Tuesday 18th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Conveyor supplier relocates to larger premises

Rotex Europe has moved to a new, purpose-built site on the Whitehouse Vale Industrial Estate, off the M56 near Warrington. The company, which supplies screening, feeding and conveyor equipment, needed an extended warehousing area and an improved

People are our scarcest asset

Those wishing to succeed in the logistics industry must continuously improve their service to stay ahead of the competition. The result is a flow of initiatives, projects and new practices all competing for that scarcest resource of all - human attention.

Quality of data imperative

So the trend to use 3PL is certainly growing in the UK and is allowing companies to stick to their core competencies and competitive differentiation, while leaving the logistics specialists to focus on what they do best. But no matter how effective a 3PL'

First occupiers for Parkbury site

Peek Traffic and Pizza Express are the first companies to take space at Phase 100 Parkbury in St Albans, a speculative development of seven production/warehouse units now available for immediate occupation.

Window of opportunity

Globalisation and the opening of the single European market have stimulated a massive growth in international freight transport. However, it is apparent that Europe's transport system has failed to keep pace with this growth. Presently, Europe's transport

Tesco gives more business to T&B

Logistics provider Tibbett & Britten (T&B) has extended its long-term relationship with Tesco by winning a long-term, multimillion contract to provide central warehousing and distribution services for all of the supermarket chain's boxed clothing in the U

Suppliers are the key!

A report by Scottish Food & Drink claims that more than 50% of Scottish suppliers "have little or no knowledge" of factory gate pricing (FGP). Where the suppliers are based is irrelevant as the same ignorance must be experienced elsewhere in the UK. Howev

ITUpdate (3)

Microsoft Business Solutions partners Aston Business Solutions, Columbus IT Partner, and eBECS have signed am agreement with Esselte, the global office supplies manufacture, to implement Microsoft Business Solutions - Axapta (Microsoft Axapta) across fo

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