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Key Retailers and Brands Form the Retail Grocery Advisory Board

    Key Retailers and Brands Form the Retail Grocery Advisory Board

GS1 UK, the supply chain standards organisation, has facilitated the formation of the Retail Grocery Advisory Board with the objective of providing industry-wide solutions that will offer a better customer

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Opel Ireland to Redistribute Over €3,000,000 Worth of Food

    Opel Ireland to Redistribute Over €3,000,000 Worth of Food

Opel Ireland has pledge its commitment to help drive social change as it joins the award winning FoodCloud in Ireland. Through the provision of seven custom specified Opel vans, this partnership

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General Mills to Restructure Global Supply Chain

    General Mills to Restructure Global Supply Chain

North America-based international food group General Mills has announced restructuring in its global supply chain, impacting its US, Brazil, and China operations. General Mills has made a tentative decision to

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IMHX 2016 Showcases the Latest Materials Handling and Supply Chain Solutions

    IMHX 2016 Showcases the Latest Materials Handling and Supply Chain Solutions

Logistics and materials handling touch everyone’s lives – whatever is purchased be it online, in store or delivered from a wholesaler. That’s why IMHX, the UK’s leading logistics exhibition taking

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Visionary Culina – General Mills collaboration at Port Salford gains CILT recognition

The visionary collaboration at Port Salford between Culina Group and General Mills was recognised at the 2016 CILT North West Annual Awards recently. The Awards were attended by leading logistics

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The Nagel-Group – A Link Between Manufacturers and Retailers

    The Nagel-Group – A Link Between Manufacturers and Retailers

Based at Versmold in Germany, the Nagel-Group is a leading specialist for food logistics operating throughout Europe and employing more than 11,000 people at 100 locations in 16 countries. In

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Waitrose Products Now Available Worldwide Through British Corner Shop

    Waitrose Products Now Available Worldwide Through British Corner Shop

Waitrose has become the first supermarket to sell own label products through Bristol-based British Corner Shop, the online store that delivers British food parcels worldwide, straight to the customer’s door.

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Oakland International Shortlisted for IGD Supply Chain Innovation

Oakland International is delighted to be a finalist in the Supply Chain Innovation Award category of the prestigious IGD Awards 2016 to be held in London on Tuesday 18th October

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Corrugated Packaging Brings Breath of Fresh Air to Online Retailer

A corrugated packaging redesign has resulted in a recyclable and cost-saving logistics solution for a leading online fresh food ingredients supplier, as well as providing a fun, interactive opening experience

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Flexibility and Performance – The End of Line Marked ‘ACMI’

    Flexibility and Performance – The End of Line Marked ‘ACMI’

ACMI project managed and installed at the French based Coca-Cola group in Socx-Bergues, a completely automatic end-of-line system to handle a number of different packaging solutions. Such a solution is

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Keelings Awarded Tesco Contract For Next 12 Months

    Keelings Awarded Tesco Contract For Next 12 Months

Keelings Logistics Solutions has announced it has retained a 12 month contract for the management of Tesco’s Chilled and Frozen Distribution Centre in Ballymun, Ireland, following a recent Tender process.

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Arla Foods Opens New Distribution Hub in Germany

    Arla Foods Opens New Distribution Hub in Germany

Arla Foods has opened a new state-of-art distribution terminal with a combined 10,000 sq m warehouse with cooling areas and office buildings in Heidenau near Hamburg. The new distribution centre

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New System Delivers Major Enhancements For Partner Logistics

    New System Delivers Major Enhancements For Partner Logistics

A new Warehouse Management System (WMS) has been successfully introduced at the Partner Logistics cold store in Wisbech following a four month implementation project. The new WMS, which is part

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Search On For Ireland’s Top Dairy Farm

    Search On For Ireland’s Top Dairy Farm

The competition to identify and reward the country’s top dairy farm has opened for 2016, with dairy co-ops throughout Ireland invited to nominate their top milk suppliers for the NDC

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Oakland International Selected as Ireland Distribution Partner by Kepak

Supply chain and food distribution specialist Oakland International has been appointed by food innovator Kepak Convenience Foods to distribute their Convenience range of products for the three major retailers in

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Mitigate Cross-contamination Risk With Hygienic Pallets

    Mitigate Cross-contamination Risk With Hygienic Pallets

With food and beverage exports having doubled over the past decade, Jim Hardisty, MD of Goplasticpallets.com, provides examples of hygiene best practice in logistics. According to the Food and Drink

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Foodcert – Packaging as a Quality Factor

    Foodcert – Packaging as a Quality Factor

The food industry has very high standards for the production and transport of foods. As IBCs are commonly used at the beginning of the food chain, eg for concentrates, pre-products

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CLD Puts Companies on Track Towards a More Efficient Supply Chain

    CLD Puts Companies on Track Towards a More Efficient Supply Chain

CONTRALOAD is the Pan-European market leader in plastic pallet pooling. This includes the rental and management of plastic pallets, IBCs and drums for the B2B market (mainly the food industry).

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Food Fraud, Safety and the Challenges of Global Trading Under the Spotlight at Foodex 2016

    Food Fraud, Safety and the Challenges of Global Trading Under the Spotlight at Foodex 2016

Foodex, the UK’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries, will play host to an extensive seminar programme this April. Visitors are invited

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Culina Group anchors in at Port Salford

Continuing its rapid growth trajectory, and success story as leading UK transport and logistics innovator, on 4th April 2016, Culina Group opened for business as anchor occupier at Port Salford

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Foodex Returns to the NEC With Action Packed Feature Programme

    Foodex Returns to the NEC With Action Packed Feature Programme

Foodex 2016, the UK’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries, returns to the NEC in Birmingham from 18-20 April 2016 with an

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After a Record-breaking 2015 UPN is Growing From Strength to Strength

    After a Record-breaking 2015 UPN is Growing From Strength to Strength

As it maintains a trajectory of continued strong growth, 2015 has been a year of new records for UPN, outgrowing the pallet sector not only in percentage terms but also

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2016 Transfrigoroute International AGM will be held in London

The Transfrigoroute International AGM, to be held this year in London will see a gathering of around 200 business owners

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Manor Farm Counts its Chickens With Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Sysco

  Manor Farm Counts its Chickens With Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Sysco

Food and beverage manufacturers can no longer succeed by fine-tuning a relatively straightforward process of pushing as much through the

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BRC Re-accreditation For Partner Logistics Wisbech

  BRC Re-accreditation For Partner Logistics Wisbech

The Partner Logistics cold storage facility in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, has been successfully re-accredited with the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Global

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Principal Logistics Technologies Wins Major Warehouse Management Software Contract With Dale Farm

  Principal Logistics Technologies Wins Major Warehouse Management Software Contract With Dale Farm

Dublin-based Principal Logistics Technologies, a warehouse management solutions provider, has won a major contract with Dale Farm in Cookstown, County

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Oakland International growth continues in Ireland

Supply chain and food distribution specialist Oakland International is set to continue recruiting during 2016 following last year’s growth trend

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New Sentencing Guidelines May Expose Food Professionals to Fraud Culpability

  New Sentencing Guidelines May Expose Food Professionals to Fraud Culpability

Guidelines*, which have come into effect in England and Wales, mean food industry professionals face possible custodial sentences for actions

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Rexnord Introduces New 1005 XLBP-series MatTop® Accumulation Chain

The trend for packages in the food and beverage industry towards the use of lighter and more delicate packaging materials

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Partner Logistics Makes Double Appointment

  Partner Logistics Makes Double Appointment

Integrated logistics provider Partner Logistics has appointed Jolin Dophemont as Supply Chain Developer and Mark Knibbeler as Supply Chain Specialist

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Trace One and Musgrave Group Renew Contract to Drive Further Private Label Success

  Trace One and Musgrave Group Renew Contract to Drive Further Private Label Success

Trace One has announced that Irish retail leader Musgrave Group has renewed its agreement for Trace One’s Product Lifecycle Management

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ADM Expands EMEA Supply Chain Footprint

  ADM Expands EMEA Supply Chain Footprint

Archer Daniels Midland Company, one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, has agreed to purchase a

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Data Management in Food & Beverage: Connecting Your Suppliers

Few industries are as dependent upon their supply chains as food and beverage manufacturers. Delivering good quality food in time

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Greenvale Ramps Up Storage to Meet Christmas Potato Rush

  Greenvale Ramps Up Storage to Meet Christmas Potato Rush

Greenvale, which supplies potatoes to some of the UK’s leading supermarkets, ramped up production to meet significant increase in demand

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Navman Wireless Technology Delivers Wright Result For Top British Baker

  Navman Wireless Technology Delivers Wright Result For Top British Baker

‘Out of sight, out of mind’ is not an option for today’s managers of refrigerated fleets. Valuable time-sensitive perishable cargo,

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Partner Logistics Looks at the Bigger Picture

  Partner Logistics Looks at the Bigger Picture

Over the last ten years the way the frozen food supply chain operates has changed significantly as a result of

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Kegstar Set to Launch its Operations in Europe

  Kegstar Set to Launch its Operations in Europe

Global supply-chain logistics company Brambles has moved from 30% to 100% ownership of Kegstar Holdings, after acquiring the shareholdings associated

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Swisslog Wins Major Order From Saudi Arabian Food Producer Almarai

  Swisslog Wins Major Order From Saudi Arabian Food Producer Almarai

Saudi Arabian food producer Almarai has commissioned Swisslog to automate the distribution logistics for its operations in Al Kharj. The

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Chalcroft Video Presentation: Cold store extension and packing hall

  Chalcroft Video Presentation: Cold store extension and packing hall

As a specialist construction company, Chalcroft, understands the needs of industries where hygiene and temperature control is business critical, including

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Video Case Study: Gideon Hillman Consulting delivers for Bodybuilding.com

  Video Case Study: Gideon Hillman Consulting delivers for Bodybuilding.com

One of the stand out projects for the Warehouse Consultants at Gideon Hillman Consulting (GH) in 2015 was the design

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Tetra Pak to Improve Supply Chain Transparency Through Sedex Partnership

  Tetra Pak to Improve Supply Chain Transparency Through Sedex Partnership

Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has informed all of its key suppliers that they will

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Premium Food Producer Truly Irish Enlists Distribution Experts Oakland International

Premium meat and dairy producer, Truly Irish Country Foods, has enlisted County Meath-based warehousing and distribution experts, Oakland International, to

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Gray & Adams Delivers on a Tall Order For a Short Trailer

  Gray & Adams Delivers on a Tall Order For a Short Trailer

The UK’s number one manufacturer of refrigerated road transport equipment will unveil a ground-breaking lifting-deck urban semi-trailer at the industry’s

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Morrisons Announces New Milk For Farmers Cheese and Minimum Price For Milk

  Morrisons Announces New Milk For Farmers Cheese and Minimum Price For Milk

Having recently created a new brand of milk, Morrisons Milk for Farmers, where 10 pence per litre goes back to

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Oakland International Confirmed as Finalist in Global Freight Awards 2015

  Oakland International Confirmed as Finalist in Global Freight Awards 2015

Ireland and UK supply chain specialists Oakland International have been confirmed as finalists in the Innovation Award category of this year’s prestigious Global Freight Awards (GFA) to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane in London on Thursday, 19th November.

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National Broadband Plan to Drive SMART Agriculture in Ireland

  National Broadband Plan to Drive SMART Agriculture in Ireland

Teagasc, the Irish  Agriculture and Food Development Authority, has welcomed proposals published by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural

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TCS&D Conferences Break the Ice on Big Issues

  TCS&D Conferences Break the Ice on Big Issues

This year’s free-to-attend Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Show conference programme is packed with cool customers, and offers the

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Food Manufacturer Van Geloven Implement TXT Demand, Supply Planning and Scheduling Solution as Part of the Journey to Best Practice S&OP

  Food Manufacturer Van Geloven Implement TXT Demand, Supply Planning and Scheduling Solution as Part of the Journey to Best Practice S&OP

Van Geloven develop and produce Abrand and private label frozen snacks and meal components for the retail and wholesale sector

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Nagel Danmark Wins DK-Konfekture as a New Customer

  Nagel Danmark Wins DK-Konfekture as a New Customer

The Danish company, DK-Konfekture from Herlev, is a new customer of Nagel Danmark, a subsidiary of the Nagel-Group. The food

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Load This in One Shot in 7 Minutes!

  Load This in One Shot in 7 Minutes!

Joloda International have recently installed a new fully automatic loading system for food giant PepsiCo to move 42 pallets of

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Increase in Irish Farm Income in 2014

  Increase in Irish Farm Income in 2014

A preliminary estimate of the Teagasc National Farm Survey results show that Irish family farm income increased by 6% in

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Milestone Year for Oakland International as New MD Announced

  In what will be a milestone year for the UK and Ireland supply chain specialists Oakland International, it has

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Nestlé Pledges to Reduce Food Loss and Waste

  Nestlé Pledges to Reduce Food Loss and Waste

Nestlé has pledged to reduce food loss and waste in a new initiative launched at a SAVE FOOD event in

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CHEP announces efficiency improvements and cost savings with LeanLogistics Transportation Management System

  CHEP announces efficiency improvements and cost savings with LeanLogistics Transportation Management System

LeanLogistics, international provider of transportation management systems has announced that CHEP Europe has made savings in transportation management as well

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