Friday 19th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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3663 Still cools with Thermo King

Foodservice wholesale distributor 3663 has continued its association with Thermo King by selecting the manufacturer's direct drive refrigeration units for its temperature-controlled fleet.

Kellogg warehouse ahead of schedule

The construction and fit-out of a new 30,700sq m warehouse for cereals manufacturer Kelloggs has been in just 29 weeks - four weeks ahead of schedule. The development, on Electric Park Trafford Park, Manchester, was project managed by working in co

Forklift demand remains strong

After an exceptionally high unit order intake during the first quarter of 2003, the UK market for forklift trucks continues to reach record levels with British International Truck Association (BITA) members reporting a strong market throughout the second

Three sheds revamped on Nursling estate

The refurbishing of Units 3, 4 and 5 in Mauritania Road, Nursling Industrial Estate, Southampton, should now be complete. The three units are owned by the Electricity Supply Nominees and actively managed by F&C Property Investment Management.

Trail-blazing waste-free packaging for pistons

Linpac Materials Handling (LMH) is supplying packaging to automotive component manufacturer Federal-Mogul to transport piston units for a new V6 diesel engine jointly developed by Ford Motor Company and PSA Peugeot Citroen.

Importer goes bananas over i2’s quality control technology!

Fruit importer Jamaica Producers Fruit Distributors (JPFD) is seeing "greatly enhanced" quality control now that it is using i2 Mobile Solutions technology within its banana operation. According to JPFD, the UK trading arm for Jamaica Producers Group's

Volvo FM12s go into the mix

Rugby, the cement and other cementicious product provider within the RMC Group, and logistics partner TNT have been supplied with 115 state-of-the-art Volvo FM12 6x2 tractor units on a five-year service and maintenance contract with Volvo dealers

The Hub in Birmingham gets underway

The £150M scheme to regenerate the largest brownfield development site in the Midlands into The Hub, offering distribution and production facilities, is due to start. Located between J6 and J7 of the M6 near Spaghetti Junction, The Hub (see Logistics Mana

Poor collaboration to blame

Nearly half of companies in the food industry feel that poor collaboration in the supply chain "is a real barrier to food safety", a new report by Deloitte & Touche and CMi Consulting reveals.

Just one to go

Kier Property says there is just one built unit remaining at Trade City Exeter, with its prime scheme for business, trade and warehouse occupiers. One 597sq m has just been bought by LCD Publising - making it their third unit on the scheme, leaving only 4