Thursday 22nd Oct 2020 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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The customer is always right

Across the globe, shifting consumer behaviour is driving developments in the supply chain. And nowhere is it more visible than in the order picking market. Alexandra Leonards explores…

200 industry leaders head to LSC

200 supply chain leaders have now registered to attend this year's Logistics and Supply Chain Conference, which is taking place from 2-3 April at London's ETC Dexter House

Red Cross takes on AIDC asset management

British Red Cross has teamed up with its technology partners AIDC Solutions and TransitionWorks, to introduce a new system to improve the management of some 5,000 Red Cross assets

BITA Award for Lifting Industry Standards

BITA, the British Industrial Truck Association, is to present an Award for “Lifting Industry Standards” at the 2012 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards

Rising rents hit supply chain costs

Supply chain costs are being driven up by above inflation rises in warehouse rents as a result of the shortage of good quality affordable warehouse and distribution space, John Maguire, chairman of the UK Warehousing Association, has warned

Learn about Boots’ award winning supply chain initiative

Boots won a 2010 European Supply Chain Excellence Award for the way it developed a £70m automated distribution centre at Nottingham – and you can find out all about the project at the Logistics Link South Conference later this month

On the move

Koch joins AA from BA; Shortley and Weber move to Damco; Collect+ takes customer service director and national sales manager; Puzey and Hodgson promoted at Kewill; Geodis Calberson hires Anna Kozlowska...

Jungheinrich moves to WMS

Jungheinrich is now offering a warehouse management system software suite to complement its materials handling equipment

Porsche component supplier chooses Flexi

Automotive components supplier Magna Intier has taken delivery of a number of Flexi Euro forklift trucks at its Leipzig factory, which provides the interior trim for the newly launched Porsche Panamera.

Moment of victory

A sell-out audience at the Grosvenor House Hotel celebrated excellence as Europe's top supply chains were revealed at The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards. Jessica Davies, Lucy Tesseras and Nick Allen.

Castorama boosts Flexi fleet

French home improvement retailer Castorama has added an additional range of Flexi forklifts from Narrow Aisle, adding to its 70-strong fleet of Flexi articulated trucks.

Live demos for Logistics Link Live

A series of live demonstrations at Logistics Link Live means that visitors will have the chance to see for themselves how the latest technology can ensure they are fit to face an uncertain market.

Vestas chooses Kalmar for Colorado hub

Vestas Towers A/S has signed a contract with Kalmar, part of the Cargotec group, to provide eight lifting and handling machines at its new production facility in Pueblo, Colorado, USA.

Fish supplier implements Visidot

Fresh fish processor SeaChill has implemented a third Visidot application from ImageID, to help it comply with Tesco’s new retail chain requirements.

Instant Gratification

As online retail sales gain significance hitherto unheard of, reaching 5.2 per cent of all retail sales in 2007, e-fulfilment is no longer an issue that can be ignored. For many high street brands online sales are now critical to overall profitability. Ju

Linde shows hydrogen powered forklift

The world's first forklift truck with a direct-injection hydrogen combustion engine will be presented at the CeMAT materials handling exhibition in Hanover this week. The concept vehicle is ready for use. However, precisely when the company will launch it

Bosch takes Flexi

Narrow Aisle Flexi has become a global supplier of articulated forklift trucks to Bosch, the manufacturer and supplier of automotive technology, consumer goods and industrial technology products.

Jungheinrich ups production capacity

Jungheinrich is to open a new factory in Leipzig in 2009. The new facility will produce low-level warehouse equipment and is part of the company’s strategy to increase its overall global manufacturing capacity to over 100,000 units per annum.

Häfele makes miniload investment

Häfele UK, the international supplier of architectural ironmongery, has awarded a contract to Jungheinrich''s systems division for the supply of an integrated minload and order consolidation system.

Hydrostatic launch for Jungheinrich

Forklift truck manufacturer Jungheinrich has launched a new hydrostatic IC engine-powered lift truck – the 4 series. Available with hydrostatic drive to complement the existing torque converter range, the new series 4 is capable of lifting loads of up to

Häfele UK makes mini-load investment

Häfele UK, an international supplier of architectural ironmongery, has awarded a contract to Jungheinrich’s systems division for the supply of an integrated mini-load and order consolidation system.

In search of productivity

Assembling the right lift truck fleet for the task at hand is one thing, managing and maintaining that fleet is quite another.

Beyond reach

Reach trucks have lead the way in conventional warehouse applications, but as warehousing operations become more sophisticated, top-end machines and niche products are using new technology to increase efficiency. Nick Allen

Network building

How do you gain competitive advantage with a supply chain delivering a vast array of 400,000 products to 1,850 branches? This was the complex challenge facing plumbing and building merchant, Wolseley UK. Their answer was to invest €150 million in a new

Productivity lift

Taking the right approach to lift truck appraisal and maintenance can have a significant impact on the performance of the fleet. Nick Allen

Finalists announced

The finalists have now been selected for the 10th anniversary year of The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

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