Sunday 22nd Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Space let at Harbourgate

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.

Handling time reduced by 80%

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%.

Latest deal fulfils pallet import centre need

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

Brewer outsources keg fleet

Mobile asset management company TrenStar has acquired and will provide outsourced management of the beer keg fleet of Adolph Coors Company's UK operating subsidiary - Coors Brewers (CBL).

Playing to win

Few emerging technologies have the potential to impact such a wide array of businesses within the supply chain as radio frequency identification (RFID). Consumers, retailers, suppliers, logistics companies and manufacturers will be affected by

Half of Heathrow estates sold

Brixton has sold 50% of its interest in two major Heathrow estates to Prudential Life Assurance for £108.9M. The two holdings concerned areAxis Park at Langley and Heathrow Corporate Park (HCP).

Sharing Large-scale demand

Moorfield Group, owner of Greater Manchester's Heywood Distribution Park, has signed up three new occupiers to the park. Automotive industry supplier Pentagon Glass Tech, the trading name of Tintart, has taken 273sq m at

Stringent safety criteria met

Castleford-based Lambsons Chemicals Group has signed a new five-year freight contract, worth about £9M, to DHL Freight. As part of the contract, DHL has invested £1.5M in a fleet of specialist vehicles in a bespoke plan unique to Lambsons.

E-Warehouse targets SMEs for online shopping tool

A new Web-based procurement tool targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is now available from application developer e-Warehouse. Called e-Ware, the cost-effective tool is aimed at helping SMEs to boost online sales.

IT Update

Lilly Software Associates has released its wireless VISUAL Mobile solution into the UK market. The solution allows VISUAL Mobile users to access high-level summary information from Lilly's VISUAL Enterprise ERP system using handheld PCs and wireless dev