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S & S Distribution Emma Archer shortlisted for prestigious national award 

S & S Distribution’s Emma Archer shortlisted for prestigious national award 

Emma Archer from Tonbridge-based S & S Distribution has made it through to the finals of a prestigious awards ceremony celebrating women working in the UK transport industry. Emma, who is Compliance Manager with the firm, is one of five finalists to make it through to the Above and Beyond category of the 2022 Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics …

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World Refrigeration Day UK Cold Storage Capacity now tops 40 Million m3

World Refrigeration Day: UK Cold Storage Capacity now tops 40 Million m3

To celebrate World Refrigeration Day 2022 on 26th June, the Cold Chain Federation has revealed that the UK cold storage capacity of the Federation’s members now tops 40 million cubic metres at 40,860,853m3 or the equivalent to the bowl volume of 35 Wembley Stadiums. Cold Chain Federation members’ cold storage capacity has increased by more than 10% in a year …

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BigChange drives growth at SC Duncan Heating and Plumbing

BigChange drives growth at SC Duncan Heating and Plumbing

The exponential growth of a Hertfordshire-based heating, plumbing and electrical business has been driven by field service management software from BigChange. By equipping engineers with mobile devices, connected in real-time to a centralised job management system, SC Duncan Heating Plumbing and Electrical has fuelled efficiency gains and boosted customer service levels. This has resulted in an 8-fold increase in its …

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Planning application submitted for Quantafuel’s first plastics upcycling plant in the UK

Quantafuel ASA has submitted a planning application to develop its first plastics upcycling plant in the UK. Quantafuel is applying for permission to build the plastics processing plant on a 12-acre site on the eastern edge of Port of Sunderland, in the North East of England. It will be the first plant operated by Quantafuel in the UK, which will …

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Carlsberg makes bio-based and fully recyclable bottles available to consumers in its largest ever trial

Carlsberg makes bio-based and fully recyclable bottles available to consumers in its largest ever trial

In its largest pilot to date, Carlsberg Group has revealed the trial of its new Fibre Bottle, putting the bio-based and fully recyclable beer bottle into the hands of consumers for the first time. With a continued focus on evolving technology and sustainable practices, the bottle also contains beer brewed with organic and regenerative barley. The pilot, which is vital …

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Rugby legend Sir Ian McGeechan announced as LEEA Awards 2022 guest speaker

Rugby legend announced as LEEA Awards 2022 guest speaker

Scottish former rugby union player and coach, Sir Ian McGeechan will be the special guest speaker at the LEEA Awards 2022. Sharing lessons in leadership, performance strategies and teamwork skills, Sir Ian is the perfect guest speaker for the prestigious LEEA Awards Ceremony at the P&J Live events venue in Aberdeen on the evening of Wednesday 5th October 2022. Making …

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Nobilia hails its ‘magnificent seven’ Mercedes-Benz Actros from Ciceley Commercials

Nobilia hails its ‘magnificent seven’ Mercedes-Benz Actros from Ciceley Commercials

Nobilia Projects, the fast-growing British contracts division of Europe’s largest kitchen manufacturer, is reaping the benefits of a switch to Mercedes-Benz trucks. The seven Actros rigids are based at the 55,000 sq ft UK head office and distribution centre that Nobilia GB opened in 2018 on the Kingsway Business Park, Rochdale, a stone’s throw from Junction 21 of the M62. …

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Coffee delight thanks to Piab vacuum conveyor at Minges Coffee Roasters

Coffee delight thanks to Piab’s vacuum conveyor at Minges Coffee Roasters

When we enjoy the smell of coffee in the morning, the black powder has already gone through many production stages. The coffee capsules and pods from Minges Coffee Roasters have been filled uncomplicatedly thanks to Piab’s piFLOW®f Coffee is the most popular breakfast drink and must be prepared quickly and easily, especially in the morning, so that many can start …

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Goodyear launches GP-3E for wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks and graders

Goodyear launches GP-3E for wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks and graders

Simplifying tyre choice for infrastructure projects Goodyear has introduced GP-3E, a tyre designed for wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks and graders. Typically, such machines are used on major infrastructure projects that have tough cost and timescale targets. As a result of researching operators’ needs, Goodyear has increased the operational versatility of its latest tyre generation, the advanced GP-3E makes the …

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Supply Chain #NextGen to showcase the logistics leaders of tomorrow

Supply Chain #NextGen to showcase the logistics leaders of tomorrow

Thirty of the brightest and most talented young people working in today’s logistics industry will be recognised at a special presentation and networking reception during this year’s International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX 2022) to mark the inauguration of The Supply Chain #NextGen. The Supply Chain #NextGen has been launched to shine a light on thirty logistics professionals aged thirty years …

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Renovotec launches e-commerce warehouse system

Renovotec launches e-commerce warehouse system

Features state-of-the-art packing station ‘Try before you buy’ with discounted rental for six weeks Supply chain hardware, software and services company Renovotec is launching an e-commerce warehouse system that increases performance by up to 25% and drives down e-commerce operating costs by some 30% according to the company. At the heart of Renovotec’s offer is a state-of-the-art packing station with …

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Conker celebrates World Productivity Day

Top Tips for Warehouse Productivity

Conker celebrates World Productivity Day and offers its tips on making your warehouse smarter and more productive Productivity is defined as “the efficiency and quality of production of goods or services”. Some barriers to productivity include distraction and interruptions, lack of information, ineffective communication, insufficient training, inadequate tools and equipment, stress and too much to do. Conker, which provides a …

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PCIAW announce UK’s biggest global professional clothing summit & awards yet

PCIAW® announce UK’s biggest global professional clothing summit & awards yet

Charles Ross, Lecturer for Royal College of Art set to host global professional clothing, workwear and textiles networking event, this year featuring over 30 international speakers. PCIAW® announces the UK’s biggest PCIAW® Summit & Awards yet, with a further increased global reach and over 30 international speakers. At the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, London Heathrow, the summit, exhibition, and networking …

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The Importance Of Efficient Fuel Handling & Fuel Storage Solutions

Workplace Safety: The Importance Of Efficient Fuel Handling & Fuel Storage Solutions

While fuel is an essential resource for many industries, it’s also a highly-dangerous and flammable material – one that should be handled with the utmost care. If your business stores fuel on-site or requires your team to transport or handle fuel regularly, you need to take certain precautions. In this article, Northern Tank Store discusses the various ways you can …

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Top 5 Compressed Air Safety Tips To Follow At Work

Top 5 Compressed Air Safety Tips To Follow At Work

We don’t tend to think of air as being dangerous, but when it’s discharged under pressure, a whole load of safety hazards can potentially happen. If an air compressor, or an inflation process, fails, this can cause explosions and cause severe injury in the workplace. More commonly, accidents involving air pressure equipment occur from operator error. That means compressed air …

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Randex introduces Rental and Leasing Schemes for its 'Compact' Vertical Storage Systems

Randex introduces Rental and Leasing Schemes for its ‘Compact’ Vertical Storage Systems

Both schemes include full technical support and maintenance Option to convert any lease into full ownership after 24 months Rental available from three months, handles seasonal spikes in demand “Randex’ new rental and leasing schemes are ideal for businesses with a short-term need, or companies wanting to reduce their capital expenditure” says Randex director James Roberts Leading vertical storage lift …

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10 Rules for Forklift Safety by Sarah Degnen, Product Manager at SafetyBuyer

10 Rules for Forklift Safety

By Sarah Degnen, Product Manager at SafetyBuyer Heavy machinery is one of the most common causes of on-site injuries. While there are strict regulations about the use of forklift trucks and other dangerous vehicles, accidents still occur when not everyone is pursuing health and safety best practices. Even when you are meeting all of your legal responsibilities as an employer …

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Carlton Forest 3PL a leading family owned 3PL scores three shortlist places in UKWA Awards

Leading family owned 3PL scores three shortlist places in UKWA Awards

A leading family owned 3PL has been shortlisted in an amazing three categories at this year’s United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) Awards. Bradley Hall Carlton Forest 3PL, which remains family owned as it continues to deploy its ambitious five-year growth plan, has made the final in the categories of Logistics Service Provider of the Year, Warehouse Manager of the Year …

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Clark forklift trucks Smart Power Packs for tough applications

Smart power packs for tough applications

The globally coveted S-Series celebrated its debut in 2018. With the special “Smart, Strong and Safe” features of the counterbalance trucks, Clark set a benchmark for future truck generations back then. Now the materials handling vehicles manufacturer is expanding the popular series to include IC engine-powered trucks with load capacities of 4 to 5.5 t. Like their smaller counterparts with …

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Renovotec introduces latest Mobile POS and ordering devices that boost retail sales

Renovotec introduces latest Mobile POS and ordering devices that boost retail sales

Plus new-generation SD-WAN systems for faster, more secure retail operations Both technologies can be tested on a unique ‘try before you buy’ rental basis “Renovotec’s role is to champion best-in-class technologies that increase retailer performance and profitability” says Renovotec CEO Richard Gilliard In its latest industry move designed to champion the needs of the retail sector, independent supply chain hardware, …

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40-Year Old Hillhead Still Attracts Bunting

40-Year old Hillhead still attracts Bunting

The first Hillhead was held in 1982 and over those 40 years Bunting has manufactured and supplied thousands of magnetic separators and metal detectors for use in the aggregate and recycling industry. Once again, Bunting is exhibiting at the 2022 show, helping companies solve metal separation and detection problems from stand C9. Bunting is one of the world’s leading designers …

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Recognising the value of reconditioned forklift attachments from B&B Attachments

Recognising the value of reconditioned attachments

Investing in a used forklift attachment, that is in great condition, is a cost-effective way of upgrading your material handling equipment at a pre-owned price. With over 40 years’ experience in the UK and Ireland forklift truck attachment market, B&B Attachments is in a unique position to provide reconditioned clamps to meet its customer’s requirements. B&B Attachments specialises in the …

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