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JIT stock management brings savings

Ever increasing levels of competition are forcing businesses to operate with streamlined processes, according to Chris Hutchens, founder and managing director of Gloucestershire-based Online Packaging. A 'just-in-time' (JIT) approach to stock management b

Packaging and lead-times play a part

Maurice Phillips, importer of coordinated, high quality home textile and soft furnishing products, has signed a three year warehousing and distribution contract with TNT Network Logistics.

IT Update

Procurement and supply chain specialist TiVA has signed the NSPCC to its intelligent supplier management and profiling solution Profiler, which captures supplier information through an online intelligent questionnaire process before mapping suppliers' s

Printer “ideal” for RFID pilot schemes

Zebra Technologies Europe is leading the Auto ID industry having rolled out its latest RFID printer/encoder – the R110XiIIIPlusTM – which incorporates the quality, resilience and reliability of its top-of-the-range Xi printer series into a 13.56 Mhz High Frequency (HF) RFID printer/encoder. The manufacturing, warehousing and logistics sectors are set to benefit most from the […]

Lift systems reduce staff injuries

Staff working in the warehousing and logistics sector can now reduce the threat of manual handling injuries in the workplace following the launch of Lift Mates by Grip-It UK. The lightweight and simple-to-use Solo Lift and Dual Lift products mean staff re

One-stop-shop meets WEEE needs

Comet has awarded European supply chain company Wincanton a nationwide contract to provide clearing services for end-of-life electrical goods across its home delivery platforms.

Fulfilling the home PC market!

Tiny.com and Amtrak Express Parcels have joined forces to meet the growing demand for deliveries of PCs and multi-media systems to homes around the UK. The £3M contract sees Amtrak delivering 2,000 parcels on next-day services.

The rebalancing act!

Making sure that the right goods get to the right UK multiples, wholesalers and retail outlets at the right time every time is a huge logistical undertaking and is underpinned by Nestlé's two biggest UK distribution hubs at York and Bardon in Leicestershi

Roller track offers loading efficiency

HPL Hellmann Perishable Logistics is using three new refrigerated trailers equipped with Joloda Hydraroll's Mark 20 Roller Track system, which is being used to load and unload perishable goods. A division of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Heathrow-based HP

Retailer outsources reverse logistics review

The House of Fraser has extended its relationship with iForceTM by contracting the fulfilment and returns business to manage the electrical returns for all its stores. The move follows a successful six-month pilot which started in July last