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Flexi: Delivering the (white) goods

The Gas Superstore with the help of Flexi Warehouse Systems planned their new racking scheme around a very narrow aisle configuration

The Gas Superstore was established in 1969 with its first retail outlet in Leicester. The company specialises in supplying kitchen appliances, fires, fireplaces, and barbeques and, while the retail stores remains a popular destination for consumers from across the East Midlands, sales from The Gas Superstore’s online presence now account for up to 70% of all customer orders. The Gas Superstore with the help of Flexi Warehouse Systems planned their new racking scheme around a very narrow aisle configuration.

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DB Distribution goes back to the future with Mercedes-Benz Vans

DB Distribution, a Cornish parcels delivery and storage company has returned to its roots with a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans.

A Cornish parcels delivery and storage company has made a welcome return to its roots by commissioning a new fleet of fuel-efficient Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans from Dealer City West Commercials. Launceston-based DB Distribution was founded in 1995 by Don Berryman, with a single Mercedes-Benz 308D. He went on to purchase early examples from the first Sprinter range launched in the same year, before switching to other vehicle brands.

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BITO creates more room in Bidvest’s freezer

BITO Storage Solutions has provided Bidvest Logistics with efficient push-back racking solutions to optimise available space in a coldstore.

Bidvest Logistics is the leading supplier of logistics and supply chain solutions to the UK hospitality and restaurant sector, which include items such a chips and burgers for distribution to leading restaurant chains across the country. It’s a fast moving operation and having taken over a distribution centre in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire at the beginning of 2013 Bidvest soon found that the existing racking in the specialised freezer unit did not offer quite enough capacity for the company’s growing frozen goods operation.

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Buffaload double-deckers join the Samworth fleet

Samworth Brothers, the Leicester-based food producer, has added nine double deck trailers from Cambridgeshire operator Buffaload Logistics

Samworth Brothers, the Leicester-based food producer, has added nine double deck temperature controlled trailers from Cambridgeshire operator Buffaload Logistics which, says the company, will further reduce road miles, cut handling times and increase overall efficiency for its 200-strong trailer fleet – 54 of which are refrigerated double-deckers.

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