A Model Example For Helping The NHS.

Translink Express helps model railway attraction gather steam to provide PPE to the front line… A popular Leicestershire tourist attraction has transformed its model-making workshop into a production line for fastenings to secure protective face masks for front line health workers at hospitals in the East Midlands. Soar Valley Garden Railway may be closed to […]

Brandsafe Moves To Accommodate Strong Demand And Growth.

Impact protection equipment specialist BrandSAFE is investing in new premises as part of ambitious plans for growth and to meet strong demand for its products. The move sees the firm shift its operations to 16,000 sq. ft. of purpose built industrial storage, production and office space in Milton Keynes, where it’s able to improve the […]

Preparing For The Bounce Back: Eight Things That Will Never Be The Same.

By Martin Palmer, Strategic Supply Chain Consultant, FTA. As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, companies within the supply chain are now focusing their efforts on re-starting and scaling-up their operations to respond to growing demand. But with new safe working regulations now in place – in addition to changes in consumer and business behaviour – […]

Young Freight Forwarders Set To Take Off With Virtual Bake Off!

The British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Young Forwarder Network will be relaunched online with a virtual ‘Bake Off’, taking place on Wednesday May 27th, starting at 15:00. Director General, Robert Keen says: “Lockdown caused a halt to the networking activities of our Young Forwarder Network (YFN) shortly after it had celebrated a very successful first […]

Kӧrber Named A Leader In Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant For Warehouse Management Systems.

Körber views its recognition as a testament to depth of offerings and vision to conquer supply chain complexity. Koerber-LogoKörber, the global supply chain technology leader from software to materials handling automation, is placed as a Leader in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) report. To Körber, the recognition exemplifies the possibilities of […]

Microlise Maintains Critical Installation & Field Support During Covid-19.

Ensuring the safety of employees and customers has been top of mind at Microlise as we have continued to deliver essential engineering support services to our customers during the current COVID-19 crisis. Despite the pandemic, Microlise field staff made 50% of ‘normal’ service and install visits during April, when compared with figures in February, which […]

Logistics Staff In UK And Ireland Buoyed With Palletways’ Platinum Award Win.

Following a challenging and unprecedented few months, staff at logistics companies across the UK and Ireland have received a much-needed boost, having received a Platinum Club award from Imperial’s Palletways in recognition of their company’s operational excellence. The businesses which are part and members of Palletways – Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight […]

Conveyor Networks And Geek+ Announce UK Partnership.

Automation specialists, Conveyor Networks is bucking the trend during these uncertain times with the announcement of a new partnership with global technology company Geek+, to become an official UK and Ireland distributor for robotics and AI logistics solutions. Established in 2014, Geek+ has deployed over 200 intelligent warehouse and distribution projects across four continents, deploying […]

Astronaut Tim Peake Joins The Start Of The Virtual Countdown To ITT Hub 2021.

On the day that ITT Hub 2020 – the new flagship event for the road transport sector – would have been opening its doors, astronaut Major Tim Peake CMG has joined a number of the event’s key stakeholders in recording a special video to start the countdown to ITT Hub 2021. With the postponement of […]