Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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.

Beefing up logistics

Atria serves more than 4,000 retailers and restaurants within a 450-mile radius of its headquarters in Nurmo, Finland.

Contract management

Linde Material Handling (UK) now offers a single, dedicated point of customer contact which has led to improved efficiency as well as a "dramatic increase in uptime".

Eye level storage aids safety

Belkin Components, which makes peripherals and connectivity solutions for computer and consumer electronic users, is using two high-lift Jungheinrich reach trucks which feature cameras and TV monitors at its European headquarters and distribution centre

Unsafe working practices damage productivity

Problems caused by poor forklift driver training and by companies not properly assessing drivers' skills are driving down productivity, increasing costs and risking lives, warns Toyota Industrial Equipment UK (TIE).

Improved working environment

It has only taken 25 years but Blackburn-based Dutton Carpets has solved the problems that carpet manufacturing - dust and fibre constantly swirl in the air - causes forklift trucks. The company has introduced a fleet of 15 gas-powered Tri-Cat engine tr