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DSV builds automated logistics hub in Norway with Jungheinrich

DSV, a Danish transport and logistics service provider with worldwide operations, has built a new 16,000-square-metre logistics centre together with Jungheinrich at its site in Vestby south of Oslo. The new building consists of a fully automated warehouse with 35,000 pallet locations, operated by…

  • 2 days ago

Toyota open new automated handling demonstration centre

Toyota Material Handling UK has announced the opening of a dedicated automated handling technology demonstration centre. The 800 square meter facility – which is located at the same site as Toyota’s Midlands business centre on the Meridian Business Park, Leicester – will provide a…

  • 5 days ago

New Flexi fleet for 'the UK’s largest online garden centre'

Online garden supplies retailer, Primrose, has upgraded the materials handling fleet at its Sharpness, Gloucestershire, high-bay fulfilment centre with a new fleet of Flexi articulated forklift trucks from Narrow Aisle Ltd. Flexi articulated truck technology has been deployed at the Sharpness…

  • 20/07/2021

Jaguar Land Rover and Dematic begin work on second phase of new logistics operations centre in the West Midlands

The second phase of construction on Jaguar Land Rover’s Logistics Operations Centre near Solihull in the West Midlands is now underway in collaboration with intralogistics innovator, Dematic. With external works on the new facility now complete, Dematic has begun installing their…

  • 16/07/2021

LEEA’s Military Transition Scheme (MTS) now live

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is pleased to announce that the Military Transition Scheme (MTS) webpage is now live at leeaint.com/military-transition-scheme . The MTS offers a free Foundation Certificate e-learning course to all serving members of the armed forces in any region…

  • 29/06/2021

Maximising resources in the intralogistics industry

With the fallout from a global pandemic and the repercussions of Brexit to contend with, businesses are under great pressure to maximise efficiencies while keeping costs low. Within the manufacturing industry, organisations are now tasked with finding new ways to adapt, and they must capitalise on…

  • 22/06/2021

IPP on a roll after signing UK’s largest own-label toilet tissue business

Accrol Papers, the UK’s largest own-brand toilet tissue and paper manufacturer, has signed a major distribution deal to deliver its products into Britain’s major supermarkets and High Street stores through Coventry-based IPP, one of Europe’s leading poolers of sustainable wooden…

  • 16/06/2021

Maximising resources in the intralogistics industry

With the fallout from a global pandemic and the repercussions of Brexit to contend with, businesses are under great pressure to maximise efficiencies while keeping costs low. Within the manufacturing industry, organisations are now tasked with finding new ways to adapt, and they must capitalise on…

  • 03/06/2021

Linde Material Handling reaches milestone with electric forklift trucks

The German industrial trade fair held in Hanover in March 1971 saw the beginning of what has developed into a 50-year success story: Back then, Linde Material Handling (Linde MH) presented its first electric forklift truck. Ever since, the intralogistics specialist has left its mark on electric…

  • 20/05/2021

The race against the virus: DHL white paper update reveals learnings from one year into COVID-19

It has been more than a year since the world woke up to the news of the new SARS-COV-2 virus. What followed was the largest global health crisis in 100 years. The disruptions to every aspect of society have been profound. Logistics and supply chain management have played a vital role in pandemic…

  • 19/05/2021