Sunday 16th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Operations centre operational

Distribution solutions consortium Jigsaw has opened a new operations centre at Bardon in Leicestershire. The facility, adjacent to J22 of the M1, coordinates the movements of a mixed fleet of up to 1,200 commercial vehicles and 2,000 trailers

DIY chain leases Radlett shed

B&Q has agreed to lease a 14,787sq m distribution centre at Ventura Park, Radlett, Hertfordshire. The lease, with property developer Brixton, is at a total annual rental of £1.03M.

Printer meets expansion needs

Stones of Banbury is the second company to take space at IOG's new IO Centre at the Wildmere Industrial Estate, Banbury, directly opposite the M40 motorway.

Cold storage and distribution federation

Following two groundbreaking, sell-out, shows, 2004 is set for an even greater impact for the UK's premier exhibition covering all facets of the supply chain, with the return of Logistics Link at Sandown Park in Surrey, and the launch of Logistics Link

Heed warning or face prosecution

Forklift truck (FLT) drivers will find it easier to sue their bosses for damages, thanks to new regulations being introduced because of the forthcoming EU Directive on Physical Agents (Vibration). The Directive, which comes into effect from 2006, means wa

First class delivery of new hub

Royal Mail's new 24,386sq m national distribution hub building at the DIRFT Logistics Park, alongside the M1's J18 and the West Coast Rail Line, has been delivered on time and on budget by developer DIRFT, a subsidiary of Severn Trent Property.

NWL races ahead with Suzuki

Third-party logistics provider New Wave Logistics (NWL) is undertaking storage and distribution for Suzuki GB, which is best known for its high performance motorbikes but also supplies a range of automotive products covering the marine and off-road sector

Mobile computer gets a new dimension

Hand Held Products (HHP) has launched its high-performance Dolphin 9500 and 9550 mobile computers for use mobile in-premise and in-transit data collection applications that require durability, ergonomics, sophisticated architecture,

ITS transforms retailer’s supply chain

Safeway and its third-party logistics provider, Wincanton, expect to save "several millions of pounds" within the supermarket group's supply chain having launched an integrated transport system (ITS) to improve efficiency throughout each of the supermarke