Sunday 17th Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Latest DC supports branch growth

PTS Plumbing, a leading distributor in the heating, plumbing and sanitaryware market, has opened its new distribution centre at Witton. The new 9,300sq m distribution centre enables the company to open more new branches.

Forwarder in £5M takeover

Global shipping and logistics provider GAC Group has taken over multinational freight forwarder Benair Freight International from the Dart Group for £5.1M.

Reliability means fleet additions

As part of its ongoing commitment to safe operations, TDG has invested a further £25,000 in its vehicle maintenance programme - it has introduced tracking units across its fleet of ADR networked trailers.

Freeway Park second phase starts

Salmon Developments and NFU Mutual joint venture Salmon Harvester has sold the third and final unit at Freeway Park, Normanton, West Yorkshire, paving the way for a second phase of 11,890sq m.

Production line gets Welsh grant

Joloda International, a leading designer, manufacturers and installer of loading, handling and logistics systems, has received a £250,000 grant from the Welsh Assembly Government to rebuild the Hydraroll Division factory at Anglesey.

Birmingham hub for K+N

In line with Kuehne + Nagel's (K+N) strategy to expand European overland activities, a new consolidation hub has begun operation in Ashby de la Zouch.

Morrison strike averted

The planned strike action by more than 2,000 Morrisons distribution workers has been called off after an agreement was reached with unions yesterday (September 28, 2005).

RFID eliminates perishables going to waste

Roughly 10% of all perishable goods - fresh produce and other food products - goes to waste before consumers buy it, according to Agrotechnology & Food Innovations (A&F).

All fired up

A joint effort by Hi-Lo Storage Systems and Kingstonian Storage Equipment has enabled Bartoline, a manufacturer and packer of solvents, adhesives, fillers and preservatives; to get back up and running after a fire destroyed its factory in East Yorkshire.

Thamesport strengthens European links

Thamesport London has welcomed the decision by X-Press Container Line (UK) to introduce a third service at the Medway port. The specialist feeder operator will provide a weekly service to Dublin, which strengthens the port's links with other European mark