SHD Logistics

Remember to refresh your forklift drivers says RTITB

Published: October 31, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

“Remember to refresh your forklift drivers” says RTITB. As Christmas approaches, business gets busier and pressure mounts, meaning employees are working quicker and for longer hours, which can lead to mistakes.

Leading workplace transport training accrediting body, RTITB urges companies to ensure that their forklift drivers are up to date with refresher training.

 

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Simon Hobbs of CEVA to judge SHD Logistics Awards

Published: October 31, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Simon Hobbs, vice president supply chain development for CEVA Logistics, has agreed to judge the SHD Logistics Awards in 2015.

The SHD Logistics team are pleased to announce Simon Hobbs as the latest judge to join the panel of experts who will decide the winners of 2015's SHD Logistics Awards.

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Advanced Handling responds to TUC survey

Published: October 31, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Advanced Handling has responded to results of the latest TUC survey regarding top five cited hazards in the workplace.

In the TUC’s 11th biennial survey of Union Health and Safety Representatives released on the 24 October 2014, it revealed the top five cited hazards found to affect employees in the workplace were; stress, harassment and bullying, overwork, back strains and slips and finally trips and falls.

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Returns are “a ticking timebomb”

Published: October 30, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Supply chain planning firm Barloworld Supply Chain Software (SCS) is urging retailers to re-examine their supply chain networks after stark warnings were voiced at the latest Gartner UK Supply Chain Conference.

Analysis from the event shows that a majority (66%) of retailers are seeing returns increasing, but one in three do not have the capability to track them.

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Babcock Logistics team wins safety accolade

Published: October 30, 2014 by Kirsty Adams

Following the recent introduction of a new materials handling fleet from Briggs Equipment, Babcock International Group's Logistics Centre of Excellence Team is delighted to win a prestigious company award in recognition of its commitment to attaining the highest safety standards.

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Flexi achieves top safety accreditation

Published: October 30, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

Flexi Narrow Aisle, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated fork lift trucks, has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.

Safecontractor is a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.

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Consistent performance leads to competitive advantage

Published: October 30, 2014 by Peter MacLeod

In any high-volume, efficiency dependent business, inconsistency is disastrous – impacting not only profit margin but also customer experience and brand value. Yet for the logistics industry that is by its very nature dependent upon a fast changing cast of temporary workers, with different expertise, experience, even language skills, achieving consistent processes and performance has, to date, been impossible.

But as the industry gears up for the next peak season and responds to the demands from retailers and customers alike for a better service, including hourly delivery slots, it is clear these inconsistencies need to be eradicated, however inexperienced the personnel.

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Enter the SHD Logistics Awards now

Entry is now open for the SHD Logistics Awards. Fancy your chances of picking up a trophy?

The Awards are open to any business either from within the logistics industry or in an industry that features logistics as part of its operations.Over 100 companies have already registered their interest in entering the Awards.

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