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ASDA

Asda boosts operator training with AITT accreditation

The supermarket is one of the latest organisations being supported by the industry’s fastest growing accreditation body Asda Logistics Services has chosen the Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) to accredit a coordinated nationwide lift truck operator training programme. Asda Logistics Services, responsible for all distribution operations across food depots, ambient general merchandise hubs, clothing, …

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export

Businesses backed by Government support to export around the world

UK Export Finance publishes its annual results for 2021-22 and launches a new mission statement UKEF provided £7.4 billion in financial support for UK exports to 61 countries in 2021-22, without any for overseas fossil fuel projects This supported up to 72,000 UK jobs and added a gross value of £4.3 billion to the economy …

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Sensor

Sensor-based forklift technology for warehouse accidents

New sensor-based forklift technology to address pedestrian accidents in warehouse operations. Materials handling solutions provider Linde has unveiled a new safety solution for forklift trucks that is designed to prevent accidents involving pedestrians in the warehouse environment, a major challenge in intralogistics operations. It has been reported that 1,300 workers in the UK are seriously …

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climate-neutral

World’s first climate-neutral container handling facility recertified

Container Terminal Altenwerder (CTA) has once again received certification as a climate-neutral company from TÜV NORD. This highlights CTA’s role in the industry as a sustainable company. In 2019, CTA was the first container handling facility in the world to receive climate-neutral certification. The Chairwoman of HHLA’s Executive Board, Angela Titzrath, explains: “CTA’s renewed certification …

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electric

Global revolution in electric vehicle experience

AEHRA, a new global ultra premium electric automotive brand, destined to eclipse all existing standards for in-cabin comfort, space, ownership and travelling experience, has been launched today. A new era of ultra premium EV mobility Company Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hazim Nada has launched AEHRA with a vision to redefine ultra-high premium sustainable …

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supply chain

Supply chain delays put enterprises on ransomware risk alert

New research reveals majority of large businesses can’t replace unsupported hardware, leaving potential vulnerabilities exposed The continued global supply chain disruption is putting enterprises at increased risk from the likes of ransomware attacks, according to new research from Citrix. The new study, based on a poll of 200 IT security decision makers in UK businesses employing …

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healthcare

Research reveals healthcare facilities need a holistic digital identity strategy

More than two-thirds believe identity management is important to their security strategy, yet less than half are using key identity and access management (IAM) technologies As more healthcare facilities take steps to strengthen their security posture, protecting against all cyber threats hasn’t been easy. Healthcare facilities are struggling with implementing and enforcing holistic digital identity …

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border

Border checks delay: Industry reaction

Following weeks of speculation, the Government has now finally confirmed it is delaying the introduction of further border controls. The decision to rethink the introduction of post-Brexit import checks on goods arriving from the EU, originally scheduled to be introduced in July 2022, was with mixed reactions from the freight and logistics sector. The Government …

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batteries

Exide’s new Marine & Leisure Equipment Li-Ion batteries

Exide Technologies has expanded its Marine & Leisure Equipment Li-Ion range with six new batteries – delivering a product that will complement customers’ active lifestyles. This new range covers most applications within the marine and leisure market, including boats, caravans and motorhomes, and all offer strong levels of safety, performance and a prolonged lifespan. Smart …

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