Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Toyota makes an impact at Caradon

Central heating radiators manufacturer Caradon Stelrad has awarded a contract to distributor Impact Toyota for the supply of materials handling equipment to its Mexborough site.

Fleetloada bodies for DAF drawbars

Portsmouth-based distribution business Fraser Freight has specified Southfields' Fleetloada curtainsided bodywork for its two DAFXF 95.430 Super Space Cab drawbar units.

Record truck sales a good omen?

Birmingham property agent Eagleton & Co is confident that the huge investment in commercial vehicle fleets "must have a direct spin-off into the distribution property sector".

Partnership continues

Still Materials Handling has renewed the distributor agreement with Exeter-based DAC Handling Solutions, the independent materials handling distributor. DAC first became a Still distributor in 1992 when it had four depots in the South-west and

Brewer picks Cabot Park for distribution centre

Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) has signed a £6M deal with the Burford Group for a 7,355sq m distribution unit at Cabot Park, Bristol. The facility will be the brewer's new distribution centre and trading office for the region.

Locators helps ice cream business keep cool

New Forest Ice Cream (NFIC) has selected integrated storage and materials handling solutions company Locators to provide a complete racking installation at its new site on Southampton's Hounsdown Industrial Estate. Won on competitive tender, Locators de

Sortation upgrade keeps stores fully stocked

High street retailer Dixons has upgraded its Stevenage national distribution centre (NDC) with a Vanriet UK store delivery sortation system to ensure that its stores' shelves are fully stocked, particularly at peak times.

A step in the right direction

Waiting for official action on water freight transport is like waiting on the proverbial London double decker bus. None appear for ages, then all at once along comes a convoy.

Operations centre operational

Distribution solutions consortium Jigsaw has opened a new operations centre at Bardon in Leicestershire. The facility, adjacent to J22 of the M1, coordinates the movements of a mixed fleet of up to 1,200 commercial vehicles and 2,000 trailers