Wednesday 19th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Managing demand fluctuations vital

A new service has been launched for Marks & Spencer by Wincanton which enhances the three-year contract, signed last year, and involves the warehousing and delivery of the retailer's non-merchandise equipment. Store managers can now order

Multimillion pound shed planned

Ashton Moss developers AMEC and Stayley have signed a contract with Norbain SD, one of Europe's largest distributors of CCTV and Access Control equipment, to open a new multimillion pound purpose-built warehouse to accommodate its future exp

IN BRIEF (2)

Barclays Bank has awarded Royal Mail a minimum three-year contract to provide an internal mail service for all pieces of mail travelling between offices and branches within Barclays, following a review of external suppliers for internal mail servic

Eurobox offers hygiene and versatility

Zarges (UK) is offering high-quality aluminium storage and transit boxes in the UK along with a collection of innovative accessories. The Eurobox containers come in seven different sizes with a capacity of between 27 and 240 cubic litres.

Quality control and inspection included

Janssen-Cilag, part of healthcare company Johnson & Johnson, has renewed a contract with Exel for the third-party logistics company to continue operating UK warehousing and distribution for its medical products range.

Refurbished warehouse planned

St Modwen Developments is to develop 2,790sq m of industrial space as well as refurbish a 3,255sq m high-bay warehouse on the Houndstone Business Park at Yeovil, Somerset. This new accommodation and warehouse will be available to let or for purchas

FLT training initiative increases productivity

As time pressures become ever more apparent in the express delivery market, the job of the forklift truck (FLT) operator becomes increasingly demanding. Recognising that not one aspect of the consignment process can be taken for granted, and in line with

IT Update (2)

Convenience retailer the Co-operative Group (CWS) has selected Manhattan Associates' Integrated Logistics Solution for Retail to help automate and improve its supply chain of the future. The Co-op's selection of Manhattan's trading partner management,

Pick and Pack services offered

Bathroom products distributor Norske Interiors is among the first companies to take advantage of Caretakers' new Pick & Pack service. Norske is using Caretakers to store a comprehensive stock of wall panels which are drawn off as required

Unit upgrading starts at Trafford Park

Following its £101.05M purchase of 250,830sq m of properties at Trafford Park earlier this year, Brixton plc has begun a refurbishment programme of 20 units on the park.