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Port of Tyne predicts £70,000 saving after upgrading its Warehouse Management System

Managers at the Port of Tyne – one of the UK’s oldest deep sea ports – have seen a significant reduction in stock processing times, after installing the latest version of OpenWMS, a warehouse management system from Advanced Business Solutions (Advanced). The updated system is already saving the organisation approximately …

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Colgate-Palmolive switches to CHEP pallets in Romania

CHEP, the world’s leading provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, announced today that Colgate-Palmolive Company has signed a new business contract for the use of pallet pooling services in Romania, replacing white exchange pallets. The move is expected to result in a significant cost reduction and environmental savings. Colgate-Palmolive …

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UKWA warns against forced changes to sprinkler rules

While welcoming any measures that improve safety within a warehouse or distribution centre building, the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) – the trade body which represents the interests of some 700 third party logistics specialists – has warned against the mandatory introduction of sprinkler systems within all warehouse facilities. At present …

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