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Bibby opens Morrisons PCC in Kent

Published: April 23, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Bibby Distribution will open a third Primary Consolidation Centre (PCC) for Morrisons this spring.

The new centre, to be located in Kent, will expand the Bibby Distribution-Morrisons PCC network as the 3PL provider helps Britain’s fourth-largest supermarket chain boost its inventory efficiency.

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Riskier warehouse buys increase

Published: April 22, 2014 by David Thame

Investors are increasingly prepared to take risks to buy into European warehouse property.

M&G Real Estate, formerly known as Prupim, the investment arm of the Prudential, say investor appetite for riskier warehouse buys is growing.

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Worker struck by fixed-rail forklift loses leg

Published: April 22, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

An agency worker was left with life-changing injuries when his leg had to be amputated after he was crushed between a moving vehicle and a water tank.

The 32-year-old from Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, was trapped for almost an hour before being freed by emergency services at the premises of Con Mech Engineers Ltd in Stanley, County Durham, on 26th January 2012.

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Peel Logistics buys 45acre site

Published: April 22, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Peel Logistics has bought its first development site after a deal in Merseyside.

Peel Logistics, a joint venture formed last month between John Whittaker’s Peel property empire and Harworth Estates, has acquired the 45 acre former Sonae Industria (UK) Ltd site at Knowsley Industrial Park.

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Warehouse safety improved with Salvo

Published: April 21, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Greencore installs drive-away prevention system at four UK sites

Food manufacturer Greencore has installed Castell’s drive-away prevention system Salvo at four UK sites. The interlocking device is providing loading bay safety at Greencore’s Kiveton, Warrington, Wisbech and Park Royal facilities.

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Bensons relies on Peak-Ryzex technology

Published: April 18, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Bensons for Beds has awarded Peak-Ryzex the contract to upgrade its mobile proof of delivery (ePOD) system.

The agreement covers the supply of Motorola MC65 rugged mobile devices, as well as managed services with a Next Working Day Exchange (NWDE) service and battery maintenance contract.

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Infrastructure complete at Tilbury

Published: April 17, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Forth Ports and Roxhill Developments complete infrastructure works at site next to the Port of Tilbury.
 
Forth Ports and Roxhill Developments have completed infrastructure works at their 70-acre warehouse site next to the Port of Tilbury.

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Intralogistics meets the port at PCL

A new initiative for the intralogistics industry - the Port Centric Logistics (PCL) Village - will be running as part of TOC Europe 2014, which takes place at London's ExCel on June 24th - 26th.

Paul Holloway, event director, TOC Events, comments: "This year we will offer additional features to TOC Europe attendees, including the new Port Centric Logistics Village that will focus on the hinterland port communities. This will run alongside the globally known and respected TOC formats - Container Supply Chain Conference, TECH TOC and Bulk Ports & Technology."

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