Thursday 9th Jul 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Arla Foods

Arla rolls out two SAP EWM systems

Arla Foods UK, the farmer-owned dairy company, has used the SAP extended warehouse management blueprint and template developed by Rocket Consulting to roll out two new SAP EWM systems.

Report finds ‘looming’ urban food logistics crisis

A new report about future challenges to London’s food and drink logistics industry has said there is an “urban logistics crisis looming.” The research, ‘Feeding London: 2030’, identifies a growing population and changing demographic as significant influencers.

Christmas boost for grocery retailers

The UK grocery market grew by 1.8 per cent in the 12 weeks to 1st January driven by improved performances by major players including Tesco and Morrisons as well as further growth from the discounters, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

Tesco reduces manual handling incidents by 60pc

Tesco plans to close two distribution centres

Tesco has set out plans to close two distribution centres as part of a transformation programme which also involves taking all warehouse operations currently carried out by DHL and Wincanton in house.

Swizzels chooses Union’s Bulldoors

Confectionery company Swizzels, which makes Refreshers, Love Hearts and Parma Violets, has had two of Union’s high-speed Bulldoors fitted at its Derbyshire warehouse.

Glencoe chooses Teesport as distribution hub

Glencoe Agriculture UK, which specialises in crushing soya bean and oilseed rape, is to use PD Ports’ Teesport as its northern distribution hub. The agriculture business already has a port site in the South – now it will also import agro-bulks into the North through the new Northern site.