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Outside the Brexit Bus!

In Distribution & Operations, Logistics, Newsby The-teamLeave a Comment

View Post It is now two weeks after the end of the post-Brexit transition period and Brexit shows what it means and it’s not what was promised in the Brexit referendum. Many had this suspicion, but many also believed it wouldn’t really affect them individually in a tangible way. On the basis of the Christmas EU-UK Trade deal, UK has …

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What is the Role of Material Handling in the UK within the Food and Beverage Industry?

In Handling & Equipment, Material Handlingby Nathalie DrewelloLeave a Comment

According to the food and drink federation, the food and beverage sector is worth £28.2bn annually which makes it the largest manufacturing industry in the UK.  In times of uncertainty, the good news is that this isn’t going to change. This means for material handling providers; it is very desirable to be connected to this sector. So, what can material …

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Is Your Warehouse COVID-19 -Safe For The Long Winter?

In Storage & Warehousingby Nathalie DrewelloLeave a Comment

As the higher infection rates in the last two weeks already show, the potential second wave is building up and while our life is more moving inside buildings, the danger of infection will arise inevitably.  During the public health emergency in Spring, warehouses were open, goods were still on the move, and products were exchanged. The sector was spared of …

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Hydrogen Fuel Economy is on the Rise

In Newsby DariaLeave a Comment

What is our attitude toward global warming? There’s been talks about all sorts of possible future scenarios, one of which is investing in hydrogen fuel. The technology is already out there but how viable is getting the infrastructure ready? The Ghost of Material Handling Past This time one hundred years ago (so that would be around 1919) Towmotor, Clark and …

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Is Mississippi the link between Ford Mustang and Mustang P-51?

In Handling & Equipmentby DariaLeave a Comment

Nearly 80 years ago, in the clear summer skies above our island, the Ford Mustang was being created. This is the story of some surprising co-incidental connections and links between the automotive industry, some extraordinary people and locations, which might add a certain dynamic to your holiday reading. So sit back and relax whilst I take you on an extraordinary …

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Whilst Fighting with Pollution We are Wasting Natural Resource

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Last month we talked about the possibilities of switching heavy industry to greener production methods to reduce the levels of pollution. These are plentiful if the taxes being levied on them would just be reinvested in the technology instead of syphoned off into other irrelevant sustenance. For example, disposing of steel products from motorcars to pallet trucks carry double their weight …

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Artificial Intelligence Explained

In Handling & Equipment, Newsby DariaLeave a Comment

Who knew diesel engined vehicles or even just diesel engines along with some other great mechanical engineering companies would have so much geography in common. Who knew that physics and engineering can make the invisible suddenly visible. What does the word KUKA mean and how does this all fit together and why should anyone even care? The answer is artificial …

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One Container Lost at Sea Costs the Company $2,000

In Distribution & Operationsby GabrielLeave a Comment

Shipping containers traverse the sea every day, transporting goods from continent to continent. However, the sea is a formidable danger. Things such as sea storms or large waves lead to shipping containers falling off a cargo ship and becoming lost at sea. This does not only come at a high cost to businesses but the environment as well. We Lost 1,679 Containers in …