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FREEHOLD AND LEASEHOLD options AT witton park

The current climate for freehold investment property has prompted Warwick-based IM Properties to offer a freehold option alongside leasehold terms on a 11,112sq m distribution/manufacturing building close to J6 of the M6 motorway. The new build Unit 16 in

Maximising storage space

n Home furnishings retailer Ikea has installed mobile shelving at its distribution centre located at Armthorpe, near Doncaster, which has enabled it to save up to 50% of floor space. Supplied by Linpac Storage Systems, the shelving is being used for archi

IT Update (2)

The Elica Group, which manufactures cooker hoods, has selected TXT e-solutions to provide software solutions to support new developments throughout all of its supply chain. The agreement envisages implementation of an organisational model assigning resp

Another record year for FLT sales

The UK forklift truck industry has seen a second consecutive record year for new truck orders. Almost 30,000 powered truck unit orders were placed on British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) members in 2003, representing an 8% increase on 2002.

Halesowen warehouse facility bought on freehold

Headstock Distribution, sole distributor of Ibanez and Tama musical instruments and manufacturer of Lanely amplifiers, has brought the freehold of 2,601sq m building for £1.5M on the 43-acre Coombs Wood Business Park, Halesowen.

Fewer trucks deliver more volume

n Worldwide Fruit, which supplies top class fruit all year round to UK high street retailers, is using Jungheinrich ERE 20 ride-on pallet trucks at its packing and distribution complex at Spalding, Lincolnshire. The 17 ERE 20s, on long-term contract hire,

Planning and scheduling online tool endorsed

The Vehicle & Operator Services Agency (VOSA) reports that is "more than satisfied" with tap, the UK's first online vehicle service planning and scheduling tool which automatically updates and archives service, maintenance and legal documentation and prov

OutsOURCing key processes raises standards

Westland Helicopters in Yeovil has awarded a contract worth £20M over five years to manage core elements of its post sales and repair service to Product Support Ltd (PSL), a national supply chain and packaging company based in Bedford.