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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ProReServ joins the network of warehouses as a new member

ProReServ joins the network of warehouses as a new member

Fulfilment service provider ProReServ has joined the LogCoop warehouse network as a new member with the aim of reinforcing its market presence and developing new customer potential.

Panther Warehousing unveils portfolio of new services

Panther Warehousing unveils portfolio of new services

Specialist delivery company Panther Warehousing has invested in an IT upgrade to keep customers happy by keeping them completely in the loop about the expected arrival time of deliveries.

New ideas for the materials handling industry

New ideas for the materials handling industry

The young Swiss startup Avancon SA has set itself the goal to revolutionise the unit handling systems in distribution and logistics centres. They offer now a new modern and very innovative conveying system.This will be distributed worldwide by manufacturers of conveyor systems and logistic system integrators. The system has been developed by Dieter Specht, the founder of the Interroll Group.

Premier Foods names Chep supplier of the year

Premier Foods names Chep supplier of the year

Chep has been named Supplier of the Year at the 2016 Premier Foods Awards. Chep was singled out for bringing a new approach to its way of working with Premier, delivering value added opportunities as well as environmental benefits.

TomTom Telematics surpasses 700,000-vehicle milestone

TomTom Telematics surpasses 700,000-vehicle milestone

TomTom Telematics has surpassed 700,000 subscriptions to its connected car and fleet management solutions (FMS). The company now has over 46,000 customers.

Forklift brake technology

Forklift brake technology

By Mathieu Ruault, Sales Director, Warner Electric.

Modern materials handling equipment needs to run rapidly, efficiently and reliably. It must also stop when required. That's called for the development of a range of sophisticated braking solutions from leading manufacturers such as Warner Electric.

Linde Material Handling adds very narrow aisle (VNA) order picker K‑MATIC to its range of robotic trucks

Linde Material Handling adds very narrow aisle (VNA) order picker K‑MATIC to its range of robotic trucks

Warehouse equipment manufacturer and solution provider Linde Material Handling has added a new, state-of-the-art model to its range of standard robotic vehicles: The driverless Linde K‑MATIC VNA order picker........

Snapfulfil to demonstrate new HTML 5 user interface and enhanced reporting capabilities at Intralogistex 2017

Snapfulfil to demonstrate new HTML 5 user interface and enhanced reporting capabilities at Intralogistex 2017

Supply chain professionals attending IntraLogisteX 2017 will see a range of enhancements to the Snapfulfil Cloud warehouse management system (WMS).Synergy Logistics - providers of the multi award-winning WMS - will be providing demonstrations of Snapfulfil's redesigned interface and advanced reporting tool during the show.

Route Genie partnership helps Volo Commerce customers to further streamline delivery processes

Route Genie partnership helps Volo Commerce customers to further streamline delivery processes

Route Genie, the advanced carrier management software, has agreed a strategic partnership with Volo Commerce, the multichannel ecommerce technology and services provider, to enable online retailers to modernise and streamline their delivery models.

CILT to celebrate outstanding talent from the profession

CILT to celebrate outstanding talent from the profession

The search for the very best projects and individuals in logistics and transport has begun.