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Environment Agency supportive of WEEE review

The Environment Agency has said that it supported the decision by DTI to review progress in implementing the EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Ddirective, but encouraged Government to bridge the resulting funding gap for local authorities or risk losing the advantage so far from the volume of household …

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Andrew Waldock joins Hi-Lo

Hi-Lo Storage Systems, a leading manufacturer and distributor of pallet racking and heavy duty shelving systems, is gearing up to expand its role as a provider of technically efficient and aesthetically superior storage solutions with the appointment of Andrew Waldock as National Distribution Manager. Andrew has been a well known …

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Leading packaging company gains from ASG

A warehouse consolidation programme by Mayr-Melnhof-Packaging one of the UK's leading packaging manufacturers – has created a centralised storage facility that combines pallet racking alongside an extensive floor-based block stacking area. The new facility at Deesside is now benefiting from a combination of rack labelling and line-marking services supplied by …

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Trailers secured at whisky plant

Caljan Rite-Hite has supplied a Global Wheel Lok (GWL) wheel restraint to the Scottish bottling and distribution site of famous whisky brand, Chivas Regal. The site in Paisley is the main processing plant and bottling facility for the whisky, and employs over 400 people. As a means of improving safety …

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Quick change with Leantek

Efficiency and productivity can be maintained when a process changes in virtually any storage, handling and order picking operation by adapting carts and trolleys created with the modular LeanTek system from The Tube & Bracket Company. New and existing units can be built or modified in minutes using basic tools …

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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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