It’s not very often that a sourcing and procurement story will hit national headlines, but many of you will have read on Sunday the case of the 6-year old girl writing her charity Christmas cards from Tesco and discovering a note that was alleged to have said “Please Help Us.”
The judges were full of praise for the winning entry from Rolls-Royce Aerospace with CEVA Logistics, singling out “fantastic data analysis, good payback and great attention to detail” and said the entry demonstrated “innovative thinking on the number of different solutions used in one shed”.
A flurry of big warehouse deals in Ipswich has helped bolster confidence in the region among developers with FDS Corporation, Magnus Group and GMA Warehousing & Transport have all taken warehouse space in Suffolk in the last few months, writes Liza Helps.
It seems that warehousing in the region can only go from strength to strength, reports Liza Helps, with take up in the East Midlands up to the end of September 2019 above its five-year average according to research by Cushman & Wakefield.
A decreasing labour pool, increasing levels of e-commerce and a desire for high storage utilisation in the warehouse means articulated forklifts are in demand. Michelle Mooney investigates the highs and lows of forklift articulation and strips apart the features of Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) trucks.