Warehousing & Logistics

New UKWA warehouse census highlights crucial lack of supply and development

A new UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) report analysing the UK’s warehouse stock highlights a critic al lack of supply and development, leading to a clear potential pinch point for UK industry. The UK has a total of 424 million square feet of warehousing space, but in terms of…

🕘 06/11/2015

SSI Schaefer Solutions Boost Performance in Automotive Parts Stores

As the global vehicle market continues to grow, the logistics operation needed to support the supply chain for spare parts and accessories becomes increasingly important. SSI Schaefer supports the automotive industry with versatile storage solutions that maximise space utilisation and improve the…

🕘 29/09/2015

Schaefer’s storage solution for Keltruck

SSI Schaefer has provided Keltruck, the largest independent Scania dealer in Europe, with a two-tier shelving system at its location in Cardiff. Keltruck serves customers in the Midlands and South Wales from 21 locations. As well as supplying new and used Scania vehicles, Keltruck provides round…

🕘 06/03/2015

LB Foster completes automation project to expand fashion returns for Clipper

The ever-increasing success of online fashion shopping has led to a demand for greater capacity for processing returns at Clipper's Selby distribution centre. Once the decision was taken to expand the operation, Leicester based LB Foster Materials Handling was selected as principal contractor. The…

🕘 04/03/2015

TGW solution for adidas logistics centre

TGW has announced that it will be implementing an automated warehouse solution at adidas’ new logistics centre in Brazil. The global sporting goods brand is investing in a modern logistics centre at its site in Embu das Artes near São Paulo from which it intends to serve the Brazilian…

🕘 03/03/2015

TGW in partnership with the British Library

Automated warehouse solutions provider TGW has announced that it has automated the new multimillion pound National Newspaper Building (NNB) for the British Library in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire. The NNB’s size and characteristics make it one of the most remarkable library buildings in the…

🕘 29/01/2015

Compact tractor manufacturer Kubota chooses Unipart to provide parts distribution centre

Construction, agricultural, ground care machinery, and engine manufacturer, Kubota UK has appointed Unipart Logistics, part of the Unipart Group, to manage its national parts distribution and logistics function. The contract, initially awarded for five years, is due to commence Q2 2015. For over 35…

🕘 27/01/2015

TGW furnishes Pfister with efficient materials handling solution

Automated warehouse solution provider TGW is implementing an efficient materials handling operation for Switzerland’s largest furniture retailer, Pfister. Founded in 1882 Möbel Pfister has evolved into Switzerland’s largest furniture and interior design specialist. It currently has…

🕘 23/01/2015

Overhead conveyor powered by Bauer improves productivity for bottling plant

While forklifts are excellent tools for transporting heavy pallets from place to place, they can also pose a very real risk to employee safety and cause damage to stock; this is especially true in an extremely busy working environment. One Swiss drinks manufacturer found that its bottling plant was…

🕘 16/01/2015

New white paper analyses impacts of 3D printing on manufacturing and logistics

3D printing has been used by the automotive and aerospace industries to build prototypes for some time now. However, over the last few years, 3D printing technologies have evolved at a rapid pace. A new white paper by software solution provider AEB offers six theories on how this technology will…

🕘 16/01/2015