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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Cartwright wins major order from Caledonian Logistics

Cartwright wins major order from Caledonian Logistics

Cartwright's Scottish Office has recently won a major order with Caledonian Logistics. The order is for 10 standard Cartwright curtainsiders and five double deck curtainsiders.

Snapfulfil adds new string to Merlin Archery's bow

Snapfulfil adds new string to Merlin Archery's bow

Bow manufacturer and online archery accessory retailer, Merlin Archery, has teamed up with SaaS warehouse management system provider Snapfulfil in order to streamline its warehouse and fulfilment operations.

Truck driver crisis as youngsters shun industry

Truck driver crisis as youngsters shun industry

The UK's haulage industry is facing the biggest crisis in its history as it fails to attract young people into the sector, according to truck manufacturer, MAN Truck & Bus UK.

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex invited into Richard Branson’s home for prestigious Fast Track 100 conference WITH PIC

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex invited into Richard Branson’s home for prestigious Fast Track 100 conference WITH PIC

Materials handling manufacturer Sovex was recently invited to attend the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 conference and awards dinner at Sir Richard Branson's family home.

Wincanton wins award for carbon reduction performance

Wincanton wins award for carbon reduction performance

Wincanton has been presented with a leading industry award in recognition of significantly cutting its carbon footprint through an exemplary implementation of its published environment strategy over the past five years.

Why being a responsible company is so important

Why being a responsible company is so important

Businesses across all industrial sectors face a growing set of challenges to remain competitive. One of the most significant is learning to act responsibly. However, many companies have yet to fully understand just how important this is – particularly within the supply chain. Bernard Molloy, 'Logistician of the Year' and global industrial director at Unipart Logistics sets out an approach to competitive advantage through Corporate Responsibility.

PECO Pallet opens new depot in Calgary US

PECO Pallet opens new depot in Calgary US

PECO Pallet, Inc. recently opened a new pallet depot in Calgary in the US to service the pallet pooler's customers in Calgary and surrounding areas.

Flexible delivery options will be essential to capitalise on the Single European Digital Economy

Flexible delivery options will be essential to capitalise on the Single European Digital Economy

By Niklas Hedin, CEO of logistics software provider Centiro.

The recent news that the European Union has proposed a Single European Digital Economy should come as music to the ears of e-commerce and omnichannel businesses across the continent.

Chep UK receives third consecutive RoSPA Gold award

Chep UK receives third consecutive RoSPA Gold award

CHEP, the provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, is among the winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015.

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