Welcome to the October 1st issue of Warehouse & Logistics News. Our front cover story reveals how as part of its celebrations of 25 years in business, Combilift launched another new product during the recent Fabtech trade show in Chicago. Developed by Combilift’s dedicated automation team, the Combi-AGT is a 4-wheel electric stand-on model, which is the world’s first autonomous sideloader with the option to operate manually.


Demonstrating innovation, Oakway Storage, a leading provider of warehouse design solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its latest product: flexible warehouse protection. This solution prevents accidents and damage to people, racks, property and machinery. Above and beyond traditional steel- fabricated protection, the Oakway Storage solution returns to its original shape after impact, reducing shock and damage, whilst also increasing floor space through a cleverly designed minimal footprint.

After a sensational debut in May 2023, IWLEX, the UK’s only exhibition focused purely on warehouse operations, is on the move to the heart of the “Logistics Golden Triangle” at NAEC Stoneleigh, Coventry on May 14th- 15th 2024. Buoyed by the resounding success of its debut event, IWLEX is also undergoing a transformation, sub-branding itself as “IWLEX, The UK Festival of Warehousing.” This exciting change brings a celebratory theme to the event, promising visitors a remarkably fun and productive day out.

Providing sustainable options for large and complex applications, Briggs’ electric product offering continues to grow. This is good news for businesses who want to move towards a ‘greener’ way of working and operate a diverse fleet of equipment. Briggs works collaboratively with its manufacturing partners to develop solutions that match the ever-evolving demands of its customers and the wider market, our fork lift truck feature reports.

Accelerating expansion and market share, an up-and-coming US 3PL has invested in a cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS). Michigan-based Cura Resource Group, which specialises in bespoke turnkey solutions for its dynamic and diverse range of clients, has implemented the award-winning, cloud-based SnapFulfil suite because of its inherent configurability, depth of functionality and multi-site capabilities, according to our warehouse I.T. feature.

When a new High Speed Door was needed for a dairy cold store, BID Group Ltd were called upon. In order to keep the customers range of refrigerated products at the optimum temperature a KLIMATE High Speed Door was installed which is an essential component in maintaining temperatures and preventing hygiene breaches in industrial settings. High Speed Doors are designed to open and close quickly, minimising the time that doors are left open, reducing the risk of contaminants, such as dust, dirt, and pests entering the facility, our doors and curtains feature reveals.

Enjoy reading the issue.

James Surridge

Publishing Editor

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