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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#SAFE2017: Save life – and limb

#SAFE2017: Save life – and limb

Hearing how others have transformed the safety of their operations can be a powerful catalyst for change, as FLTA Chief Executive Peter Harvey MBE explains...

Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit

Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit

27 – 29 November 2017 | Berlin, Germany

The latest technologies & strategies for visibility, flexibility and speed

The SCMS Summit covers a number of key areas pivotal to improving the power of your supply chain.

Revamped warehouse process is the right recipe for snack food giant

Revamped warehouse process is the right recipe for snack food giant

KP Snacks is one of the longest established and most successful snack producers in the UK. The company, which has been part of the Intersnack Group since January 2013, manufactures and distributors such iconic snack brands as McCoy's, Phileas Fogg, Hula Hoops, Pom-Bear and KP Nuts and employs some 8,000 staff at 30 locations throughout the UK and Europe.

Rhenus Contract Logistics selected as preferred partner for Relevant Play

Rhenus Contract Logistics selected as preferred partner for Relevant Play

Rhenus Contract Logistics in Eindhoven (The Netherlands) has taken over all warehousing activities for Relevant Play, a fast growing and successful designer and developer of toys such as Kinetic Sand and #MadMattr.

American Airlines Cargo expands European trucking services

American Airlines Cargo expands European trucking services

American Airlines Cargo has expanded and extended its European trucking network this summer to better serve an even greater number of customers.

FLTA seeks Jurors for Excellence Awards 2018

FLTA seeks Jurors for Excellence Awards 2018

Following the successful introduction of a jury-based voting system for the Fork Lift Truck Association Annual Awards for Excellence 2017, the FLTA is looking to recruit new jurors for 2018.

Viva España: PTV Group starts up in Spain

Viva España: PTV Group starts up in Spain

The Karlsruhe software provider PTV is continuing its global expansion and has now opened its first office in Spain.

FSDF announces Health and Safety Awards 2017 winners

FSDF announces Health and Safety Awards 2017 winners

The Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF) has a number of initiatives which focuses on its members' health and safety performance, which aim to raise awareness and communication within organisations, as well as encourage greater accountability within all levels of an organisation.

The seven critical steps to successful warehouse automation

The seven critical steps to successful warehouse automation

Omnichannel retailers are turning their attentions to warehouse automation. The reasons may be all too apparent, but the path to a successful project is not so obvious, writes Neil Adcock, Consulting Partner at Bis Henderson Consulting.