Welcome to the September 1st issue of Warehouse & Logistics News. Our front cover story reveals packaging innovator, Loadhog, has been working with its customers in the post, parcel, and ecommerce industries to design a new versatile rolling container system. This system offers increased versatility, better vehicle fill, improved handling efficiencies, and carbon reductions vs existing systems on the market today. Loadhog’s new modular system can be adapted for transporting and storing.
To ensure smooth intralogistics in the automotive industry, the Craemer Group has launched KUBO, a robust four-way box made of high-quality polyethylene (PE) as an alternative to the metal grid box (Gitterbox). This latest innovation is the perfect solution for heavy goods and components and for all applications with high demands.
As part of its goal to become a world leader in eco-conscious hand protection solutions, Unigloves has launched a brand new sustainable glove range manufactured using recycled plastics ideally suited to the warehouse and logistics sector. The new Nitrex RP sustainable glove range – unigloves.co.uk/nitrex- range-sustainable – offers protective performance including mechanical, cut and impact protection, whilst reducing the use of virgin oil-based polyesters, water, CO2 and plastic packaging. Ideally suited to warehouse and logistics workers where cut, abrasion and impact risks are prevalent, every product in the new range is tested and certified to EN388.
With major investment and expansion by Team C Express Logistics and FreightForce Distribution, UPN has strengthened significantly in Norfolk. With big announcements of significant expansion and investments by network members, FreightForce, and Team C Express Logistics, the strength of the United Pallet Network (UPN) in Norfolk has increased substantially. This year Team C Express Logistics are outlaying a seven-figure investment, significantly expanding their site and further segmenting their businesses to optimise both service performance and growth potential, our pallet networks feature reports.
To address DB Schenker’s temperature-controlled area requirement, ISG and Westgate Global proposed the installation of Flexiwall. This flexible space management solution is easily designed to create enclosed areas within existing structures, providing excellent thermal and insulation properties. Flexiwall, an innovative partition wall system by Westgate Global, allows for the creation of customised temperature-controlled spaces within large warehouses, according to our buildings and facilities feature.
Developed and manufactured here in the UK, the e-Track Transport Yard System represents a remarkable advancement in loading dock technology. It has been specifically designed to prevent dangerous pull-aways and protect the lives of workers at the loading bays. The TYS acts as a safeguard, ensuring that the back of the trailer remains securely in position during loading and unloading operations until the process is complete and has been authorised for departure, our loading bay feature reveals.
Enjoy reading the issue.