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02 December 2019

In June this year the UK Cold Chain Federation was born. It emerged out of the Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF). FSDF was a longstanding respected voice of temperature-controlled food logistics. In this article Chief Executive Shane Brennan, explains why they made the change and why everyone should care about the future of the cold chain.

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01 August 2013

As a specialist manufacturer, supplier and installer of high speed doors, Klimate ensures all doors are designed and manufactured to meet specific working environments.

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01 August 2013

Smart Storage and Applied Automation – this was the overriding theme at SSI Schaefer’s recent regional event hosted at Teva UK in Castleford, West Yorkshire.

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01 August 2013

WITRON is an international leader in the field of systems integration for turnkey warehouse automation. More specifically, the company is focused on designing and realizing highly dynamic order picking and material flow solutions that provide competitive advantages to its clients.

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01 August 2013

Wärtsilä, a provider of power solutions, needed to improve the productivity of its spare parts supply chain. It operated eight spare parts warehouses but recognised that major efficiencies could be achieved through centralising into one global distribution centre.

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01 August 2013

SDI Group specialist in the provision of integrated materials handling solutions for retail, wholesale, fulfilment and ecommerce distribution operations.

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01 August 2013

Interroll is one of the worlds leading innovative designers and manufacturers of key products for unit-load handling, internal logistics and automation in specific target markets such as food processing, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, e-commerce, airport logistics, postal services, distribution and many other sectors.

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01 August 2013

Compact, cost-effective and easy to install, Stannah’s brand new Levelmaster low-rise platform goods lift is stepping up stock movement in the Boldmere Road branch of giant UK superstore chain Sainsbury’s in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.

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01 August 2013

Moving heavy loads through manufacturing and production processes has never been easier, safer or more efficient as a result of Solving’s dedication to the development of specialised handling equipment.

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01 August 2013

A name associated with materials handling since 1977, Windsor has provided customers with an unrivalled level of service in the hire, sale, maintenance and repair of forklift trucks. Through a mixture of originality, entrepreneurial spirit and determination, we have developed into one of the largest and most innovative suppliers of independent forklift and materials handling equipment in the UK.

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01 August 2013

Before a summer dominated by sport and medals, Combilift won its own “Victor Ludorum” in 2012 at the UK Fork Lift Truck Association for Excellence Awards. Not only did the company win the Innovation Category for the second time, for its new Rough Terrain RT forklift, but its Combi-CB model scooped the first and only gold Winner of Winners accolade in the awards’ 18 year history. This was a special one-off award chosen from previous winning entries in the Environment, Ergonomics, Safety and Innov

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01 August 2013

Whilst sales of other types of materials handling equipment have been hit hard during the recession, the Bendi has continued to flourish thanks to the innovative cost saving and space saving benefits that have become synonymous with the worlds leading manufacturer of Articulated forklift trucks.

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FEATURES

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13 November 2020

We have both physical and virtual events planned for 2021, to give attendees with broad preferences every opportunity to learn and improve their warehouse operations in preparation for the challenges ahead.

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13 November 2020

The Health & Safety Event is set to return on 27-29 April 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham. The leading safety event provides a wonderful opportunity to learn and network as the country hopefully gets back to normal in 2021.

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11 November 2020

Jaap Vos, president of SEMA outlines some of the key considerations when undertaking storage equipment maintenance inspections.

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10 November 2020

The Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM) represents the interests of UK manufacturers and suppliers of loading bay equipment including dock levellers, scissor lifts, tail lifts, yard ramps and dock shelters. In this role, the Association is a member of the British Materials Handling Federation which itself is the UK national member of FEM - the European Federation of Materials Handling and Storage Equipment.

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05 November 2020

The HSE has released annual injury and ill-health statistics for Great Britain, showing that Great Britain is still one of the safest places in the world to work with the lowest number of deaths on record. However, more than half of Britain’s working days lost in 2019/20 were due to mental ill-health.

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03 November 2020

Resin Flooring Systems provide an ideal flooring solution for handling & storage facilities.

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12 November 2020

A bumper retail peak period expected online? Hard to see otherwise, says Andy Mulcahy, Strategy and Insight Director, IMRG who speculates on the shape of Peak 2020.

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26 October 2020

Accreditation for Basic forklift operator training is nothing new. However, in the current logistics landscape, where safety is perhaps more prominent than ever before, many organisations are now showing an interest in the clear benefits Accreditation offers through standardising the quality of forklift operator training, and in turn safe operation, says Laura Nelson, Managing Director for RTITB.

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17 November 2020

The UK has affirmed its commitment to becoming a carbon-neutral economy in law; the Climate Change Act 2008 now includes the target to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 2050. While the UK’s total carbon dioxide emissions are falling steadily, having decreased by 39% since 1990, the transport sector still has a long way to go before it reaches its goal of complete decarbonisation, says Zoe McLernon, Policy Manager of Multimodal at Logistics UK.

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26 October 2020

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), describes how the world’s leading lifting association tackled the adversity posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and is shaping the way it supports its members going forward.

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26 October 2020

Safe work at height is underpinned by risk assessment, proper planning and management of operations. A few extra steps can mitigate risk, including those posed by Covid-19. There are also tools in the training armoury to help operators, supervisors and managers learn remotely – and even in virtual reality.

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26 October 2020

Tim Waples, Chief Executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association, reveals a brand-new intensive safety campaign specifically designed to support those who work with materials handling equipment.

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26 October 2020

2020 will forever be remembered as the year that everything changed. Covid-19 altered the way we worked and the way our professions were viewed, pushing everything we do and the individuals and businesses The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) represents into the public limelight, says Chief Executive Kevin Richardson.

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26 October 2020

CFTS reveals why a Thorough Examination is key to ensuring every single part of your forklift is in safe working condition, and how your site could do more damage than meets the eye.

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26 October 2020

The challenges faced in 2020 have shone a spotlight on the strength, resilience and importance of the cold chain, says Shane Brennan, Chief Executive of Cold Chain Federation. Cold storage and distribution businesses continue to pull out all the stops to make sure that fresh and frozen food has been in place to refill supermarket shelves, to help meet the surge in demand for home deliveries, and to service hospitals and other key workplaces at all times.

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26 October 2020

For more than 75 years the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) has promoted the principle of ever improving safety standards across the whole of the material handling industry. 2020 has seen this principle challenged like never before, but in the true spirit of the association, BITA rose to the task and by its swift and decisive action, ensured the industry – and everyone working within it – could continue to operate safely.

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26 October 2020

How has the pandemic affected the economics of e-commerce? Dave Berridge, secretary of the Automated Material Handling Systems Association (AMHSA), looks at the evolving retail landscape and the role of warehouse automation.

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26 October 2020

UKWA CEO Peter Ward calls for a fairer deal for the industry that kept shelves stocked and shopping delivered to the doorstep through the UK lockdown and will be key to the recovery of the economy in 2021.

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26 June 2020

Andy Mulcahy, founder, Post-Economic Institute, asks is it realistic for retail to aim for carbon-neutral operations in the supply chain?

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19 November 2019

With the addition of filmed round tables, Handling & Storage Solutions has added another strand to the Safer Logistics Campaign, which has long been a feature of the magazine, and a key seminar area at The Health & Safety Event at the NEC.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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24 November 2014

Tires on forklifts play a critical role in their safe use says Trelleborg Wheel Systems; after all they are the only part of a forklift that is in constant contact with the ground.

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27 November 2013

When protecting your workers in hazardous and high level environments, AJAX Safe Access has the solution.

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27 November 2013

Wärtsilä, a provider of power solutions, needed to improve the productivity of its spare parts supply chain. It operated eight spare parts warehouses but recognised that major efficiencies could be achieved through centralising into one global distribution centre.

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21 November 2014

Then you should speak to the UK experts for specialist materials handling equipment.

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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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29 August 2019

WITRON designs and realises highly dynamic order picking solutions for retail and industry.

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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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21 November 2014

IMPCO are the world market leaders in the field of dedicated gaseous fuel systems delivering on best performance, durability, reliability and support. Their products enable OEM’s across Europe and globally to comply with strict emission and safety regulations.

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24 November 2014

Established in 1985 and about to celebrate 30 years in business, BID Group Ltd, formerly known as Bolton Industrial Doors, is a renowned door maintenance and repair business.

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21 November 2014

Ever wondered why your average LPG cylinder has only one valve and no fuel level indicator? Is it to make life more interesting for drivers? Playing a constant game of when to exchange the cylinder? Exchange too early and risk wasting gas and costing money, leave it too late and risk coming to a complete standstill, disrupting productivity and again, costing money.

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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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27 November 2013

As pioneers of the Articulated Forklift, Bendi have built their business delivering groundbreaking, innovative, space saving forklift trucks since 1964 and with a focus that has always been to design and produce warehouse and materials handling products that are both cost effective and at the very leading edge of our industry.

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21 November 2014

Based in Milton Keynes, KASTO Ltd is best known for the supply of sawing machines and storage systems manufactured by its parent company in Germany.

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27 November 2013

Comfort is not normally a word associated with finance, but Terry Kendrew, Managing Director of forklift truck and warehouse equipment specialist Impact Handling, says it lies at the heart of every one of his company’s rental agreements with customers.

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27 November 2013

At Windsor, our aim is to provide the best quality local service on a national level. We maintain a philosophy of continual investment to help ensure our strong reputation for personal customer support is maintained. We always seek to develop and nurture long term and valued customer relationships to enable our customers to succeed.

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HSD Guide 2019