Thursday 19th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Planning permission granted

Redman Heenan Properties, part of St Modwen Properties, has secured planning consent for a further 20 acres of vehicle storage on the former runways at its Thurleigh Airfield Business Park in Bedford.

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House of Fraser, the department store group and retailer of designer brands, has chosen Manhattan Associates' Warehouse Management System (WMS) to run its two principal distribution facilities in the UK. Manhattan Associates' Labour Management and Perfo

Green light for Spatial

An import, storage and distribution contract has been awarded to Spatial Logistics by Green Cone, which manufactures a solar-powered household food waste digester unit.

Customs warehouse designation awarded

Freight forwarder Davies Turner is now offering a new direct service to shippers importing high value goods from abroad whereby they have the opportunity to delay paying Customs duty until the items are required.

Data-capture terminal offers new standards

Epic Data International has developed an advanced shopfloor data-capture and communications terminal. The MPT9100, with its graphical interface capability, leading-edge connectivity and rugged industrial design, defines a new standard for automated data-c

Cadbury Adams sees reel improvements!

Manchester-based lozenge and cough sweets producer Cadbury Adams has dispensed with traditional one-trip packaging and associated packaging waste in favour of Linpac Materials Handling's versatile reusable reel delivery system. Until now the 70kg film lam

Sainsbury’s Worcester RDC up for grabs

Supermarket chain Sainsbury's is letting its 34,446sq m distribution centre (RDC) on Shire Park, Worcester, from October. Located near to J6 and J7 of the M5, centre's letting is being handled through sole agent Cushman & Wakefield Healey & Baker,

Electric tug is a real brick for Baggeridge

MasterMover International has supplied an MM7 electric tug to independent brick manufacturer Baggeridge to push brick kiln cars, which carry 10,000-plus bricks and weigh more than 40 tonnes.

Of the border

offered through its logistics project.

Ideal for working in confined spaces

An AC-powered pedestrian-controlled powered pallet truck has been produced by Jungheinrich which the manufacturer claims "is one of the most compact and manoeuvrable when compared with its competition".