Saturday 19th Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Tacho trainer

Following a major staff-training and investment initiative, Scania (GB) has received accreditation from the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) to provide training in the use, operation and maintenance of digital tachographs.

Steel opening

Welsh first minister Rhodri Morgan has unveiled the new £11m railhead and warehouse at the Corus steelworks in Deeside.

RFID has yet to deliver

RFID technology has not yet delivered in all that many places, Peter Ward, supply chain and RFID leader for IBM UK told delegates to the Institute of Grocery Distribution's 6th Retail Logistics Summit in London last month.

Thorntons goes to Manhattan

Sweet maker Thorntons has chosen Manhattan's warehouse management solution for open systems at its 140,000 sq ft, multi-temperature central storage facility and distribution point in Alfreton, Derbyshire,

A market dominated by small beer is about to be swamped.

The overflow of national occupiers from the Midlands, looking for available sites and workforces, means that locations such as Skelmersdale are mentioned freely and without the hint of a smirk in conversations that usually centre around Northampton.

Dubai stalks P&O

P&O, the UK's largest ports and ferries operator has received an approach from Dubai Ports World that could value the company at £3bn.

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Slough heads east

Slough Estates International is expanding its operations in eastern Europe with the acquisition of the Central European property development operations of engineering firm.

Fuel costs hit Scottish operators

The government's high fuel duty strategy, coupled with the increasing operation of foreign lorries in the UK, is causing serious problems for the Scottish transport industry, according to the FTA.

Musgrave WMS

Musgrave SuperValu-Centra has completed a 12-month scheme to re-engineer its supply chain operations with new warehouse management software, developed jointly with AquiTec, to achieve economies of scale and streamline deliveries.