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Multimillion pound extension planned

Finning (UK), the sole trader distributor of Caterpillar equipment in the UK, has announced major plans to extend its multimillion pound National Materials Handling Centre, in Crannock, Staffordshire.

Contract management

Linde Material Handling (UK) now offers a single, dedicated point of customer contact which has led to improved efficiency as well as a “dramatic increase in uptime”.

Cushion packaging fills a void

Network marketing company Forever Living Products (ELP) is using Easypack paper-based cushion packaging to provide void fill and protection for shipping its extensive range of health and beauty products.

Selfridges trials RFID technology

Supply chain logistics provider Exel is trialling radio frequency identification (RFID) for retailer Selfridges from its Hams Hall national distribution centre (NDC) in the West Midlands.

Unsafe working practices damage productivity

Problems caused by poor forklift driver training and by companies not properly assessing drivers’ skills are driving down productivity, increasing costs and risking lives, warns Toyota Industrial Equipment UK (TIE).

Barcode label abuse and vandalism eliminated

A software-driven, high bay storage and retrieval system has been installed at AstraZeneca UK’s Investigational Products Facility (IPF) in Macclesfield by Savoye Logistics.

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.

Linen company trials Eurocargo

The Cornish Linen Service Group (CLS) has added a new Iveco Eurocargo to its fleet of more than 50 commercial vehicles, which is used to collect and deliver linen to hotels and restaurants throughout Cornwall and Devon. The 12-tonne Eurocargo 120E24/P fea

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

Getting it right

Approach the challenge in the right way and you will create a well-designed warehouse that gives your company wings; get it wrong and you will have an inefficient operation that will hold your business back and haunt you for years to come. As warehouses a

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