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Pochin completes £10.8 million BAE Defence Logistics Centre

Construction development firm, Pochin has completed a £10.8 million Defence Logistics Centre for BAE Systems, it has been announced.

The 165,000 square foot development has been built adjacent to BAE Systems advanced engineering and manufacturing facility in Samlesbury, Lancashire. Third party logistics and supply chain solutions provider, Wincanton will ...
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Damage-resistant attached lid container cuts transit costs

Goplasticboxes.com has introduced an improved attached lid container to its GoALC range which features a tessellating lid designed to minimise the likelihood of damage and maximise vehicle fill, therefore reducing transport costs.

Rackable multi-trip box offers superior strength

Goplasticpallets.com has introduced a new multi-trip pallet box to its plastic pallet range – the Trip Box – which is designed to offer all the benefits of a traditional sleeve pack system “with the added benefits of improved strength and excellent performance in racking”.

Linde Safety Pilot helps prevent FLT accidents

When it comes to operating fork lift trucks, human error is the most common cause of accidents at work. An electronic driver assistance system from Linde Material Handling(MH), the Linde Safety Pilot, is now on hand to offer support. Via an 8" LCD screen in the operator's workstation, the Linde Safety Pilot helps the operator to control the work equipment safely and helps to avoid dangerous situations, minimising the risk of an accident and improving occupational safety.