Park Logisitics - Creating Supply Chain Solutions

Park Logistics - Creating supply Chain Solutions

Creating Supply Chain Solutions
Warehousing - Distribution - Fulfilment - Co-Pack

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Email : sales@parklog.co.uk

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Archive for February, 2013

World land speed record breaker, Richard Noble, to open IMHX 2013

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX) -which takes place from 19-22 March at the NEC in Birmingham – will be opened by Richard Noble OBE. IMHX 2013 will showcase a wealth of new products and services in the storage, handling and distribution sector. Registration for a free priority pass to attend the show is now Read more…

 

I want it now!

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Logistics Procurement and Outsourcing expert Gideon Hillman FCILT explores the benefits of logistics provider’s shared user e-fulfilment facilities to small to medium size internet retail businesses. It is hard not to notice the significant impact that the rapid growth of e-commerce has had on the 3PL sector, and how 3PLs have reacted with shared user Read more…

 

Kensal Handling Systems signs KUKA Partnership Agreement

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Kensal Handling Systems, renowned manufacturers of high quality stainless steel conveying systems, is the first UK company to enter into a Systems Partner Agreement with KUKA Robotics UK Ltd, Europe’s leading robot manufacturer. The agreement allows the Kensal sales and design teams to integrate the latest world class robotic technologies into their conveying systems, delivering Read more…

 

Stertil Koni introduces high-speed jack at CV Show

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Stertil Koni will be highlighting a new high-speed mobile jack at this year’s CV Show (Stand No.4A10). The 600kg capacity VLT6 jack provides excellent versatility and total safety during lifting and handling operations under raised vehicles. The new VLT6 has been designed and developed to offer a unique combination of features including compactness, versatility and Read more…

 

Clugston Distribution announces further fleet expansion in 2013

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Clugston Distribution, the logistics arm of the Clugston Group of Companies, has announced an ambitious £1.5 million capital expansion of its fleet during 2013. The expansion is part of the company’s strategy to increase its presence in the fuels, intermodal, bulk powder and bulk ash movement markets. The investment, which will lead to ten new Read more…

 

Logistics BSc course ‘will guarantee job at completion’

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

A major new initiative designed to attract, encourage and increase the numbers of talented young personnel joining the logistics sector will guarantee a graduate job after the completion of a four year course. The scheme, jointly launched this month by the University of Huddersfield and the Novus Trust, will result in a BSc degree in Read more…

 

Work starts at Asda’s 616,000 sq ft Avonmouth DC

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Work has started on Asda’s 616,000 sq ft distribution centre at the former Rhodia site in Avonmouth. The £70m development provides a new chilled and frozen facility of 485,000 s ft alongside an Asda Service Centre of 131,000 sq ft has the capacity to support 123 stores and replaces Asda’s previous depot at Portbury. Asda Read more…

 

Barbeque manufacturer picks Yusen for UK distribution

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Barbeque manufacturer Weber Stephen has awarded Yusen Logistics a contract to handle its UK distribution. Goods will be held at Yusen’s Wellingborough warehouse from where products will be distributed to retailers such as John Lewis, independent garden centres, specialist outlets, and DIY retailers who stock the Weber range. US-based Weber manufactures gas, charcoal, and electric Read more…

 

Carlsberg invests in dual role trucks

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Carlsberg has invested in two Volvo FM artic units adapted to give a low fifth wheel height allowing the vehicles to be used for both trunking and dray deliveries. Known as the MetroLiner, the Volvos were the brainchild of Carlsberg UK’s national fleet engineer Andrew Davis as a way of improving productivity and cutting costs. Read more…

 

Ocado delivers first orders from new DC

Posted: Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Ocado delivered the first orders from its new distribution centre at Dordon in Warwickshire on Sunday (24th February). The £210m Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC2) has been built at IM Properties’ Birch Coppice Business Park. The building has a footprint of 350,000 sq ft. Capacity is planned to rise from 120,000 orders per week when it Read more…

 


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