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  • The-Heckel-SUXXEED-boot-out-performs-on-Snowdonia

    The Heckel SUXXEED boot out performs on Snowdonia

    uvex launches a range of safety footwear under the brand name Heckel, to complement its already successful footwear range. Designed to withstand the rigors of demanding industrial environments, the Heckel range delivers sporty, lightweight and technically sound footwear without compromising style or comfort.

    The fast selling Heckel SUXXEED is a new metal free product ideal for an array o... [more]

  • RUD-Lifting-Points-for-bolting-Safety-in-Lifting-Flipping-Heavy-Plant-Moulding-Tools

    RUD Lifting Points for bolting Safety in Lifting & Flipping Heavy Plant & Moulding Tools

    RUD offer an extensive range of lifting and lashing applications which includes both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. Offering over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding.

    The demand for loads to be turned, swiveled and twisted during the handling process of a projec... [more]

  • VG-launches-the-revolutionary-Biomass-Air-Blower-System,-helping-businesses-improve-their-bottom-lin

    VG launches the revolutionary Biomass Air Blower System, helping businesses improve their bottom line and green credentials

    VG Biomass launch a revolutionary new plug and play biomass air blower system to provide businesses with a cost effective, reliable and environmentally friendly heating solution. In addition to the 30% savings per year against fossil fuel industrial heating systems, businesses will also benefit from a 20 year income of £170,000 (on the 60kW unit) via the government backed renewable heat incentive ... [more]

  • Intralogistics-automation-provider,-KNAPP-AG-posts-record-results

    Intralogistics automation provider, KNAPP AG posts record results

    Intralogistics automation provider, KNAPP AG, concluded a very successful fiscal year 2013/14 with a record turnover of 383.75 million euros, while the opening of offices in Australia and Russia during the year highlighted the group's continued international growth.

    With its core business areas being pharma, fashion, general retail and food retail, KNAPP continues to bring the latest t... [more]

  • The-unsung-heroes-of-your-daily-commute

    The unsung heroes of your daily commute

    If you’re reading this in the UK, there’s a one in four chance you’re in Greater London. If you’re in Greater London, there’s a one in five chance you’ll take the Tube today. Maybe you already have. The London Underground annually takes more than 1 billion travellers to 270 stations, covering more than 72 million km in the process. Every day millions of people take the Tube without so much as a pa... [more]

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SYSPRO 7 showcased at Northern Manufacturing exhibition

SYSPRO-7-showcased-at-Northern-Manufacturing-exhibition

Visitors to this year’s Northern Manufacturing exhibition will be given the opportunity to experience the very latest SYSPRO Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution first hand at the K3 Syspro (K3) stand. The business solutions provider will be bringing the cutting edge technology to the show, just months after it was officially released to ...[more]

BEUMER to showcase innovative and sustainable handling solutions for bulk material and powders continually flowing

BEUMER-to-showcase-innovative-and-sustainable-handling-solutions-for-bulk-material-and-powders-conti

At SyMAS 2014, the international trade fair for the processing, storage and transportation of bulk material and powders (October 29 - 30 in Krakow/Poland), BEUMER Group, a turnkey solutions provider, will be presenting its filling, palletising, and packaging technologies. They will also feature conveying and warehouse management system solutions, a...[more]

Double delight as DPD wins at two separate award ceremonies on the same day

The UK's favourite parcel delivery company DPD has been honoured at two different award ceremonies in London, within the space of a few hours. DPD collected two highly coveted industry awards winning the Transport & Automotive category at the 2014 UK Customer Experience Awards and then just a few hours later; the Supply Chain Collaboration categ...[more]

The MetaPack Group gives UK retailers unparalleled visibility and control of international and complex shipment processes

The MetaPack Group, the leading provider of eCommerce technology delivery services, has announced the addition of Control Tower to its existing product portfolio to provide retailers with greater visibility and more powerful control of international and other complex delivery processes. The ability to more accurately monitor and manage domestic and...[more]

Starring role for Stellar on Bobo expansion

Stellar Logistics has managed the transportation of multiple heavy and out of gauge shipments, sourced internationally, for the Bobo Expansion Project phase II and III, in Burkina Faso, which is being managed by international engineering, procurement and construction company, Telemenia. The shipments included four MAN generators - each weighing ...[more]

LB Foster supplies new floor conveyor system for The White Company

LB-Foster-supplies-new-floor-conveyor-system-for-The-White-Company

The White Company has been making impeccably stylish, beautifully designed products, principally in white, for over 20 years. The high street and online retailer has experienced considerable growth over recent years and, as part of its expansion plans, has recently consolidated its three UK warehouse operations into one distribution centre (DC) at ...[more]

WELTEC receives order for biogas project with gas processing

WELTEC-receives-order-for-biogas-project-with-gas-processing

French agriculture has a wealth of raw and waste materials that are suitable for biogas plants. However, only half of the available materials are presently used for energy production. Thus, ambitious development plans have been drawn up: By 2020, the biomass share in the field of renewable energies in France is to rise to about 50 percent. No wo...[more]

Voxware Voice Automation Software helps food distributor increase fulfillment accuracy

Voxware, the largest independent voice application company, today announced that Mt. Pleasant Ice Cream, a 20 year distributor of ice cream, frozen yogurt, toppings, and paper products, has improved picking accuracy to 99.8% and increased efficiency as a result of deploying Voxware’s voice management solution. The accuracy and efficiency improvemen...[more]

Intralogistics automation provider, KNAPP AG posts record results

Intralogistics-automation-provider,-KNAPP-AG-posts-record-results

Intralogistics automation provider, KNAPP AG, concluded a very successful fiscal year 2013/14 with a record turnover of 383.75 million euros, while the opening of offices in Australia and Russia during the year highlighted the group's continued international growth. With its core business areas being pharma, fashion, general retail and food reta...[more]

Warning: don't be casual about Christmas warehouse staff says Mentor

Warning-don<>t-be-casual-about-Christmas-warehouse-staff-says-Mentor

With the Christmas rush approaching fast, the UK’s largest forklift truck training provider, Mentor Training, has reminded businesses that inadequate training for seasonal staff can put everyone in danger. Many warehouses take on casual and temporary workers each autumn, to cope with the surge in demand. Mentor has urged companies to check the v...[more]

Forklift attachment firm at forefront of height safety

Forklift-attachment-firm-at-forefront-of-height-safety

One of the UK’s leading forklift attachment firms has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to health and safety by supporting a specialist abrasive finishes company in the mitigation of onsite accidents and injuries. Wales-based Contact Attachments supplied one of its innovative forklift platforms to Abrasive Finishing Systems, based in Ripon, to...[more]

Drivers don’t panic over death of the tax disc – is message from FTA

Drivers-don’t-panic-over-death-of-the-tax-disc-–-is-message-from-FTA

It’s all change for drivers this week as the tax disc will be no more; drivers will still need to tax their vehicles but will no longer receive a paper tax disc. From 1 October 2014 the law has been amended and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) will no longer issue the tax disc, saving the taxpayer approximately £10 million per annum. ...[more]

The Heckel SUXXEED boot out performs on Snowdonia

The-Heckel-SUXXEED-boot-out-performs-on-Snowdonia

uvex launches a range of safety footwear under the brand name Heckel, to complement its already successful footwear range. Designed to withstand the rigors of demanding industrial environments, the Heckel range delivers sporty, lightweight and technically sound footwear without compromising style or comfort. The fast selling Heckel SUXXEED is a...[more]

NOVUS takes innovation trophy at Retail Week Supply Chain Awards

NOVUS-takes-innovation-trophy-at-Retail-Week-Supply-Chain-Awards

NOVUS, the partnership between leading companies and the University of Huddersfield to attract and develop the next generation of supply chain professionals, has won the ‘supply chain innovation project of the year’ award at the prestigious Hermes Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2014. Commenting on the award, Andy Kaye, CEO, BiS Henderson and Ch...[more]

Brian Lafferty joins the ‘More Load – Less Cost’ logistics experts

Brian-Lafferty-joins-the-‘More-Load-–-Less-Cost’-logistics-experts

With responsibility for the company’s 65 double deck reefers and 35 Urban & 13.6m trailer fleet, tractor units and courier express vehicles Brian Lafferty joins Buffaload Logistics as the Cambridgeshire based family-owned company is poised to double in size over the next four years. Brian brings a wealth of transport and logistics ‘know-how’ bui...[more]

Building Broom

Building-Broom

Clearing up in the work area calls for a swift and efficient system. A longstanding partner in builder’s yards, construction and landscaping, the SweepEx push broom offers a simple, reliable and highly cost effective solution. Easily attached to a host vehicle such as a forklift, loader, telehandler, skidsteer or tractor, the SweepEx will sweep vir...[more]

Highlight on Forklift Safety

Highlight-on-Forklift-Safety

Forklift truck attachments come in many different shapes, sizes and capacities - adding usability, versatility, practicability and increasing safety to the vehicle, thereby making the truck an even more useful piece of machinery in the workplace. Here at B&B Attachments, the UK’s leading independent supplier of forklift truck attachments and exc...[more]

Wincanton secures five year contract with General Dynamics UK

Wincanton, a leading provider of innovative supply chain solutions in the UK, has secured a five year contract with General Dynamics UK. Wincanton’s dedicated Bicester facility has delivered logistics services for General Dynamics UK since 2006, providing the inventory management, storage and dispatch of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) secure co...[more]

United Cargo announces approval of Envirotainer RKN e1 Container

United Cargo today announced the acceptance of the Envirotainer RKN e1 temperature control container. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the RKN e1 in July 2014, and United Cargo is the first U.S. airline to announce this container will be available for use by its customers. United Cargo is working with Envirotainer to complete...[more]

FTA focusing on driver shortage with Transport Hub at Conservative Party Conference

FTA-focusing-on-driver-shortage-with-Transport-Hub-at-Conservative-Party-Conference

The Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham will provide the stage for the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Transport Hub to showcase key debates in transport policy. With FTA members regularly voicing their increased concerns over the problem of driver shortage, the subject will be discussed in detail as part of FTA’s own fringe eve...[more]


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