Non-stop productivity with lithium-ion

CWT Commodities has transformed its operations after purchasing five new Mitsubishi EDiA forklift trucks all fitted with li-ion batteries. The global company has its main UK site at Seaforth Docks in Liverpool, where ten warehouses are used for storing cocoa and coffee products. The materials arrive by ship from West Africa during the busy cocoa […]

14/09/2020 - 12:02 pm

Snorkel continues support of charitable art initiative

Renowned street artist Gent48 was supported for the second time by Snorkel to create his second mural with art4charity in Birmingham, UK. Commissioned by Birmingham City Football Club, locally referred to as the “Blues”, the piece is entitled ‘Record Breakers’ and celebrates two Blues players, Trevor Francis and Jude Bellingham. Trevor Francis joined Birmingham City […]

01/09/2020 - 14:10 pm

BYD emission-free solution reduces forklift fleet size

When UK fruit packing business Cottage Farms switched its material handling fleet to BYD iron-phosphate battery-powered trucks, productivity levels were improved using a smaller number of machines, leading to considerable cost savings, as well as improved health and safety and a beneficial environmental impact. Cottage Farms is a privately-owned, second-generation, third-party packer of apples and […]

23/06/2020 - 13:42 pm

Hyster raises a glass to success

The Hyster Company has earned a spot on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive annual list of 100 top supply chain projects, for helping to increase the efficiency of the New Belgium Brewing Company’s keg line operations. In late 2015, the New Belgium Brewing Company opened the Asheville, North Carolina, USA location with a capacity […]

22/06/2020 - 18:43 pm

Container crane improves efficiency at freight terminal

Industrial manufacturer of motors and drives, WEG has helped Nedcranes to improve the efficiency and productivity of GVT Group of Logistics’ Railport Brabant terminal. According to Inbound Logistics 2019 Global Logistics Guide, the Netherlands is one of the world’s strongest logistics hubs for global trade connections. However, with around three quarters of freight transport managed […]

18/06/2020 - 13:13 pm

Caldwell beam lifts rebar cages on overpass project

The Caldwell Group Inc supplied a custom 75ft long, 50,000lb capacity beam for lifting 60 rebar cages at a highway project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The two-piece beam is currently being used beneath the hook of a 275USt capacity Grove mobile crane to lift the large pier cap rebar cages, as required for concrete reinforcement during […]

02/06/2020 - 10:59 am

Inspection firm gets a lift with new automated reporting solution

One of Northern Ireland’s leading lifting inspection and engineering services firms has switched to CoreRFID. ITS Plant Tech, which counts RTE, Siemens Ireland and GE Energy among its clients, is deploying CoreRFID’s CheckedOK solution. Software consultancy, CoreRFID won the work because of its record of providing tailored solutions in the sector. CheckedOK enables equipment inspectors […]

26/05/2020 - 13:51 pm

Automated guided vehicles for respiratory equipment specialist

Respiratory equipment specialist, Dahlhausen Medizintechnik GmbH commissioned Jungheinrich to automate its pallet transport between the new incoming goods area and the existing logistics area at its location in Halberstadt, Germany. The aim is to transport the large volume of goods under controlled process conditions and efficiently over long stretches. Dahlhausen delivers a full range of […]

07/05/2020 - 11:26 am

A Genie S-85 boom lift navigates the chateau roof

Built in the 18th century in the region of Mayenne, North West France, near the small, historic village of Montenay, Basmaignée Castle requires regular upkeep, in particular with roof repairs and maintenance. A challenging, painstaking and, at times, hazardous task, performed at great height on difficult to access work zones. To complete the work at […]

06/05/2020 - 11:48 am

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