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Insane Logistics Behind the Run-up to Christmas

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Autumn tends to be the busiest time for many. The run-up to Christmas is when everyone wants to finish outstanding jobs and finalise new projects. Warehousing and logistics play the biggest role in making, packing and delivering Christmas shopping to your door. Prelude to the Storm With 12 weeks to go until the Great British heads of family wake up to …

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From Big Ben to Burj Khalifa – What it Takes to Build an Architectural Marvel

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This month we are talking about overhead materials handling equipment and naturally had to take a different look at things. Next year on the 7th of September the Queen Elizabeth Tower in Westminster will have been home to Big Ben for 160 years. The Bell, which weighs over 13 tonnes, has been sounding out the note of “E” at almost thunderclap …

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4 Bin Tippers You Need for Industrial Waste Removal

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The UK alone generated a massive amount of 202.8 million tonnes of waste in 2014, according to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Only 13.5% of that figure accounts for households, with the rest being industrial, construction and commercial waste. With this huge figure in mind it is obvious we need efficient means of waste removal and management. The …

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4 Industry Jobs That Will Disappear by 2040

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We live in an exciting time, where technology and automation are advancing every day. As a result, plenty of jobs are being replaced by machines or new software. Here are four industry jobs that we believe will be extinct by the year 2040. 1. Truck Drivers The driverless revolution is upon us, and that means many transportation jobs will disappear. …

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Cut Costs With Energy Saving Warehouse Doors

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Keeping operational costs of a warehouse down is the prime concern of almost any business in the industry. A huge part of it is due to energy rates, especially in refrigerated warehouses and areas with specific temperature levels. The best solution to facilitate energy saving in a warehouse is to install proper doors to suit the purpose. These top three options …

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8 Point Checklist for New Warehouse Racking

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Choosing the right warehouse racking is a tricky business. The best thing you can do is get an engineer to survey and measure your site but this checklist will give you a start. Consider all the questions before making the final decision. 1. What is Your Budget? Outlining the budget is the most obvious thing. Bear in mind that costs include …