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Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics is to operate a new Volkswagen Group packaging centre in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, following the Group’s decision to despatch parts for Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles via JadeWeserPort.

‘Rising Star’ Rebecca proves to be the perfect pick for BT Supply Chain

‘Rising Star’ Rebecca proves to be the perfect pick for BT Supply Chain

Rebecca Hambleton, Operations Manager at BT Supply Chain, has won the Rising Star Award at the CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport) Awards after overseeing an ingenious project to redevelop the picking facility at the company’s national distribution centre in Magna Park.

Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

The best of Britain’s young forklift service engineers have been honoured in a graduation ceremony hosted by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) in the magnificent surroundings of Hoar Cross Hall in Burton on Trent.

Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Almost a quarter of consumers are still opening goods ordered online that are overpacked according to a survey by Macfarlane Packaging.

Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

Industrial property specialists at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are predicting more demand for warehouse space post-Brexit and a potential economic and employment boost for the South.

Packaging with lives at stake

Packaging with lives at stake

Sometimes people who work with food packaging feel tied down by all the regulations and standards that exist to guarantee safety.

ITT showcases portfolio of vibration, motion control, and processing technologies at PACK EXPO International

ITT showcases portfolio of vibration, motion control, and processing technologies at PACK EXPO International

ITT Inc. and its Bornemann, Compact Automation and Enidine brands are showcasing a wide portfolio of packaging industry solutions at the 2018 PACK EXPO International, 14-17 October in Chicago, IL.

High speed doors keep winter at bay

High speed doors keep winter at bay

Energy bills can soar in winter as we fight to keep the cold weather at bay. Louise Nurse, Sales and Marketing Manager for sara LBS looks at how heat loss in loading bays can be minimised and the other seasonal benefits of high speed doors.

FTA joins campaign to unlock power of ports post-Brexit

FTA joins campaign to unlock power of ports post-Brexit

The UK’s ports will play a vital role in the nation’s ambition to become an international trading powerhouse post-Brexit, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), which is why it joined a new government-backed campaign: Ports for International Trade, to maximise the opportunities for economic growth and job creation in local communities as international port use soars.

CEVA Logistics appoints Serge Corbel as new CFO as of 15 October 2018

CEVA Logistics appoints Serge Corbel as new CFO as of 15 October 2018

CEVA Logistics has appointed Serge Corbel as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will start his new position as of 15 October 2018. Peter Waller, Group CFO since 2016, will pursue other career opportunities outside of the company.

Siemens improves service with new future proof warehouse

Siemens improves service with new future proof warehouse

Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery invested £48 million in the Teal Park site and to consolidate its service and storage operations into a new Global Service Operation Centre to promote health & safety, deliver reduced cycle times and costs while expanding service capabilities.

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