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To realise the next level of competitive advantage and extend the ROI of existing business systems, companies need to look for solutions that synchronise and optimise the supply chain.


Over 500,000 installations across the globe

TouchStar Technologies Ltd, mobile computing solutions Specialist IT providers for the warehouse & supply chain sector

TouchStar Technologies Ltd has been supplying Mobile Computing solutions to the logistics sector for over two decades. Specialising in the design and supply of rugged mobile devices, our solutions also include sophisticated software for a wide variety of warehouse and supply chain applications, including goods receiving, picking, put-away, replenishment, dispatch etc.

Our applications also extend to the 'wide area warehouse' i.e. extending the ability to track products and personnel beyond the fixed warehouse site into the field. Solutions are available for driver navigation, driver communication, routing & scheduling and proof of delivery.

We have a Global installed base of over 500,000 terminals and our solutions are used by major UK manufacturing and distribution companies.


Lakeland is one of the leading names in UK kitchenware and home ware products. A family run business, Lakeland operates from a state of the art distribution centre in Kendal, supplying products for mail order in addition to their growing number of retail outlets nationwide.
English Provender
Think 'pickle with passion' and you will be close to understanding the values that drive the English Provender Company. This is a business with passion – and that passion drives its production of top-quality speciality food products, such as premium chutneys, relishes, dressings and preserves.
Musgrave Group is Ireland's largest food and grocery distributor. With over 590 independently owned supermarkets and convenience stores, Musgrave Group holds over 20 per cent of Irelands grocery market, and is growing. Expansion further afield is also prevalent. Following the groups recent acquisition of Budgens, Musgrave is becoming increasingly active in Britain, with 230 convenience stores in operation, and a Spanish presence is represented through Dialsur franchised retail and cash & carry outlets in the Alicante region.
Pentland is the UK-based group behind some of the best known brands in sports and leisure: Speedo, Berghaus, Ellesse and Kickers, amongst others. As well as the design and marketing of product ranges under these brands, a central part of it’s operation is the sourcing of these products from a range of manufacturers – often overseas – and then their distribution on to the customer, in the form of retail chains and independents both in the UK and abroad. Such an operation requires a slick supporting logistics function and Pentland have invested heavily in radio-based technology, which has transformed their operation.
Port of Tyne
A port has existed on Tyneside for over two thousand years. In modern times the Port has provided export and import solutions for a range of industries, including coal, wool and iron-ore. In recent years, the decline of the coal industry & other macro-economic forces have seen the Port transform itself from an export-import facility to a multi-modal complex offering a one-stop-shop service for all types of cargo.
The past year has been one of mixed emotions for Manchester-based Searchlight, the leading importer and distributor of decorative lighting products. Sadness at the recent passing of both the founder Sir Sidney Hamburger and his widow Lady Gertrude contrasted with the joy of moving to a new warehouse and distribution centre.
Wincanton (St. Ivel)
St Ivel's new automated National Distribution Centre at Brockworth Business Park was officially opened in by Unigate Chief Executive, Sir Ross Buckland.

A fully automated chilled distribution centre, it is the culmination of more than two years research and careful planning undertaken in partnership with Wincanton Logistics. It has been created to enable St Ivel to meet the ever changing demands that consumers are placing on retailers in the grocery sector.
Wincanton (Lever Bros.)
Walk into the reception area of Wincanton Logistics’ High Bay facility at Preston Brook and you are greeted with the message “People make it happen”, emblazoned across the main staff entrance. Nothing unique you might think, in an age where someone must have made a considerable fortune from the sale of lions head 'Customer is King' posters!
Founded in 1982, Witwood is a multinational company manufacturing innovative batter mixes, breadcrumbs, seasonings, pre-dust and dry mix marinades for the frozen and chilled food markets of Europe, Australia, Asia Pacific and North America. Witwood has become the market leader in its field, responding to changes in the food industry which have placed increased pressure upon suppliers to get products right, quickly.
In 2007, Palletline Plc began work on Project Vision - an ambitious concept built around the implementation of innovative, bespoke technological developments designed to achieve complete visibility of freight throughout the process.

The objective of Project Vision was to make best use of IT to optimise Palletline services, stripping cost out of the business to the benefit of both Palletline Member Companies and the end users of the Palletline network.
TNT Post
Since the liberalisation of the UK postal market on 1st January 2006, TNT Post has been a principal advocator of ensuring that there is a fair and level playing field so that competition is effective and can be enjoyed by everyone. Despite still having to face numerous barriers to fair competition in the UK postal market, TNT Post has in a short period of time impressed businesses in the UK and notched up some significant wins including, in recent months, HBOS ( Halifax Bank of Scotland ).
British Steel
Technology pervades British Steel, as the rapid implementation of new process and product technology is seen as the key to improving profitability. Now Sheffield’s largest steelworks, Stocksbridge is a recognised international leader in the production of alloy, stainless and remelted steels for the world’s “high tech” industries, where a quality performance is paramount.
Great Bear Distribution
Great Bears total commitment to a customer focused culture is based on the consistency of their excellent service and their philosophy of continual improvement and innovation. The core values set in place by Great Bear to achieve this involve the encouragement of creativity, flexibility, quick decision making and more importantly that they never break a promise to a customer. Testament to the success of Great Bears philosophy is their continuing growth which now sees a yearly turnover in excess of £63.5million.