Wednesday 20th Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Multimodal capability vital for tight deadlines

P&O Ferrymasters has commenced a major global freight management agreement with world leading wiper blade manufacturer, Trico. With major facilities in the UK, Australia, South and North America as

Efficient and cost-effective handling

Univeyor says its new Universal Miniload system offers a combination of high-capacity, low maintenance and exceptional reliability in a wide variety of demanding applications and environments.

In-house logistics activity to drive efficiencies

RMC UK Cement Division, part of the RMC Group, is taking its logistics activities back in-house from November 30, 2004 when its three-year contract with TNT ends. The Cement Division will take over the operational management of the 190-vehicle strong flee

North in demand

Property developer Gazeley has bought a major new development site in Sheffield. The site was purchased from Corus and Outokumpo Stainless, which retains ownership of the adjacent site.

Leakages halved by using plastic containers

Transporting perishable goods can be a tricky business and recent problems faced by Nene Valley Foods resulted in lost profits, as well as spilt milk! But the company has solved the problem by using ArcaSystem's Combo plastic reusable IBC.

Airline assured of global visability

Kuehne & Nagel (K&N) is to transport wine sourced by British Airways (BA) from the world's major wine growing areas into the UK as part of a new agreement with the airline. The contract ensures that customers always have guaranteed availabil

Reach trucks keep space to a maximum

Argos Direct is using a fleet of 80 Crown trucks to speed the despatch of furniture, leisure and electrical goods from its 60,450sq m warehouse and distribution complex in Marsh Leys, Bedford.

Materials handling division launched

In the first significant expansion since it successfully floated on the AIM market at the end of 2003, specialist container supplier Straight has formed a new materials handling division.

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.

Safety an issue on truck choice

Ford Motor Company has taken on 20 warehouse trucks from BT Rolatruc for use in its 140,000sq m engine plant in Bridgend, Midglamorgan. The plant, which makes Zetec engines for Ford cars and various V8s for Jaguar and Land Rover,