Warehousing & Logistics

KNAPP’s picking robot named Best Product at LogiMAT 2017

With warehouse staff reaching their performance limits in processes that demand high performance and quality for long periods of time, one solution is the use of industrial robots. Achieving reliable robotic picking had been considered an insurmountable task but KNAPP’s Pick-it-Easy Robot has…

🕘 07/06/2017

Intralogistex 2017: WERMA launches StockSAVER

The signal device and systems manufacturer WERMA, based in Wellingborough with its factory in southern Germany, launches “StockSAVER” at Intralogistex 2017. The system, simple to retrofit to existing FIFO flow racking solves many typical Kanban issues, increases significantly the floor…

🕘 10/02/2017

Off the shelf learning support

Way Ahead Support Services, an award winning local charity founded in 1966, supports people with learning disabilities to remain independent. Over the years, the organisation has gone from strength to strength, having recently expanded its day services to the local community to include opening…

🕘 18/11/2015

New UKWA warehouse census highlights crucial lack of supply and development

A new UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) report analysing the UK’s warehouse stock highlights a critic al lack of supply and development, leading to a clear potential pinch point for UK industry. The UK has a total of 424 million square feet of warehousing space, but in terms of…

🕘 06/11/2015

SSI Schaefer Solutions Boost Performance in Automotive Parts Stores

As the global vehicle market continues to grow, the logistics operation needed to support the supply chain for spare parts and accessories becomes increasingly important. SSI Schaefer supports the automotive industry with versatile storage solutions that maximise space utilisation and improve the…

🕘 29/09/2015

Schaefer’s storage solution for Keltruck

SSI Schaefer has provided Keltruck, the largest independent Scania dealer in Europe, with a two-tier shelving system at its location in Cardiff. Keltruck serves customers in the Midlands and South Wales from 21 locations. As well as supplying new and used Scania vehicles, Keltruck provides round…

🕘 06/03/2015

LB Foster completes automation project to expand fashion returns for Clipper

The ever-increasing success of online fashion shopping has led to a demand for greater capacity for processing returns at Clipper's Selby distribution centre. Once the decision was taken to expand the operation, Leicester based LB Foster Materials Handling was selected as principal contractor. The…

🕘 04/03/2015

TGW solution for adidas logistics centre

TGW has announced that it will be implementing an automated warehouse solution at adidas’ new logistics centre in Brazil. The global sporting goods brand is investing in a modern logistics centre at its site in Embu das Artes near São Paulo from which it intends to serve the Brazilian…

🕘 03/03/2015

TGW in partnership with the British Library

Automated warehouse solutions provider TGW has announced that it has automated the new multimillion pound National Newspaper Building (NNB) for the British Library in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire. The NNB’s size and characteristics make it one of the most remarkable library buildings in the…

🕘 29/01/2015

Compact tractor manufacturer Kubota chooses Unipart to provide parts distribution centre

Construction, agricultural, ground care machinery, and engine manufacturer, Kubota UK has appointed Unipart Logistics, part of the Unipart Group, to manage its national parts distribution and logistics function. The contract, initially awarded for five years, is due to commence Q2 2015. For over 35…

🕘 27/01/2015