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Kracht selects Jungheinrich to centralise its intralogistics

Kracht selects Jungheinrich to centralise its intralogistics

Kracht, a global manufacturer of gear pumps, flow pumps and hydraulic components, has commissioned Jungheinrich to build a 3,500m² logistics centre at its headquarters in Werdohl, Germany. Scheduled for completion in May/June 2017 and costing approximately 7.8 million Euro, the new centre will consist of a fully automated high rack …

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Smart-Space completes showroom-quality production and storage facility for fast-expanding commercial lighting specialist Luxonic 

Smart-Space completes showroom-quality production and storage facility

Smart-Space one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and installers of temporary, semi-permanent and permanent buildings, has completed a permanent production and storage facility for Luxonic at the lighting specialist’s head office, manufacturing and innovation centre in Basingstoke. The new 35-metre by 30-metre facility is a fully insulated, composite-clad steel building, …

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Wincanton adds to property portfolio

Wincanton adds to property portfolio

Wincanton the largest British logistics firm, has acquired two major new warehouse units at Medway in Kent and Harlow in Essex. The new leases total 500,000 square feet and are backed by a new customer contract. Ian Henderson, Property Director at Wincanton, said: “As a leading Third Party Logistics provider, …

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Whistl to open super depot in Bolton

Whistl to open super depot in Bolton

Whistl, the second largest postal operator in the UK, has announced that it is to move into a new super depot for its northern operations in late Spring. The company has taken a ten year lease on M&G Real Estate’s Logistics 225 unit at Harworth Group’s flagship Logistics North development …

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New UKWA Board will shape logistics industry’s technology strategy

New UKWA Board will shape logistics industry’s technology strategy

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has announced the launch of a Technology Advisory Board that will develop and deliver advice and best practice guidance on how the logistics industry can implement technology to improve processes and operational efficiency. UKWA’s CEO, Peter Ward, pictured, comments: “With solutions ranging from general …

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Yusen Logistics awards Swisslog with innovative AutoStore Automated Warehouse Contract in Singapore

Yusen Logistics awards Swisslog with innovative AutoStore Automated Warehouse Contract in Singapore

Yusen Logistics, a leading provider of contract logistics and air/ocean freight forwarding has selected Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions to deliver the innovative AutoStore Automated System in Singapore. The autonomous robots, which sit on the top of an aluminum grid as part of the innovative storage system, is expected to …

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