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IKEA France is to set up a new logistics warehouse at the port of Limay-Porcheville

IKEA France, the winner of a call for projects organised by HAROPA-Ports of Paris, now has a 16 hectare site at the port of Limay-Porcheville that will allow it to set up a logistics warehouse at Limay. This new customer distribution centre will boost IKEA’s growth, in addition to promoting…

  • 7 days ago

Hanwell relaunch makes iSense for keeping tabs on vital shipments

Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold there has been a dramatic explosion of e-commerce sales and a sharp increase in the number of online retailers, but how can these outlets keep track of the integrity of goods when transporting from one distribution centre to another location? Conditions…

  • 7 days ago

Woolworths to partner with KNAPP on first automated online fulfilment centre in Western Sydney

To improve its customer experience in home delivery, Woolworths is planning its first automated fulfilment technology, creating 250 new jobs for personal shoppers and using automation technology from KNAPP to fulfil over 50,000 online deliveries a week. The fulfilment centre in Auburn is expected…

  • 06/05/2021

Warehouse and logistics workplace injuries at risk of increasing

In light of the latest health and safety industry figures, national leading law firm Stephensons warns that the UK’s economic position could be creating a perfect storm for increased accidents in the warehouse and logistics sectors. Danielle Callaway, partner in Stephensons personal injury…

  • 06/05/2021

Container shortage leading to more supply chain headaches

Internet retailers and other companies that import products from the Far East to the UK are facing major supply chain disruption and increased logistics costs as a result of a global shortage of shipping containers. The scarcity of containers has pushed up shipping prices to near record highs: by…

  • 05/05/2021

MADE expands distribution centre at DP World's London Gateway’s Logistics Park

DP World today announces that one of the largest occupiers at London Gateway’s Logistics Park will more than double its onsite capacity by exercising an expansion option in its lease agreement. MADE.COM, the leading digital lifestyle brand in home, will open an additional 350,000 sq. ft. of…

  • 04/05/2021

Horizon Platforms announce new whitepaper outlining best practice on the safe installation of racking

Horizon Platforms are excited to announce the launch of a new whitepaper, developed with the support of racking industry specialists and leveraging Horizon’s own expertise in powered access. The whitepaper explores best practice advice and tips on safer working and risk managemen…

  • 04/05/2021

CamdenBoss announces expansion plans and investment in new manufacturing facility

The move into the 10,700m2 Galaxy Building in Mildenhall on 1 June 2021 marks a significant expansion of the business as it combines its existing Mildenhall and Thetford sites into a single new facility. The new facility will incorporate design, warehouse, manufacturing operations along with sales…

  • 28/04/2021

Vaillant Industrial improves efficiency and sustainability with Jungheinrich

Vaillant Industrial, part of the Vaillant Group international heating and hot water corporation, has partnered with leading intralogistics provider, Jungheinrich UK, to deliver an optimised materials handling fleet and updated warehouse system to support its continued business growth. Vaillant…

  • 27/04/2021

Automation in the world of fragrance

LUZI fragrance compounds, a Swiss family company that has been making high-quality fragrance components since 1926, is expanding and investing in a new, central office in Dietlikon, near Zurich. Jungheinrich was chosen for the realisation of the automated warehouse and material flow system. The…

  • 21/04/2021