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Materials Handling World Digital Magazine January 2019

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Domino Barcode boost to TGW Ltd automated warehouse offering

Barcode boost to TGW Ltd’s automated warehouse offering

The despatch, track and trace of several thousand multi-product cartons leaving a UK distribution centre daily have been boosted by a warehouse automation programme with a Domino Print & Apply labelling solution. UK-based global logistics, storage and warehouse automation provider TGW Ltd picked Domino’s M-Series machines to deliver three separate levels of machine-readable coding (MRC) to its global client. Trackable …

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Hi-Tech Distribution company returns to Ekeri for side-loading reliability

Hi-tech distribution company returns to Ekeri for side-loading reliability

Paul Ponsonby Limited, specialists in the handling and distribution of high-value electronics equipment, has taken delivery of another vehicle body from Ekeri trailers which, says the company, combines the flexibility of side loading with the high security of a conventional box van. Mounted onto a new 26 tonne Mercedes Actros chassis, the Ekeri body features 6 kerbside doors, which allow …

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Michelin X Works the best product on the market for cost and durability says boss of Biker Group

Michelin X Works “the best product on the market” for cost and durability says boss of Biker Group

Construction industry specialist Biker Group is saving up to £80,000 a year on fuel costs and tyre-related downtime after taking on a 100 per cent Michelin policy. Rolling resistance data provided by the manufacturer – and verified by the firm – shows the efficiencies given by the Michelin X Works tyres have helped cut its annual CO2 emissions by 209 …

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Logitrans at LogiMAT 2019

New Logitrans Multi drum turner and stainless Rotator on show at LogiMAT 2019

Do you carry through intralogistics and handling of goods as efficient as possible in your company? Do you utilise space and optimise processes? In many companies, the internal transport and handling of goods are worth looking at when the focus should be on efficiency and cost-savings! On the Logitrans stand at the LogiMAT fair, taking place from 19 to 21 …

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Nerak recruits two more Solution Design Engineers

Nerak recruits two more Solution Design Engineers

With continued high demand for its vertical conveying solutions, Nerak Wiese has boosted the capacity of its engineering design department by recruiting William Thayer-Jones and Matthew Allen as Solution Design Engineers. A graduate in Aerospace Engineering from Swansea University, William Thayer-Jones has completed work placements with Airbus and Momentive Specialty Chemicals, including time at the latter’s composite technologies subsidiary. During …

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Greencarrier Liner Agency Digital trends in the container shipping industry

Greencarrier Liner Agency – Digital trends in the container shipping industry

The growth of E-commerce, digitalisation of supply chains and the development of automation technologies are transforming industries and customers’ demands and bring great potential to the container shipping industry now and in the future. At Greencarrier Liner Agency, we follow and contribute to the digital development in the market, and meet our customers’ needs for accessibility and convenience. We have …

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Yale Europe Materials Handling Sub-zero temperatures does not mean sub-zero

Sub-zero temperatures doesn’t mean sub-zero performance

Yale Europe Materials Handling has extensive expertise and solutions to overcome the issues faced in cold store environments Ergonomic features include heated cabins, double glazing and double skin insulation amongst others Hydraulic lubrication, double sealed electrical connectors and zinc coated frames ensure Yale trucks can operate in harsh conditions It is no secret that consumers love fresh produce. Cold stores …

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Keep calm and stop stockpiling, warns Cranfield University expert

Keep calm and stop stockpiling, warns Cranfield University expert

Professor Richard Wilding OBE, has warned UK manufacturers of the risks to the extended supply chain caused by stockpiling raw materials ahead of Brexit. Writing in City AM, Professor Wilding, Professor of Supply Chain Strategy at Cranfield University, likens the panic being demonstrated by manufacturers and consumers to that displayed in the face of the ‘Millennium Bug’ at the turn …

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LSS WASTE MANAGEMENT SIGNS UP WITH LEEDS RHINOS

LSS Waste Management signs up with Leeds Rhinos for 15th consecutive season

LSS Waste Management, the Leeds based total waste management provider, has confirmed a long-term sponsorship deal with the Leeds Rhinos, which means the new Super League season, which kicked off last week, will be its fifteenth consecutive year as a shirt sponsor. Since first sponsoring the Rhinos in 2004, the Headingley club has won seven grand finals, two challenge cups …

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RTITB Instructor Academy boosts LGV driver training for Northern Ireland grocery giant Henderson Group

RTITB Instructor Academy boosts LGV driver training for Northern Ireland grocery giant Henderson Group

The Henderson Group Training Academy in Northern Ireland has further improved its LGV driver training programmes and increased efficiency with the help of the RTITB Instructor Academy. The move has enhanced the performance and safety of hundreds of drivers delivering food, retail and other goods across the region. Warehousing, logistics and transport are a key part of operations across the …

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Featured Articles

Curtiss-wright Launches New TILT SENSOR

Curtiss-Wright launches new TILT SENSOR

Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division has today announced the launch of the VTS2021, a dual-axis, vibration-tolerant tilt sensor that offers an optimal combination of performance, safety and cost in dynamic applications, making the sensor ideal for pitch and roll detection for on- and off-highway industrial-vehicle applications, including mobile elevating work platforms. This latest innovation uses IMU technology and fast-acting software algorithms to …

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Aldermore launches automated digital Dealer Portal

Aldermore launches automated digital Dealer Portal

Aldermore, the specialist funder, is enhancing its asset finance offering with the launch of a new online Dealer Portal. The fully-mobile and optimised portal, which represents the latest move by Aldermore to invest in its technology and people, aims to improve the service that it provides to small businesses by simplifying the relationship between lending partners and customers. Now available …

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Management changes at S Norton & Co and Axion Recycling

Management changes at S Norton & Co and Axion Recycling

The Board of Directors at S Norton & Co Ltd, one of the UK’s prominent metal recyclers, has announced, with a ‘mix of sadness and gratitude’, the resignation of Roger Morton as Managing Director of both S Norton and Axion Recycling. Roger will leave his full-time employment with both companies on February 28th 2019. However, he will continue in a …

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RUD Automatic Snow Chains keep your vehicles moving & drivers safe this winter

RUD Automatic Snow Chains keep your vehicles moving & driver’s safe this winter

RUD Chains offer a wide range of snow chains for passenger cars, 4×4, vans, trucks, buses, commercial and emergency vehicles. ROTOGRIP is an automatic snow chain system which has been specifically designed for commercial and emergency vehicles. The automatic snow and ice chain is simply deployed with just a flip-of-a-switch from the driver’s seat, while the vehicle is in motion. …

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Cimcorp to provide automated order picking system for Synlait new liquid milk production facility

Cimcorp to provide automated order picking system for Synlait’s new liquid milk production facility

Working with food packaging and processing integrator Tetra Pak, Cimcorp will optimize material flow and throughput from production to dispatch within the site at Dunsandel, New Zealand. Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, announces it will install its MultiPick materials handling solution for Synlait Milk (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) at its new liquid …

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Successful TCS&D show returns to its roots

Successful TCS&D show returns to its roots

Taking place for the fifth time, the bi-annual Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Exhibition & Conference is returning to its original location at the East of England Arena in Peterborough. Interest in the UK’s only dedicated event for the cold storage and distribution sector is already hotting up. “We’re delighted to have secured the support of a number of …

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B&B Attachments Ltd exhibits its specialist attachment range

B&B Attachments Ltd exhibits its specialist attachment range for brick, block, tile, flag and kerb handling, at the UK Concrete Show 2019

B&B Attachments, the UK’s leading specialists in the design and manufacture of bespoke forklift truck attachment solutions, exhibits its BlockMaster K320, PowerMount and FBH05 beam grab attachments at The UK Concrete Show 2019. The UK Concrete Show, now in its 9th consecutive year, takes place on the 20th and 21st March 2019, at the NEC Birmingham. The show is held …

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Carpet Recycling UK landfill diversion of carpet waste rises

Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises

The volume of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK has shown a modest increase with 175,252 tonnes reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2018, according to Carpet Recycling UK. This represents a diversion rate of 44% – up from 42% and an increase of 7,252 tonnes on 2017, the not for profit membership association reports. Around 400,000 …

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RFID has sometimes been misunderstood but its benefits are very real says TouchPath

RFID has sometimes been misunderstood but its benefits are very real

RFID has sometimes been misunderstood but its benefits are very real says TouchPath international CEO David Myers (www.touchpath.com) The ability to deploy RFID* effectively should not be underestimated: in that sense it is not a forgiving technology. However when implemented well RFID can have a major impact on company performance. Here we assess RFID for users looking at adopting or …

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Limble CMMS When To Schedule Planned Downtime For Preventive Maintenance

When to schedule planned downtime for preventive maintenance?

You’ve seen the notice on websites, banks, or other companies that says on a specific day and time the system will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance. Every critical industry will find time, regularly or sporadically to perform preventive maintenance. Depending on your facility, finding the time to completely shut down critical assets can be tough especially if you’re running …

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Grundon opt for Volvo new Material Handler

Grundon opt for Volvo’s new Material Handler

Grundon Waste Management Ltd has taken delivery of a new Volvo EW240E materials handler for its Colnbrook operation following a successful demonstration and evaluation. Replacing a competitive model, the new Volvo EW240E MHE takes up residence at the company’s Waste Transfer and Material Recovery Facility at Colnbrook handling segregated waste destined for the nearby incineration plant or for landfill. Whilst …

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New EnerSys Truck iQ dashboard display gives materials handling vehicle drivers real

New Truck iQ dashboard display gives materials handling vehicle drivers real time visibility of battery status

EnerSys (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions, has introduced the new Truck iQ smart battery dashboard to give materials handling vehicle drivers real-time visibility of their truck’s battery status. Orjan Eriksson, Commercial Application Manager Monitoring & Solutions at EnerSys EMEA commented that: “This enables drivers to optimise their battery’s utilisation and power management, while avoiding the risk of …

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