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Pall-Ex invests in new urban fleet to support increased home delivery demand

Pall-Ex invests in new urban fleet to support increased home delivery demand

Pall-Ex is hoping to secure additional market share, with the recent addition of new urban delivery vehicles to its fleet.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT June 2021

Manufacturing & Logistics IT June 2021

Welcome to the June 2021 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT. In this issue we feature a Special Technology Report looking in depth at the latest developments in the world of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

Also included is a special Cover Story by Sarah Gaffney, market insight analyst on the research team at Aberdeen Strategy & Research, in which she looks at how to unleash the full potential of manufacturing intelligence with smarter data

Covid and Brexit have hit transportation and storage harder than any other sector

Covid and Brexit have hit transportation and storage harder than any other sector

The latest Government Business Insights report reveals that the transportation and storage sector has been hit hardest by COVID and Brexit.

CEVA Logistics celebrates Prologis PARKlife initiative in Italy, unveils open-air, urban art gallery

CEVA Logistics celebrates Prologis PARKlife initiative in Italy, unveils open-air, urban art gallery

CEVA Logistics has celebrated a premiere at its Somaglia site – a logistics park transformed into an open-air, urban art gallery.

SSO creates new jobs as it joins Pallet-Track network

SSO creates new jobs as it joins Pallet-Track network

Merseyside haulier SSO Logistics is the latest new shareholder member to join the growing Pallet-Track network, a move which is directly helping to create 12 new jobs.

UK trend towards warehouses with larger footprint driving electric lift equipment demand, says Midland Pallet Trucks

UK trend towards warehouses with larger footprint driving electric lift equipment demand, says Midland Pallet Trucks

New research has shown that the user profile of available space is changing with third-party logistics businesses now occupying 42% of all warehouses across the country with the demand for bigger floorspaces growing at a lightning pace.

Accident Prevention: How to assess the risks in your factory and warehouse environment

Accident Prevention: How to assess the risks in your factory and warehouse environment

By Ed Smith, freelance journalist

As automation and market demand increases, so too does the scale and complexity of factories that power the manufacturing sector. With that added complexity, however, comes an increase in potential hazards to employees on the factory floor.

Three-quarters of UK fleet managers claim poor driving negatively impacts their business, new safety report reveals

Three-quarters of UK fleet managers claim poor driving negatively impacts their business, new safety report reveals

Three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK fleet managers claim poor driving behaviour negatively impacts their business, a new report from Webfleet Solutions has found.

Sign up now for Global Fleet Champions webinar that tackles drug-driving

Sign up now for Global Fleet Champions webinar that tackles drug-driving

Methods for preventing drug-driving are in the spotlight in an upcoming Global Fleet Champions webinar delivered by Brake, the road safety charity.

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

By Jon Walkington, Retail and System Integrator Sales Director, at Schoeller Allibert UK.

For many brands operating today, warehousing and distribution has never been more closely tied to a brand or retailer’s commercial performance.

New report reveals major growth and seismic changes in UK warehousing sector

New report reveals major growth and seismic changes in UK warehousing sector

A new report into the size and make up of the UK warehousing sector, commissioned by the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) and produced by Savills, has highlighted major growth in the sector and seismic shifts in occupier profile over the last six years.

The report, titled ‘The size and make up of the UK warehouse sector’, was first published by UKWA in 2015, following research by Savills to create a comprehensive database of all existing warehouse units in Great Britain over 100,000 sq ft.

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