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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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KASTO – energy efficient storage systems

KASTO - energy efficient storage systems

Rising electricity costs are creating a demand for energy-efficient solutions in every industry, logistics and distribution being no exception. So KASTO has developed an innovative energy recovery and storage system for its German-built industrial warehouses, used globally for automated storage and retrieval of bar, tube, sheet, plate and other materials. …

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Mobile Mini thinks up plan to help Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

Mobile Mini thinks up plan to help Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust

The Manningtree branch of Mobile Mini, a leading hirer of portable accommodation and secure storage containers, has helped the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) Centre in Ely, after donating a storage container to house vital physio equipment. The charity, which offers a national network of specialist rehabilitation for local people …

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