Wednesday 19th Feb 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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

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

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

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.

Extra space doubles stock

Grand Prix Legends, the motor sport merchandiser, is more than doubling storage capacity at its Surrey warehousing and distribution complex by installing a new mezzanine floor and its new Regal 4000 bolt-free shelving from SSI Schaefer.

NWL races ahead with Suzuki

Third-party logistics provider New Wave Logistics (NWL) is undertaking storage and distribution for Suzuki GB, which is best known for its high performance motorbikes but also supplies a range of automotive products covering the marine and off-road sector

Team Darmstadt reaches the final

Students of Darmstadt University of Technology take second place in the Logistics Case Competition in the US

Don’t get wrapped up

It is becoming clearer to manufacturers that they can not simply react to packaging waste regulations just because of the heavy fines imposed on those who don't meet the targets outlined. When looking at the whole question of packaging, companies that wil

Back and forward

What were the big issues in sourcing and procurement when ‘Logistics Europe’ was first published ten years ago, and what might subsequent trends suggest about the future?