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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Davies Turner is one of the UK’s leading logistics and freight forwarding businesses, operating across 23 branches and commanding over 1.6 million sqft of warehousing space nationwide. At the company’s Heathrow hub over 2 million kilos a month are processed in a 24/7 operation that demands maximum efficiency from its fleet of nine forklift trucks. […]
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In this month's issue
Face Time: Jim Colvin, of Serious Labs.
Pick-and-carry cranes – a green solution.
The Insider: Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.