Friday 19th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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

Stacker runs for hours

Atlet has launched the latest generation of its compact high performance X-series sit-on stacker trucks. The new ERGO stacker incorporates several state-of the-art ergonomic, safety and technological features found on Atlet's UNS TERGO reach trucks.

Purchasing skill helps win deal

3663 First for Foodservice, one of the UK's leading wholesale distributors, has won a prestigious contract under a framework agreement to supply the NHS with a sizable amount of its frozen, chilled and ambient food requirements for three years.

Stock volumes maximised

n Silverman, which distributes a wide range of panels for use in many applications such as furniture, shopfitting, joinery and the exhibition trade, has maximised stock volumes at a new distribution centre having installed narrow-aisle cantilever r

Stevedore opts for one MHE supplier

Having reviewed its materials handling requirements, Northern Cargo Services (NCS) has placed a major contract for the supply and maintenance of its entire materials handling operations with Barloworld.

Getting it right pays

Previously the top warehousing locations have geographically focused on centrally located hubs within the UK, such as the Midlands and the M8 corridor, between Edinburgh and Glasgow. This was to take advantage of accessibility, travel times and access to

Conveyor eases stock replenishment

n A specially-designed conveyor system with a high degree of automation is enabling National Veterinary Services (NVS), part of Dechra Pharmaceuticals, to ensure a reliable next-day service to 1,500 veterinary practices nationwide. A five-fold grow