Sunday 5th Jul 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Maximising storage and maintaining

Reformatting its warehousing around one new electric Bendi forklif has enabled Whyteleafe-based Maxon Tiles to gain maximum storage capacity, without compromising truck versatility, and to dispense with two reach trucks. The articulated B

Stacking no problem for space savers

Two years ago Walki-Wisa decided to streamline its operation in line with market demand and improve productivity. As a result it found that there was a significant benefit for purchasing and supplying paper reels with a 1,800mm diameter but only

Flexibility and practicality counts

Matalan PLC is one of Britain's leading value retailers, with 180 stores nationwide and 10.5 million active members. The company is a unique out-of-town retailer, dedicated to providing outstanding value for money.

Safety and productivity criteria met

Sandwiches supplier The Sandwich Factory (TSFL) has been supplied with materials handling equipment by Toyota forklift distributor M&W Toyota Handling to support increased production and safety at its site in Atherstone, Warwickshire.

Reliability and consistency counts

Meat processor Mathers (Inverurie) Meat is using a gas-powered Komatsu FG20 forklift truck - its third Komatsu in use - to transport animal waste at the end of the slaughter and meat-processing chain. The forklift was supplied by local dealer Reeki

Strapping and wrapping without conveyor

A new machine which allows customers to strap and stretch-wrap palletised loads in one integrated unit without the need to install driven conveyor line is available from Cyklop UK. The company has developed the TwinPack, a compact and cost-effective unit

Hazardous goods expertise leads to outsourcing

Surface finishing chemical manufacturer Atotech UK is using The Potter Group to handle its long-term storage and international distribution. Atotech - its products include toxic, corrosive and oxidising materials - entered a 12-month agreeme

Container handlers offer 40% more stacking capacity

Hyster's tough and versatile ReachStacker range has been further enhanced with the addition of four new model configurations - the range now totals ten trucks, each with either container handling or intermodal attachment.

Higher comfort improves productivity

Mitsubishi Fork Lift Trucks has added the option of a deluxe tiltable cabin to its new N series of 1.5 to 3.5 tonne IC engine counterbalance trucks. The cab has been designed to offer high levels of comfort and ergonomics to reduce fatigue and incr

Reach trucks meet safety criteria

Phil HanLey, an independently-owned coldstore distribution company, has chosen a fleet of nine Still FM 20 reach trucks for its newly extended coldstore facility at Newark, Nottinghamshire. Supplied by Langley Mechanical Services, Still's main dist