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Renovotec introduces high speed temperature screening system for the COVID-19 environment

RENOVOTEC INTRODUCES HIGH SPEED TEMPERATURE SCREENING SYSTEM FOR THE COVID-19 ENVIRONMENT

At-entrance, AI-driven thermal imaging system detects above-normal temperatures within two seconds Provides a fast, early and accurate health alert for all temperature-related illnesses including COVID-19, colds and flu Suitable for high-volume-personnel distribution centres, factories, stadia, airports and offices Successfully piloted in two production facilities “This system is a game changer. …

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Ribble Packaging achieves Capex Investment despite Covid challenges

Ribble Packaging achieves Capex Investment despite Covid challenges

Oldham-based packaging solutions provider Ribble Packaging have successfully completed a £3.5 million investment project on time, despite the challenges presented by Covid-19. The project, which included a warehouse extension and the installation of various state-of-the-art machinery, started in February and concluded in early September. The investment will allow Ribble to …

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Logistics UK to launch 2020 Van Security Report

LOGISTICS UK TO LAUNCH 2020 VAN SECURITY REPORT

There were 11,729 recorded incidents of contents theft from vans/light commercial vehicles in the first six months of 2020, according to Logistics UK’s Van Security Report. So how can operators foil would-be thieves and protect their valuable vehicles? Denise Beedell, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Vans and Urban, will be …

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Pall-Ex increases hub capacity as freight volume soars

Pall-Ex increases hub capacity as freight volume soars

Pall-Ex has significantly increased its East Midlands hub capacity to accommodate rising freight volumes and growing demand for its services. The logistics giant has opened a new 210,000 sq ft facility at Watling Park, Northamptonshire, as it handles an additional 3,000 pallets per night, compared to 2019 freight volumes. The …

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Sunbelt Rentals Transforms Business with BigChange Mobile Technology

Sunbelt Rentals Transforms Business with BigChange Mobile Technology

The UK’s largest rental equipment company Sunbelt Rentals has boosted productivity of its plant delivery operations by as much as 30 percent following the introduction of new technology from Leeds-based BigChange. The mobile workforce management system has transformed Sunbelt Rental’s UK business with a switch to paperless working and improved …

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China props up the bulk trades as industry hopes for the best but plans for the worse

CHINA PROPS UP THE BULK TRADES AS INDUSTRY HOPES FOR THE BEST BUT PLANS FOR THE WORSE

China is stockpiling every kind of commodity at a “mind-blowing” rate, with the country’s imports propping up an overall fall in trade volumes globally, bulk terminal operators and shippers were told last week at a virtual conference organised by the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators (ABTO). In an introductory presentation …

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Boots ramps-up ecommerce packaging performance

Boots ramps-up ecommerce packaging performance

UK health and beauty retailer, Boots UK, has significantly enhanced ecommerce packing performance by deploying two Quadient fit-to-size automated packing machines. An unforeseen benefit from the investment was the ability to respond swiftly and efficiently to the doubling of online orders following the COVID-19 lockdown. Boots is the UK’s largest …

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