Logistics company commits to Hams Hall

Prologis, one of the UK‚Äôs leading developers of logistics property, has agreed a 10-year lease for a new 131,780 sq ft unit, currently under construction at Prologis Park Hams Hall. Birmingham-based logistics and distribution company LTS Global Solutions will be moving into DC3, which is due for completion in the summer, as part of its… Continue reading Logistics company commits to Hams Hall

In a David versus Goliath Battle between NGOs and a Pipeline Company, Goliath is Losing

David Sligh, Conservation Director at Wild Virginia Logistics is 7.4% of US GDP. Pipeline transportation represents just half a percentage point of that 7.4% total. Proponents of pipelines argue that when pipelines are properly constructed and maintained they have fewer carbon emissions associated with moving natural gas and oil than trucks or railcars. But pipelines… Continue reading In a David versus Goliath Battle between NGOs and a Pipeline Company, Goliath is Losing

German steel company adds magnetised reach stacker

18th March 2022 Sigma Weiterverarbeitungs GmbH & Co KG, a steel manufacturing company based in south-western Germany, has accepted delivery of a new Konecranes reach stacker for its flame cutting plant in Dillingen, Saarland, near the French border. The order was booked in March 2021 and started operation on-site the following November. Well-established in the… Continue reading German steel company adds magnetised reach stacker

SALTO acquires face recognition company Cognitec

17th March 2022 With Cognitec Systems joining the SALTO Group, the face recognition company will strengthen research, development and market reach for its established product portfolio while working with SALTO on new technologies for expanding biometric markets. SALTO strategically selected Cognitec to meet market requests for adding face recognition and artificial intelligence technologies to the… Continue reading SALTO acquires face recognition company Cognitec

OCI ranked ‚Äúthird-fastest-growing company‚ÄĚ in Europe

2nd March 2022 OCI, ranked as the third-fastest-growing company in Europe, has developed a powerful new way for organisations to overcome their supply chain challenges: commercial process outsourcing (CPO). The third-placed ranking is according to the Financial Times Europe‚Äôs 1000 fastest-growing companies report researched by Statista. Listed as the fastest-growing UK business, OCI achieved revenues… Continue reading OCI ranked ‚Äúthird-fastest-growing company‚ÄĚ in Europe

Fagan & Whalley acquires Welsh logistics company

Long-established UK logistics company Fagan & Whalley Ltd., headquartered in Lancashire, has expanded its operations with the acquisition of Newport, South Wales-based logistics company, Alan R Jones & Sons Ltd. With a fleet of 170 vehicles and five operational sites across the UK, including a 200,000 sq ft warehousing and distribution depot recently launched in… Continue reading Fagan & Whalley acquires Welsh logistics company

Wine packaging company increases on-site storage capacity

When it comes to impressive statistics and numbers, The Park is not short of these. The multi-award-winning manufacturing and blending plant in Avonmouth employs almost 400 people and produces 25 million 9-litre case equivalents of wine each year. The site is home to its 80,000 sq m wine warehouse and distribution centre, the largest of… Continue reading Wine packaging company increases on-site storage capacity

Can you Risk Implementing Enterprise Software from a High Growth Company with Large Losses?

Coupa‚Äôs Spend Under Management Tops $3 Trillion When companies consider implementing enterprise software, standard operating procedure would be to look at a public company‚Äôs financials before deciding to implement the solution. If the software company is private, the prospective customer often asks for the right to view their financials. A prospective customer wants to know… Continue reading Can you Risk Implementing Enterprise Software from a High Growth Company with Large Losses?