Dublin-based haulier O’Reilly Transport (Heysham) has taken delivery of 15 new Volvo FH12 Globetrotters, making the mainland UK side of the company now 100% Volvo. The order takes O’Reilly’s count to 60 Volvos in the past three years alone, heralding a co
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The public sector is the supply chain’s final frontier but managers are beginning to face up to the task of reform. The stakes are high, but so are the possible gains.
Bibby Distribution has secured a new five-year contract with Marley Floors, a leading floor covering manufacturer in the UK specialising in the provision of aesthetic, high performance products with broad colour palettes.
The Cornish Linen Service Group (CLS) has added a new Iveco Eurocargo to its fleet of more than 50 commercial vehicles, which is used to collect and deliver linen to hotels and restaurants throughout Cornwall and Devon. The 12-tonne Eurocargo 120E24/P fea
Mitsubishi Air Conditioners Europe’s Livingston distribution facility handles manufactured product. It sits between two autonomous parts of the organisation – UK and overseas production and sales distribution.
No matter who you talk to, everyone is agreed that the UK lags way behind its European counterparts when it comes to the use of automated warehousing. There do not even appear to be any available statistics on the matter, with the Automated Materials Hand
Distribution solutions consortium Jigsaw has opened a new operations centre at Bardon in Leicestershire. The facility, adjacent to J22 of the M1, coordinates the movements of a mixed fleet of up to 1,200 commercial vehicles and 2,000 trailers
It may be a low-cost way to high profits. But could your supply chain become part of one of the new ‘adaptive business networks’? That’s the vision of co-authors, Claus Heinrich and Bob Betts
It’s risky, it’s innovative and it takes strategic change. But in the highly competitive business of electronics components, where in effect ‘all items are slow moving’, the intelligent application of automation gives a cutting edge. Eurodis Electron has