Friday 19th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Forklifts offer flexibility for manufacturer

HJ Heinz is using Linde material handling equipment at its Kitt Green distribution centre in Wigan to move a variety of ambient food products for delivery to customers nationwide.

GOVERNMENT BLOCKS Dibden Bay project

The Government's decision not to give approval for Associated British Ports' (ABP) proposed deep-sea container port at Dibden Bay, Southampton, has been heavily criticised by trade associations.

Driving down costs

Leading electrical retailer Comet has taken on 35 Volvo FM12 tractor units on a four-year contract hire deal with Volvo Financial Services after Volvo won a competitive tender against several other manufacturers.

IT Update (3)

Cannon Disposables has selected RedPrarie to provide the warehouse management system (WMS) that will manage warehousing and supply chain execution operations at its distribution facilities throughout the UK. The Dispatcher-WMS system is being introduced

3PL works its magic!

The recent successful worldwide distribution of the latest Harry Potter book helped TNT Network Logistics win a three-year contract with Macmillan Distribution, which as well as publishing books, also operates a distributor business

Planning permission sought at Carrington

Maro Developments has submitted a planning application to Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council to develop a £30M, 55,800sq m B2/B8 development at Carrington First in Manchester Road, Carrington.

Logging on for forklifts!

Alcoa, one of the world's leading aluminium producers for the construction, aerospace, transport and automotive industries, has been supplied with a fleet of new Still forklift trucks from DAC Handling Solutions for its aluminium processin

Extra facilities planned for Hams Hall

ABP Connect is investing £1M to expand current facilities at its Hams Hall Railfreight Terminal on the outskirts of Birmingham having secured a new two-year agreement with rail freight operator Freightliner. The new facilities will enable Hams Hall to acc

Upgrade satisfies deal

Shell contractors Hoyer UK and JW Suckling Transport have taken delivery of more than 70 new Heil articulated trailers for use on the oil company's contract. Manufactured to ADR specifications, the equipment includes

Retailer favours the plastic

Iceland has abandoned using cardboard cartons in its fresh food supply chain, preferring to use plastic crates instead. The company has awarded a five-year deal to Hays Logistics to manage the new initiative which is expected to result in reduced