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Warehouse heights increase to 20m

Published: April 23, 2014 by David Thame

Roxhill’s Peterborough development wins permission to increase heights to 20 metres

Roxhill’s 5m sq ft Gateway Peterborough development has won planning permission to increase warehouse heights to 20 metres (65 ft).

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TIP to invest £19mn in trailers

Published: April 23, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

TIP to invest over £19mn in 900 new trailers for its fleet in 2014

In the biggest UK trailer purchase deal by a single company in 2014 so far, leading trailer company TIP Trailer Services has announced that it is to invest over £19million in 900 new trailers for its UK trailer fleet. The first of the new trailers are scheduled to go into service in June this year, with the balance of the 900 trailers being operational by October.

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Palletline hits new record

Published: April 23, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Palletline hits new record for pallets delivered in a single day.

Palletised distribution specialist Palletline processed just under 16,000 pallets on Wednesday 17th April, beating last years’ record of just under 13,500.

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Fashion retailer appoints Clipper

Published: April 23, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Clipper appoints German fashion retailer, s.Oliver, to undertake a major contract

Clipper has been appointed by German fashion retailer, s.Oliver, to undertake a major contract serviced out of two German bases.

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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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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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