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Spicer’s Atlet reaches the parts…

Stationery and office supplies company Spicers has taken on a fleet of Atlet reach trucks and pallet transporters at its Greenwich regional distribution centre (RDC). Spicers selected the trucks because of their ability to “multi task” in a warehouse that

Planning permission granted

Redman Heenan Properties, part of St Modwen Properties, has secured planning consent for a further 20 acres of vehicle storage on the former runways at its Thurleigh Airfield Business Park in Bedford.

Cadbury Adams sees reel improvements!

Manchester-based lozenge and cough sweets producer Cadbury Adams has dispensed with traditional one-trip packaging and associated packaging waste in favour of Linpac Materials Handling’s versatile reusable reel delivery system. Until now the 70kg film lam

Bespoke storage increases picking at Wrigleys

Storage solutions provider Locators Storage Systems (LSS) has installed a bespoke racking system at chewing gum manufacturer The Wrigley Company’s 7,812sq m warehouse in Plymouth. As a result of the installation, Wrigley has expanded the number of picking

Sainsbury’s Worcester RDC up for grabs

Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is letting its 34,446sq m distribution centre (RDC) on Shire Park, Worcester, from October. Located near to J6 and J7 of the M5, centre’s letting is being handled through sole agent Cushman & Wakefield Healey & Baker,

Big shake-up

Brewers Scottish Courage and Carlsberg-Tetley are already doing it, and others are set to follow. What is causing such a stir? Pooling. According to mobile asset management company TrenStar UK, all the breweries in the UK are accepting pooling “as a damn

High bay pallet racking offers flexibility

Furniture fittings and architectural ironmongery group Hafele has a new high bay pallet racking installation at its Rugby premises. The project was completed in “a matter of weeks” by SSI Schaefer.

The M27 corridor seeing major growth

The fact that 56,795sq m of industrial parks are either now built or under construction in the Segensworth area demonstrates that developers are confident to build speculatively along the M27 corridor, says commercial property consultant Vail Williams. Ac

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