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Nestlé and XPO Logistics building digital warehouse of the future in the East Midlands

Nestle and XPO Logistics building digital warehouse of the future in the East Midlands

Nestlé, the world’s largest food and drink company, and XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, are co-creating a 638,000-square-foot distribution centre at the new SEGRO East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park in Leicestershire, UK. The facility, a digital warehouse of the future, will be occupied predominantly …

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B+S Logistik achieves rapid Ecommerce growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution


Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that B+S Logistik (B+S GmbH Logistik und Dienstleistungen), a leading German logistics service provider (LSP), has expanded its contract logistics business with new business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce operations using the Descartes pixi* warehouse management solution (WMS) …

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Watch this space for Onward Holdings’ latest warehousing


Companies seeking a foothold in the north of England are being offered a prime location to establish a distribution hub by Onward Holdings Ltd after the company secured planning permission for a new, high bay warehouse facility at its Green Lane Industrial Estate in Featherstone. This latest development for Phoenix …

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Workforce of the Future

Jungheinrich opinion Workforce of the Future

While unemployment in the UK remains at a record low, there is no doubt that a growing proportion of the workforce is becoming concerned by the impact of automation on existing jobs. Certainly within logistics and the supply chain, automation is becoming essential as organisations look to respond to ever …

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Dematic – More in store

Dematic More in store

Dematic has expanded its solution set to include AutoStore, the ultra-high density goods-to-person piece picking system, giving omni-channel businesses the opportunity to quadruple their storage density for fast order fulfilment. By Daniel Aspin, Sales Lead at Dematic Northern Europe for AutoStore and James Smith, Business Development Manager at AutoStore. Logistics …

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Warehouse or warzone?

Warehouse or warzone

Exercises. Threats. Alerts. When you’re working in a war zone, there’s never a moment you’re unware of the potential danger all around you… and for good reason, too, as war veteran Stewart Hill will discuss at the National Forklift Safety Convention in October. Drawing on lessons gained from the battlefield …

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Blue Cube moves to reduce GWP of its products


Leading suppliers of rental temperature controlled storage solutions for the food, pharmaceutical, logistics and manufacturing industries, Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores (tel: 0333 3202620; www.bluecubepcs.co.uk) – part of The Turner Group – is moving to more efficient and lower GWP refrigerants in a push on their environmental sustainability targets. In …

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