Thursday 18th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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London – a logistics hotspot?

NAI Fuller Peiser and the FTA have carried out research into the effect of the Road Transport Directive on businesses nationwide. The latest findings highlight significant impact on the industrial and logistics sector in the South-east.

Electronic ignition

Could the automotive OEMs learn from the elegant supply chains of the electronics sector? Information technology may hold the key.

Eco-friendly deliveries

With thousands of hotels and restaurants close together, inner London is a huge business potential for food suppliers. However, there is a costly downside - traffic congestion, the £5 daily congestion charge and the increased fuel costs due to the constan

Mix and match specifications

Atlet has launched its new generation series of high performance low level order pickers (Tempo PP) and pedestrian pallet transporters and stackers (Alto PS).

Size, weight and capacity critical

Centura Foods has specified a fleet of Still forklift and warehouse trucks for goods movement operations at its manufacturing, packaging and distribution plant at Middlewich, Cheshire.

Order picking within five minutes

Xero has awarded TNT Logistics UK a three-year contract to manage the company's critical spare parts operation. The contract involves the management of the London central parts warehouse and delivery to Xerox engineers - typically within 40

Simplicity rules, okay

The application may be large or small but the principle in order picking remains the same – keep it simple. Here is an analysis of how two different technologies have been used to best effect, one at German auto parts distributor, ATU and the other at UK

Conveyor keeps production flowing

Triumph Motorcycles has expanded into purpose-built premises adjacent to its Hinckley Works to ensure that its production lines runs smoothly - its 13 different models are assembled on the one line at the same time. With anything up to 4,000

Order pickers contribute to improved efficiency

n Cycle parts and accessories distributor Madison is using Atlet man-rising order pickers and a combination pallet stacker / order picker to enhance efficiency at its distribution centre in Bradwell Abbey, Milton Keynes.