By Tim Clark, head of manufacturing solutions at SAS.Let's lay down some fundamentals. In business you want to achieve the highest revenues with the best margins and the lowest costs. More specificall...

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Business owners are always trying to increase productivity in the workplace. They can introduce exercise breaks, have standing meetings and organise team-building days. However, in the manufacturing s...

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Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier thought his company could add a lot to Trump's manufacturing council but ultimately pulled out because he disagreed with the president's views. (Reuters)In a much-p...

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With Keytruda sales going gangbusters, Merck & Co. has decided to build a new plant in Ireland to meet projected demand. (Merck & Co.)A Merck manufacturing site in Ireland that was slated to close has...

The logistics industry must demonstrate its Industry 4.0 expertise, says Rhenus UKAccording to a 2016 study conducted by the Engineering Employers’ Federation (EEF), just 30% of UK manufacturers have ...

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The Northampton Road branch of leading logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, has doubled the size of its team in just two years as a result of record breaking growth.The team of eight, based at ...

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zoomImage Courtesy: MaerskThe transformation of Maersk Group from a conglomerate to an integrated global container logistics company is expected to take between three to five years, the Danish giant r...

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DHL Express, a provider of logistics and express delivery services, has opened a new regional hub at Brussels Airport in Belgium, with a capacity to handle 42,000 shipments per hour.The companyinvest...

zoomImage Courtesy: PSA InternationalShipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL), port group PSA International (PSA) and technology company IBM Singapore (IBM) have completed a blockchain-based...

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zoomIllustration; Image Courtesy: TMS Cardiff Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has inked a maintenance deal with Greek-based ship manager and operator TMS Cardiff Gas which includes four TFDE LNG car...

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Stromcore Lithium-Ion BatteriesStromcore Energy is a lithium-ion technology developer with intellectual property that is shaking up the forklift industry. The Stromcore battery line (36V/48V/80V) em...

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Exertis, distributor of technology products for the B2B, mobile and retail markets, has announced a distribution agreement with Bullitt Group for the Cat phones range of rugged smart and mobile phones...

Part of the corrugated packaging specialist Logson Group, rhe Midlands-based trade only case supplier said the investment, driven by customer demand and market growth, will enable it to offer enhanced...

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The industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association), grants the most Valuable Partner Award (MVP) to dealers who demonstrate a commitment to excellence, prof...

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J-Series Carton ClampCascade Corporation, the global leader in lift truck attachments, forks and accessories, will be presenting their latest innovations at some of this year’s biggest material handli...

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Millennial supply chain professionals have markedly different expectations of a trade show and express contrasting reasons for visiting an event to their more mature colleagues.A new survey of over 20...

Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are a well-established tool in warehouse and distribution centres. Thanks to greater flexibility, easy programming and lower cost, they could be coming to a manufactur...

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Warehouse with all traction cells.Battery Supplies was founded in 1999 by Hans Weyme and Alexander De Soete and has now about 18 years of experience. Alexander explains: "Originally, Battery Supplies ...

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An M42 corridor warehouse scheme is being refurbished as demand for mid-box units continues to grow.Birmingham-based property developer Evenacre has acquired the 100,000 sq ft site at Redditch, close ...

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Clipper Logistics plc has launched an initiative which aims to help its warehouse employees be trained as drivers, allowing them to further their careers and progress within the business.Warehouse ope...

Many people use the termspurchasingandprocurementinterchangeably, but despite their similarities, they do have different meanings. Let’s clarify any confusion on the difference between procurement...

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GersBenny Gers was named head of sourcing for Bpost in Brussels, Belgium. He assumed this position in November 2017.Bpost, also known as the Belgian Post Group, is the Belgian company responsible for ...

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Source new, used and rental machinery FAST with Machinery-onQDon’t let sourcing equipment slow you down, find new, used and rental machinery FAST with Machinery-onQ. Our smart and comprehensive search...

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In recent years, sourcing leaders have been firsthand witnesses to the dramatic impact that globalization and open trade have had on their organizations. These forces have combined to simultaneously e...