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Woolworths to partner with KNAPP on first automated online fulfilment centre in Western Sydney

To improve its customer experience in home delivery, Woolworths is planning its first automated fulfilment technology, creating 250 new jobs for personal shoppers and using automation technology from KNAPP to fulfil over 50,000 online deliveries a week. The fulfilment centre in Auburn is expected…

  • yesterday

Warehouse and logistics workplace injuries at risk of increasing

In light of the latest health and safety industry figures, national leading law firm Stephensons warns that the UK’s economic position could be creating a perfect storm for increased accidents in the warehouse and logistics sectors. Danielle Callaway, partner in Stephensons personal injury…

  • yesterday

Container shortage leading to more supply chain headaches

Internet retailers and other companies that import products from the Far East to the UK are facing major supply chain disruption and increased logistics costs as a result of a global shortage of shipping containers. The scarcity of containers has pushed up shipping prices to near record highs: by…

  • 2 days ago

MADE expands distribution centre at DP World's London Gateway’s Logistics Park

DP World today announces that one of the largest occupiers at London Gateway’s Logistics Park will more than double its onsite capacity by exercising an expansion option in its lease agreement. MADE.COM, the leading digital lifestyle brand in home, will open an additional 350,000 sq. ft. of…

  • 3 days ago

Horizon Platforms announce new whitepaper outlining best practice on the safe installation of racking

Horizon Platforms are excited to announce the launch of a new whitepaper, developed with the support of racking industry specialists and leveraging Horizon’s own expertise in powered access. The whitepaper explores best practice advice and tips on safer working and risk managemen…

  • 3 days ago

CamdenBoss announces expansion plans and investment in new manufacturing facility

The move into the 10,700m2 Galaxy Building in Mildenhall on 1 June 2021 marks a significant expansion of the business as it combines its existing Mildenhall and Thetford sites into a single new facility. The new facility will incorporate design, warehouse, manufacturing operations along with sales…

  • 28/04/2021

Vaillant Industrial improves efficiency and sustainability with Jungheinrich

Vaillant Industrial, part of the Vaillant Group international heating and hot water corporation, has partnered with leading intralogistics provider, Jungheinrich UK, to deliver an optimised materials handling fleet and updated warehouse system to support its continued business growth. Vaillant…

  • 27/04/2021

Automation in the world of fragrance

LUZI fragrance compounds, a Swiss family company that has been making high-quality fragrance components since 1926, is expanding and investing in a new, central office in Dietlikon, near Zurich. Jungheinrich was chosen for the realisation of the automated warehouse and material flow system. The…

  • 21/04/2021

Cobot palletiser set to revolutionise robotic uptake

OMRON and Reeco have taken collaborative robotics innovation to the next level with the development of the RB1200 cobot palletiser that costs up to 50% less and has a 60% smaller footprint than a conventional robot palletiser. These game-changing metrics have a radical impact on project payback…

  • 20/04/2021

Jungheinrich expands Northern Ireland footprint supporting leading businesses

As consumer demands and expectations increase, in part due to the fallout from Covid-19, supply chains become more complex and businesses are increasingly turning to sleeker and more flexible supply chains in order to generate greater value from their warehouses and processes. Now, in the wake of…

  • 20/04/2021