Safety at Work

Rental and sales operator ‘goes the extra mile’ for haulage customers

Truck Links Ltd., the Lincolnshire-based commercial vehicle rental and sales operator, have invested heavily in improved telemetry control systems for their customers with the installation of Verilocation vehicle tracking devices in their range of contract and spot hire vehicles; with customers reporting improved monitoring of vehicle location and the ability …

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Hopkinson Waste Management run a 100% Hyundai fleet – the new HL960 Wheel Loader is the latest to join the fold

Hopkinson Waste Management, based in Staveley Derbyshire was established in 1984 by managing director, David Hopkinson. The company is still a ‘family run’ business more than 30-years later with David at the helm. The group, in addition to skip hire, specialises in waste recycling which is all processed on Hopkinson’s …

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"You’re organising your warehouse all wrong"

Running out of storage space is one of a warehouse manager’s worst nightmares, and with the slow economic recovery discouraging costly expansions in recent years, it’s a nightmare that’s increasingly likely to come true. Although expenditure is beginning to creep upwards, doing more with less is still one of the …

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Transdek provides one-stop maximum cube double deck trailer solution for Thomas Ridley Foodservice

Transdek UK has supplied a high-specification multi-temperature DUET Wedge double deck trailer to foodservice operator Thomas Ridley, along with a new loading bay facility. The project, which forms part of Thomas Ridley’s supply chain efficiency programme, has also won the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Award for Innovation 2015. Thomas …

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High on Safety

Powerful development tools helped crane controls manufacturer NTK to boost intelligent safety,by using the built-in maths functions of ABB’s new safety PLC. Major construction sites are tending to become very congested – in efforts to better exploit the available building space and speed project times. The workhorse tower crane is …

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Active Ants doubles storage space in new warehouse with Egemin’s AutoStore system

Logistics service provider Active Ants will deploy AutoStore, a compact storage system for small goods, in its new warehouse in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. The company has contracted the services of automation specialist Egemin Automation to design and integrate the system. Active Ants provides warehousing services to various webshops in Belgium, …

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