Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Flexible sheds

Warehouses are filling up as the Christmas peak looms – perhaps it’s time to look at temporary space solutions…

It’s a very big box…

It’s a common complaint that a small internet purchase was delivered in a huge box – and it is putting product packaging under scrutiny as never before. Malory Davies looks at how the market is responding.

Tech to move merchandise

What should companies be looking for from supply chain execution systems to meet the challenge of today’s markets? Sam Tulip examines the challenges.

Fork in the road

With so many new technologies and applications surrounding forklift trucks, which is the best option? Should you upgrade, or perhaps some new tech is all you need? Maria Highland explores the options.

I want it now…

The booming world of online shopping is the tiger of the retail market. But, can the delivery market keep up with consumers who demand instant gratification? Malory Davies asks the questions.

The dangers of demonising diesel

Back in the 1980s every other truck on the road seemed to have a Cummins-Eaton-Rockwell power train. And the beating heart of the truck was the Cummins diesel engine. Even today, Cummins can claim to be the world’s largest independent manufacturer of diesel engines.

Dealing with nosy neighbours

Walk down Oxford Street and you can’t help but be struck by the row of grand department stores. But it is the changing fortunes of two of them that is currently most striking.

A brief history of time

Four out of five Europeans want to put an end to the practice of turning the clocks back and forward every six months, according to the European Commission.

On the hi-tech trail

Technology is changing the design of trailers – innovative approaches, lightweight materials and pressure to go green are all having an impact. Malory Davies reports.