Saturday 15th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Seasonal demand requires expert help

High street retailer Boots has contracted Exel to store and distribute its Christmas giftware lines as part of a six-year deal worth around £40M. The operation is based at a 34,410sq m distribution centre near Worcester which Boots has lease

Future supplies of steel strap uncertain

Companies in the handling industry using steel strap for securing product should switch to polyester strapping sooner, rather than later, to avoid problems created by the uncertain future of steel strap supply, Cyclop UK warns.

Thames Gateway

Extensive infrastructure improvements in recent years have already enabled further regeneration across the wider 'Thames Gateway' area. The improvements made to the A13 trunk road which runs from Bow to Thurrock have been instrumental and remain key in at

Maximising efficient use of space

The on-going success of the Siemens Variable Speed Drive Assembly Plant in Congleton, Cheshire has placed more emphasis on the need to maximise efficient use of space. With some 700,000 individual assemblies produced each year the company

PALLET TRUCK PROVIDES FLEXIBILITY

The new Panther SGL pallet truck from Logitrans UK has been designed to take up a minimum place. Only 450mm behind the forks, the overall width of the Panther is 600mm, 200mm less that the narrow side of a EUR-pallet.

IN BRIEF (3)

Still Materials Handling has signed a new finance agreement with Capital Asset Finance, a subsidiary company of De Lage Landen Leasing (DLL). The new partnership enables Still to offer extremely competitive contract hire and hire purchase solutions

Telford warehouse sold

Redman Heenan Properties, the investment subsidiary of St Modwen Properties, has disposed of a long leasehold interest in a 22,345sq m warehouse at Stafford Park 10, Telford, to the Merrill Lynch Property Fund for £10.4M. The deal represents a net

Pallet racking covers diverse product range

Cottam Power Station can now itemise, label and store a diverse range of products in designated areas having installed a new pallet racking system from Warehouse Systems. The development follows the need by EDF Energy group subsidiary