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Aztec re-secures retail and organic industry accreditations

Hertfordshire-based Aztek Logistics has re-secured two new major industry accolades recognising its ability to offer high-end services to the retail sector and top-level storage and distribution solutions for the growing organic foods market. The expanding business, part of the award-winning…

  • 2 days ago

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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Reeco expands to meet demand for cobot technology

A collaborative robot specialist is expanding to meet the growing demand of its customers in the UK and internationally. Reeco is currently doubling the size of its premises in Newtown, Mid-Wales, from 5,500 sq. ft. to more than 11,000 sq. ft. The enlarged space will enable the company to have…

  • 09/02/2021

Crown Paints looks to the future with new warehouse in Hull

Crown Paints has commenced work on a new state-of-the-art raw material and packaging warehouse facility at its Hull manufacturing base. The warehouse, which will be located at Crown Paints’ Sculcoates Lane site, represents a £4.4 million investment by Crown Paints, and will create an…

  • 12/01/2021

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

4 ways cleanliness is integral to warehouse efficiency this Christmas

Christmas is always a busy time for businesses along the supply chain, but warehouses will face a unique set of challenges this year. Barry Crackett, from Brushtec , shares his insight into the power that cleaning could have on productivity. As the approach to the festive season is combined with a…

  • 26/11/2020

Plans for premium logistics hub in Leeds to boost local employment

Leading multi-sector property developer, Caddick Developments, has brought forward plans to deliver a new high-quality logistics and industrial hub at Leeds Valley Park. The proposals would result in a significant employment boost to the area, totalling between 400 and 500 jobs once completed, and…

  • 16/11/2020

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

2020 has seen package deliveries become a national pastime

2020 has seen package deliveries become a national pastime: your delivery process has become as important as your product … Gary Peeling, CEO, Where The Trade Buys … Gary Peeling, CEO at UK commercial print company: Where The Trade Buys , currently producing PPE for UK education spaces, workplaces…

  • 08/09/2020