Wednesday 27th May 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Extended Battery life saves time

Sharp Electronics UK has a new handheld terminal - UP-X200 - which meets commercial-grade standards for durability, making it ideal for use in even the harshest of working environments.

Supershed gets underway in Merseyside

Eden Park Developments, part of the Fiducia Group, has bought a 20-acre site at Grange Park, Northampton in a joint venture with Shepherd Developments. Detailed planning permission to build 29,872sq m of industrial and distribution units was approv

IN BRIEF

Rail freight operator English, Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS) is ordering at least 360 new rail freight wagons during 2005, building on the £500M already invested in new locomotives, wagons, facilities and equipment since it was formed nine years a

Speedy and reliable printing

Zebra Technologies has developed the R110PAX4 multi-protocol print engine designed to print and encode smart labels while improving speed, reliability and print quality in high-volume, automated label print- and-apply operations.

Asda centre nears completion

The construction of a new 7,246sq m design and build service centre at for food and clothing superstore chain Asda is nearing completion, says developer Gazeley. The facility, at Cambridge Road, Bedford, completes the first phase of development.

Supplier numbers reduced to just one

The Crowson Group, a leading producer, designer and supplier of fabrics and home furnishings, has selected DHL as its sole domestic and international supply chain partner.

Accurate and safe handling assured

A new generation of heavy-duty stackers is available from Toyota Industrial Equipment. Comprising five models, the 7SLL range is built around Toyota's Powerdrive system which significantly improves safety, reliability and performance.

Labour no object for prime site

The renaissance of East Leeds continues apace with the news that Blue Steel, a state-of-the-art 14,415sq m distribution centre will be ready for occupation this autumn. Work has just started on Blue Steel which is being refurbished to the highest specific

Scottish SMEs well placed to adopt RFID

Scotland's Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems developers are poised to reap an escalating number of cross-sectoral business opportunities as small to medium size enterprises (SMEs) become increasingly aware of the inevitable widespread a

Improved manoeuvrability despite length

Kalmar has launched a new generation of log stacker - the RTD1623 - to replace the RTD1523, which has been on the market since the early 1990s. Compared to its predecessor, the new RTD1623 offers more capacity, increased stability and even better manoeuvr