Wednesday 19th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Manugistics Group says that Chep, the pallet and container pooling specialist, has purchased an enterprise license to use it solutions worldwide. This recent agreement is an extension of the companies' four-year strategic partnership. Chep partners

Temperature monitor saves loads

Enfield-based transport controls firm The OEM Group has strengthened its product portfolio with the launch of SecureTemp, a "wireless" refrigerated trailer temperature alert. The product helps chilled fleets fulfil their due diligence obligations and redu

TrenStar adds more barrels to its brewery stock levels

Asset management business TrenStar is to buy, track and manage the extra keg fleets acquired in 2003 by Scottish & Newcastle's UK division from cider producer HP Bulmers and in 2004 from the Federation Northern Clubs operation.

3PL invests millions in recycling plant

Leading European supply chain company, Wincanton, has invested £4M in the first state-of-the-art WEEE recycling plant in the UK. Capable of processing up to 75,000 tonnes per year, the equivalent of 826,500 washing machines, 67 million kettles, or

Updated vehicles reduce maintenance costs

Lafarge Cement UK has invested more than £7M in a brand new fleet, increasing its vehicle payload and helping the cement manufacturer to reduce its road traffic impact by 17%.

IT Update

The fifth version of G-Log's Global Command and Control CenterT (GC3T) adds 60-plus new or enhanced features to the GC3 system. Whilst the GC3 platform supports a global logistics network, intelligently monitoring, analysing and optimising a broad range

Internet tracking improves productivity

Cannon Consumables, formerly Cannon Hygiene's Disposables Division, has updated its vehicle tracking system in a move to improve productivity and customer service. To aid drivers and customers Cannon has installed its new Internet-based vehicle tracking s

Getting the message!

Peter Surtees, director of KCE Consumer Logistics, part of Kimberley Clark Europe, manufacturer of international consumer branded disposables such as Andrex and Kleenex, stresses that the supply chain "is strategic to deliver customer promises". He says t

Setting inventory levels included

Supply chain specialist DHL Solution has assumed responsibility for the Spare Parts Management activities of Philips Consumer Electronics Europe as part of a six-year deal.