Sunday 21st Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Heavy investment in automotive logistics

The car industry may have been the driving force in logistics innovation in the past but a new report by Transport Intelligence indicates that the European automotive logistics market faces tougher times ahead. However this is unlikely to stop logi

Managing demand fluctuations vital

A new service has been launched for Marks & Spencer by Wincanton which enhances the three-year contract, signed last year, and involves the warehousing and delivery of the retailer's non-merchandise equipment. Store managers can now order

Flexible service benefits the customer

Kellogg Company has expanded its alliance with DHL Solutions in Europe - DHL has taken over the cereal producer's German logistics centre in Bremen, handling both national transport and the facility's management. The outsourcing project is p

Bendis overcome variety of product sizes

A 50% increase in storage space has resulted from street furniture supplier Furnitubes' investment in a Translift Engineering articulating Bendi forklift truck at its newly-leased warehouse than was feasible at its last Sittingbourne premi

Bridging the credibility gap

The past few years have been far from easy: slashed budgets have resulted in skeleton IT departments and overdue system upgrades. The 'do more with less' philosophy has been tough resulting in a further plunge in IT's corporate credibility.

Reduced handling improves efficiency

Coors Brewers, of Burton-Upon-Trent, is using Joloda's Hydraroll Slip Chain System for unloading and transferring pallets of empty cans. The system was introduced to enhance efficiency, resulting in the reduction of the need for handling.

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Barclays Bank has awarded Royal Mail a minimum three-year contract to provide an internal mail service for all pieces of mail travelling between offices and branches within Barclays, following a review of external suppliers for internal mail servic

Quality control and inspection included

Janssen-Cilag, part of healthcare company Johnson & Johnson, has renewed a contract with Exel for the third-party logistics company to continue operating UK warehousing and distribution for its medical products range.

Order visibility crucial

Trampled Underfoot has contracted Cranleigh Freight Service (CFS) to receive containers of trampolines, swimming pools and accessories from the US into stock. The trampolines are picked from stock and supplied direct to trade and private res

Racking reduces pallet storage costs

An adjustable pallet racking solution at Widdowsons' new warehouse in Glenfield, Leicestershire, has doubled storage capacity for the integrated logistics provider.