In the first significant expansion since it successfully floated on the AIM market at the end of 2003, specialist container supplier Straight has formed a new materials handling division.
Asda Property and Cirrus Property have announced the latest letting at Harbourgate Business Park in Portsmouth. Space Maker Self Storage is leasing Unit 2 at a rental of £7.50 per sq ft for a 12-year term for 2,201 sq m.
Ford Motor Company has taken on 20 warehouse trucks from BT Rolatruc for use in its 140,000sq m engine plant in Bridgend, Midglamorgan. The plant, which makes Zetec engines for Ford cars and various V8s for Jaguar and Land Rover,
DIY superstore operator Homebase has awarded a warehousing and distribution contract to Unipart Logistics, the specialist supply chain management arm of Unipart. The contract, covering the warehousing and distribution of around 30% of Homeba
Two 2.4 tonne heavy-duty Toyota powered pallet handlers featuring double pallet handling forks have helped the Fyffes Group's Basingstoke site reduce the time spent off-loading bananas by 80%.