Browsing: Intralogistics

Folding container for hire

TNT Container Logistics now has available for hire Europe’s first folding plastic intermediate bulk container (IBC). Called Pallecon Ultra, the 1,000-litre container has a smooth plastic construction which, says TNT, brings new levels of hygiene and secur

Global collaboration software deal signed

International Business Systems (IBS) has signed a global agreement with SKF covering the IBS’ software, hosting and services for supplier collaboration on the WEB EDI solution within Purchasing and Planning.

Improved working environment

It has only taken 25 years but Blackburn-based Dutton Carpets has solved the problems that carpet manufacturing – dust and fibre constantly swirl in the air – causes forklift trucks. The company has introduced a fleet of 15 gas-powered Tri-Cat engine tr

Temperature-controlled extention built

Celsius First, formerly Frigoscandia Distribution, has opened a new 8,000-pallet extension at its primary distribution facility at Portbury, Bristol. Built by construction company Bluestone, the extension was opened ahead of schedule following a 33-week b

ETightening eAuction operating procedures

A set of industry standard operating rules and deployment solutions for eAuction conduct has been launched by e-Three, a company dedicated to providing comprehensive eAuction training and support.

Beefing up logistics

Atria serves more than 4,000 retailers and restaurants within a 450-mile radius of its headquarters in Nurmo, Finland.

IT Update (3)

The sixth generation of Cirrus Logistics’ warehouse design and simulation tool, CLASS, is now available. CLASS is already used in 200-plus locations worldwide by customers that include eight out of the ten leading third-party logistics providers as well

IT Update

Lilly Software says its VISUAL Enterprise supply chain management system is is designed specifically to meet the needs of SMEs in the manufacturing sector. The system has a complete range of integrated applications covering front office through to engin

Taking stock!

Controlling and maintaining accurate records about the 12,000 items stored in its warehouse was a major requirement when IT services company Anlisco invested in Scala Business Solution’s iScala ERP solution, a system enabling SMEs to automate and manage t

Maintaining a continuous logistics infastructure

Since its management buy out in 1999, Adams Childrenswear has been experiencing dynamic growth and success. Yet the main distribution centre is 14 years old and had previously been a labour intensive operation that would not meet future plans.

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