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THE SKY'S THE LIMIT WITH MINSTERíS CLOUD APPLICATION

  THE SKY’S THE LIMIT WITH MINSTER’S CLOUD APPLICATION   Minster Logistics has enjoyed lengthy success and led the way in logistics software, but times they are a changing – and they are changing fast.   The company has over 30 years experience in bespoke software for the logistics sector. To retain a lead on the market it has now adapted its application for deployment using Cloud architecture. This method of hosting offers all the advantages of a traditional SaaS (Software as a Service), sometimes referred to as on-demand software, whilst also delivering the flexibility expected from a traditional software house.   Cloud technology allows customers

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Momentum joins forces with TPC

  MOMENTUM JOINS FORCES WITH TPC Momentum Logistics of Sharjah and Scottish based TPC Global Limited – two established  3PLs – have linked up to create a new Joint Venture – Momentum-TPC – bringing to the market a dynamic freight specialist which will focus on solutions for specific market sectors in Dubai and the UAE. Momentum, the Sharjah based subsidiary of Gulftainer, has been offering a wide range of Logistics services since 2008 including Freight Forwarding, Transport, Warehousing, Container Cleaning & Repair and project movements, with offices throughout the UAE and region and with rapidly expanding activities in Iraq. TPC Global Ltd based in

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Bendiís worldwide ambition for narrow aisle

  Bendi’s worldwide ambition for narrow aisle With worldwide orders flooding in, the UK’s market-leading manufacturer of articulated fork trucks is ready to conquer the global market 2010 was, and will always remain, a momentous year for Translift Bendi, acknowledged as the market pioneer of very narrow aisle (VNA) forklift trucks. Launching an unprecedented five new models at global trade show IMHX, the Redditch-based fork truck manufacturer saw sales of machines rocket into triple figures for the year, with interest in Bendi’s innovative VNA solutions extending far beyond the borders of the United Kingdom. Now, with three further trucks being launched, the company’s

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Improved pick and despatch operation for disaster relief charity

IMPROVED PICK & DESPATCH OPERATIONS FOR DISASTER RELIEF CHARITY   ShelterBox provide emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies for 20,000 families per year around the world who are affected by disasters at the time when they need it the most.   As the profile of the charity increases they plan to extend their help to reach 50,000 families per year and urgently needed to optimise their warehouse and distribution facility layouts. This is where Gideon Hillman Consulting agreed to donate their professional support to help them maximise the throughput of aid to disaster zones. The Gideon Hillman Consulting warehouse team undertook a full review of the

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New focus on logistics at CeBIT

 Hannover. As the world's most important event for the digital economy, CeBIT is set to focus more strongly than previously on the topic of logistics. In future, the "Logistics IT" platform in Hall 5 will offer manufacturers of logistics software new presentation opportunities in the form of a group display and a forum. "Logistics services are based on highly dynamic and complex processes - the use of powerful IT solutions is crucial for enhancing efficiency and, most importantly, for making new and intelligent solutions available to users without delay. In the past, many providers of logistics systems have exhibited at CeMAT, which

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Pyroban confirms commitment to materials handling industry

Pyroban confirms commitment to materials handling industry    Following the recent announcement of new ownership for the Pyroban Group, the company has confirmed its strong commitment to the materials handling sector and reports growth plans globally of up to 30% over the next three years. Following almost 40 years of private ownership, Pyroban Group Ltd joined the Caterpillar Group on 31st August 2011.  Pyroban and its subsidiaries continue to operate as normal with no change to the core safety and environmental products and services offered worldwide. “We are committed to building on Pyroban’s long history” says Ian Ratcliff, Managing Director of the Pyroban

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Delta WMS Rebrand

Delta rebrands DELTA REBRANDS TO COMMUNICATE ITS GROWTH IN WAREHOUSE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT ('WPM') SOFTWARE

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Who is Who in European Logistics 2011

Who’s Who in European Logistics 2011 Benchmarking the operational and financial performance of Europe’s leading 3PLs Published by: Analytiqa Web:   www.analytiqa.com Email:  info@analytiqa.com Tel:      +44 (0) 1707 37 22 11 (UK) and +353 (0) 1 640 18 18 (Ireland) In its latest published research, Who’s Who in European Logistics 2011, Analytiqa analyses and profiles the operational and financial performance of leading contract logistics operators to identify:   Ø      Top ten 3PL revenues climb by 8% in 2010, but are just 2% higher than in 2007   Ø      Average profit margins are down by 0.4 percentage points since 2007   Ø      3PLs are targeting industry specific solutions to add value and boost profitability Across

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FPS Victoria a two-year logistics contract

Huyck.Wangner Australia awards FPS Victoria a two-year logistics contract   Famous Pacific Shipping (Victoria), a member of the fast-expanding Asia-based Famous Pacific Shipping network of NVOCC and freight services providers, has won a two-year contract to handle all worldwide shipments, including all import and export traffic for Australia, from Huyck.Wangner Australia Pty Ltd.   Part of the Xerium group, Huyck.Wangner Australia provides products to the papermaking industry, which are characterised by innovation and superior performance.   Sam Aparo, director, Famous Pacific Shipping (Victoria) Pty Ltd says: “We worked so hard to secure

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Barloworld Supply Chain Software

 Barloworld SCS Secures Forecast Accuracy for The Royal Mint   Royal Mint, the world’s leading export mint, has secured its forecast accuracy and enhanced customer service, with the deployment of Optimiza Demand Planner software from Barloworld Supply Chain Software. “The primary objective in the Royal Mint’s implementation of Optimiza Demand Planner software was to find a tool with the capability to improve accuracy and customer service” explains David Janczewski, Head of Strategic Intelligence at the Royal Mint. “Prior to implementing the Optimiza software, the Royal Mint logistics operation did not possess the necessary statistical analysis tools required for forecasting more accurately.” Optimiza Demand Planner

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COST EFFECTIVE MULTI-SECTOR ORDER MANAGEMENT FROM KEWILL

 COST- EFFECTIVE MULTI-SECTOR ORDER MANAGEMENT FROM KEWILL September 07th, 2011 – Kewill, a leading provider of solutions that simplify global trade and logistics, has launched a fully scalable and cost-effective hosted order management system, automating the processing of essential businesses orders, providing a quick return on investment. Kewill Trade Quick Start is remotely accessible from a browser-based interface, enabling any organisation trading with a large number of suppliers to have complete visibility and control of the end-to-end order management process. An off-the-shelf solution, Kewill Trade Quick Start can be implemented within

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MODEX Conference

  MODEX Conference Will Feature Keynotes from CSCMP, Georgia Tech and the Panama Canal Authority Plus Events from 17 Collocated Education Partners Wednesday, September 07, 2011   When the industry’s newest expo for manufacturing, distribution and the supply chain, MODEX 2012, opens on February 6 in Atlanta it will include over 500 exhibits and an Educational Conference that features keynotes by Rick Blasgen, Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Alberto Alemán Zubieta, Chief Executive Officer of the Panama Canal Authority and Donald Ratliff, Ph.D., Executive Director of The Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology. The MODEX 2012 Conference will also include 70

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New order pickers from Hyster

 New order pickers from Hyster Hyster Europe has launched a new low level order picker to enhance its complete range of energy efficient tough trucks with a low cost of operation.  The new LO2.0-2.5 low level order picker from Hyster has been developed to optimise the speed and ease of picking from both sides of a warehouse aisle. First seen at CeMAT 2011, the intelligent design combines energy efficiency, reliability and ergonomics to achieve excellent operator pick rates and low cost of operation. One of the most notable design elements is the ‘man to goods’ proximity and the comfortable work platform with reduced

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Logireal WarehouseMatch

Accessibility to database expanded Logireal implements window to WarehouseMatch search engines for logistics properties and services Waddinxveen, August 30, 2011 - Logireal.com is the first website to implement a window to the sophisticated search engine for logistics propertise and services of Warehousematch.com   The window is based on i-fram technology, whcih enables the functionality of two websites to be combined into one webpage. The homepage of Logireal.com shows a link to a Property Directory. The link produces a new page on the Logireal website with in the middle the ifram window that contains direct access to the WarehouseMatch.com functionalities. See: htttp://www.logireal.com/property-directory.html "Visitors to our website Logireal.com

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Torque - Retains Pringle of Scotland contract

  Torque - Retains Pringle of Scotland contract Pringle of Scotland, Iconic Scottish knitwear fashion brand, has retained Torgue to handle all of th company's supply chain and freight services.   Logistics specialist, Torque handles 80,000 units per annum for Pringle and provides an 'end to end' full service that includes importing goods, processing, storage, pick "n"pack, despatching as well as wholesale. Torque fulfils all of Pringle of Scotlands retail stores throughout the UK and Holland as well as wholesale

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The new Clark App for Iphones and Ipads

Clark App for Iphones and Ipads August 2011

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MINSTER LOGISTICS CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP

Minster Computer Systems, has recently been acquired by Phoebus Van Deventer.  

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Hong Kong Leading Global Logistics Hub

Hong Kong is one of the world’s leading logistics hubs. Its strategic location makes it both the Heart of Asia – half the world’s population are within a five hour flight, and China’s Gateway – providing access into and out of the world’s second largest economy and fasting growing consumer market.   Business Confidence is High Complementing its leadership role as a global logistics hub, Hong Kong is also one of Asia’s leading international business centres – with 3,580 regional office and regional headquarters. Hong Kong is the 11th largest trading entity in the world and business confidence levels are high. The  2010

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SSI Schaefer Launches New Look Interactive Website

SSI Schaefer has launched a new, interactive website creating an engaging platform for new and existing customers to view its full range of capabilities in one area.

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Hong Kong Business Opportunities

Hong Kong Business Opportunities to Shine in UK Spotlight “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" Promotion Set for London in September 13 July 2011 Hong Kong’s advantages for United Kingdom companies eager to explore the dynamic markets of the Chinese mainland and Asia

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