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Fulfilling customer commitment

Pearson is a leading international media company with market leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing – its brands comprise Pearson Education, the FT Group and Penguin.

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RedPrairie, the supply chain technology solution giant, has joined IBM’s ISV Advantage Initiative, the program designed to provide independent software vendors with technical and marketing support to help meet the specific information technology needs o


Somerfield has recruited Grampian Country Transport (GCT) as its regional chill consolidator. The contract means that all volume produced in the load area for Somerfield will pass through GCT’s warehouse. The company will initially handle 1,200 pallets a

Storage installation saves time

Hoerbiger Compression Technology (HCT) is reaping the benefits of a new storage installation from System Store Solutions which has cut both time and labour.

Conveyor eases stock replenishment

n A specially-designed conveyor system with a high degree of automation is enabling National Veterinary Services (NVS), part of Dechra Pharmaceuticals, to ensure a reliable next-day service to 1,500 veterinary practices nationwide. A five-fold grow

Long load handling simplified

Steel stockholder CBA Metals has bought two new generation multi-way reach trucks from Jungheinrich. The ETV-Q25 machines – one of the very first trucks of their type to become operational in the UK – replace two other ETV-Q machines that have pr

Hub investment to meet growth

Palletline has further invested in its hub infrastructure to manage the continued strong growth in pallet volumes. The company has expanded capacity at its Birmingham hub by leasing of a new 8,184sq m building located at Merlin Park, close to the existing

The jury’s still out

The use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology within companies’ supply chains is expected to culminate in a multibillion pound industry within the next two years. In the US, the technology has been around for some time and has major fans in

Giving Edam about safety!

Bradbury & Son, of Buxton in Derbyshire, is an international cheese importer and one of the largest independent importers of Edam in the UK. As such, the company must ensure that its storage and handling systems’ cleanliness and safety continue to meet th

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Northern Ireland Spar wholesaler John Henderson is operating a “powerful retail solution” at its forecourt convenience stores. The company owns the franchise for Spar, Vivo and VG in the province, and provides a full service to nearly 300 Spar and 170 V

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