An exceptional shortage of forklift drivers is prompting more and more UK companies to adopt automated materials handling equipment to optimise the efficiency of their warehouse intralogistics processes. We hear a lot about the problems caused by the present lack of HGV drivers but the scarcity of qualified MHE operators is just as much of an issue for many UK supply chains. A recent study by Logistics UK showed that in 2019, 79,000 EU nationals left the UK logistics industry […]
Wincanton has won a two-year warehousing and distribution contract with baby and toddler food manufacturer Ella’s Kitchen. The contract will see Wincanton managing inbound deliveries from factories, picking, packing and distributing five million cases a year to supermarkets across the UK and its growing list of international customers. James McMaster, chief operating officer at Ella’s Kitchen, said: “Every second of every day someone around the world eats an Ella’s Kitchen product. Ensuring that our supply chain is setup to consistently […]
CEVA Logistics has completed a successful zero defects start-up for the full omni-channel distribution of Under Armour’s sports apparel products in the UK.
WHS Plastics has spent £3.5m turning three warehouses into one state-of-the-art national distribution centre in order to provide logistics solutions to customers including Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).