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Battery transfer available

Toyota Industrial Equipment (TIE) has become one of the first manufacturers to offer a battery transfer facility on its full range of electric trucks.

Extra space doubles stock

Grand Prix Legends, the motor sport merchandiser, is more than doubling storage capacity at its Surrey warehousing and distribution complex by installing a new mezzanine floor and its new Regal 4000 bolt-free shelving from SSI Schaefer.

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Automotive aftermarket service specialist Lex Auto Logistics’ new warehouse management system (WMS) installed at its 50,000sq m distribution centre in Chorley, Lancashire, has enabled it to improve the service provided to nearly 3,000 UK and export cust

Payback expected within two years

Two electric Bendi forklifts leased from Translift have helped improve product flows for Norfolk-based confectioner Kinnerton so much that truck payback is estimated at just over two years, says Kinnerton’s resources manager, Micheal Anderson.

Re-usable packaging improves handling

Neyr UK, the automotive parts supplier, is realising major handling improvements having switched to using re-usable packaging from Linpac Materials Handling.

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eBECS, a Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) partner, has developed a series of Lean Manufacturing modules to complement and enhance the functionality of MBS’ Axapta toolset. Lean Manufacturing is the ability to establish manufacturing cells where downst

Strapping machine offers flexibility

Mosca Direct has produced its widest ever strapping machine, in a bespoke solution for leading furniture manufacturer Alstons that gives the company the flexibility to strap its full range of products.

Carton labeller improves response times

Weyfringe has produced a flat carton labelling system to automatically label cartons before building and filling. The new system includes a hopper feed and stacker unit allowing the labeller to run unattended, and without interruption.

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Yantra Corporation, the synchronised fulfilment management software solutions specialist, has supplied Royal Mail with its Yantra 5x software applications to improve the operating efficiency of its internal distribution operations. Royal Mail is impleme

Wake up or lose business, warns standards authority

New research carried out by e.centre, the supply chain efficiency association, shows that despite the hype, 85% of UK companies have no plans to introduce radio frequency identification (RFID) technology within their organisations.

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