Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) employs a workforce of 1600 at its eight sites in Europe, and the company’s activities include supplying high-tech aluminium profiles and finished components as well as employing highly efficient recycling processes. It is now using three multidirectional forklifts from the Irish manufacturer Combilift, which ensure the safer and more efficient handling […]
A UK fruit processing site operating a range of zero-emission BYD forklift trucks has won the Environment category of The Logistics Awards. Kent-based Cottage Farms, a fruit processor which supplies a household-name grocery chain with fresh apples and pears from local and overseas growers, won the prestigious accolade after demonstrating to the judging panel how […]
Bowker Group, one of the UK’s leading independent third party logistics (3PL) service operators, has ordered a new fleet of Flexi articulated warehouse trucks designed and built in the UK by Narrow Aisle Ltd. The Flexi truck fleet will go into service at the Bowker distribution centre facility at Selby, Yorkshire. In addition to the […]
The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an automated guided vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site. Two ERC 213a automated trucks will take over the supply and disposal of materials for a coating line in the Bremen logistics centre, from which BLG provides comprehensive services for the automotive sector. The order represents […]
German company, Feintool System Parts Obertshausen GmbH is a specialist in highly sophisticated components in the automotive industry for conventional and hybrid drives. It has commissioned Jungheinrich to build an automated narrow-aisle warehouse at its facility in Obertshausen. The warehouse capacity totals 3456 rack storage locations for pallets. The shelving system in the 42m long […]
Two years ago, Jungheinrich presented the ETV 216i to the public for the first time. At that time, it was believed to be the world’s first truck with a novel lithium-ion battery concept. Now, Jungheinrich has dispatched the 1000th ETV 216i. In Italy, the Penny Market food chain relies entirely on lithium-ion technology this includes […]
Liebherr-Werke Ehingen GmbH is building a new central spare parts warehouse at its headquarters in Ehingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany with the assistance of Jungheinrich. As one of the leading global manufacturers of mobile cranes, Liebherr intends to handle its worldwide distribution of spare parts from June 2023 onwards from the new facility. At the heart of […]
Third party multi-temperature warehousing and logistics network, Norish, operates lithium-ion battery-powered Flexi articulated VNA truck technology at one of its cold store facilities in the West Midlands, UK. The company, which has used Flexi VNA trucks throughout its business for some 15 years, opted to replace the lead-acid battery-driven Flexis that had been in operation […]
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 […]
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
LHI April 2021
In this month's issue
Manual hoists and winches
IPAF Summit and Awards plus the ePAL app.
Face Time: Joel Cox, president of Pintsch Bubenzer USA.
The drive to electrify aerial lifts continues.
The Insider, service as part of the recovering economy.