This week CILT have announced their key speakers for the event, and they include:
• Neil Ashworth FCILT, chief executive, CollectPlus;
• Martin Brown, programme director - city logistics, Deutsche Post DHL;
• Terry Murphy FCILT, head of national distribution centres, John Lewis plc;
• Mick Wright, former head of logistics, LOCOG.
▪ More night-time deliveries
▪ Consolidation of loads onto fewer vehicles, and;
▪ Much improved levels of communications between local authorities, operators, customers and employees
Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is one of the biggest occupational health problems facing the UK. It was reported that 19,000 cases of NIHL were caused or made worse by work between 2009/10 and 2011/12.
Logistex have featured in this month’s HSS magazine showcasing the WMS upgrade that recently took place at Jamie at Home. Read the full article here:
Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London visited Jebel Ali Port in Dubai and was given a tour by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, who explained to the Mayor how DP World’s massive London Gateway port and logistics park project, modelled on Jebel Ali, will bring savings to UK supply chains.
Despite the freezing temperatures and the sun’s reluctance to make an appearance this March, online shoppers were not put off from making purchasing decisions, as online retail sales rose 16% year-on-year.
New for 2013, Logistics Manager have organised two conferences for logistics practitioners. The free one-day conferences will cover logistics best practises, featuring speakers from the industry to assist practitioners with their day to day work.
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See Logistex on stand 18N 164
Independent logistics integrator and software developer Logistex will be using an innovative new Warehouse Systems Demonstration suite at the show so that visitors can have a hands-on experience of the complete supply chain process from order right through to despatch.
Logistex’s Engineering Support Services Division has been awarded a five year contract to service and maintain an advanced automated pallet handling and storage system at the Royal Air Force’s Brize Norton facility. With its vision of “Excellence in rapid global mobility”, Brize Norton is the RAF’s largest UK base and home of air transport support and troop embarkation services.