Friday 19th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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

Kingsway development decision soon – NWDA

The result of the inquiry into the largest ever Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) promoted by the Northwest Development Agency (NWDA) is due imminently. This will allow land assembly for the 420 acre Kingsway mixed use development in Rochdale to be complete

Transit packaging boosts efficiency

High street retailer Boots is using a new transit packaging system designed by Arca Systems which could "revolutionise" the way goods are carried from the warehouse to stores.

Christensen takes up 3PL role

Former Safeway group operations director Lawrence Christensen will become a non-executive director at third-party logistics provider Christian Salvesen from July 1. Christensen is currently working with Safeway's new owner, Wm Morrison Supermarkets, until


Companies can monitor their mobile workforce every hour, even when not logged on, through a new scheduled polling option available from The low cost system locates any GSM mobile phone and displays the location on a secure website,

Cost savings and safety come first

Davis Derby has added two products to its successful TruckLOG range which provide significant benefits in cost savings and safety. They are the Forward Reverse Speed Interlock (FRSI) and Speed Zoning.