Sunday 17th Feb 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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GA Pet Foods picks Daifuku

Daifuku has been awarded automated warehouse contract for UK’s leading pet food manufacturer.

Debenhams looks for supply chain savings

Debenhams plans further warehouse consolidation and automation along with a supply chain review, after revealing a pre-tax loss £491.5 million for the year to 1st September.

BS Handling Systems automates SCA Wood UK

BS Handling Systems has installed an 18.5 metre long pallet roller conveyor at SCA Wood’s Melton facility as part of SCA Wood’s plan to automate the palletisation of its softwood shavings bi-product.

Robotics and Automation hailed as major success

The Robotics and Automation Exhibition has been hailed as a major success after a second day which saw more big crowds of buyers attending the event at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes.

Technology to create bespoke solutions

L3 MacDonald Humfrey Automation highlighted the way it extends its customer offering with the use of virtual reality when it comes to bespoke solutions, while SP Technology showed a bespoke demo machine, the  eXtended Transport System.

Companies need to move on robotics now

Companies need to start working with the latest automation and robotics technologies sooner rather than later, Crystal Parrott, vice president for Dematic’s Robotics Centre of Excellence told a packed conference session at Robotics and Automation on Wednesday.

More robots mean more jobs, says Amazon

The rise in robotic technology does not threaten human jobs, Amazon’s regional director Jonatan Gal told logisticians at the Robotics and Automation Exhibition in Milton Keynes this morning.

Packed house for Ocado presentation at Robotics and Automation

Alex Harvey, head of robotics and autonomous systems at Ocado, gave the keynote presentation to a packed house at the Robotics and Automation Exhibition in Milton Keynes this morning,  highlighting the opportunities and challenges of developing automated and robotic systems for grocery.