Tuesday 25th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Side loaders speed up handling

WHS Halo, one of the UK's biggest PVC-U extruders for the window industry, has taken delivery of six multi-directional sideloaders from Sidetracker Engineering for its national distribution centre near Birmingham. The order is worth £300,0

Latest containers offer easier manoeuvring

Arca Systems has launched two new Euro containers. Both will work within the Euro and ISO pallet systems and two sizes of the Euro box are being produced. It is believed that one-piece Euro boxes of this size "are unique" to Arca.

Inventory control and freight forwarding included

TOA has awarded a major contract to Meachers Group Holdings which sees the logistics company providing an entire supply chain network, including warehousing, inventory control, transport and freight forwarding, to the Japanese-based internat

Logistics boom in Black Country

A sharp rise in logistics enquiries is bucking the Black Country's regeneration prospects, says Grant Seeley, director of local investment agency Black Country Investment. Logistics companies are increasingly capitalising on the plentiful availabil

Taking costs out of the last mile

Supply chain fulfilment software and services specialist VSc Solutions believes it is first company to introduce an integrated solution designed to reduce costs in last mile logistics and improve customer service having launched Dispatch Dynamic. T

Batteries and chargers maintain throughput

Royal Mail's road distribution hub on the DIRFT complex near Daventry features Hawker batteries and chargers to ensure the lift truck fleet there works round-the-clock. The 38-acre facility handles some 45 million letters and packets a day from

Box pallet optimises space

Kayserberg Plastics' Combi-Pak is a large scale, made-to-measure box pallet for carrying lightweight but bulky items. It is unusual in that it can be tailored to meet just about any size requirement without the need for bespoke tooling and its asso

Improved strategy benefits efficiency

Unilever in Poland has renewed a five-year contract with ACR Logistics reinforcing its partnership as its sole logistics partner in the country. As a result, ACR Logistics has opened one of the most modern distribution centres in Poland dedi

Occupancy available on speculative development

Bretton Point, a high quality speculatively constructed manufacturing / distribution development by Evans Property Group (EPG), is now available for immediate occupation. Located close to the M1 just two miles south of J38, this speculative develop

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Tesco has awarded Bureau Veritas' electrical and engineering inspection division a Fixed Wiring Electrical Inspection and Testing contract covering Inspection & Test at distribution centres throughout the supermarket chain's UK supply chain network