New Visusafe Personal Protective Range First In The Frontline Of Covid-19 Battle.

A new range from industrial visual communication solutions specialist Beaverswood provides improved levels of protection for people working in warehouse and distribution centres during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visusafe Personal Protection combines a host of safety-first features with high performance materials, comfort and durable design to offer improved levels of safety for people. The range includes […]

Sign And Labelling: Battling The Threat Of Workplace Coronavirus.

Good signage and labelling can play a seminal role in an effective anti-coronavirus (COVID-19) strategy during these difficult times for tens of thousands of UK businesses, says Jim Roberts, product manager, Beaverswood. Employers have become accustomed to managing illness such as flu and colds in the workplace, particularly in the long winter months. However, the […]

Combat Coronavirus With New Floor Marking Signs And Tapes.

A new range of floor signals will help people to stay safe and remain two metres apart in public queues and workplaces as organisations move quickly to tackle the spread of coronavirus. Available from Beaverswood, the self-adhesive, high visibility floor signs and hazard tapes are designed to highlight and encourage social distancing in queue lines. […]

Wincanton Wins Asda Renewal For Dedicated Transport And Warehousing.

Wincanton has renewed its contract with Asda to provide dedicated transport and warehousing for the next three years. The Wincanton-Asda relationship dates back to 2005, and this renewal is a significant commitment to extend the relationship to 16 years across the logistics function. The renewal will see a continuation of operations at four key Asda […]

Ocado Launches £3M Investment In Alternative Fuels.

Today, online supermarket Ocado opened its first natural gas refuelling station at its Hatfield Customer Fulfilment Centre. Ocado is the first UK retailer to self-fund the purchase of an onsite grid connected station outright. The site launched with 29 Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) powered by blended biomethane, a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Replacing existing diesel […]

Wincanton Makes Senior Appointment To Grocery Sector Team.

Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has appointed James Hurrell as Director for grocery. With customers including ASDA, The Cooperative Group, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, Wincanton’s grocery team helps retailers meet growing consumer expectations through the provision of transport, warehousing and specialist consultancy services. With over 10 years in senior development roles in the logistics market, […]

Waitrose Teams Up With Edesix To Secure New In-Home Delivery Service.

Waitrose & Partners have teamed up with Body Worn Camera experts Edesix to trial its new in-home delivery service which will allow drivers to enter a customer’s home while they are out and put their groceries away. All delivery drivers will wear Edesix cameras, which will record their exact movements when they enter a customer’s […]

Carrier Transicold’s Syberia TWINCOOL Engineless Refrigeration System Put To The Test In Waitrose Low Emission Trial.

Supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners is conducting a low emissions trial of a Carrier Transicold engineless Syberia TWINCOOL multi-temperature refrigeration unit specified on a natural gas-powered truck. Funded through Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, Waitrose & Partners is working alongside researchers from the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight at the University of […]

Flexible Logistics For Millions Of Shoes.

The Belgian municipality of Herstal near Liège is a paradise for all shoe lovers: The place is home to the European Distribution Center for the American shoe manufacturer Skechers. It is from this site, that the company is responsible for distributing its sports and casual shoes to the entire European market. Skechers has automated many […]

Enter The Packing Zone.

The packaging zone is one of vital components of a fulfilment solution for one-stop-shop supplier to integrate, says Edward Hutchison, managing director of BITO Storage Systems. Once an order enters the packaging zone this will be its last touch-point before it arrives in the customer’s hands. By ensuring high quality when it comes to packaging, […]