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Davies Turner takes on more apprentices

Leading UK independent freight forwarder and logistics operator Davies Turner & Co Ltd has recruited a record 13 graduate and A-Level apprentices this year – the company’s sixth annual intake since it started its national apprenticeship and trainee programme in 2010. In line with the successful approach taken for the …

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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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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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Bernard Matthews renews with XPO Logistics

Bernard Matthews, the UK’s largest turkey farmer and supplier, has renewed its contract with XPO Logistics for the management of its national frozen storage facility and distribution, as well as its seasonal fresh warehousing operations, for a further three years. Originally appointed in 2012, XPO Logistics provides year-round frozen storage …

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NetDespatch builds bridge between online orders and despatch for Selco Direct

Online builders’ merchant Selco Direct has selected NetDespatch’s popular cloud-based shipping and data management platform to streamline its order fulfilment process. The NetDespatch platform seamlessly connects the company’s online order management system – MS Navision – with the local depot of the APC Overnight parcel delivery network, eliminating the need …

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