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Premier Paper takes delivery of UK first lithium-ion powered Kombi order picker and trilateral stacker from Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich UK has provided leading independent paper merchant, Premier Paper, with the UK’s first lithium-ion battery powered Kombi order picker and trilateral stacker for operating the very narrow aisles of its main distribution centre in Minworth, Birmingham. more

Automated handling system optimises efficiency and space

An automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) is enabling the Lear Corporation factory at Coventry to triple the output of car seats to over 300,000 sets a year in hundreds of different ... more

Moving towards leaner processes

Customer demand is changing the way products are delivered. More and more companies today are offering 24/7 deliveries and this is putting greater strain on the factories that have to manage these... more

Downton maximises warehouse capacity and increases throughput with Jungheinrich Logistics Systems

Independent logistics firm, Downton, operates 600 tractor units and 1,800 trailers out of 16 major distribution hubs across the UK. Its client list includes some of the world’s most recognisable ... more

New or used: Is it worth buying second-hand Kardex storage Units?

There is no doubt that Kardex units used for the efficient management of intralogistics processes are perfect for coping with the permanent workload and demands resulting from continuous operation. ... more

New BITO online shop open for business

How a line plan can benefit your warehouse

The launch of the new website opens the doors to the brand new online BITO Shop, which provides a quick and convenient way to buy from an online range of over 5,000 products. This ... more
Warehouses are often fast paced environments, with many different tasks simultaneously being undertaken. To be able to meet orders or targets, multiple machines and vehicles need to operate in a ... more

Downton continues expansion with Chepstow warehouse

Transport operator, CM Downton, has taken over the lease on a 20-acre (8.2 hectare) site incorporating a 282,000sq ft (26,200m2) warehouse in Chepstow, South Wales, as part of its on-going business ... more

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