Logistics Link North proved to be a big hit with visitors – there was a 20 per cent increase in visitor numbers compared to last year.
The show saw product launches from a number of leading IT and material handling suppliers. Visitors were also able to hear from leading industry professionals in a series of well attended conference sessions.
* Access Delta launched the latest version of its warehouse performance system, featuring new and enhanced pick and pack, voice handling, courier management and KPI features.
* AEB (International) announced a new series of white papers that focus on the administrative processes of transport management and demonstrate how to identify and realise savings.
* OBS Logistics launched Android and Apple iOS versions of its electronic proof of delivery system, Calidus ePOD.
* Solarsoft launched a new warehouse management software that delivers up-to-date management information in an easy to use application.
* The Institute of Couriers made its first visit to Logistics Link North. The IOC is a key stakeholder organisation driving policy focused on courier and mail groups. Raised House of Lords questions on the Olympic roads issues and worked closely with Tfl to distribute industry wide real time data on the traffic routeing.
* The board members of the National Skills Academy for Logistics took part in an open forum on the first day of the Logistics Link North.
* Ranpak introduced its latest product innovation, FlexPak. FlexPak is designed for box-lining, separating and wrapping. It has been devised as a alternative to bubble on demand, bubble wrap or foam on a roll.
Look out for Logistics Link South.
Logistics Link South takes place at Sandown Park on the 12th – 13th February 2013.
The Show is your first chance in 2013 to learn new ways to improve productivity, cut costs, boost customer service and manage stock in a time productive and financially rewarding way.