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08 March 2019

Dachser in the UK is to build a new 5,175 sq m logistics centre in Rochdale to replace its existing distribution facility. The development of the 3.7 hectare site represents a £14.4 million investment.

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05 March 2019

Recruiter, Gi Group UK, has become an approved CPC driver training centre to help those working towards gaining or renewing driver CPC qualifications and support clients in developing their drivers’ careers.

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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

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

Over the past 18 months, businesses have been advised to prepare for a ‘no deal’ Brexit outcome to preserve supply chains. Aganto MD Andy Butters recommends taking advantage of the flexibility of temporary industrial buildings.

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11 February 2019

As the driving experience is an essential element of success in high intensity applications, Hyster Europe is focussing on enhancing the operator environment.

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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

The machines are said to be the first of this size sold in the UK for 10 years, as Impact handling, the exclusive UK distributor for Konecranes Lift Trucks, sees a surge in demand for its largest machines.

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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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22 January 2019

Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has launched a new rail service from the Port of Tilbury to Daventry – the only rail operation from the port for inbound traffic – with a forecast capacity of 200 containers a week.

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15 January 2019

Wherever tough or hazardous operating conditions place excessive demands on lifting operations, the Profi series air hoists from J D Neuhaus (JDN) rise to the challenge.

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15 January 2019

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract to supply six Gloria reachstackers to Sitrans Servicios Integrados de Transportes Limitada (Sitrans), part of the Ultramar Group.

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11 January 2019

Logistics software from Fargo Systems has been selected and implemented by iPort Rail, the new intermodal rail freight facility at the iPort multimodal logistics park.

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13 November 2018

When specifying a hoist for use in industrial applications that demand beam-traversing motion, attention should also be paid to the trolley on to which the hoist hooks.

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05 November 2018

Cooper Specialised Handling has received a supply order from ABP for an order of two Sany SRSC 4540 intermodal reachstackers for its Hams Hall Rail Freight Terminal, Sutton Coldfield.

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12 November 2018

Plastic load carrier Cabka-IPS will use the ALL4PACK Paris show (26-29 November) to present transport and storage solutions for a wide variety of industries.

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05 September 2018

The Port of Grangemouth is installing a multimillion pound container crane which is set to increase the number of ship to shore cranes at the port by 50%.

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28 August 2018

Conventional machinery moving roller skates are tried and tested material handling products using wheels or tracks, but they often create unacceptable point loads, are notoriously difficult to move sideways, and considerable force is often needed to get them moving.

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24 August 2018

The growth of the discount and convenience sector is not only eroding major retailers’ market share, it could now come at a cost to suppliers, according to new research.

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FEATURES

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06 March 2019

Solent Stevedores has taken delivery of 35 electric counterbalance forklifts from STILL Materials Handling in preparation for the 2019 cruise season at the Port of Southampton.

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05 March 2019

Management led by managing director, John Maguire, have acquired a controlling share in Narrow Aisle – the manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions – and its rental division.

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02 November 2018

Greater awareness of condition monitoring of wire ropes using magnetic head technology is required to avoid the risk of catastrophic port crane failure, says LEEA.

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21 September 2018

The event in Germany showcased products to be rolled out over the coming months, and demonstrated the forklift manufacturer’s focus on bespoke industry solutions.

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11 September 2018

Supply chain experts urge firms to prepare now for possible disruption.

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13 August 2018

Chief executive Kevin Richardson attended a Brexit round table last week, hosted by the Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling.

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06 August 2018

The container transport industry is entering a period of notable experimentation, says Report.

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30 July 2018

Airports are the most intense transport links of all, which makes door systems essential to maintain high levels of efficiency and reliability, explains Doug Hart, chairman, Hart Door Systems.

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27 July 2018

The financial auditor says ‘from a supply chain perspective, businesses need to understand in detail how they buy and sell products and services from around the world’.

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03 July 2018

Does the ‘warehouse of the future’ imagined ten years ago look like the warehouse of today? Did you imagine goods-to-person being delivered by robots? Or hives with swarms, and drones? I’m guessing not…

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29 June 2018

Inland container terminals face many handling challenges. Here, Hyster Europe reveals practical solutions for overcoming common issues.

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03 July 2018

Middlesbrough freight logistics firm AV Dawson has signed a multi-million pound deal with British Gypsum, part of the Saint Gobain group.

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02 July 2018

In June 2018, Warrenpoint Port ordered a Konecranes Gottwald Model 3 Mobile Harbour Crane. The order is part of the Northern-Irish port’s 25-year growth plan.

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20 June 2018

Industry-leading magazine Handling & Storage solutions is asking YOU - its readers - to tell us the key trends you observe in the warehouse and logistics sector and make predictions for the warehouse of tomorrow.

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14 June 2018

A multi-million pound investment programme by Forth Ports is well underway at the Port of Grangemouth.

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21 May 2018

Hyundai is the brand of choice for busy end-to-end transport firm Scotline, which has revamped its fleet with 20 heavy lifting Hyundai forklifts supplied by Acclaim Handling.

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15 May 2018

To increase revenue and market share, 3PLs are improving packaging and delivery systems, entering quality agreements with partner firms, and investing in temperature monitoring, according to Sharan Raj, a lead analyst for logistics research at Technavio.

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08 May 2018

Stephanie Coyle, sales executive & warehouse specialist at Rubb Buildings discusses a challenging industrial property market with HSS editor Simon Duddy.

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04 May 2018

The UK’s largest importer of cocoa and coffee beans is to build a major new warehouse at the Port of Liverpool to accommodate growing demand from food and drink manufacturers.

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04 May 2018

Portcentric logistics operations face various challenges, including rapid turnaround times and harsh, wet and sub-zero weather conditions. However, as Mark Nailer, industry manager for Hyster Europe tackles the challenge.

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14 July 2016

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14 July 2016

Rubb’s salt storage buildings offer a superior alternative to wooden and metal bulk storage facilities.

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14 July 2016

Rubb port warehouses offer bulk storage solutions.

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14 July 2016

Rubb’s innovative fabric engineered, high quality structures offer proven solutions for a wide range of storage warehouse requirements.

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14 July 2016

Rubb Buildings Ltd provides temporary fabric shelters and semi-permanent construction shelters, tents and covers to the construction industry to protect ongoing building projects from the elements and external weather conditions.

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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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14 July 2016

Rubb Buildings Ltd manufactures custom built engineered biomass facilities for the renewable energy and biomass power sectors.

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14 July 2016

Rubb’s innovative eco-friendly insulated storage buildings feature a flexible insulated fabric system which provides many benefits in an increasingly energy conscious world.

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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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14 July 2016

Rubb’s industrial fabric buildings offer the versatility and adaptability that every market sector needs.

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