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Archive for December, 2013

Weighty e-fulfilment win for Norbert

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Weight Watchers has expanded its contract with Norbert Dentressangle, to include the fulfilment of online orders. Specialist in weight management services, Weight Watchers provides some 50,000 meetings to those who wish to better control their weight, around the world, every week. The company recently launched an online shopping service for customers to pursue weight management Read more…


Weetabix extends LPR contract

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Weetabix has extended its contract with pallet pool LPR until December 2016. Its operations account for more than 850,000 pallet movements a year. As part of the initial deal in 2009, LPR set up a pallet processing site at Weetabix’s Burton Latimer depot. LPR invested £160,000 in the site in late November 2011, increasing capacity Read more…


Kardex adds heavyweight shuttle

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Kardex Remstar has added a heavyweight shuttle to its Shuttle XP storage lift series. The Shuttle XP 1000, which can store parts weighing up to 1,000kg, joins the existing lie-up of 250, 500, and 700 models. The company said heavy tools could be safely stored as easily as large goods, a large number of small Read more…


Supercharged forklifts

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

“Intelligent” new battery charger from Powercell achieves highest ever efficiency level Battery specialist Powercell has announced the launch of a new battery charger that delivers the world’s highest charge efficiency: 96%. For the typical user, the new charger will reduce the cost of each charging cycle by a staggering 30% when compared with conventional models. Read more…


Getting fast access to cash when payments are late and the banks let you down

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

One of the fundamental issues facing a courier / logistics business is the lack of cash flow caused by what are often huge delays in receiving payments following the completion of work. So how to keep a positive cash flow balance when there continues to be a downward trend of net bank lending to small Read more…


Director driving truck did not have a licence

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

18 December 2013 By Roger Brown South East traffic commissioner Nick Denton (pictured) suspended the O-licence of BT Scaffolding for a week after one of its directors was stopped driving an LGV without a driving licence. At a hearing in Eastbourne in November, the TC told Thomas Wood, a director at the Chigwell-based firm, that Read more…


How WMS can pay dividends

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

MACS Software has provided WMS systems for over 21 years and has been involved in e-commerce right from the start.  Here, Tony Liddar, the company’s managing director, comments on the ways in which software providers should be helping their 3PL clients compete in an increasingly competitive world.  In recent years the 3PL sector has undergone Read more…


Manufacturers jeopardising their traceability

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

A Packaging Execution System (PES) is to the packaging identification process what a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is to manufacturing: it centrally steers all actions related to afore mentioned process. While most manufacturing companies are realising the benefits of an MES, 90% of them do not yet recognise the advantages a PES bring them. And Read more…


Vanderlande implements sorting and conveyor system in new distribution centre of Österreichische Post AG

Posted: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

The current logistics centre at the main train station in Linz was built in the 1980s and – despite a number of adjustments and modernisation measures – no longer meets the current requirements of a modern logistics company such as Austria’s state-controlled postal service, Österreichische Post. In times with a particularly high volume of postal Read more…


Truck and 4,500 litres of fuel stolen from agricultural operator

Posted: Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

17 December 2013 By Ashleigh Wight A truck and 4,500 litres of fuel were stolen from an agricultural co-operative in Hay-on-Wye, on the border of Wales and Herefordshire, last week. The truck, a green Daf box van, was stolen from Hay Brecon between midnight and 3am on Thursday 12 December, along with 4,500 litres of Read more…