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Green light for Spatial

An import, storage and distribution contract has been awarded to Spatial Logistics by Green Cone, which manufactures a solar-powered household food waste digester unit.

Entrance to efficiency, or barrier to business?

Factory gate pricing (FGP) is here to stay for the UK retail logistics supply chain, although there is still much to learn as the FGP model continues to evolve. More and more suppliers and hauliers are becoming involved in FGP, albeit some begrudgingly. T

ITUpdate (2)

VF Europe the European branch and affiliate of VF Corporation which produces and distributes brands such as Wrangler, Lee, HIS and Maverick, has chosen TXT to support its Jeanswear Retail Partnership Initiative across Europe, with a solution based on th

DC number four for Ikea

Logistics provider Norbert Dentressangle and furnishings retailer Ikea have opened a new distribution centre in Peterborough. The 86,000sq m centre is the fourth to be operated by Norbert Dentressangle on behalf of Ikea – the other three are at Doncaster,

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,