News,case studies and product information relating to material handling,supply chain and distribution.

All the latest news and views from the world of material handling, logistics, freight forwarding and distribution. This section of the site carries articles relating to new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community as well as case studies of material handling integration projects across Europe.

 

All key equipment sectors are covered, ranging from AGVs (Automated Guided vehicles) ForkLift Trucks, Automated Storage Equipment, Conveyors and Sortation, Dock EquipmentOverhead Handling Equipment, Packaging and Labelling Solutions, Pallets & Containers,Transport and Distribution, Racking & Shelving as well as Trade Shows and Industry Events.

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Welcome to the 20th Anniversary March 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Welcome to the 20th Anniversary March 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The March 2017 edition features a Special Technology Report on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solutions, with the views of experts from the vendor and analyst communities. Also, this edition features an exclusive interview with Pierre d'Imbleval, chief information officer, Renault Sport Racing,looking at how the organisation's IT estate plays a critical role in its success.

Vax finds the Snapfulfil cloud WMS meets all of their omni-channel needs

Vax finds the Snapfulfil cloud WMS meets all of their omni-channel needs

Prior to implementing Snapfulfil, all of Vax's inventory control was carried out via their Microsoft ERP system using paper-based processes.

Standard for traffic safety barrier system published to help reduce workplace deaths and injuries

Standard for traffic safety barrier system published to help reduce workplace deaths and injuries

BSI, the business standards company, has published Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 13, Code of practice for safety barriers used in traffic management within workplace environments with test methods for safety barrier impact resilience.

IATA recognises Pharma Gateway Amsterdam for its contribution to the CEIV Pharma programme

IATA recognises Pharma Gateway Amsterdam for its contribution to the CEIV Pharma programme

IATA has recognised the Cargo Community at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol for its contribution, support, and endorsement of its CEIV Pharma Programme.

Bis Henderson reports 20% boost to logistics jobs post Brexit-vote

Bis Henderson reports 20% boost to logistics jobs post Brexit-vote

Bis Henderson Group, the talent-to-solutions supply chain services company, has seen a significant boost to the recruitment side of the business following the Brexit vote – a jump of some 20% in permanent executive jobs placed over the last six months of 2016 compared with the same period a year earlier.

Zanders presents high-quality board grades for luxury packaging

Zanders presents high-quality board grades for luxury packaging

"We always help you find the right paper": Zanders further underscores this promise at Packaging Première in Milan from 16 to 18 May 2017.

Michelin launches Driver CPC courses to improve drivers' tyre knowledge

Michelin launches Driver CPC courses to improve drivers' tyre knowledge

Michelin is launching a series of highly interactive JAUPT accredited Driver CPC training courses designed to significantly improve HGV and PSV drivers' tyre knowledge and the quality of vehicle walkaround checks.

Palletways Polska operations in full swing

Palletways Polska operations in full swing

The Palletways Group, the European express palletised freight network, is celebrating the opening of its new hub in central Poland to support the company's rapid growth.

CEVA opens multi-user distribution facility at iPort

CEVA opens multi-user distribution facility at iPort

CEVA Logistics has officially opened a state of the art shared-user warehouse at the new iPort intermodal logistics park on the outskirts of Doncaster in the UK.

Brake announces ARI as sponsor of annual Fleet Safety Awards 2017

Brake announces ARI as sponsor of annual Fleet Safety Awards 2017

Brake has announced ARI as a sponsor of its 2017 Fleet Safety Awards. Brake's Fleet Safety Awards recognise the achievements of organisations and individuals working to reduce the number of crashes involving at-work drivers.