Sustainable storage solutions by design

Businesses that move and handle goods as part of their livelihood are under increased pressure to maximise storage space, optimise their handling efficiency and ensure the safety of their employees. In the wake of an e-commerce boom, these challenges have intensified. Read more


Improving automation lifecycle for beverage giant

BevChain boosts safety and increases storage by 55% with Swisslog PowerStore automated warehouse shuttle.

Leading beverage distribution specialist, BevChain (a wholly owned subsidiary of Linfox), has further extended its commitment to work smarter for its customers, with the installation of a Swisslog PowerStore automated warehouse shuttle system.

This technical case study shows how BevChain enhanced safety and increased storage by 55 percent within the same building footprint by implementing a Swisslog PowerStore automated warehouse shuttle system. The new facility includes over 30,000 pallet locations, with vertical conveyors transferring pallets to and from one of five levels.

The automation technology is backed by a highly trained Swisslog on-site operations team, which works closely with BevChain to provide software support, training, condition monitoring and spare parts maintenance, to improve the overall lifecycle of the automation.

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Video: Combilift milestone

Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world.

The customer taking delivery of this special forklift is Metroll, a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of steel building products including roofing, cladding, rainwater, structural and fencing.

To watch the video capturing Combilift’s milestone, click here. 

The Ultimate Guide to Australia’s Warehousing Industry

Download your free warehousing ‘lay of the land’

uTenant, in partnership with JLL, have pulled together some stats and facts to give you a view of the current warehousing landscape. Find out the average Prime Industrial Rental Range by State, which industries are renting the most and more…!

A bit about uTenant

uTenant is an online platform that helps businesses find warehousing space, overflow storage, 3PL and industrial property leasing. We are the leading warehousing prop-tech service that allows tenants and landlords of industrial property to connect directly in a confidential environment.

Discover why Beckhoff’s PC-based control technology is ideal for intralogistics solutions 

What does a US shoe retailer, a European kitchen manufacturer and a Swiss logistics company have in common?

They share the same key objective: to optimise productivity and gain an economic edge over competitors. And they rely on powerful PC-based technology to achieve this goal.

This whitepaper examines how intralogistics solutions – which harness automation technology and data-driven intelligence – can extend business capacities, increase throughput and minimise downtime. It provides an overview of Beckhoff’s PC-based automation platform, TwinCAT and the corresponding EtherCAT fieldbus communication system, with expert insights into why Beckhoff’s market-leading technology will support businesses into an advanced digital future.

Importantly, this whitepaper provides real case study examples of how Beckhoff’s intralogistics solutions have transformed three distinctly different business operations: global logistics firm Swisslog, North American retailer Journeys and European manufacturer Nobilia.

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From IOT to ROI: Stacking up the business case for the connected supply chain

Ahead of Thinxtra’s How IIoT solutions for asset tracking deliver value to the supply and logistics industry webinar on Feb 24 (register here), this IoT guide is now available to download for free.

The e-book provides a guide to unlocking the hidden value of IoT for Supply Chain Operations. Practical insights and lessons learned from real IoT deployments at scale.

Download the e-book here.


Not Your Grandfather’s Shop Floor: Modern Manufacturing Trends in the NetSuite Customer Base

Every January, a group of global movers and shakers—politicians, business executives, academics and celebrities—descend on the exclusive Swiss ski resort of Davos Klosters to be part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) with the humble goal to make the “world a better place”, The agenda this year was “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

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