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12 November 2013

The recent headlines about the major UK gas companies increasing their prices again this year serve as a reminder that the cost of all types of energy is going to continue to rise exponentially for the foreseeable future. For managers of factories and warehouses it's important that they act now to reduce their energy consumption and protect their profits in the long term. ALEM members are aware of the pressures that companies are under and offer many different high quality products and services

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08 November 2013

The Health & Safety Executive recently threw down a challenge to the forklift industry to take a leadership role in trying to drive down forklift related fatalities and injuries. At the recent Safety Conference held by the Fork Lift Truck Association, Jane Willis, cross-cutting interventions director, Health & Safety Executive gave the keynote address.

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05 November 2013

Operator training, best practice and preventive measures all help prevent forklift trucks making headlines for the wrong reasons. James Clark, Secretary-General of the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA), says that’s why best practice guides can provide a valuable resource for users of materials handling equipment.

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05 November 2013

The FSDF is the sole trade body which represents and supports the interests of the entire food logistics industry. Working closely with members to identify the issues that really matter, the CEO, Chris Sturman and the federation’s administration team are committed to ensuring its members’ voices are heard by all the relevant governmental departments, NGOs, trade bodies and organisations, in UK and Europe.

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05 November 2013

The SEMA year has been one of both consolidation and progress in our mission to be the leading authority on the safe design, installation and use of storage equipment manufactured and supplied by our members, says Jaap Vos, President of Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association 2012-2014. Two years ago, we created a new group for distributors; each company became a SEMA Distributor Company. All 30 of them have proved themselves a most welcome addition to our association and as such, they comp

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05 November 2013

UKWA recently undertook a survey of its members and the answers received appear to support the view that the sector can look forward with optimism, says UKWA’s chief executive officer, Roger Williams. While the economic gloom of the past few years has presented the logistics industry with a number of challenges, there is every reason to feel that a corner has been turned and the sector can look forward with good cheer.

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30 October 2013

The logistics industry provides a vital service for the whole economy. Whether it’s delivering milk to supermarkets or supplies to hospitals, freight is imperative for keeping the country running. Because of this, the industry will always produce emissions, but it is vital we are aware of this and that industry works together to reduce its carbon footprint as much as possible, says Freight Transport Association climate change policy manager Rachael Dillon.

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30 October 2013

Skills for Logistics Director of Intelligence and Strategy Dr Ross Moloney sets out the skills challenges and solutions facing the UK’s supply chain and logistics sector.

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30 October 2013

In September 2013 RTITB, the largest lift truck training accrediting body in the UK, completed its competition to find the lift truck Operator of the Year.

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30 October 2013

As Henry Ford once said ‘if there is a machine to do the job and you don’t buy it, you will ultimately pay for it but will not have it’. The importance of automation will be a key driver at the PPMA Show 2014.

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30 October 2013

At the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), we regularly receive calls from both end users and suppliers with questions regarding the documentation that should accompany overhead lifting equipment. Even though, in the UK at least, most of the relevant legislation has been in place since the 1990s, there is clearly still widespread confusion and misunderstanding surrounding this particular issue says LEEA regional manager - West Denis Hogan.

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30 October 2013

Crushing or trapping is one type of hazard associated with the use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). It is vital that operators and managers are aware of the potential hazards they might encounter on jobsites, so that they are better prepared in the event of the unexpected.

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30 October 2013

The decision to opt for any form of automated handling solution requires careful analysis and detailed planning. Dave Berridge, Secretary of the Automated Material Handling Systems Association (AMHSA), presents a 12-point plan to a successful project.

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30 October 2013

Fork Lift Truck Association chief executive Peter Harvey outlines the key role managers and supervisors have to play in warehouse safety.

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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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27 November 2013

St. Clare Engineering’s Grab- O-Matic fork attachments range is the culmination of over half a decade’s manufacturing expertise. Exporting over 30% of production globally, St. Clare’s commitment to service quality, and reliability, manufacturing durable products which provide a safer working environment is reflected by a client list that includes the Ministry of Defence, BP, Pfizer, Shell, Laporte Industries, GlaxoSmithKline, Univar and BNFL.

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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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29 August 2019

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

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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

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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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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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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