can have a major impact on deliveries and safety.

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04 September 2019

This year’s CILT Transport & Logistics Safety Forum conference brings together Occupational Road Risk experts and will focus on promoting and raising awareness of the need for organisations to proactively manage road risk.

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03 September 2019

Yodel has partnered with trailer manufacturer Cartwright to develop a safety gate system designed to reduce accidents as part of the latest addition to its trailer fleet.

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16 September 2019

ProSKU, the cloud-based WMS for small to medium sized businesses, has released an updated third-party charging module providing significant enhancements aimed at the needs of its growing logistics and e-fulfilment customer base.

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23 August 2019

One of the many challenges corrugated cardboard packaging firm Pakform faced as the company grew was the need for effective communication, not just within their offices but also with staff located remotely.

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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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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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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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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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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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04 July 2019

CJ Lang goes live with TranSend ePOD to provide real-time delivery tracking and a tailored delivery service to 300 SPAR stores in Scotland.

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01 July 2019

The compact refrigeration units are said to suit storing refrigerated products in small vehicles without the need for a roof mounted cooling unit.

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01 July 2019

Companies and individuals across the logistics sector were rewarded for their outstanding performance and professionalism at the UKWA Awards 2019, which took place in the presence of HRH, the Princess Royal, at London’s Dorchester Hotel on June 27th.

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28 June 2019

The launch of the Cold Chain Federation signals the start of a new era for the Food Storage and Distribution Federation.

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24 June 2019

Declining profit margins have left logistics businesses struggling to fund their Brexit preparations, according to the 2019 Logistics Report.

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21 June 2019

ArrowXL, the two-person home delivery firm, has secured a long-term contract to provide a range of warehousing and home delivery services to DG International, the global logistics firm.

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FEATURES

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11 September 2019

Ever since Amazon acquired Kiva Systems in 2012 for $775 million and took the startup company’s robots off the market, warehouse managers have been looking for alternative suppliers. Here Geek+ outlines its strong robotics and warehouse automation offering.

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12 September 2019

Ti Insight’s Professor John Manners-Bell argues automating a labour-intensive sector such as warehousing will have repercussions. 

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11 September 2019

Retail & technology leader Neil Ashworth asks if retailers need a store footprint to make the strained home delivery model work.

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12 September 2019

John Perry, managing director at SCALA, weighs up the pros and cons of big picture logistics options.

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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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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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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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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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29 April 2019

Two-man delivery specialist ArrowXL has lifted itself back from the brink following a near catastrophic fire at its important Worcester distribution centre. HSS editor Simon Duddy talks to the team at Arrow to hear how they recovered, and how they took the opportunity to revamp operations.

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23 April 2019

Tell us about the Warehouse of the Future… and take the chance to win £100 in Amazon Vouchers.

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28 March 2019

Less than a fifth (18%) of UK companies are happy with their 3PLs, according to the research.

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01 May 2019

One thing that characterises the beauty industry is that sales can be influenced by vloggers prompting micro-peaks in demand.

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28 March 2019

XPO Logistics has expanded its XPO Smart technology suite with proprietary analytics in a bid to to optimise fulfillment.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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