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Time to take stock of damaged goods

The Hemel Hempstead fire has caused major damage to a number of warehouses and distribution centres leaving a lot of companies with damaged goods from the blast, heat, smoke and water. As such, this is probably a timely reminder to many retailers/manufacturers about the contingency they should have in place …

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New government report on food miles

also offer the potential for transport cost savings for customers”. According to DTI statistics, vehicles transporting food and drink currently run empty for 25% of the time at a huge cost to the transport companies, the environment, and to the economy as a whole. A reduction in the amount of …

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European Noise at Work Summit

spotlights the new EU directive on noise and awards Europe’s best noise prevention cases EU policymakers, social partners and leading safety and health experts meet on 12 December 2005 in Bilbao, Spain, to see how better protect European workers from noise and to award those organisations that have already managed …

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Liebherr loves its Atlet Omni

An Atlet Omni DCR man rising combination pallet stacker/order picker was the ideal choice for the new spare parts warehouse opened by Liebherr-Great Britain in Biggleswade. Adopting very narrow aisle in the new warehouse has enabled Liebherr to reduce the overall footprint of the building compared with its previous facility …

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New compact RFID read-write system

Ideal for high-speed conveyorlines. The RFM32 is the latest addition to Leuze Mayser's range of RFI devices, its compact robust design ensuring the highest of read/write standards over distances of 90mm. Typical of the tracking applications that the new RFI systems will address are object detection in automated warehousing and …

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Pall-Ex hosts CBI meeting

The CBI East Midlands Council meeting was hosted today by Pall-Ex, the No.1 Pallet Network and a leading business in the Midlands. Pall-Ex Managing Director Hilary Devey is a CBI Council member and made the opening address. Welcoming Sir Digby Jones, Director-General of the CBI, Hilary said: “We are delighted …

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