Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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

Reliability and consistency counts

Meat processor Mathers (Inverurie) Meat is using a gas-powered Komatsu FG20 forklift truck - its third Komatsu in use - to transport animal waste at the end of the slaughter and meat-processing chain. The forklift was supplied by local dealer Reeki

Flexibility offered with shared use

Bathrooms and fittings manufacturer Twyford Bathrooms has put all of its warehousing and distribution needs in the UK in the hands of Kuehne + Nagel (K+N).

Container handlers offer 40% more stacking capacity

Hyster's tough and versatile ReachStacker range has been further enhanced with the addition of four new model configurations - the range now totals ten trucks, each with either container handling or intermodal attachment.

Procurement solution improves communication

The launch of new procurement solution Profiler by supply chain and procurement specialist TiVA is set to completely change supply chain management by creating more efficiently managed buyer-supplier relationships and reducing the adversarial relat

Eco-friendly deliveries

With thousands of hotels and restaurants close together, inner London is a huge business potential for food suppliers. However, there is a costly downside - traffic congestion, the £5 daily congestion charge and the increased fuel costs due to the constan