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Near 100% Atlet uptime for just-in-time engine builders

A newly-commissioned fleet of Atlet trucks is performing at 99.74 per cent uptime for a just-in-time component supply operation at Cummins Engines' manufacturing plant in Daventry. Cummins' new Atlet fleet comprises twelve UNS Tergo reach trucks, two Presto PLP pallet transporters and a TSP Nova pedestrian stacker. As part of …

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Damage Limitation

An increasing trend in forklift truck leasing contracts has been for accidental damage to be covered in the monthly fee. At first glance, this seems eminently sensible as the truck user has a dependable fleet, with the consequences of any accidents sorted out by repair or replacement for a predictable …

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Hi-Lo partners Kingstonian in getting Bartoline up and running after fire

A joint effort by Hi-Lo Storage Systems and Kingstonian Storage Equipment has enabled Bartoline, a manufacturer and packer of solvents, adhesives, fillers and wood preservative treatments; to continue trading after a fire destroyed its factory in Beverley. Supported by Hi-Lo Storage System, Kingstonian first racked a temporary store for Bartoline …

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Amendments to working time regulations

Russell Brown a Solicitor at the Manchester office of law firm Glaisyers and a specialist on employment matters examines the complexities of the amendments to the Working Time Regulations from an employers’ perspective. Because both drivers and non-mobile staff working in the air, rail, road, sea, inlet waterway and lake …

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The UK's National RFID Centre is taking on an international aspect as its activities gain momentum. The recent ASEM Conference on e-commerce in London has highlighted the global need for a coherent and constant message on RFID – exactly what the centre aims to achieve for the UK. Many of …

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