Friday 19th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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JIT stock preparation at warehouse

Focus, part of DIY company Focus Wickes, has awarded European supply chain solutions company Wincanton a contract to provide a seasonal goods warehouse. Based in Derby, the 18,600sq m warehouse will contain seasonal and campaign stock, inclu

Suppliers get lowdown on supply strategy

Hagermeyer UK, which specialises in electrical, construction, industrial and safety product distribution, recently brought together more than 300 suppliers at its very first "Supplier Forum" to outline major changes within its supply chain. It is understo

IT Update (2)

DTS Logistics has implemented two new operational systems to support its major retailer contracts. It has introduced flexible route planning to enhance and fine-tune the decision making process. The routeing and scheduling capabilities of Plan LogiX wil

Improving service levels and flexibility

Foodstuffs manufacturer Cargill has some new vehicles delivering its products after its third-party logistics provider (3PL), Interoute Transport

Heathrow warehouse let

Freight forwarder and storage company Expeditors International (UK) is letting 9,031sq m of warehouse space at Polar Park, Heathrow, from Brixton for more than £1M a year, or £10.50 per sq ft. Brixton says the letting is the largest open market tra

Same-day picking and packing

Stationery and computer consumables buying group Integra Office Solutions of celebrating a 20% sales improvement since it began using Parceline Solutions' pick, pack and distribution service.

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.

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