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
Texas Instruments Radio Frequency Identification (TI-RFid) Systems has developed an integrated facilities and asset management solution that uses RFID smart labels which will enable a company to manage inventory more efficiently.
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
A high performance, low cost drop on demand inkjet printer that codes directly on to outer case cartons has been produced by coding and marking specialist Imaje.
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”.
Kardex System, which manufactures high density storage and retrieval systems for business and industrial applications, has appointed Amethyst Logistics to provide a complete supply chain solution as part of a three-year contract.
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).
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
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.
Leather garment manufacturer A&D Hope, of Borehamwood, is now able to hold the necessary stock that it requires to meet the continuing growth in demand for its products from retailers throughout the South-east.