Tuesday 19th Feb 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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BFG picks Volvos for fuel reasons

The Big Food Group (BFG), parent of Iceland Foods and Booker Cash & Carry, has been supplied with 118 Volvo FM12 4x2 tractor units plus a very special high-spec flagship, an FH12 4x2 Globetrotter with XL cab for its best drivers to use on a rotational bas

Warehouse management taken over

Weight Watchers has teamed up with Dawson Marketing Services (DMS) on a warehouse management project, to ensure that it continues delivering a successful and professional service to consumers and local group leaders.

Cordless barcode scanner reaches the parts…

Independent mobile communication and data collection house Commitment has launched a Bluetooth cordless barcode scanner which enables operators to reach barcode labels on bulky items or high shelves without worrying about bothersome cables.

Poor performance levels lead to brand switch

Kalon Decorative Products is midway through replacing its entire fleet of 3.5 tonne van with Iveco Daily City Trucks. More than 80 Dailys went into operation at Kalon during 2003, and similar numbers are expected to be ordered during 2004 and 2005.

Eco-friendly packaging route developed

Budgens Stores has awarded a multimillion, four-year contract to Hays Logistics involving returnable transit packaging (RTP). Rather than using one-trip disposable cartons, fresh produce and chilled goods suppliers now collect and hire black crates from H

Pocket PC delivers high-speed scanning

Intermec Technologies has launched the 730 Color Pocket Mobile Computer featuring advanced linear technology for faster, more reliable barcode scanning. The compact pocket computer is also equipped with built-in wireless LAN and Bluetooth connectivity.

Logistics firm sees 8% better fuel efficiency

Wiltshire-based Rygor Group Services (RGS) is achieving monthly fuel efficiency improvements of up to 8% on some vehicles having implemented BP's Fleet Performance Management (FPM) solution.

MBS develops automation solution

Offering further evidence of the strength and ongoing innovation in its supply chain management (SCM) strategy, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) has unveiled a pilot project it developed in alliance with KiMs.

3PL promises supply chain quality

Bibby Distribution has secured a new five-year contract with Marley Floors, a leading floor covering manufacturer in the UK specialising in the provision of aesthetic, high performance products with broad colour palettes.