New UK Distribution Centre will Boost Growth

New UK Distribution Centre will Boost Growth

Sector: Horticultural products distribution Products: Warehouse racking and forklifts

When Dutch distributor of plant nutrients and additives Wilma’s Lawn & Garden, decided to extend their European distribution network and establish a new venture to expand the UK market, operations manager Scott Simpson led the project from the start. Read more

New mezzanine floor supports business growth

New mezzanine floor supports business growth

Sector: Commercial transport and logistics Products: Mezzanine floor

Picture this. A bustling despatch bay where hundreds of actions take place daily as a fleet of forklifts load and unload vehicles supporting the demands of a busy transport and logistics business. It’s the sharp end of operational activity, like the bustle of the midfield on a football pitch where every attacking or defensive move passes through a single compact area. But this business needs to grow, so now let’s place a new 470 M2 mezzanine floor right on top of it. Oh, and as its built there can be no disruption to normal business activity. Read more

The Forklift Journey to a Fossil Fuel Free World

The Forklift Journey to a Fossil Fuel Free World

The UK Government has confirmed the phasing out of petrol and diesel engine cars and vans over the next 15-20 years. So assuming that is likely to mean all engines, what is the future for ICE forklifts and is the sector able to respond to this complete shift to electric and clean fuel products? An insight by Malcolm Mitchell - Managing Director, Amvar Group Read more Read more

Forklift Operator Comfort & Safety

Forklift Operator Comfort & Safety

An insight opinion by Malcolm Mitchell, Amvar Handling Solutions ARE YOU SITTING COMFORTABLY? Then I’ll begin…. Read more

Success at Saxon

Success at Saxon

Sector: printing Products: mezzanine floor

Suffolk-based Saxon Packaging specialises in the design, development and manufacture of corrugated products including cases, die cuts, pallet boxes, point of sale stands and point of purchase trays, along with shelf-ready packaging. Read more

Joerns Healthcare

Joerns Healthcare

Sector: Healthcare products manufacturing and distribution Products: Warehouse lift trucks

See how a healthcare products manufacturer saved 28% in a challenging 6-month project to consolidate its warehousing space, moving to very narrow aisle – VNA - with integrated warehouse handling equipment which also made container loading and unloading 20% faster. Read more

‘Trusted to deliver Excellence’

‘Trusted to deliver Excellence’

Sector: aerospace Products: workplace products

AMVAR - trusted supplier to Rolls-Royce AMVAR Storage and Workplace Solutions received praise indeed from Rolls-Royce after supplying their Centre of Competence with 68 made to order, UK manufactured recycling bins. Read more

The Problem Solvers Who Work At Pace

The Problem Solvers Who Work At Pace

Sector: manufacturing Products: TCM gas forklift trucks

The UK’s car production industry continues to enjoy impressive growth with recent output figures showing a year on year increase of over 3% and a single monthly rise of 15%, spare a thought for the supply chain. Read more

Forklifts are essential in keeping presses rolling

Forklifts are essential in keeping presses rolling

Sector: Commercial printers Products: Counter-balanced forklift trucks

A busy commercial printer strives to keep its presses constantly supplied with paper stocks and ensure print jobs move efficiently around the works until final dispatch to customers. They rely on a local forklift supplier to provide the essential back-up they need when the pressure is on. Read more

Kettler UK

Kettler UK

Sector: Gym and leisure products supplier Products: Counter-balanced forklifts and reach trucks

Support and service is vital to a distribution business with around 500 products delivering to 300 customers with a 3-5 day delivery standard. Its small fleet of counter-balanced and reach trucks form the core of the operation. Ensuring they support every shift is vital. Downtime must be avoided. Read more