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Unipart Opens World’s First Advanced Supply Chain” Centre

Unipart, one of the leading logistics and distribution companies in Europe, is to open the world's first advanced logistics centre dedicated to improving supply chain business processes through the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology at Unipart's million sq ft distribution facility in Oxford. RFID can have a multitude …

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Vision processes 1 millionth RFID tag

Intellident Ltd are pleased to announce that World Wide Fruit, one of the leading suppliers of fresh fruit to leading UK supermarkets – including Marks & Spencer (M&S) – have successfully despatched their 1 millionth RFID-programmed tray using Intellident’s Vision software into the M&S distribution network. Core to the development …

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Designer labels handled by SDI Greenstone

Systems integrator SDI Greenstone is developing an innovative new automated sortation system to handle ‘designer label’ fashion clothing at Hansen & Cawley’s international distribution centre (DC) in Fuenlabrada, near Madrid. The high-speed ‘bomb-bay’ sorter, which is governed by control software written by SDI group company RTI, will give Hansen & …

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SDI Greenstone sets up in Spain

Logistics systems integrator SDI Greenstone has established a dedicated subsidiary company to serve the growing markets in Spain and Portugal. SDI Industries Iberia, based near Barcelona, will provide a comprehensive service to handle all aspects of the creation of powerful and cost-efficient systems to store, transport and sort merchandise. The …

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Real time in cab technology unveiled

Pioneering technology to be introduced to 1,200 Palletways vehicles across Europe Palletways, the market leader in the overnight distribution of small consignments of palletised freight, is currently implementing next generation in-cab technology across its European vehicle fleet following successful trials. The GPRS-driven in-cab solution – a first for the pallet …

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Concertina joins the Linpac fold

A one-piece folding box which gives maximum utilisation of cube space when in use, yet folds down to give 80% space savings when empty, has been launched by returnable transit packaging innovators LINPAC Materials Handling. As its name suggests, the Concertina box is collapsible, giving users reduced storage and transit …

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UK

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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