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New Brexit Readiness Checker launched in Ireland

    New Brexit Readiness Checker launched in Ireland

The Irish Government has launched the new online Enterprise Ireland Brexit Readiness Checker to help businesses get ready for the UK’s departure at the end of the year. The Brexit Readiness

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C&C Group Iimpacted by COVID-19 as it reports interim loss

    C&C Group Iimpacted by COVID-19 as it reports interim loss

C&C Group, the vertically integrated premium drinks company which manufactures, markets and distributes branded beer, cider, wine, spirits and soft drinks across the UK and Ireland, has reported an operating

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Online 365 Exhibition – Launching on 1st November

The Manufacturing & Supply Chain 365 Online Exhibition, which will officially open on November 1st, 2020, has been created for the manufacturing & supply chain community in Ireland, North and

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Roust UK announces end of five-year partnership with Roust and William Grant & Sons UK

    Roust UK announces end of five-year partnership with Roust and William Grant & Sons UK

Since 2015, Roust has partnered with William Grant & Sons UK to manage the distribution of Russian Standard, Green Mark and Żubrówka vodkas across Off and On-Trade channels in the

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Buymie and Dunnes Stores partner to launch same-day online grocery service

    Buymie and Dunnes Stores partner to launch same-day online grocery service

Buymie has announced the launch of a major new partnership with Dunnes Stores. Buymie, Ireland’s leading same day grocery delivery platform, and Dunnes Stores will launch a personal grocery shopping

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Asda Sold For £6.8 Billion

    Asda Sold For £6.8 Billion

The Issa brothers, founders and co-chief executives of EG Group, a global convenience and forecourts retailer, headquartered in Blackburn, England, and investment funds managed by TDR Capital LLP, a leading

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Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

    Kuehne+Nagel Ireland invest in a dedicated Dublin-based facility for global partnership with West Pharmaceuticals

Kuehne+Nagel Ireland has signed a multi-year contract with West Pharmaceuticals, a leading global manufacturer in the design and production of technologically advanced systems for the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology

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Nestlé Waters UK Invests £31 Million at Buxton Factory

    Nestlé Waters UK Invests £31 Million at Buxton Factory

A major investment of around £31 million is flowing into the Nestlé Waters factory at Buxton in England to increase capacity, improve distribution and reduce carbon emissions. This investment further

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Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

    Abbey Logistics adds 11 latest generation vehicles to British Sugar Fleet

Abbey Logistics has taken delivery of 11 new latest generation trucks that will go into Abbey’s core British Sugar fleet, providing bulk sugar movements throughout the UK and Ireland. The

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Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

    Enterprise Ireland survey reveals customs a major issue as Brexit deadline approaches

A new Enterprise Ireland survey of 600 companies on the PMI panel in Ireland, conducted in recent weeks for Enterprise Ireland by IHS Markit, revealed that customs and logistics are

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – September 30th 2020, 10am–4pm BST

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – September 30th 2020, 10am–4pm BST

The manufacturing and supply chain sector in Ireland is experiencing a once in 100 year event that will have implications long after the Covid-19 pandemic has passed. This online event

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Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

    Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

Johnston Logistics UK have reached their one millionth order since the warehousing, logistics and fulfilment specialists’ formal establishment in 2008. With a history in warehousing stretching back over 40 years,

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Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

    Amazon to Create 10,000 New Permanent Jobs Across the UK in 2020

Amazon has announced that 10,000 new permanent roles are being created across the UK in 2020, taking the company’s total permanent UK workforce to more than 40,000. Amazon has already

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RHENUS GROUP INVESTS IN TURKISH ROUTE

    RHENUS GROUP INVESTS IN TURKISH ROUTE

Leading international freight forwarder, Rhenus, has created a direct UK-Turkey transportation route, that ensures goods remain in one network door to door. The route, which bypasses the existing stopover in

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Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

    Countering The Unknown – Supply chain resilience demands flexible space strategies

In normal times, manufacturers and retailers would now be setting up the supply, warehousing and transport contracts to ensure the resilience of their supply and distribution chains against a series

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Twitter and Facebook posts can predict shoppers intentions accurately

    Twitter and Facebook posts can predict shoppers intentions accurately

Large retailers, family-run enterprises and small craft stores can accurately forecast shoppers intentions using a social media analysis framework developed by researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre

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Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

    Join the Smart Food Factory Online Conference & Exhibition – September 10th, 2020 from 10 am-4 pm BST

By 2050, the world population is expected to be 9 billion people. The combination of richer diets and increased population means that food production will have to be doubled in

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Tesco prepares for further online growth

    Tesco prepares for further online growth

Tesco will create 16,000 new permanent roles to support the exceptional growth in its online business. These 16,000 jobs are in addition to the 4,000 permanent jobs already created since

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Talent in Logistics Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

    Talent in Logistics Awards 2020 Finalists Announced

The finalists for this year’s Talent in Logistics Awards have been announced. Winners will be revealed at the annual awards event, which will take place online on the evening of

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cargo-partner Expands LCL Services from Asia to Europe via Koper

    cargo-partner Expands LCL Services from Asia to Europe via Koper

The international transport and info-logistics provider has strengthened its LCL service offering with further connections now from India, Thailand and Vietnam via Koper to Europe. Transport via the Mediterranean port

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Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

    Heineken UK Rolls Out Innovative Sustainable Packaging

This summer, despite major operational obstructions caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Heineken UK is rolling out its innovative 100% plastic-free cardboard topper across thousands of UK retailers. The topper

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Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

    Thermo King Truck Hybrid Refrigeration Units Hit the Roads

Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has announced that its new hybrid refrigeration systems for trucks and high-loaders are being delivered

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Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

    Safe Space – from challenge to opportunity

Responsible employers and business owners are rising to the challenge of providing Covid-secure spaces, but most are still unsure of what is ultimately required. There is a seemingly endless list

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EPAL warns on Brexit pallet delays

    EPAL warns on Brexit pallet delays

Open-loop pallet pooler EPAL UK & Ireland has warned businesses exporting and importing to and from the UK to ensure

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Gary O’Connor appointed managing director of Ireland for Geodis

    Gary O’Connor appointed managing director of Ireland for Geodis

Geodis has appointed Gary O’Connor as its new managing director of Ireland. His brief is to focus “on developing business

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Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

    Mettler-Toledo’s Gives Free Access to Its Inspection Expertise

To help manufacturers access expert advice to select the right inspection equipment for their products, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is providing free

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Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

    Abbey’s Food Grade Washbay in Hull reopens following complete refurbishment

Bulk food road tanker company Abbey Logistics has reopened its food grade wash bay in Hull following significant investment in

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Dachser builds new location in Germany

    Dachser builds new location in Germany

Logistics provider Dachser has started construction on a new branch in Kassel, the economic centre of northern Hesse in Germany.

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Kingspan donates €1m shipment of PPE to HSE

    Kingspan donates €1m shipment of PPE to HSE

Irish building materials company Kingspan has donated a shipment of 60,000 medical protective suits to the HSE to help support

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – August 12th 2020

    Manufacturing & Supply Chain Ireland Online Conference & Exhibition – August 12th 2020

The manufacturing and supply chain sector in Ireland is experiencing a once in 100 year event that will have implications

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Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

    Join the Carbon Online Conference & Exhibition – July 23rd 2020

The challenge of closing the gap to our 2030 target, coupled with the broader policy objective of long-term decarbonisation across

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Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

    Medtech: Supply chains and manufacturing after COVID-19

They are the questions that are being asked everywhere, and life sciences is no exception. What will the world look

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COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

    COVID-19 ACCELERATING THE ADOPTION OF ROBOTICS IN SUPPLY CHAINS

Most of the manufacturers said COVID-19 will affect their operations, as per an ongoing study by PwC. Over 40% were

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How to rebound stronger from COVID-19: Resilience in manufacturing and supply systems

    How to rebound stronger from COVID-19: Resilience in manufacturing and supply systems

The COVID-19 global crisis continues to disrupt manufacturing and global supply chains with severe consequences for society, businesses, consumers, and

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Veolia cleans up to avoid short supply

    Veolia cleans up to avoid short supply

The unprecedented demand for biocidal hand sanitiser products during the pandemic means suppliers are now facing significant challenges. To beat

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Ireland: hand soap sales up 300% in March

    Ireland: hand soap sales up 300% in March

March was the busiest month for grocery sales ever recorded. According to Kantar, over the 12 weeks to March 22nd,

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CILT sets up a database to ensure urgent UK supply chains keep moving

    CILT sets up a database to ensure urgent UK supply chains keep moving

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up a database for organisations in urgent need of supply chain resources,

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Which countries are hit most by the COVID-19 value chain shock?

    Which countries are hit most by the COVID-19 value chain shock?

In a study published by ING, reveals that in the context of COVID-19, Ireland now looks to be one of

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Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption

    Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption
The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted
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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 27th February 2020
Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held
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Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

    Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020
Irish chicken producer Manor Farm, has won the IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance) Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020. Manor
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Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy

    Unlocking the Value of the Circular Economy
Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) launched CIRCULEIRE - the National Platform for Circular Manufacturing – at the 2020 National Manufacturing &
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Impact Every Aspect of Life
“The Fourth Industrial Revolution will fundamentally change every aspect of our lives and manufacturing is at the epicentre of that.
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Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

    Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards
The winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards were revealed at a special ceremony and gala dinner
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Still Time to Register to Attend The 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – 29-30th January, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin

    Still Time to Register to Attend The 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – 29-30th January, Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin
There is still time to register to attend the 2020 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which has
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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2020 and Awards – 29-30th January, Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2020 and Awards – 29-30th January, Citywest Hotel & Exhibition Centre, Dublin
Having set new records in terms of its scale and visitor numbers last year, the 2020 National Manufacturing and Supply
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2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

    2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

Established in order to recognise excellence and raise standards across Ireland’s manufacturing industry and its associated supply chains, the 2020

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Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

    Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

Growth has triggered UK and Ireland specialist multi temperature supply chain operator and responsible family business, Oakland International, to launch

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Plastics Action Alliance Sets Targets to Achieve Sustainable Reduction in Use of Plastic

    Plastics Action Alliance Sets Targets to Achieve Sustainable Reduction in Use of Plastic

Plastics Action Alliance, the recently formed group that comprises of 11 leading agricultural processing and food businesses in Ireland, has

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13 February 2019

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 13 February 2019

More than 2,000 people are expected to visit the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference and Expo that will

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 Sets New Records

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 Sets New Records

The recent National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, held at the Citywest Exhibition Centre, Dublin, set new records

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2019 – Thursday, January 17th – Citywest Hotel, Dublin

Approximately 3,000 people from all over Ireland are expected to visit the 2019 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference &

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Inaugural National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards Still Open For Entries

    Inaugural National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards Still Open For Entries

Premier Publishing & Events, in partnership with Irish Manufacturing Research, has launched the inaugural Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards. The

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Lidl Ireland Secures 60 New Irish Suppliers as Part of Kick Start Supplier Development Programme

    Lidl Ireland Secures 60 New Irish Suppliers as Part of Kick Start Supplier Development Programme

In February, Lidl Ireland called out to Irish suppliers nationwide to enter products into their Supplier Development Programme, Kick Start. This programme,

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Reliance on UK Exports Could Lead to High Brexit Cost Increases For Irish Firms

    Reliance on UK Exports Could Lead to High Brexit Cost Increases For Irish Firms

Irish-owned firms rely heavily on the UK as the source of intermediate inputs, which are goods used to produce a

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McArdle Skeath Opens €20 Million Dublin Supply Chain facility

    McArdle Skeath Opens €20 Million Dublin Supply Chain facility

McArdle Skeath, one of Ireland’s leading supply chain management providers, has opened its new 12,500 sq m temperature controlled storage

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New Technologies to Make Irish Debut at Manufacturing Solutions 2018

    New Technologies to Make Irish Debut at Manufacturing Solutions 2018

The Mid West’s thriving aerospace and aviation industry will feature strongly at Manufacturing Solutions 2018, Ireland’s manufacturing supply chain conference

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65% of Irish Businesses Have Not Reviewed Their Supply Chains to Gauge Brexit Impact

    65% of Irish Businesses Have Not Reviewed Their Supply Chains to Gauge Brexit Impact

65% of Irish businesses have not reviewed their supply chain to identify current business relationships that might be negatively impacted

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