How to Build Cyber Resilience in Logistics
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
1d ago
Ian Cairns (pictured), Sales Director at TalkTalk Business discusses why a resilient network is essential for logistics businesses to mitigate cybersecurity risks. The logistics sector is embracing new, innovative technologies every day. This digital transformation is providing new opportunities for growth and transformation, but it also opens new opportunities for cyber-attackers to target businesses. Logistics organisations make for particularly tempting targets for hackers. Vast amounts of data, including banking and payment data, move through the average logistics business daily. This weal ..read more
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Mercadona Awards Witron 16th Automated DC
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
1d ago
At the end of December 2023, MERCADONA awarded the WITRON Group with the construction of a new 15,000 square meter dry goods distribution centre in Guadix (Granada) in southern Spain. This is already the 16th automated logistics centre that WITRON designs and realizes for MERCADONA – with a total of 203 COM machines in the dry, fresh, and frozen food sector. Starting in 2026, the highly automated facility will supply more than 90 stores of the Spanish food retailer with 4,000+ items. Since the beginning of 2021, MERCADONA has been operating a modern frozen food logistics centre at the Guadix s ..read more
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How to Anticipate Supply Chain Issues
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
2d ago
Every industry, from retail to construction, relies on its supply chain for processes and operations to be successful. But with so many moving parts throughout, challenges arising can have a huge impact on the flow of deliveries. This is why it’s important to identify challenges before they grow into a much larger issue. Wincanton, experts in infrastructure logistics, have provided insight into how to anticipate issues within the supply chain. This means that industries can be proactive about appropriately preparing and addressing them. The early signs of disruptions There are many ways that d ..read more
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Powerful Motor Driven Roller Launched
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
2d ago
Less complexity, fewer variants, more efficiency, more power and simpler, faster commissioning, and maintenance. Lenze is driving the future of conveyance with a revolutionary new magnetic motor driven roller (MDR) to support intralogistics customers. The o450 MDR will integrate directly into existing conveyor systems and deliver an output of 115 watts, making it more than twice as powerful as comparable systems on the market. Thanks to the vernier principle, the MDR is pleasantly quiet in operation. With energy savings of 30 percent compared to conventional motor driven rollers, it also impre ..read more
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Drinks Digital Benefits with CloudSuite Industrial
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
2d ago
Inforlogic has announced that Northern Ireland-based soft drinks manufacturer, Norbev, has selected Infor CloudSuite Industrial. The platform will support an organisation-wide digital transformation strategy at the beverage leader, bringing modern, cloud-based ERP capabilities from which to extend process automation and capitalise on both business intelligence (BI) and artificial intelligence (AI). Having outgrown its previous Sage 1000 system, Norbev undertook a detailed evaluation of all major mid-market ERP vendors. Most could replicate the standard back-office functions that Sage 1000 supp ..read more
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Air Cargo Equipment Takes Flight
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
3d ago
Joloda Hydraroll Ltd, material handling expert and global loading and unloading solutions specialist, has today announced it will expand further into the air cargo industry with the launch of a new business branch, Joloda Air Cargo Equipment. The move, which includes a strategic partnership with AirTech Innovations, will see Joloda Hydraroll design, manufacture, install, and service a complete range of equipment for air cargo handling operations, both airside and landside. AirTech Innovations is a leading specialist in air cargo handling systems, with a particular focus on airside operations ..read more
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IKEA Opens Logistics Facility in Ireland
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
3d ago
IKEA Ireland is today opening its state-of-the-art distribution centre in Rathcoole, Co. Dublin, marking a significant milestone in the company’s expansion within Ireland. This new facility, employing over 200 people, follows investments in six plan and order points, upgrades to the Ballymun store, and an innovative collaboration with Tesco Ireland on affordable collection service, all to bring IKEA closer to customers across the Republic of Ireland. The new distribution centre will result in IKEA’s business in Ireland having one of the shortest delivery times in Europe. Before now, IKEA deliv ..read more
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Webinar: Driving Change and Reducing Costs in Delivery
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
3d ago
Cost reduction is top of mind for those managing transport and delivery fulfilment operations. The opportunity has never been greater to reform your route optimisation and delivery processes and identify areas to drive measurable improvements – from automating manual processes to increasing data visibility across your operations. Join Aptean and Logistics Business on 8th May, where a team of TMS experts will guide you through innovative ways to deliver efficiency improvements that help you maximise cost savings and break free from limitations posed by your current systems. Key topics to be dis ..read more
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Collaboration to Transform Cold Chain Transport
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
3d ago
Trane Technologies, parent company of Thermo King, reinforced the essential need to decarbonize and transform the commercial transport industry and cold chain and called for quick action and greater collaboration at the GCCA European Cold Chain Conference in Brussels to ensure widespread adoption of technologies that reduce carbon emissions and improve efficiency. “We believe that our industry can make a significant impact on global greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in the areas of heating and cooling and food loss,” said Claudio Zanframundo (pictured), president, Thermo King EMEA, Trane ..read more
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The Critical Role of Your Supply Chain
Logistics Business
by David Priestman
3d ago
Unlocking customer experience is the critical role of your supply chain, writes Roy Arguelles, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Sales, QAD. In today’s marketplace, where products and services proliferate and competition intensifies, businesses are realizing that they need to offer more than just commodities to thrive. Enter the Experience Economy – a paradigm shift where companies are no longer just selling goods or services but crafting memorable experiences for their customers. This emerging economic model emphasizes the significance of immersive, personalized encounters that leave a la ..read more
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