Browsing: Logistics

Keeping a lid on security!

Cert Logistics, which specialises in the bonded warehousing and distribution of fine wines and spirits, has opted to use the Loadhog Lid packaging system to ensure the safe handling and transport of returns throughout its network. With a s

Cure all

Here’s how one global medical technology and healthcare company has cured its supply chain problems by becoming more demand-driven.

Fuel savings a major factor

Northumberland-based natural mineral water bottler and distributor Abbey Well has taken delivery of six high-specification Volvo FH12 tractor units on a five-year contract hire deal with Volvo Trucks.

Alan Waller

Though he claims once to have had a ‘real’ job with British Steel, the president of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport is that rare breed — a career consultant and academic who feels no need to apologise

Fleet management system ensures greater efficiency

Network Rail can now remotely monitor and control its rapid response vehicles having upgraded its existing fleet management system to improve the operation of the vehicles, which are permanently on hand to offer ‘first aid’ in rail operations including ta

Labelling vital for location and retrieval

ASG Services has increased its involvement at Nippon Express’ distribution centre in Leicestershire extending its role as a single source of supply for floor marking, labelling and warehouse signage. The company has now completed installin

Back to the issue of skills shortages

If there’s one subject I encounter wherever I go in Europe, it’s the question of the shortage of relevant skills in the logistics industry. Of course, this shortage varies in form from country to country but the underlying problem does not bode well for E

Pallet positions up by 30%

Having set up its second warehouse, a dedicated fulfilment centre in Tebay, Cumbria, Trans Haul decided to maximise pallet space at its new Leighton Buzzard distribution centre. This was achieved through leasing two Bendi forklift trucks from