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Updated vehicles reduce maintenance costs

Lafarge Cement UK has invested more than £7M in a brand new fleet, increasing its vehicle payload and helping the cement manufacturer to reduce its road traffic impact by 17%.

Supply chains suffer from trade expansion

The growth in end-to-end logistics services and the greater complexity of long-distance supply chains are increasing risks for logistics operators, often in areas that are imperfectly understood. This warning to logistics service providers was delivered b

Efficiency boost

The addition of AC drive motors - to boost economy, energy efficiency and power - is one of many enhancements to be found on the new SBP10-16N series of pedestrian stackers from Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks.

Internet tracking improves productivity

Cannon Consumables, formerly Cannon Hygiene's Disposables Division, has updated its vehicle tracking system in a move to improve productivity and customer service. To aid drivers and customers Cannon has installed its new Internet-based vehicle tracking s

IN BRIEF

Argos, one of the UK's leading multi-channel retailers, has selected Voxware's VoiceLogistics, and is nearing the completion of its first phase deployment involving about 200 workers at its Basildon, Mossend, and Wolverhampton facilities. The initi

Low cost roll pallets are space savers

Palletower has launched a range of cost-saving roll pallets for the retail sector as well as all areas of manufacturing. With high reliability and low cost as the key factors, Palletower has designed a range of quality-built 'nestable' and 'demount

Setting inventory levels included

Supply chain specialist DHL Solution has assumed responsibility for the Spare Parts Management activities of Philips Consumer Electronics Europe as part of a six-year deal.

Logistics Link stable grows

Centaur Communications, publisher of Logistics Manager and organiser of the Logistics Link exhibitions, is planning a third exhibition - Logistics Link Live - to be held on May 23 and 24, 2006 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. The latest add

Rollerbeds need 40% less effort

A new generation of air cargo truck rollerbeds is available from Joloda Hydraroll. The MK20 requires 40% less manual effort to move either roadside / airside all types of air cargo containers.

Cost efficiencies with night-time travel

Having bought Calor's aerosol propellants business earlier this year, BOC has awarded the distribution of these bulk hydrocarbon blends in the UK to TDG European Chemicals after a rigorous tender process.