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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Indus Foods chalks up a first with BCP’s Accord Voice WMS

Indus Foods chalks up a first with BCP’s Accord Voice WMS

Indus Foods of Birmingham are breaking new ground by investing in a 10 user Accord Voice Warehouse Management System (WMS) from IT software specialist Business Computer Projects Ltd (BCP) for its 30,000 sq ft distribution centre.

Chevin celebrates 25 years in the fleet software market this month

Chevin celebrates 25 years in the fleet software market this month

A quarter of a century in the fleet software sector is being celebrated by Chevin Fleet Solutions this month.

Home furnishing warehouse system integration opens the door to greater efficiency

Home furnishing warehouse system integration opens the door to greater efficiency

What does it take to run what is described as 'the country's largest home furnishings store', Nebraska Furniture Mart's Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas location, a 1.3 million sq. ft. distribution centre with an attached warehouse and 560,000 sq. ft. retail showroom on 100 acres?

Polishing up Nailberry’s supply chain

Polishing up Nailberry’s supply chain

Walker Logistics, the specialist supply chain services operator, has commenced storing and distributing the range of natural nail polishes manufactured by Nailberry.

As well as supplying the various salons, spas and high-end retail outlets that stock the prestigious Nailberry brand, in due course, Walker will also fulfil consumer orders placed via Nailberry's online portal – www.nailberry.co.uk

Konecranes launches integrated customer interface platform

Konecranes launches integrated customer interface platform

Lifting equipment manufacturer, Konecranes, is claiming an industry first having developed what stands as a fully integrated customer interface and asset management platform – YourKonecranes.

Telematics integration providing supply chain visibility for Transport Exchange Group

Telematics integration providing supply chain visibility for Transport Exchange Group

Transport Exchange Group is now able to provide complete visibility and control for both in-house and sub-contractor fleets following agreements with 10 of the leading telematics specialists.

Derbyshire Dales District Council to deploy GreenRoad across all vehicles to improve safety and reduce costs

Derbyshire Dales District Council to deploy GreenRoad across all vehicles to improve safety and reduce costs

GreenRoad has announced that its in-vehicle SaaS - (Software as a Service) solution has been selected by the Derbyshire Dales District Council for deployment in its fleet of road sweepers, light vans, refuse freighters, and other vehicles.

Just Fleet launches risk management solution to enhance vehicle insurance and improve road safety

Just Fleet launches risk management solution to enhance vehicle insurance and improve road safety

Just Fleet has launched a risk management solution designed to help road transport operators to improve safety and reduce insurance costs.

Briggs focuses on automotive handling solutions

Briggs focuses on automotive handling solutions

A new event dedicated to promoting and meeting the needs of the thriving automotive industry in the North East of England is to receive support from materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment.

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