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Cornish pasty producer increases frozen capacity

Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores

Award winning bakery and Cornish pasty producer, Prima Bakeries has increased its frozen capacity through acquisition of a portable cold store from Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores (www.bluecubepcs.co.uk; tel: 0333 320 2620). The bakery, based at Redruth in the heart of Cornwall took delivery of the cold store in June …

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TGW completes fully automated distribution centre for Swiss home electronics giant

TGW completes fully automated distribution centre for Swiss home electronics giant

Automated materials handling solutions specialist TGW Logistics has completed a fully automated distribution centre for Interdiscount at the home electronics giant’s headquarters in Jegenstorf, Switzerland. With 1,800 employees, Interdiscount sells a wide range of electronic products online and in over 180 store locations. The company, part of the Coop Group, …

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UKWA recognises the best of the UK’s logistics industry

UKWA recognises the best of the UK logistics industry

Companies and individuals across the logistics sector were rewarded for their outstanding performance and professionalism at the UKWA Awards 2018, which took place at London’s Dorchester Hotel on July 4th. Over 450 logistics professionals attended the lunch event which was hosted by the journalist and broadcaster, Andrew Marr. A total …

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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

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

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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