Warehousing & Logistics

Empirica supports new model at Andrew Page

Automotive trade supplier Andrew Page introduced the Empirica warehouse management system from Chess when it opened a new national distribution centre (NDC) in 2012 to support business growth and new ways of working. Helped by the application, the business successfully made the transition while…

🕘 31/10/2014

3PLs urged to look again at modern automated handling systems

Historically, third party logistics service providers have been reluctant to invest in warehouse automation. The comparatively high degree of investment required and the apparent inflexibility of certain systems to adapt to the changing needs of a 3PL’s shifting client base have made such…

🕘 20/10/2014

Reel progress

Based in Cheshire, Slater Harrison & Co is a manufacturer of speciality card, paper and board. The company was established in 1929, and has an extensive client base throughout the UK. It operates from an old paper mill and production and storage of raw materials and finished goods takes place…

🕘 14/10/2014

The future of warehouse management

The warehouse management system (WMS) has been around for a long time and some businesses are using fourth or fifth generation applications. These systems have come a long way in the last 25 years and the latest versions far surpass their predecessors in terms of performance, sophistication and the…

🕘 30/09/2014

FLTA Safety Conference highlights ‘Safety Gains' initiative

Materials handling services specialist Briggs Equipment is to headline sponsor the 12th National Fork Lift Truck Safety Conference, organised by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA). The company will also discuss its latest safety initiative during the event, which takes place at Warwick…

🕘 15/09/2014