Centralised palletising is sweet

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Centralised palletising is sweet

By Rick Pendrous

Confectionery firm Cadbury, now part of Mondelēz, has contracted CKF Systems to install a new palletising system at its plant in Sheffield.

How space-efficient and safe are warehouses?

How does your food store score?

By Paul Gander

More space-efficient warehousing means investment. Paul Gander looks at the cost, efficiency and safety of systems

Yearsley has doubled the capacity of its Newark site and created 120 jobs

Yearsley doubles site capacity and creates 120 jobs

By Rick Pendrous

Yearsley Logistics has almost doubled the size of its Belle Eau Park facility in Newark, Nottinghamshire, with the launch of a 27,000 pallet ambient storage depot, creating 120 new jobs.

Rear-post bulk bag filler

Rear-post bulk bag filler reduces operator strain

By Rick Pendrous

A new rear-post bulk bag filler, which features a swing-down fill head that pivots to the operator at floor level for safe, ergonomic spout connections, has been introduced by Flexicon Europe. The bag filler also has a low-profile loading deck that allows...

Narrow aisle trucks for speedy warehouse operations

Narrow aisle trucks for speedy warehouse operations

Road haulage and warehousing firm John Hackling (Transport), which is based in the Cotswold village of Bourton-on-the-Water, operates a 12,077m2 shared-user warehouse, which provides in the region of 10,000 pallet locations for storing anything from hazardous...

The accident was entirely avoidable, said the HSE

Fatal forklift accident at transport firm

By Michael Stones

A fatal forklift accident at a Lincolnshire transport and storage firm has claimed the life of a worker and resulted in a £125,000 fine for his employer.

Bamboo is just one of the green packaging materials being explored

DHL highlights four core packaging trends

By Rod Addy

Green materials including mushrooms and bamboo are being explored as one of four core packaging trends, according to Paul Young, director and head of packaging services DHL Supply Chain.

New generation of forklift truck

Reaching for increased load capacity

Two new generations of forklift trucks have been launched by Linde Material Handling UK over the past 18 months: models R14 to R20, with load capacities from 1.4t to 2t, and the E12 to E20 Evo series of electric trucks.


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