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Warehouse Management

Safety and planning must not slip when normal life returns

Will Dunn is the CEO of Lifting Equipment Store , and President of Lifting Equipment Store USA . The challenging circumstances created by Covid-19 have brought extreme pressure on facilities of all kinds to maintain top levels of safety and resilience. As we face the potential of a better future in…

  • 11/02/2021

Renovotec's 'Life After Brexit' warehouse consulting service: Deploying technology to replace people

• Warehousing and logistics labour crisis follows Brexit exodus of over 250,000 EU citizens from the UK … • Renovotec consulting solutions enable same-service warehousing with up to 30 per cent fewer staff … “Market demand for storage and distribution is escalating while labour levels in the…

  • 10/02/2021
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Midland Pallet Trucks offers advice to warehouse managers on reducing the risk of Covid-19 on the run-up to Christmas

As the warehousing industry enters into the busiest time of the year with record numbers of shoppers heading online to purchase Christmas gifts, a report from Amnesty International has drawn attention to the risks for warehouse workers tasked with fulfilling the growing demands of online shoppers.

  • 14/12/2020

How to optimise your stockholding power

By Paul McFadyen, Managing Director of metals4U … Whatever line of business you are in, every company and sole trader needs to procure stock. The commodities and products required will vary between business sectors, but ultimately, goods out are directly controlled by goods in. Ensuring your…

  • 19/10/2020

Work to start on new 125k sq ft Barnsley warehouse

Availability for industrial warehousing along the M1 corridor is set to increase as work on a new 125,000 sq ft distribution unit at Barnsley starts this month. Bramall Properties will begin the speculative building of Maple125 at Junction 36 in the third week of July at Maple Road in Tankersley…

  • 02/07/2020

Bis Henderson Space secures COVID-19 relief storage deal for NEXT with Clipper Logistics 

Warehouse space strategist, Bis Henderson Space, has successfully sourced significant garments-on-hangers (GoH) relief storage for high street fashion retail brand NEXT. The deal secures storage for up to 10,000 linear metres of rail at Clipper Logistics’ warehouse in Derbyshire. The 12-month…

  • 29/06/2020

Whitepaper outlines flexible space strategy for ‘new reality’ supply chains

Findings from a new white paper published by warehouse space strategists, Bis Henderson Space, suggest that logistics professionals will be seeking to create supply chains that are far more flexible, resilient and better suited to the ‘new reality’ that emerges from the Coronavirus…

  • 27/05/2020

Partition supplier Westgate launches practical social distancing solutions for warehouses

Partitioning solutions supplier Westgate has developed new solutions for warehouses in a bid to support them in getting back to work and help with government guidelines for social distancing. One of the Stafford based businesses popular products is Hoardfast®, a modular PVC partitioning…

  • 07/05/2020
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Developers launch first phase of 1.4m sq ft Derbyshire warehouse development

Joint venture partners St Francis Group and iSec have launched the 1.4m sq ft Horizon29 warehouse and logistics development at Markham Vale in north Derbyshire. The high profile scheme, located between Sheffield and Nottingham at the former Coalite works, just off junction 29a of the M1, is being…

  • 28/04/2020

How to ensure your delivery fleet can keep up with demand during the COVID-19 outbreak

This article should only be used as a guide. Please refer to the latest information from the government and NHS for more information. Kelly Friel works for the tool and personal protective equipment supplier Zoro. Here, she shares her top tips that will help delivery fleets to keep up with the…

  • 23/04/2020