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Quartix, which recently celebrated its 15th birthday, has grown from just four founders into an international business with offices in the UK, France and the US, employing over 100 team members. In that time, the company has installed almost 250,000 units for more than 7,000 customers as well as supplying telematics systems for 12 young-driver insurance products.
With illegal immigrants trying to enter the UK through the Channel ports continuing to be headline news following a summer of turmoil, Vision UK has seen a surge of enquiries from hauliers looking to use CCTV to prevent ‘clandestine entrants’ stowing away on their vehicles.
As the largest manufacturer of tyres and rubber products worldwide, Bridgestone prides itself on leading the way in technologically innovative goods.
They have been in San Francisco, St. Petersburg, Montreal and Lisbon to gain knowledge about ports, railways stations and warehousing of all sorts. This year the CILT UK (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK) study tour group, which is interested in all aspects of transport and logistics went to Germany and visited a rather small and unknown village: Erkrath near Düsseldorf.
With the ever increasing lack of stock in the UK warehousing and distribution market, it is becoming more important to maximise the space that you have available. However simply maximising capacity may not be the right solution, and you should also be prepared to challenge your operation, says SEC Storage.