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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Mercator launches Intelligent Cargo Ecosystem to help carriers improve air cargo management

Mercator launches Intelligent Cargo Ecosystem to help carriers improve air cargo management

Mercator today announces the launch of the Intelligent Cargo Ecosystem, the industry's first open API platform for air cargo management and ground handling. As part of this launch, Mercator will be showcasing its new Warehouse App, a transformative digital solution which enables air cargo carriers to connect goods, people, data, and processes to transform their warehousing operations.

Ekeri Trailers return to CV Show as UK sales reach post-Brexit high

Ekeri Trailers return to CV Show as UK sales reach post-Brexit high

Ekeri Trailers, the Finnish manufacturer of side-opening trailers and rigid vehicles, is once again exhibiting at this year's Commercial Vehicle Show, NEC Birmingham, and announces record sales of its Ekeri trailer.

Mentor safety video wins FLTA Safety Award

Mentor safety video wins FLTA Safety Award

Mentor, the UK provider of lift truck training, is celebrating after scooping the Award for Safety at this year's FLTA Awards for Excellence.

Dematic announces Egemin Automation integration plan to create world’s leading provider of AGV technology

Dematic announces Egemin Automation integration plan to create world’s leading provider of AGV technology

Following the acquisition by the KION Group, Dematic, supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain, has announced the plans for integrating Egemin Automation into its organisation.

CargoLogicAir sends extra aircrew to Rome to speed up urgent delivery of adsorbents to Saudi Arabia

CargoLogicAir sends extra aircrew to Rome to speed up urgent delivery of adsorbents to Saudi Arabia

CargoLogicAir positioned extra aircrew in Rome to support a fast delivery of 96 tonnes of adsorbents used to improve process economics at industrial gas plants.

Palletway's Chief Operating Officer lifts 'Premio Admira' award for contributions to logistics in Spain

Palletway's Chief Operating Officer lifts 'Premio Admira' award for contributions to logistics in Spain

Luis Zubialde, Chief Operating Officer for the Palletways Group, has received official recognition for his significant contribution to the Spanish logistics industry.

Downton extends SAICA Paper contract

Downton extends SAICA Paper contract

SAICA Paper, a leader in the manufacturing of paper for corrugated cardboard, has extended its contract with transport and logistics specialist CM Downton for another year.

Bright future for Pie Mapping following DPD acquisition

Bright future for Pie Mapping following DPD acquisition

London-based Pie Mapping is well positioned for growth following the acquisition by UK parcel giant DPD, according to new CEO Stuart Hill.

Automated storage system raises subcontractor’s productivity by a quarter

Automated storage system raises subcontractor’s productivity by a quarter

Sheet metal subcontractor, Keller Blechtechnik in Endingen, southern Germany, has increased productivity by more than 25 per cent thanks to ongoing investment in automated storage, retrieval and handling of material. At the same time, material availability has improved and scrap has been drastically reduced.

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