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
Vocollect has increased the flexibility of Talkman, its voice-directed distribution system, by ensuring its hardware can talk to virtually any warehouse management system (WMS).
Canopy protects against the elements Flexi lift trucks and Dexion racking help increase storage space by a third
Thornton & Ross, the pharmaceuticals manufacturer based at Linthwaite Laboratories near Huddersfield, has seen storage at its warehouse increase by a third through the delivery of three Narrow Aisle Flexi lift trucks and the installation of new Dexion
The Sector Group manufactures watches for brands such as Benetton, Sisley and Moschino. It has also expanded into the jewellery business with the Xenia brand, acquired during 2002.
Powered pallet racking systems have been added to SSI Schaefer’s extensive product offering.
Surgical instruments manufacturer Becton Dickinson has ordered a further three Toyota forklift trucks fro Locators. This latest order brings Becton’s Toyota fleet to seven.
Kaysersberg Plastics has introduced a new pallet, lid and belt system for the engineering, automotive, appliance, food and pharmaceutical industries and which removes the need for non-reusable packaging.
Vehicle manufacturer Toyota is using Linpac Material Handling’s purpose-designed, reusable packaging to achieve optimum protection for its diesel engines during transport.
With 69 stores nationwide, upholstered furniture retailer DFS is well aware that providing shorter delivery times to customers will help keep it ahead of the competition. Delivery times are normally a week, from the time of order, but increased customer d
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.