Saturday 15th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Picker offers speed, safety and comfort

Still's latest low level order picker, the CS-20, features a new multi-functional control element - the Cockpit - which combines all the CS' control and operating functions immediately before the operator and within fingertip reach.

Licensing scheme to eliminate cowboys

The RTITB has introduced a new system of licensing for forklift truck operators and other mechanical handling equipment drivers. Called the National Operator Registration Scheme (NORS), the new scheme is designed to cover a multitude of areas including:

Battery transfer available

Toyota Industrial Equipment (TIE) has become one of the first manufacturers to offer a battery transfer facility on its full range of electric trucks.

Payback expected within two years

Two electric Bendi forklifts leased from Translift have helped improve product flows for Norfolk-based confectioner Kinnerton so much that truck payback is estimated at just over two years, says Kinnerton's resources manager, Micheal Anderson.

Strapping machine offers flexibility

Mosca Direct has produced its widest ever strapping machine, in a bespoke solution for leading furniture manufacturer Alstons that gives the company the flexibility to strap its full range of products.

Fuel savings for SPL

Producing body and pressing for the automotive industry is and integral part of the supply chain process and nobody is more acutely aware of this than Swindon Pressings (SPL), part of BMW's operation in the UK.

Adding value

As a volume distributor, Premier Farnell has to be highly customer-responsive: it combines traditional distribution skills with technologically advanced, proactive marketing techniques.

Better flexibility and handling

A high-capacity garment storage system by SDI Greenstone has been integrated into a new 88,000sq m distribution warehouse at Mexborough.

Fast payback on investment

Two new Wave work assist vehicles from Crown have brought about safer, more productive order picking routines for staff at the Warrington warehouse complex of Weldspares-OKI, the welding equipment and tools supplier.

Pushback racking eases stock control

Dynamic Systems says its Trojan pallet pushback system provides "dramatic and measurable" improvements in stock control plus fast payback times.