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June, 2017

  • 28 June

    GKN Wheels keep container ports operational

    GKN Wheels keep container ports operational

    As world leader in the manufacture and supply of wheels to the container-handling sector, GKN Wheels & Structures has been supplying container-handling equipment manufacturers and operators worldwide for more than 30 years and is recognised for the quality, reliability and performance of its wheel solutions. Now, following major advances in …

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  • 28 June

    CILT launch ‘Driving the Future’ a news-style film with ITN Productions

    CILT launch Driving the Future a news style film with ITN Productions

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport CILT and ITN Productions have launched ‘Driving the Future’, a news and current-affairs style programme that explores ideas, challenges perceptions and provides a professional voice to demonstrate how the work within and around the supply chain directly impacts people, society, the environment, business …

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  • 28 June

    Why only London? Steersafe calls for common safety standards UK wide

    Why only London Steersafe calls for common safety standards UK wide

    Safety schemes for HGV operators must be mandated nationally if vulnerable road users are to be protected UK wide, says Steersafe. Campaigners state that safety can be optimised ONLY if a firm position is taken on the elimination of blind spots. Steersafe says that whilst the Safer Lorry Scheme, CLOCS …

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  • 28 June

    Dematic Narrow Belt Sorter designed for low-mid rate applications

    Dematic Narrow Belt Sorter designed for low-mid rate applications

    Dematic, a supplier of intra-logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution center has introduced a new Narrow Belt Sorter for low-mid rate sorting and diverting applications. The Dematic Narrow Belt Sorter is a modular and scalable solution that optimizes material flow and sorting accuracy in production operations and distribution …

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  • 28 June

    Hoppecke battery systems help major fruit importer meet demand

    Hoppecke battery systems help major fruit importer meet demand

      Hoppecke Industrial Batteries, the leading specialist in industrial battery systems, has supplied its renowned Trak-Air batteries, chargers and monitoring equipment to the SH Pratt Group, one of Europe’s leading fruit importers and ripeners specialising in bananas and pineapples. The post-Christmas period is a time for people to cut back …

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  • 28 June

    Narrow Aisle announce senior appointment

    Narrow Aisle announce senior appointment

    Intralogistics solutions specialist, Narrow Aisle Ltd, has announced the appointment of Pete Lancaster to the position of Product Manager – Flexi Systems. Pete will oversee development of Narrow Aisle’s Flexi articulated warehouse truck systems in Ireland, Scotland and other territories across mainland Europe. John Maguire, Commercial Director of Narrow Aisle …

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  • 28 June

    Hyster talks zero emissions and double reefer handling at TOC 2017

    Hyster talks zero emissions and double reefer handling at TOC 2017

    Hyster Europe discusses project to electrify container handlers and 11T high capacity empty container handlers at TOC in Amsterdam on 27-29 June. Jan-Willem van den Brand from Hyster explains this project, and more, at this years’ TOC Europe Show. Electrified laden container handlers Terminals are expected to be able to …

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  • 27 June

    New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

    New antistatic rules for lift trucks handling flammable waste

    Forklift trucks used in solvent recovery and waste treatment plants will be required to have even greater safety measures from November 2017. The new EN1755:2015* standard is expected to affect the management of ATEX compliant lift trucks when static becomes considered a “normal” occurrence in Zone 2 hazardous areas. “The …

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  • 27 June

    Isotrak acquires VeriLocation in transformational move for the Fleet and Telematics market

    Isotrak acquires VeriLocation in transformational move for the Fleet and Telematics market

    Isotrak, a global provider of Telematics and Fleet Management systems for commercial vehicle operators, has today announced it has acquired leading UK Fleet Management technology business, VeriLocation. The deal will create a business servicing in excess of 500 customers over 50,000 connections in the UK and overseas, across all sectors …

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  • 27 June

    Winners of Talent in Logistics Awards announced

    Winners of Talent in Logistics Awards announced

    15 awards have been presented to the shining stars of the UK and Ireland logistics sector at the Talent in Logistics Awards on 22nd June 2017. The inaugural event was hosted by special guest, stand-up comedian, and star of BBC One sitcom ‘Not Going Out’, Tim Vine. Taking place at …

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