Kuehne + Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel UK handling centre achieves revised ISO 22000:2018 compliance

Kuehne + Nagel has once again shown its management practices and procedures are of the highest standard, after securing ISO 22000:2018 accreditation. For those organisations involved in the food supply chain, achieving the standard reflects a positive food safety and quality culture, with businesses facing increasing demands to demonstrate such a commitment. Richard Werran, BSI Group Director, Food EMEA, said: “By combining the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle to manage business risk with


CML team up with Hacche to help local school after break in

Warehouse and logistics expert, CML, came to the rescue after John Wycliffe Primary School in Lutterworth was affected by a break in. With the help of their client, Hacche, the companies donated new children’s books to replace those taken during the summer holidays, with Hacche donating a number of books and toys to CML to give to a cause of their choice. After reading about the incident, Phil Perkins, General


Over 400 exhibitors expected at IMHX 2019 as supply chain issues look set to top the post-Brexit agenda

With more than 400 companies anticipated to demonstrate the latest technological developments that are shaping the modern logistics industry, IMHX 2019 (NEC, Birmingham, 24-27 September 2019) is set to be the biggest and most successful event in the long running IMHX series of materials handling exhibitions to date.   Dematic, Swisslog, Knapp, Vanderlande, Toyota, Crown, Doosan and Hyster-Yale are among the high profile exhibitors participating in the event, which will

Cargo IQ

ANA Cargo and CargoXS join global air cargo membership group Cargo iQ

Japanese carrier, ANA Cargo, and Netherlands-based IT specialists, CargoXS, are the latest organisations to join air cargo membership group, Cargo iQ. The news was released as Ariaen Zimmerman, Executive Director at Cargo iQ, joined a panel at TIACA’s ACF to discuss the shipper’s view of a transparent and quality-driven air cargo supply chain. He said: “Growing our international network is a priority for us as we continue to improve control


Enhanced Integrated Material Solution capability announced by Boeing

Boeing has announced an expansion of its parts programme, Integrated Material Solution (IMS), to meet customers’ growing supply chain requirements for tailored, flexible parts and logistics solutions. Revealed at MRO Europe, this enhanced capability streamlines a customer’s supply chain by combining multiple services from Boeing’s parts solutions portfolio into one fully managed material solution. Integrated Material Solution provides demand planning for consumables, expendables and customer furnished equipment, leveraging Boeing’s scale

mobile robots

Honeywell partners with Fetch Robotics to deliver autonomous mobile robots to distribution centres

Honeywell has announced a strategic collaboration with Fetch Robotics to provide distribution centres with autonomous mobile robots to help them more effectively fulfil growing volumes of e-commerce orders.   The initiative enables Honeywell Intelligrated’s customers to increase productivity and boost labour efficiency by deploying Fetch Robotics’ autonomous mobile robotics, which operate safely alongside people to transport items through distribution centres without human guidance or fixed paths. By adding this offering to its smart

Agile supply chain

Can you afford an agile supply chain?

Keeping the customer proposition attractive yet affordable is one of the greatest challenges retail businesses are currently facing. Unfortunately, many retailers are being drawn into a potentially damaging position where investments into complex logistics systems designed to compete through offering later cut-offs, diverse delivery options and same-day delivery, are creating fixed costs that could prove damaging if circumstances change. At what point does extra capability become an unnecessary burden or

FTA Transport Manager

Safeguarding important operations at the FTA Transport Manager Conference

With an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) set to be introduced in London within six months, it’s crucial that businesses operating commercial vehicles around the capital understand the new rules by attending the FTA Transport Manager event. Hosted at The Oval, London on 21 November 2018 and sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, the one-day event is open to representatives of any organisation operating commercial vehicles, allowing businesses to learn more about

Air Charter Service

Air Charter Service makes top 30 of Sunday Times Top Track 250 list

Aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has been placed 29th in The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 list, with the company’s sales growing by 39% to £479 million. Since it was first released in 2004, the list has ranked Britain’s top 250 mid-market private companies by their turnover from the previous year, based on published accounts. Founded in 1990, the company boasts 23 worldwide office across all six

Routing Suite

ORTEC releases routing suite focussing on supply chain collaboration

ORTEC, who specialise in mathematical optimisation technology and advanced analytics, has released its latest ORTEC Routing Suite. Optimising the daily operations of logistics companies, including retailers, shippers, fourth party logistics providers (3PLs and 4PLs), and logistics service providers (LSP), the Routing Suite can dynamically schedule deliveries, resources and loads. The Suite consists of ORTEC’s flagship logistical advanced planning and scheduling product, ORTEC Routing & Dispatch, leading industry variants, ORTEC Inventory