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Warehouse Management

Equipment handling firm shares insight into the Warehouse of Tomorrow

Midland Pallet Trucks, a UK leader in the provision of quality handling equipment from Europe’s top manufacturers, believes that the rise of the omnichannel customer is set to have a significant impact on the future of warehousing. With a notable increase in shoppers utilising both digital…

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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 their Fire Protection division. Barrier Fire Protection was formed in 1990, to carry out passive…

  • 10/04/2019

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 Library collections encompass around nine million books, manuscripts and other physical items. So what…

  • 20/03/2019

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 convenience and efficiency in the warehouse. This often includes the use of an automatic loading and unloading…

  • 20/03/2019

Is your 3PL pushing you around?

The decision to switch the storage site from which an account is serviced during the lifetime of a contract is often the catalyst for a breakdown in the 3PL/client relationship, says William Walker, sales director of Walker Logistics Ltd. The shortage of high quality distribution centre space…

  • 27/02/2019

Agile warehouse solutions for a post-Brexit world

In the run up to leaving the EU, businesses have been facing great uncertainty over what the future might hold. In the event of ‘Deal’ or ‘No Deal’, many UK businesses are increasingly looking for facilities with agility and flexible storage space. ‘Build to…

  • 06/02/2019

Reinventing fire detection in industrial warehouses

Advanced fire detection technology detects smoke at the earliest possible stage, while reducing false alarms and maintenance in large industrial warehouses. The cost of a fire in a warehouse goes far beyond the loss of the building and goods. The consequential loss caused by downtime, operation…

  • 25/01/2019

Safety Unlimited for all your needs

The noted specialist UK storage manufacturer Safety Unlimited offers an unrivalled choice of guaranteed fail proof options – and the two most popular names to note are The Relocatable Safety Store and the Multi Purpose Storage Unit. The durable RSS gives One Hour Fire Rating to BS476 with…

  • 10/12/2018

Not just for mechanical engineering: Tool storage with a Shuttle System

The mechanical engineering industry needs to consistently meet the growing need for special tools and solutions. However, the industry is also faced with increasing competitive pressure, which is causing manufacturers to permanently examine and optimise their production processes in order to hold…

  • 01/11/2018

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. The EKX 516 Kombiis the only…

  • 20/08/2018