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Latest order picker enhances productivity

The new K1.0L mid-range order picker from Hyster has been produced after a lengthy consultation with the retail industry. In line with Hyster’s policy of ensuring that its products specifically meet customers’ needs, the K1.0L incorporates the feat


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

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

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

IT Update

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

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

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The Elica Group, which manufactures cooker hoods, has selected TXT e-solutions to provide software solutions to support new developments throughout all of its supply chain. The agreement envisages implementation of an organisational model assigning resp

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ABP Connect, part of Associated British Port, is using the Autostore container terminal management system (CTMS) to manage its Exxtor terminal at the port of Immingham. The company manages the Exxtor terminal, handling all container-based cargo entering

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