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Innovation expedites warehouse logistics in the largest, most challenging work platforms

Innovation expedites warehouse logistics in the largest, most challenging work platforms

The growth of e-commerce is driving warehouse, distribution, and fulfilment centres to utilise larger structures, automated systems, and engineered elevated work platforms that can deliver faster logistics and shipping.

Best foot forward as Pallet-Track selects St Basil's as its 2021 charity

Best foot forward as Pallet-Track selects St Basil's as its 2021 charity

Employees at Wolverhampton logistics business Pallet-Track are putting their best feet forward for an important cause by taking part in an innovative ‘Keep Moving’ challenge to raise funds for West Midlands-based St Basil’s, one of the UK’s leading charities working to prevent young people becoming homeless.

Logistics UK celebrates staff's upskilling achievements

Logistics UK celebrates staff's upskilling achievements

Staff at Logistics UK, the business organisation based in Tunbridge Wells, have used the lockdown period as an opportunity to successfully complete a variety of training qualifications to benefit the work they deliver for the business group’s members.

Volker Kirchgeorg named new CEO of Siemens Digital Logistics

Volker Kirchgeorg named new CEO of Siemens Digital Logistics

Volker Kirchgeorg will take the reins at Siemens Digital Logistics GmbH this month (March). The company specialises in the digital transformation of logistical processes and, with its end-to-end software and consulting solutions, is a leading IT provider in global supply chain management.

Tesisquare partners with Shippeo for real-time delivery tracking

Tesisquare partners with Shippeo for real-time delivery tracking

Shippeo, the European real-time transportation visibility solutions provider, has partnered with Tesisquare, the provider of supply chain execution applications, to enhance the Tesisquare Transport Management Systems (TMS) product offering with new real-time transportation visibility (RTTV) capabilities.

Compact pallet truck from Linde Material Handling

Compact pallet truck from Linde Material Handling

Robust, maneuverable, durable and flexible: These are just a few of the claimed features of the new electric pedestrian pallet truck from Linde Material Handling with 1.5-ton load capacity.

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe extends cooperation with Transporeon around freight assignment and real-time visibility

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe extends cooperation with Transporeon around freight assignment and real-time visibility

Since 2008 thyssenkrupp Steel Europe has been using Transporeon’s time slot management to coordinate the loading and unloading of trucks.

ULMA Packaging UK recognised as Service Provider of the Year

ULMA Packaging UK recognised as Service Provider of the Year

ULMA Packaging UK’s ability to adapt its packaging machinery service offering to meet 2020’s pandemic-influenced working conditions has seen the company honoured for its support by a leading biscuit brand.

How can warehouses optimise waste management?

How can warehouses optimise waste management?

By Ed Smith, freelance journalist.

Waste management is a problem in warehouses across the UK. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can minimise your business’s carbon footprint and improve your brand’s image in the process.

Online boom makes oversized packaging unsustainable

Online boom makes oversized packaging unsustainable

The pandemic has propelled ecommerce to new heights, making online retailers’ use of oversized, wasteful packaging unsustainable, writes Jo Bradley, Business Development Manager for packaging solutions at Quadient.

Locus Robotics set for UK expansion

Locus Robotics set for UK expansion

Locus Robotics, the autonomous mobile robot (AMR) provider for fulfilment warehouses, has announced US$150 million in Series E funding, led by Tiger Global Management and BOND.The round builds on support from existing investors including Scale Venture Partners and Prologis Ventures, the venture capital arm of Prologis, the logistics real estate company.

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