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International SAP Conference

Published: September 01, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

The International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2014 is a business-focused event with best practices from leading companies for organisations using SAP on transforming your supply chain.

Taking place in Copenhagen this September (22-24), the conference is packed with customer case studies, latest news, HANA and cloud-based innovations for SAP SCM, networking opportunities, and solution workshops featuring best practices for supply chain management. Details of all these sessions can be found in our event brochure.

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Grant Handling saves 4p per litre

Published: September 01, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

The Fuelcard People provides Grant Handling with a variety of fuel cards to deliver cost savings

Grant Handling has grown to become a leading fork lift truck company through 35 years of building and insight into industry’s material handling requirements. Its national support network serves customers with an unparalleled range of new and used equipment, backed by comprehensive training, spares, service and repair capabilities. To help in controlling its fleet costs, Cranleigh-based Grant Handling enjoys cut-price refuelling through fuel cards from The Fuelcard People, part of The Fuel Card Group.

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Poor pallet hygiene poses threat

Published: September 01, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

“UK businesses using wood packaging materials for shipping goods could be putting the health and safety of staff at serious risk and causing untold damage to the UK economy”, says Jim Hardisty, managing director of Goplasticpallets.com.

This warning comes after a staff member for the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon, fell ill at one of its depots after handling packaging on goods imported to the UK.*

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Global Logistics updates fleet

Published: August 29, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Denholm Global Logistics has significantly enhanced its fleet of materials handling equipment after taking delivery of six new Cat lift trucks.

The delivery  including four 2.5 tonne LPG-powered forklifts and two 1.0 tonne high-level order pickers. The delivery was completed with four specialist 2 tonne Aisle Master articulated trucks, all supplied by Impact Handling’s Manchester branch, which opened in 2013.

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Norbert Dentressangle acquires US company

Published: August 29, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Norbert Dentressangle as a Leading Third Party Logistics Provider in the Fast-Growing U.S. market

Norbert Dentressangle has completed the previously announced acquisition of all the shares of privately held U.S. third party logistics (3PL) provider, Jacobson Companies from Oak Hill Capital Partners.

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Kalmar delivers cranes to Brazil

Published: August 29, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will deliver four E-One2 Zero Emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Super Terminais in Manaus, Brazil.

The 8 million USD order was signed in August 2014 with a delivery and start-up date in July 2015.
Kalmar's E-One2 Zero Emission RTG is the market's technological frontrunner and includes an all-electric drive mechanism that produces no emissions or engine noise and completely replaces conventional hydraulic systems. The Kalmar E-One2 RTGs for Super Terminais also include a standard diesel generator set for dual-mode operation.

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J&M storage launches website

Published: August 28, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

In response to an increase in online traffic, J&M Storage Systems has updated its website.

The new website was launched this month and highlights the wide range of products on offer.

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Toyota set to sponsor SHD Logistics Awards

Toyota Material Handling UK is now the official sponsor of the SHD Logistics Award categories 'Operations Large' and 'Operations SME' in 2015. We ask Tony Wallis, sales and marketing director at the company,  why it's so important to support this industry event in its second year?

SHD: Why has Toyota Material Handling UK decided to support the SHD Logistics Awards in 2015?
Tony Wallis: The SHD Logistics awards are a great opportunity for Toyota to support and celebrate excellence in the supply chain industry, no matter what size of company.  The previous awards were a great event and attracted leading companies in the industry and we were proud to be a part of it. It provided a great opportunity for people to network and share knowledge, and we believe this will be further enhanced this time with the introduction of the SHD Logistics Conference.  Sharing knowledge is important for our industry to thrive and we wanted to be part of that process.

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