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Forklift training firm Train-a-Lift changes hands

Forklift training firm Train-a-Lift changes hands

A Midlands company, which trains people in handling mechanical equipment, is keeping it in the family after changing ownership following its 40th birthday. Lee Cox has purchased an 85 per cent stake in Train-a-Lift Limited, a family-run business based at Charter Avenue Industrial Estate in Coventry, from his second cousin, …

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CILT Annual Awards for Excellence 2017 winners revealed

CILT annual awards for excellence 2017

The best in class came together at the Royal Lancaster Hotel on Thursday 19th October, to celebrate outstanding achievements in logistics and transport at The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s CILT Annual Awards for Excellence 2017. The networking event of the year for professionals involved in the logistics and …

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Suttons given sneak preview of new Mersey Gateway Bridge

Global logistics and supply chain specialist Suttons was allowed a sneak preview of the new Mersey Gateway Bridge ahead of its opening last weekend. The Widnes based company took the opportunity to take one of its new Euro-6C 6×2 Volvo tractor units for a drive across the bridge, part of …

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Picavi Pick by Vision in Food Logistics

Picavi Pick by Vision in Food Logistics

Warehouse logistics needs to run quickly when goods rotation is high, especially when it comes to perishable food products. Belgian third-party logistics provider Weerts Supply Chain S.A. therefore relies on the pick by vision solution from logistics IT developer Picavi. In its central warehouse near Liege, Weerts currently uses fifteen …

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ANTONOV Airlines works with Bolloré Logistics China to transport compressors from Canada to Turkmenistan

ANTONOV AIRLINES TRANSPORTS GIANT COMPRESSORS TO TURKMENISTAN

ANTONOV Airlines has transported four compressor skids on behalf of Bolloré Logistics China from Calgary, Canada to Mary, Turkmenistan on one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft. The compressor skids were recently transported for a Chinese Oil & Gas Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) company on four separate flights for a …

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Thousands are showing their hand to save lives. Are you?

Thousands are showing their hand to save lives Are you

Hundreds of companies are already benefitting from Mentor FLT Training’s free Show Your Hand kits. But, if you’ve not got your kit, there’s still time to download it, according to the training organisation. Launched as part of the Fork Lift Truck Association’s annual safety campaign, #Safetember, more than 500 companies …

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New Transport App from Mandata delivers manifest benefits

NEW TRANSPORT APP FROM MANDATA DELIVERS MANIFEST BENEFITS

Improved communications between haulage and logistics operators and their drivers is being provided by a handy, easy-to-use app from transport management technology specialists, Mandata Ltd, as more companies opt to use the mobile application. The Mandata Manifest app is an advanced digital solution, which enables the driver to receive work …

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Supertouch appoints new Operations Manager

Supertouch appoints new Operations Manager

Leading Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear specialist, Supertouch, has appointed Paul Tandy as Operations Manager. In his new role, Tandy will be responsible for the effective and safe operation of the logistics function for the business. He will oversee the warehousing operation and distribution of orders to ensure the …

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Street Cranes enhance productivity at new £20M robotics factory

Street Crane enhance productivity at new 20M GBP robotics factory

Street Crane has supplied and installed overhead cranes at Fanuc UK’s new 107,000 sq ft purpose-built headquarters at Ansty Park in Coventry. Fanuc builds around 6,000 robots, 125,000 servomotors, 84,000 servo amplifiers, and 25,000 CNC controllers every month to serve the wave of demand within manufacturing for ‘fourth industrial revolution’ …

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