Wednesday 20th Nov 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Multimillion pound extension planned

Finning (UK), the sole trader distributor of Caterpillar equipment in the UK, has announced major plans to extend its multimillion pound National Materials Handling Centre, in Crannock, Staffordshire.

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

New features incorporated in redesigned trucks

A totally new series of LP gas and diesel counterbalance trucks in 1.5 to 3.5 tonne capacity range is to be unveiled soon by Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks, says UK distributor Hamech Mitsubishi.

Quick payback prescribed

the collector station at the head of the 'A' frame. The 'A' frames have 3,950 ejectors in total which can each fire stock onto the conveyor belt at the rate of five singles per second.