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Steel stockholding and handling crane experts celebrate 75 years of lifting

Steel stockholding and handling crane experts celebrate 75 years of lifting

A key supplier to the steel stockholding and handling industry, Street Crane Company, celebrate their 75th year of continual development in crane technology.

Warehousing availability continues to fall UK wide with West Midlands the worst affected region

Warehousing availability continues to fall UK wide with West Midlands the worst affected region

New data has revealed a significant shortfall in warehousing space UK wide despite 12.7 million sq ft of speculative space having already been delivered or due for completion later this year.

cargo-partner acquires Repalog in Germany

cargo-partner acquires Repalog in Germany

As part of its ongoing growth in the e-commerce sector, the international transport and info-logistics provider, cargo-partner, has joined forces with the German fulfilment and last-mile specialist Repalog.

UK importers are still reeling from increased Brexit costs and delays

UK importers are still reeling from increased Brexit costs and delays

New Government figures reveal that many businesses are still overwhelmed by the impact of Brexit. Over 39% of importers reported they are still struggling with new customs duties and 38.6% were battling with increased transport costs.

Ultimation Industries' new warehouse robots provide solution for building the fully integrated warehouse of the future

Ultimation Industries' new warehouse robots provide solution for building the fully integrated warehouse of the future

With the global industrial robot market projected to grow at a 9% annual rate and reach $75.84 billion by 2025, Ultimation Industries LLC is expanding its Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) line-up to include automated solutions that allow companies of all sizes to transform their facilities into fully integrated warehouses.

Johnston Logistics UK invests in upgrades ahead of busy summer

Johnston Logistics UK invests in upgrades ahead of busy summer

Logistics provider Johnston Logistics UK is preparing for an anticipated bumper summer by investing in spring improvements to key facilities.

71% of UK businesses see role for CCTV in keeping workplaces 'COVID Safe' as they encourage more workers back

71% of UK businesses see role for CCTV in keeping workplaces 'COVID Safe' as they encourage more workers back

A multi-country survey of organisations with more than 50 staff and running an existing video monitoring system, carried out by Video Security as a Service (VSaaS) innovator Ava Security, found that 71% of UK firms saw a role for their existing video system in supporting a safe return the workplace for more of their staff.

Breathe Technologies delivers 300% increase in productivity for Ultimate Products with direct-to-customer fulfilment solution

Breathe Technologies delivers 300% increase in productivity for Ultimate Products with direct-to-customer fulfilment solution

From local business to global success, Ultimate Products is an international brand house managing consumer goods brands, across 12 product ranges including household names; Salter, Beldray, Progress and Intempo.

XPO Logistics announces Bill Fraine as Chief Commercial Officer for GXO Logistics spin-off

XPO Logistics announces Bill Fraine as Chief Commercial Officer for GXO Logistics spin-off

XPO Logistics has announced that Bill Fraine will become the chief commercial officer of GXO Logistics, Inc., the intended spin-off of XPO's logistics business. He will be responsible for leading GXO's go-to-market activities, with a focus on aligning growth with long-term value creation when the planned separation is complete.

Aztek signs major distribution deal with The Source Bulk Foods Company

Aztek signs major distribution deal with The Source Bulk Foods Company

Hertfordshire-based Aztek Logistics has secured a major palletised distribution deal with The Source Bulk Foods, an international zero-waste food and household product brand that is helping consumers ditch plastic packaging and live more sustainably.

AEW agrees lease with Buy It Direct for 523,404 sq ft warehouse

AEW agrees lease with Buy It Direct for 523,404 sq ft warehouse

AEW UK Investment Management has agreed a 12.3 year lease with Buy It Direct Ltd for its development of a 523,404 sq ft logistics warehouse, EMDC 525, in Castle Donnington, Derbyshire. The development forms part of the Allianz Real Estate segregated account managed by AEW launched in February 2019, focused on develop-to-core opportunities in prime locations within the UK logistics sector.

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