Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Retailers and manufacturers spend so much time focusing on the outbound supply chain that they often neglect the fact that goods also have to travel backwards through the chain. Reverse logistics is often forgotten - a glaring oversight which can cause wi

Cost efficiencies cheer brewer

Scottish Courage has extended its primary distribution contract with ACR Logistics to include its Hereford-based Bulmers Primary distribution operation, which comprises 50 employees, 20 units and 40 trailers.

Higher comfort improves productivity

Mitsubishi Fork Lift Trucks has added the option of a deluxe tiltable cabin to its new N series of 1.5 to 3.5 tonne IC engine counterbalance trucks. The cab has been designed to offer high levels of comfort and ergonomics to reduce fatigue and incr

3PL to manage retailer’s new DC

High street giant Woolworths has contracted supply chain specialist Gist to manage a new strategically important distribution centre (DC) on its behalf as part of a £50M deal.

Full traceability assured

TraceCheck, a new, web-based service, offers food businesses all kinds of ways to improve their traceability performance and ensure compliance with stringent EU legislation, which came into force on January 1, 2005.

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Chess Logistics' latest Empirica Warehouse Management system offers advanced new features and functional improvements to enhance support for processes including real-time tasking, despatch load management and processing. Key additions to the product's T

Bolton becoming distribution hot spot

Commercial property specialist Nolan Redshaw has secured a mass of lettings at the Horwich Locomotive Industrial Estate, a 2,592sq m site which will offer a range of industrial units and over five acres of open storage land.

Reach trucks meet safety criteria

Phil HanLey, an independently-owned coldstore distribution company, has chosen a fleet of nine Still FM 20 reach trucks for its newly extended coldstore facility at Newark, Nottinghamshire. Supplied by Langley Mechanical Services, Still's main dist

Consolidation in plastic returnable packaging

Swedish company Arca Systems and Dutch group Schoeller Wavin Systems have merged, creating one of the world's largest manufacturers of plastic returnable packaging for material handlings.

Delivering to the right place at the right time

RMC's UK Cement Division has installed a global positioning system (GPS) and Go-Del indicator in each of its 194 articulated vehicles to optimise logistics resources and improve customer service.