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October, 2017

  • 20 October

    Forklift training firm Train-a-Lift changes hands

    Forklift training firm Train-a-Lift changes hands

    A Midlands company, which trains people in handling mechanical equipment, is keeping it in the family after changing ownership following its 40th birthday. Lee Cox has purchased an 85 per cent stake in Train-a-Lift Limited, a family-run business based at Charter Avenue Industrial Estate in Coventry, from his second cousin, …

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  • 20 October

    CILT Annual Awards for Excellence 2017 winners revealed

    CILT annual awards for excellence 2017

    The best in class came together at the Royal Lancaster Hotel on Thursday 19th October, to celebrate outstanding achievements in logistics and transport at The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s CILT Annual Awards for Excellence 2017. The networking event of the year for professionals involved in the logistics and …

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  • 19 October

    S Norton & Co drone video shows scrap processing from the air

    S Norton & Co drone video shows scrap processing from the air

    Ever wondered what happens to thousands of old cars, washing machines and other metal items when they reach the end of their lives? You can find out with fascinating footage from the air produced by S Norton & Co Ltd, one of the UK’s leading metal recyclers. The Liverpool-based family-owned …

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  • 19 October

    Suttons given sneak preview of new Mersey Gateway Bridge

    Global logistics and supply chain specialist Suttons was allowed a sneak preview of the new Mersey Gateway Bridge ahead of its opening last weekend. The Widnes based company took the opportunity to take one of its new Euro-6C 6×2 Volvo tractor units for a drive across the bridge, part of …

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  • 18 October

    Picavi Pick by Vision in Food Logistics

    Picavi Pick by Vision in Food Logistics

    Warehouse logistics needs to run quickly when goods rotation is high, especially when it comes to perishable food products. Belgian third-party logistics provider Weerts Supply Chain S.A. therefore relies on the pick by vision solution from logistics IT developer Picavi. In its central warehouse near Liege, Weerts currently uses fifteen …

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  • 18 October

    ANTONOV Airlines works with Bolloré Logistics China to transport compressors from Canada to Turkmenistan

    ANTONOV AIRLINES TRANSPORTS GIANT COMPRESSORS TO TURKMENISTAN

    ANTONOV Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan on one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft. The compressor skids were recently transported for a Chinese Oil & Gas Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) company on four separate flights for a …

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  • 18 October

    Thousands are showing their hand to save lives. Are you?

    Thousands are showing their hand to save lives Are you

    Hundreds of companies are already benefitting from Mentor FLT Training’s free Show Your Hand kits. But, if you’ve not got your kit, there’s still time to download it, according to the training organisation. Launched as part of the Fork Lift Truck Association’s annual safety campaign, #Safetember, more than 500 companies …

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  • 17 October

    New Transport App from Mandata delivers manifest benefits

    NEW TRANSPORT APP FROM MANDATA DELIVERS MANIFEST BENEFITS

    Improved communications between haulage and logistics operators and their drivers is being provided by a handy, easy-to-use app from transport management technology specialists, Mandata Ltd, as more companies opt to use the mobile application. The Mandata Manifest app is an advanced digital solution, which enables the driver to receive work …

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  • 17 October

    Supertouch appoints new Operations Manager

    Supertouch appoints new Operations Manager

    Leading Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear specialist, Supertouch, has appointed Paul Tandy as Operations Manager. In his new role, Tandy will be responsible for the effective and safe operation of the logistics function for the business. He will oversee the warehousing operation and distribution of orders to ensure the …

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  • 17 October

    Street Cranes enhance productivity at new £20M robotics factory

    Street Crane enhance productivity at new 20M GBP robotics factory

    Street Crane has supplied and installed overhead cranes at Fanuc UK’s new 107,000 sq ft purpose-built headquarters at Ansty Park in Coventry. Fanuc builds around 6,000 robots, 125,000 servomotors, 84,000 servo amplifiers, and 25,000 CNC controllers every month to serve the wave of demand within manufacturing for ‘fourth industrial revolution’ …

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