Tuesday 20th Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Increasing efficiency with fleet and asset management

Sainsbury's is equipping its 'Sainsbury's to You' home delivery fleet of 400-plus vehicles with an advanced fleet and asset management solution, incorporating satellite navigation technology, from online telematics

Materials handling in abundance

Forklift trucks, conveyors, pickers and other materials handling equipment is again very prominent at Logistics Link 2005 - after all, no warehousing operation would be able to function without such equipment. And there will be plenty of the very latest m

Fleet upgrade benefits efficiency

Nampak Plastics Europe, which manufactures rigid plastic packaging, has awarded a five-year, £4.4M contract hire deal with truck and trailer rental specialist Hill Hire. The deal involves 170 bespoke stepframe curtainsiders, 40 straightframe

Work assist vehicles speed up order picking

n Nimans has invested in five new Crown Wave work assist vehicles (WAVs) for its 8,370sq m trade counter and national distribution centre at Pendlebury, Manchester. The facility houses a stockholding of 4,000 product lines, worth more than £

IN BRIEF (3)

i2 Technologies, a provider of closed-loop supply chain management solutions, and WebConcepts, creator of direct-to-shelf replenishment software, are offering a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) solution to manufacturers and retailers. Shelf-Level eVM

East Midlands to sport mega-sized shed

Sports World International (SWI) has bought 62 acres of serviced development land at Brookpark which will see the construction of one of the largest distribution centres in the UK. The land was sold on behalf of East Midlands Development Agency by

Anti-slip plastic pallet offers hygienic qualities

Allibert Buckhorn expects its new pallet, moulded from an innovative anti-slip plastic compound, to offer many industries the option of using a safe, robust and hygienic plastic pallet for the first time.

Order picker achieves 30-minute lead times

Paper processor Middleton Paper Company's new Still MX-X series modular VNA combi-order pickers are achieving a despatch lead time of just 30 minutes. Middleton was the first company in the UK to take delivery of the new MX-X, as revealed in Logist

Safety first logistics

One of five Potter Group facilities in the UK, the Droitwich, Worcester distribution centre has specialised in dealing with hazardous goods for nearly 20 years. Located on a secure, 38-acre rural complex with 30,000sq m of shared-user warehousing, the cen