Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Stockpilers get a lift

Crown has extended its range of SP 3000 stockpickers to include two new models featuring extra lift height.

Holding stock proves cost-effective

The Potter Group has won a £300,000 a year contract from Huntingdon-based Supreme Concrete to store and distribute concrete building products. Materials weighing up to 50,000 tonnes will be handled annually through the Potter Group's Selby r

Shorter work cycles and picking times

American wetsuit manufacturer O'Neill's national distribution centre (NDC) at Midhurst, West Sussex, features a new complete garment racking, handling and distribution system installed by Warehouse Systems (WSL).

Network of strategic parks planned

Helios Properties, the specialist distribution development company run by Trevor Cartner and Mike Hughes, has formed a £150M joint venture with Slough Estates to develop large scale distribution parks.

Building in the fast lane!

On a new dedicated distribution park in northern France, construction is underway on a 23,700sq m (255,107sq ft) logistics centre. Nothing particularly unusual in that, but this building is the first in mainland Europe to be built using Gazeley's

FLT forks hug the ground

National refrigeration and air-conditioning wholesaler Dean & Wood has been supplied with three OM Pimespo reach trucks and a four-directional narrow aisle truck, supplied by Forktruck Solutions, to meet requirements at its 50,000sq m

Accurate picking a must

NYK Logistics (UK) Consumer & Retail is storing and distributing more than £100M of products a year on behalf of sit-up, the interactive-TV content provider. Through its bid-up.tv and price-drop.tv channels, broadcast on satellite, cable and

Fleet modified for ATEX-compliance

Sun Chemical, which makes and stores inks and varnishes for the printing industry, has a new fleet of Hyster counterbalance and warehouse trucks from Barloworld Handling for operation in its Zone 1 factory and Zone 2 warehouse near

FMCG diversification

Procurement service provider Freight Traders is continuing to diversify into sectors away from its fast-moving consumer goods and has recently completed a bulk tanker tender in the chemical sector for Rohm and Haas Company - one of the world's largest