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A 25 year old Rubb Shelter is brought back to life for Barrier Fire Protection

Rubb Buildings Ltd have a long-standing working relationship with local North East company Barrier Group. Their latest request was for Rubb to support them with a new bespoke oil and gas project for ... more
Warehousing & storage

CILT announces top 30 UK logistics service providers

The CILT Top 30 has been put together to guide your selection of logistics partners within the UK. The list recognises those organisations who best exemplify excellence and has been formed by assessing a range of key criteria, such as; financials, performance, professional accreditation, the gender pay gap and human resource factors that have been made available through the MINT UK database, annual reports and the European Commission. more

AMH Material Handling expands business with new Stoke-on-Trent facility

Due to the continued success of material handling and maintenance specialist, AMH Material Handling, the company has expanded with the addition of a base in Stoke-on-Trent. more

Logistics Scotland conference to debate delivery of Scotland's economic growth

The latest forecasts by PricewaterhouseCoopers show that Scotland’s economic growth is outpacing the rest of the UK – it is predicted to reach 1.2 per cent in 2019, compared with the 1.1 per cent forecast for the UK as a whole. more

Pressure mounts on UK ports to enhance infrastructure capacity ahead of Brexit

Due to the uncertainty of Brexit and the impact on export and import of goods, UK ports are making preparations to support further checks by customs officers. A common issue for all ports, especially ... more

More top exhibitors sign up for Sensors & Instrumentation Live

Sensors & Instrumentation Live 2019, sponsored by Mouser Electronics, is shaping up to be the biggest in the show's history. Taking place in Hall 2 at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 25 and ... more

Bin-Picking application with Ensenso 3D camera boosts productivity

Short cycle times, little scrap, minimal stock-keeping - the factory of the future is networked and highly economical. An important component here is industrial image processing. One example is a Bin ... more

Leading green packaging specialists save a record 122,125 trees

Pregis Limited, supplier of Easypack®, the UK’s leading brand of eco-friendly packaging solutions, has announced a further year on year growth in sales of green packaging technology in 2018, ... more

Are you looking to reduce heat, glare or UV coming from your building’s existing roof lights?

Westgate are excited to announce the launch of a first-to-market product to tackle roof light heat and glare issues; Easipanel.

Easipanel is a reflective roof light cover designed for factories and ... more


Optimising Materials Handling Efficiency through Automation

The logistics and supply chain sector forms a huge part of the UK economy and, in return supports a plethora of other businesses, of all sizes across many sectors. From supermarkets to retail outlets,... more

How to meet the manufacturing and DC facilities management challenge

In this review of what sets manufacturing and DCs apart in their FM requirements, Steve Wengrow, Business Development Director of TCFM, reflects on how service providers need to adapt at pace, ... more

Automated Storage and Retrieval? Here’s the Low down..

ASRS offers a wide variety of self-contained, goods-to-person, automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS). Kardex Remstar is a leader in this field and with the focus shifting from picking ... more

Hyster to develop electric reachstacker for port of valencia

Hyster Europe has announced it is developing a zero-emission reachstacker featuring a hydrogen fuel cell for the Port of Valencia, as part of the European Horizon 2020 programme and H2Ports project. ... more

Flexi Warehouse Truck Concept comes of age

The articulated fork lift truck has for over 25 years been promoted as a cost saving alternative to the traditional combination of a counterbalanced truck to unload and a reach or guided VNA truck to ... more

New senior transport advisor appointed at FTA

FTA, the business organisation which represents the logistics sector, has strengthened its membership support team with the appointment of Ray Marshall as Senior Transport Advisor within the FTA’s Member Advice Centre (MAC). more

SSI Schaefer storage facility holds 150 years of history

As a Legal Deposit Library since 1710, Cambridge University Library has been entitled to claim a copy of every book published in the UK and Ireland for more than 300 years. Today, the University ... more
Warehousing & storage

Choosing the right loading system for your business

Warehouse management involves a lot of factors that are centred on the optimisation of operations. Part of developing an effective management system is adopting solutions that help promote ... more
Warehousing & storage

Snickers’ NEW Street-Smart Stretch Trousers For Maximum Mobility on Site

These NEW slim-fit stretch trousers deliver extreme working comfort.

Hi-tech fabrics and body-mapping designs in the NEW FlexiWork SoftShell Trousers from Snickers Workwear ensure maximum working ... more


Business organisations call for London Freight Commissioner

Leading business organisations FTA (Freight Transport Association), the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Small Businesses are calling for the Mayor of London to appoint a dedicated Freight Commissioner to support the implementation of his transport strategy. more

Firms potentially wasting £1,000s on lift truck training

Many businesses that outsource their lift truck training could save thousands of pounds and improve efficiency by training in-house and achieving their own in-house accreditation. RTITB is offering a free of charge cost analysis to help businesses make the right choice.

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