Tuesday 7th Apr 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Outsourcing opportunities

Two recent reports on European logistics have highlighted the opportunities for third party logistics companies and distribution warehouse developers.

Forklift of the future

Intermec and Cascade are working together to create a RFID forklift concept, which they hope will enhance warehouse productivity and efficiency.

RedPrairie acquires Marc

RedPrairie has completed the acquisition of Marc Global Holdings. The combined company, operating under the name RedPrairie, will support all products from both organisations, under the direction of RedPrairie company leader John Jazwiec.

Welcome for congestion report

The Freight Transport Association, has welcomed publication of the Department for Transport's report on congestion, "Journey Time Reliability on Motorway and Trunk Roads".

New home for Jaeger

Fashion brand Jaeger is developing a new distribution centre in Bergen Way, on North Lynn Industrial Estate in King's Lynn, Norfolk while its old site is redeveloped as a B&Q DIY store.

Are you sitting comfortably?

Toyota Industrial Equipment has redeveloped the ergonomic standards of its four-wheeled engine and electric counter-balanced forklifts.

Curtain call for HMT

HMT Shipping of Warrenpoint, Co Down has added four curtainsiders from Dennison Trailers to its fleet of 450 trailers. The 13.7m curtainsiders with 156mm deep neck were delivered to HMT's Heysham depot from Dennison's factory in Lancaster.

TDG ploughs new furrow

TDG saw its headline operating profit rise from £18.6m to £19.6m last year with its margin improving slightly to 3.8 per cent.

BeA deal

BeA Fastening Systems, the manufacturer of fastening systems has secured a contract with pallet manufacturer, The Scott Timber Group, for the supply of over 450 nailers and staplers across a total of nine manufacturing sites.