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UK forwarders welcome US plans for single Customs window

The trade association that represents the UK freight forwarding and logistics industry has welcomed plans revealed in the USA that are aimed at streamlining export and import processes for the country’s businesses that trade internationally. The British International Freight Association (BIFA) said that it welcomes the Executive Order signed by …

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interpack 2014, BEUMER presents new machine from the BEUMER stretch hood product range

There’s a system to it all! At interpack 2014, the world’s most important trade fair for the packaging industry (May 8 to 14, Düsseldorf), BEUMER will be exhibiting for the first time as a one-stop supplier of filling, palletizing and packaging equipment. A special feature in Düsseldorf will be the …

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Supermarket growth places higher emphasis on safe manual handling and pallet trucks

Growth in supermarket retail has been dominated in recent months, with sales at Aldi and Lidl up 32% and 17.2% respectively. The momentum no longer lies with supermarket giants Tesco and Asda, but in the discounters that are offering customers high-quality, non-branded products for much less than they’d pay elsewhere. …

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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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