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Drax picks Quintiq for supply chain optimisation

Power station operator Drax has implemented Quintiq’s supply chain planning and optimisation system to handle transport and storage of some 7.5 million tons of biomass every year.

Yusen chooses Swisslog for autonomous robots

Yusen Logistics has chosen Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions to implement its AutoStore Automated System in Singapore. The system involves the use of autonomous robots, which sit on top of an aluminium grid.

Schoeller Allibert launches EuroClick

Packaging company Schoeller Allibert has launched the EuroClick stacking container system. The stacking system is available in sizes of 400x300mm and 600x400mm and are stackable on Euro pallets.

Inventory innovation

Inventory management and optimisation is once of the most challenging tasks facing supply chain professionals. So what does it take to get it right? Malory Davies asks the questions.

Salvatori moves £5.5m Aylesham HQ

The Salvatori Group, a member of the Palletways network since 2015, has moved its headquarters to a £.5.5million site at the Aylesham Industrial Estate near Canterbury.

Profit rises at Reed Boardall

Reed Boardall’s profit before exceptional items rose from £2.6m in 2014 to £3.2m in 2015, largely due to improvements in controlling some direct costs.

UK manufacturers ‘overlook’ inventory control

The efficiency of storerooms and inventory control is often ignored in British manufacturing, according to a report by industrial services company ERIKs in conjunction with The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).