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To provide the most cost-effective storage solution for the customer, Linpac designed three-pallet wide bays for both the automated and wide aisle racking. The bays accommodate product on Euro pallets which are 200mm narrower than conventional pallets.

The introduction of a new Aisle-Master electric articulated forklift has enabled gourmet chocolate manufacturer Lily O’Brien’s to increase storage capacity at its Irish plant by 30%.

World famous toy brand Corgi (UK) prepares to celebrate its golden anniversary next year. In order to cope with the expected increase in demand, it has reviewed its distribution and warehousing operations.

Material handling specialist Industrial Automation has launched an updated version of its ‘Staktec’ pallet stacker / dispenser. The new ‘Staktec’ design improves on the performance of its predecessor by offering a significantly quicker cycle time.

Previously, slower-moving lines were picked from static shelving, with the very slow-moving lines being located further away than other slightly faster lines, which meant staff had to walk further to collect slower lines, making them expensive to pick.

RFID Solution Centre, part of Agility Systems, and OATSystems, a pioneer of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology framework software, have teamed up to help companies in the transport and logistics supply chain take full advantage of RFID.

At the beginning of 2004, supply chain provider Wincanton took over P&O’s bonded warehouse operation in Greenford, Middlesex. Since then, there has been a new spring in the depot’s step, as Wincanton has undertaken a lot of inward investment.

Grupo Modelo, LG Electronics, Texas Instruments, TNT Logistics and US Foodservice are now using i2’s Transportation and Distribution Management (TDM) solution to overcome transport challenges.

Southern forklift suppliers On3 and Champion have both been awarded the rights to exclusively distribute Doosan-Daewoo FLTs in their respective regions. Korean company Doosan originally paid £1.7Bn for the Daewoo company.

Unwilling to forgo the sophisticated inventory optimisation software it enjoyed under the RAC, Universal Components found an SME-sized budget was not a constraint when choosing its own solution.