High street company Boots the Chemists is one of Britain’s longest established retail chains with its stores found at the heart of high streets nationwide. However, Boots is much more
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As the pharmaceutical industry is faced with a range of challenges from dwindling research and development (R&D) pipelines to increased competition from generic pharmaceutical substitutes, pharmaceutical manufacturers are refocusing their resources and lo
The Lakeland Limited story goes back almost 40 years when Sam Raynor’s parents set up a mail order business from their home in Windermere, selling polythene bags to local farmers for packing poultry.
PDQ Distribution is a market leader in the primary distribution of software within the UK. Over the past 12 years it has built an enviable reputation of speed and efficiency from the third of the computer games publishers in Europe that use PDQ to provide
S Gold & Sons, based in Leyton, East London, was one of the nation’s first record wholesaler and first video wholesaler. Stocking some 30,000 VHS, 15,000 DVD, 80,000 CD and 20,000 audio cassette titles plus about 1,000 accessory lines, Gold has a turnover
When Flowtech planned to enlarge its warehousing facility to provide a new 7,000sq m. international distribution centre at Skelmersdale, Lancashire, its key objective was to offer an even faster service on delivery of stock items.
Yeovil-based Yoplait Dairy Crest (YDC), which produces fromage frais and children’s chilled yogurts and desserts, has a new blast freezer to chill eight production lines. The blast freezer, supplied by Transrent Holdings division Chill It, has given YDC
Automated solutions specialist Diamond Phoenix has upgraded the existing carousel storage and retrieval system at Southco’s European distribution centre (DC) at Worcester which has resulted in improved efficiency within the order fulfilment operation.
Faced with rising fuel costs, security challenges and elevated insurance costs, Geoff Corpe considers the strategies to facilitate the effective movement of freight throughout Europe.
The Coca-Cola Company and Arca Systems have teamed up to develop “an innovative” new packaging and handling system for the soft drinks manufacturer’s products. The system is currently being introduced throughout The Coca-Cola Company’s European