Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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High bay pallet racking offers flexibility

Furniture fittings and architectural ironmongery group Hafele has a new high bay pallet racking installation at its Rugby premises. The project was completed in "a matter of weeks" by SSI Schaefer.

Canal option for non-time sensitive freight

British Waterways is to develop an inland port at Stourton, Leeds, for use by barges delivering non-time sensitive freight to the area. The company has bought eight acres of canal-side land at Stourton as part of plans to encourage more freight to be carr

Parcels firm moves to larger premises

Nightfreight has officially opened its new larger and more technically advanced depot at St Neots in Cambridgeshire. The facility replaces the parcels company's depot in Cambridge, which it outgrew because of increasing demand.

Plastic totes offer security and traceability for mobile phones

The Carphone Warehouse, which handles large volumes of phones and accessories, has solved its security and traceability concerns within its supply chain by switching to plastic totes for the picking and delivery of orders to stores. The company previously

Conveyor supplier relocates to larger premises

Rotex Europe has moved to a new, purpose-built site on the Whitehouse Vale Industrial Estate, off the M56 near Warrington. The company, which supplies screening, feeding and conveyor equipment, needed an extended warehousing area and an improved

People are our scarcest asset

Those wishing to succeed in the logistics industry must continuously improve their service to stay ahead of the competition. The result is a flow of initiatives, projects and new practices all competing for that scarcest resource of all - human attention.

Quality of data imperative

So the trend to use 3PL is certainly growing in the UK and is allowing companies to stick to their core competencies and competitive differentiation, while leaving the logistics specialists to focus on what they do best. But no matter how effective a 3PL'

First occupiers for Parkbury site

Peek Traffic and Pizza Express are the first companies to take space at Phase 100 Parkbury in St Albans, a speculative development of seven production/warehouse units now available for immediate occupation.

Window of opportunity

Globalisation and the opening of the single European market have stimulated a massive growth in international freight transport. However, it is apparent that Europe's transport system has failed to keep pace with this growth. Presently, Europe's transport