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Pick and pack included in contract upgrade

ebookers UK Group, an independent travel specialist, has extended its contract with distribution business Meachers Group Holdings to include a complete logistics package incorporating warehousing, pick and pack, despatch and transport. The d

Training top of the agenda at FLTA conference

Health and safety issues as well as operator training will be the main topics covered at the Fork Lift Truck Association's (FLTA) National Fork Lift Safety Conference, which is being held on June 29 at Warwick University's Arts Centre.

Trentham Lakes site sees fast take-up

Stoke-on-Trent Regeneration, the joint venture vehicle of St Modwen Properties and Stoke City Council, has made two significant planning applications for buildings on its 400-acre Trentham Lakes development.

Joint venture launched to improved delivery times

DHL Danzas Air & Ocean and airfreight company Lufthansa Cargo have created a new joint venture company, LifeConEx, which they claim is the only industry-specific provider of integrated end-to-end temperature-controlled transport solutions fo

Traceability bags manufacturers’ IT budget

Pressure to implement greater traceability measures to mitigate against food safety scares, such as the recent one involving cancer dye, is set to drain more than half of food manufacturers' IT resources over the next 12 months, warns Ross Systems.

In-store displays part of P&G contract

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has selected Exel to operate the co-packing and product customisation site in its new Canadian distribution centre in Brantford, Ontario. The centre's customisation area is expected to begin operations in October 2005,

Synchronised data to impact supply and demand

Major retailers including Tesco and Makro Cash & Carry UK have signed up to UK Data Pool, a quality assured solution designed to unlock supply chain efficiencies to more than 3,000 UK retailers and suppliers.

Woolies takes the green approach

High street retailer Woolworths is leasing the first eco-friendly warehouse to be completed by Gazeley. Located at G Park, Bedford, the 41,875sq m speculatively developed distribution centre incorporates 11 environmentally beneficial initiatives suggested

Supply chain visibility proves a winner

Rensow Patisserie, a leading premium chocolate pudding brand, has enlisted Culina Logistics to provide a complete storage and distribution service for its luxury desserts. London-based Rensow, which launched onto the UK market in May 2003, produces

Firms could be breaking the law – associations warn

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) and the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) have voiced their concerns over "continuing ignorance" of Thorough Examination, the MoT-style accredited scheme operated by their joint venture Consolidated Fork Tr