Saturday 25th May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Reaping greater rewards

British businesses are among the best in the world but there is more to be done to become the best and reap even greater benefits. If the UK's productivity levels matched the US, output would be £6,000 per person more each year. Logistics has its part to

Stacker ideal for two-level work

Atlet has rolled out its new generation powered pallet trucks with the launch of the high performance Doppio PSD transporter-stacker. Based on Atlet's all-new P-series chassis, the Doppio stacks up to 2.49m and because of its straddle lift it can h

Retailer seeks savings with reverse logistics

Mothercare has selected third-party logistics (3PL) group Exel to provide it with reverse logistics services. Exel is managing a returns centre based at Mothercare's Coventry distribution centre for the retailer and providing a range of services including

Box: 2 The Marco Polo Programme

One way of easing road congestion is to develop the efficient end-to-end moving of goods using two or more forms of transport in an integrated transport chain.

The quiet revolution in logistics

Manufacturers and retailers moving to Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) want their western European-based logistics providers to make the step with them, according to market analyst Datamonitor. Slovakia and neighbours such as Poland and the Czech Republic

Telematics solution chosen to drive down costs

Social housing specialist EMCOR Drake & Scull, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, has implemented a Cybit telematics solution to help it comply with the legal obligations as a provider of gas appliance installations to councils and other soc

Lightweight scanners offer time efficiency

Paxar UK has developed two lightweight versions of its Monarch Pathfinder, a multi-function, real-time, one-piece hand-held scanner, data collector, printer and label applicator. The new MO6032 and MO6037 models are said to be suitable for time-eff

Europort gains another four

AMEC Developments has recently received planning permission for four units to be built on the final phase at Valencia Park, part of the region's prime distribution centre, Wakefield Europort. Totalling 6.743sq m (72,500sq ft) and starting on site this

BOX 3: The Ec’s strategy for freight transport

If the difficulties afflicting the transport sector are easily identifiable, so are the solutions. There are several that can be applied separately, although most need to be used in combination.