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New Hyster website to meet demand for used equipment

Hyster Europe launches a new website www.hysterused.com to help end users find high-quality used and refurbished Hyster lift trucks for their specific application needs. “Not every application demands a new machine, a used or fully refurbished Hyster lift truck, supplied by an official Hyster…

  • 4 days ago

Work to start on new 125k sq ft Barnsley warehouse

Availability for industrial warehousing along the M1 corridor is set to increase as work on a new 125,000 sq ft distribution unit at Barnsley starts this month. Bramall Properties will begin the speculative building of Maple125 at Junction 36 in the third week of July at Maple Road in Tankersley…

  • 02/07/2020

Bis Henderson Space secures COVID-19 relief storage deal for NEXT with Clipper Logistics 

Warehouse space strategist, Bis Henderson Space, has successfully sourced significant garments-on-hangers (GoH) relief storage for high street fashion retail brand NEXT. The deal secures storage for up to 10,000 linear metres of rail at Clipper Logistics’ warehouse in Derbyshire. The 12-month…

  • 29/06/2020

South Yorkshire logistics hub proves strong new alternative

Commercial property consultant Knight Frank says the South Yorkshire logistics hub is now a strong alternative to traditional Midlands-based locations, through its availability of accommodation and land, nearby workforce and superb transport links. The growth of developments around Rotherham…

  • 29/06/2020

AO expands logistics operation with the opening of a new warehouse

Online electricals retailer, AO has opened a new distribution warehouse in Crewe, its third in the town, to make sure its growing number of customers get what they need when they need it. The new warehouse adds a further 110ksq ft of distribution space giving AO just under 1,000,000 sq ft in Crewe…

  • 08/06/2020

Developers launch first phase of 1.4m sq ft Derbyshire warehouse development

Joint venture partners St Francis Group and iSec have launched the 1.4m sq ft Horizon29 warehouse and logistics development at Markham Vale in north Derbyshire. The high profile scheme, located between Sheffield and Nottingham at the former Coalite works, just off junction 29a of the M1, is being…

  • 28/04/2020

Jahama Group offers nationwide storage scheme for vehicles idled by COVID-19 pandemic

Jahama Group, the property arm of the GFG Alliance, today launches a nationwide scheme providing urgent, secure parking for fleet vehicles, plant and equipment idled by the COVID-19 crisis. The group is making a large part of its real estate portfolio, including land around Liberty Industries and…

  • 09/04/2020

Industry-first test to boost pallet and stacker truck safety

RTITB has welcomed the introduction of the first industry-standard operating skills test for pedestrian operated lift trucks. The introduction of the new test will mean that operators training on all machines covered within the RTITB electric pallet and stacker truck trainers guide will now be…

  • 19/02/2020

Equipment handling firm shares insight into the Warehouse of Tomorrow

Midland Pallet Trucks, a UK leader in the provision of quality handling equipment from Europe’s top manufacturers, believes that the rise of the omnichannel customer is set to have a significant impact on the future of warehousing. With a notable increase in shoppers utilising both digital…

  • 20/11/2019

Mega Deal Season: a warehousing nightmare? Or is it time to wake up?

Autumn has traditionally seen a fight over temporary warehouse space as retail supply chains build up stocks in anticipation of Christmas, however, 2019 promises a perfect storm. Not only are firms scrabbling to make emergency provisions against a Halloween Brexit, there is the growing phenomenon…

  • 28/10/2019