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MARCH 2014 CONTENTS


COVER STORY


SCOPE FOR INCREASED DEMAND An extensive warehouse upgrade is boosting pick efficiency for an automotive parts supplier while providing additional capacity for growth


P6


THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS


With smarter technology mobile working and ‘big data’, what will the 3PL industry look like in 2020?


LOADING BAYS & DOORS


S9


Using mobile yardramps to unload goods off shipping containers can save on expensive port handling charges


LIFT TRUCKS S11


A holistic approach has been taken in the development of a driver-oriented operating concept to improve safety and comfort


S14


Couzens saves space and time


Couzens Storage Solutions has completed an extensive warehouse upgrade for an automotive parts supplier. saving 70 pallet spaces, boosting pick efficiency and providing additional capacity for growth.


Full story: page 6


NEWS S4.Combilift wins FLTA Ergonomics Award


PREVIEW: MULTIMODAL S5.Greater visibility through the supply chain


FEATURES


Third Party Logistics S9. Top 10 predictions on the how the 3PL industry might look in 2020 S10. UK’s 3PL sector anticipates upturn in investment, according to UKWA survey


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Loading Bays & Doors S11. Using mobile yardramps to unload goods from shipping containers can save on expensive port handling charges


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Materials Handling & Conveying • Lift Trucks • Loading Bays & Doors • Logistics • Warehousing & Storage • Pallets, Palletisers & Handling


/ MATERIALSHANDLINGLOGISTICS MATERIALS HANDLING & LOGISTICS | MARCH 2014 3 Warehousing & Storage


S12. A high efficiency cooling system is lowering lifecycle costs in terms of energy usage and maintenance in cold storage facilities


S13. High productivity and accuracy is delivered by a modular piece picking solution


Lift Trucks S14. Jungheinrich takes holistic approach to designing its latest truck workstation


Materials Handling & Conveying S16. Transporting hazardous goods requires careful handling and adherence to legislation on labelling and documentation


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