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Retailers take most new warehouse space

Non food retailers and food retailers have taken up the most new shed space on the market, taking a floorspace share of 35.4 per cent and 33.3 per cent respectively according to King Sturge.

IGD urges retailers to use greener transport

The Institute of Grocery Distribution has launched a three step system designed to help the industry minimise the environmental impact of transporting food and groceries.

New DC for electrical retailer

Electrical retailer Maplin Electronics has taken a 196,000 sq ft warehouse at St Paul’s Developments’ Brookfields Park in Rotherham, South Yorkshire to house its new UK head office and distribution centre.

Dictated by data

A few years ago, lumbering data warehouses with nightly number crunching were the rarefied preserve of computer science graduates. Today it’s rather different – data is the vital business driver.

French retailer picks Manhattan WMS

Kiabi, the French value-clothing retailer, has rolled out Manhattan’s Warehouse Management for Open Systems across its distribution centres at Mâcon, Villeneuve d’Ascq, Dourges and Madrid in Spain.

Retailer picks Eurocentral for NDC

Ossian Retail Group subsidiary Au Naturale, has pre-let a 157,689 sq ft warehouse at Eurocentral in Scotland to facilitate its ongoing expansion.

New DC for electrical retailer

Electrical retailer Maplin Electronics has taken a 196,000 sq ft warehouse at St Paul’s Developments’ Brookfields Park in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Bring it home

Rising fuel costs, concerns over congestion and carbon emissions, global consumerism – perhaps the time has come for a change in production planning. Penelope Ody

Make an event of it

Managing a large amount of data in real-time used to demand supercomputers, teams of highly-paid IT experts, years of work and a lot of money. Today, complex event processing systems are turning it into a lower budget affair. Penelope Ody

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