Welcome to the May 1st issue of Warehouse & Logistics News. Our front cover story reveals Fresh Ways, who specialise in the transportation of perishable goods throughout Europe, with a particular focus on the UK market, is one of the many organisations working closely with total supply chain solutions provider, Oakland International, to reduce food waste across the supply chain. Working with UK and global businesses of all sizes for over twenty years, Oakland’s accredited distress load management (DLM) service stops good food from going to waste.


Warehouse & Logistics News is once again media partner for IWLEX, the Inside Warehouse Logistics show to be held at NAEC Stoneleigh, Coventry on 14th and 15th May. The “purpose” focused event aims not only to provide an unparalleled place to do business but also to support the industry and the professionals within. The conference will explore external challenges that impact warehouse operations and share examples of how we can overcome them, so why not pop over to our stand (F60), for a chat.

Kite Packaging, leading and award-winning UK packaging supplier, is pleased to announce the launch of its thermal labels and printers range. The company now offers a diverse selection of direct thermal and thermal transfer printers along with corresponding consumables, labels and ribbons. With options to suit every budget and requirement, Kite’s new range is great for start-ups, medium-sized businesses and large corporations.

The durability of Thorworld Industries’ solutions has been underlined after Yorkshire-based AG Transport purchased a reconditioned lightweight platform from the loading and unloading specialist. AG Transport specialises in both haulage and storage. As such, safe and efficient loading and unloading is critical to the success of its operations. Faced with an unexpected spike in demand, the company quickly needed a platform to help manage the increased throughput at its Bradford site.

Hörmann UK have launched a range of double action doors particularly suited to the food production and distribution markets. Manufactured from polyethylene (PE500) or stainless steel, the doors are ideal for use in busy, high impact environments whilst meeting stringent hygiene standards. Both doors are available either as single or double leaf versions in a variety of colours and finishes, according to our Doors & Curtains feature.

Tennant Company, a world leader in designing, manufacturing, and marketing solutions to reinvent how the world cleans, has unveiled the full specification and capabilities of the X4 ROVR autonomous floor scrubber, its first purpose-built autonomous floor cleaning machine and fourth robotic scrubber in its product line. Engineered from the ground up for autonomous operation and powered by the next generation BrainOS® Robotics Platform from autonomous technology partner Brain Corp, the X4 ROVR robotic scrubber delivers unparalleled cleaning performance and adaptability across numerous commercial environments, including retail, healthcare and education, our Warehouse Flooring feature reveals.

Enjoy reading the issue.

James Surridge

Publishing Editor

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