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Wickes extends Wincanton kitchen and bathroom home delivery contract to South West Peninsular

Wickes extends Wincanton kitchen and bathroom home delivery contract to South West Peninsular

Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics (3PL) company, has extended its relationship with home improvement retailer Wickes, by winning a further contract to carry out home delivery for its showroom kitchen and bathroom products across Devon and Cornwall, from April 2020. The extended partnership follows Wickes’ successful transition to Wincanton …

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BITO article on intralogistics solutions to help keep warehouses covid-compliant.

Covid compliant intralogistics

What intralogistics solutions can keep warehouses covid-compliant, allowing staff to work safely and productively? Edward Hutchison, Managing Director of BITO Storage Systems, makes some suggestions. Following two months of lockdown, more parts of the UK’s hibernated economy are taking their first, tentative steps back to work. The government has issued …

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EnerSys Recognizes 2020 National Forklift Safety Day

EnerSys® recognizes 2020 National Forklift Safety Day

EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, will once again unite with the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) to support the annual National Forklift Safety Day. Now in its seventh year, this special day will be held on June 9, 2020, and serves as an important …

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Daimler Truck AG establishes new company Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG

Daimler Truck AG establishes new company Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG

Bringing together all of the Group’s fuel cell activities · Dr. Andreas Gorbach and Prof. Dr. Christian Mohrdieck are the managing directors of the new fuel cell subsidiary. · The new company is later to transition into a joint venture planned with Volvo Group. · Martin Daum, Chairman of the …

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Clark presents new Kubota diesel engine with diesel particle filter and exhaust gas stage 5

Clark presents new Kubota diesel engine with diesel particle filter and exhaust gas stage 5

Range of application extended Clark is now offering the C40-55sD and C60-80D900 series diesel forklifts with load capacities from 4 to 8 tons with a Kubota diesel engine of level 5. Equipped with a diesel particulate filter and diesel oxidation catalytic converter, Clark diesel forklifts now open up areas of …

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HYSTER LIFT TRUCK FACTORIES REOPEN

Hyster® lift truck factories reopen

Hyster Europe has announced that the factories making its Hyster® forklifts, warehouse equipment and big trucks have started to resume production. The sites at Craigavon in Northern Ireland, Masate in Italy and Nijmegen in the Netherlands have all re-opened and have been reorganised with social distancing measures. New processes and …

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Linkline select TMS for customer visibility and growth

Linkline select TMS for customer visibility and growth

Responding to the challenges brought by Covid-19, Northampton-based Linkline Transport is expanding into the home delivery sector, while using Mandata’s cloud Transport Management System to improve customer visibility and control. “Time was” reflects General Manager Tom Ball, “when vehicle tracking, proof of delivery, pallet monitoring and ETAs were cobbled together …

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Wards multi million investment maximises metal processing capacity

Ward’s £1.5 million investment maximises metal processing capacity

Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist, Ward, has this month completed an upgrade at its metal processing facility at Ilkeston, which began in September 2019 with the installation of a new Metso pre-shredder. The new EtaRIP 250 pre-shredder was purchased in early 2019 from Metso and is now fully operational, …

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Industry Partnership Readies European Launch of Advanced Handheld Label Printers

Industry Partnership Readies European Launch of Advanced Handheld Label Printers

• MP100/E and MP300/E printers combine best in class print technology with industry leading labelling and software capabilities • Cable and Infrastructure labels designed for on-site ease-of-use for networking and infrastructure use • Printing direct from Easy-Mark Plus software Panduit, a leading electrical and network infrastructure solutions company and printer …

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New Visusafe Personal Protection Range for improved COVID-19 protection

New Visusafe Personal Protection Range for improved COVID-19 protection

A new range from industrial visual communication solutions specialist Beaverswood provides improved levels of workplace protection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visusafe Personal Protection combines a host of safety first features with high performance materials, comfort and durable design to offer improved levels of safety for people. The range includes transparent …

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