Saturday 21st Jul 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Navy aircraft carriers all kitted out

Specialist division of Briggs Equipment Briggs Defence has undertaken a contract with the Defence Equipment and Support project team at the Ministry of Defence to equip Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and sister ship HMS Prince of Wales with specially modified materials handling equipment.

DS Smith launches system to cut packaging size

DS Smith has launched packaging system, named Made2fit, designed to enable e-tailers to reduce packaging size and associated costs, including void fill, storage, shipping and administration.

Pets At Home invests £2.5 million in automation

UK pet supplies retailer Pets At Home is to implement a £2.5 million warehouse automation project from Conveyor Networks at its e-commerce distribution centre in Northampton to drive efficiencies, deliver real-time visibility and achieve greater productivity across operations.

New president for Unicarriers Europe

Masashi Takamatsu has been appointed president of Unicarriers Europe as of 1 May 2018 and is to focus on strengthening the UniCarriers and TCM brands, to be further developed under the umbrella of UniCarriers’ new owner Mitsubishi Logisnext.

A new lease of life

Used forklift trucks are making their mark on the market, but can they match the quality of new equipment? Alex Leonards explores why companies are choosing refurbished trucks and the considerations needed to be made when buying.

Polished Picking

Picking is a crucial link in retail supply chains, and the pressurised environment of e-commerce is creating some dazzling efficiencies. Johanna Parsons puts on her sunglasses.