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Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

Nortech's Transit Ultimate for demanding access control applications

People and vehicle access control specialist Nortech is now offering a robust long-range reader based on semi active RFID technology, which enables automatic vehicle identification at distances of up to 10 metres and speeds of up to 125 mph.

Linde Material Handling launches automated guided cart

Linde Material Handling launches automated guided cart

Linde Material Handling, manufacturer of forklift trucks, has launched the Linde C-MATIC; a new automated guided cart (AGC) designed to improve production logistics.

Forklift Safety Awards scoops its own award nod

Forklift Safety Awards scoops its own award nod

It's the second time the FLTA has been nominated for the award in as little as four years, having previously won a Best Practice Award for the FLTA Safety Conference in 2015.

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyse shift away from black plastic, says GlobalData

Biodegradable fibre packaging could catalyse shift away from black plastic, says GlobalData

With packaging producers under pressure to find a replacement for plastic, the latest contender could be Durapulp fibre, which is used to create biodegradable packaging to replace the black plastic trays often used in ready meals and raw beef products, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

Pregis shortlisted for environmental packaging award

Pregis shortlisted for environmental packaging award

Pregis Ltd, supplier of Easypack, the UK brand of eco-friendly packaging solutions, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Environmental and Sustainability Award in the 2018 Logistics Awards.

GEODIS recognised as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

GEODIS recognised as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

GEODIS was recently recognised as a Leader by Gartner, the information technology research and advisory company, in its May 2018 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide.

Andy Kaye wins Talent in Logistics’ Lifetime Contribution Award

Andy Kaye wins Talent in Logistics’ Lifetime Contribution Award

Andy Kaye, CEO of Bis Henderson Group and Chairman of The Novus Trust, has received one of the logistics industry's top accolades at this year's Talent in Logistics Awards by being presented with the Lifetime Contribution Award, sponsored by Doosan.

Cranswick chooses intelligent telematics for connected vehicle camera solution

Cranswick chooses intelligent telematics for connected vehicle camera solution

Cranswick, UK food producer of pork and chicken products, has teamed up with Intelligent Telematics to roll-out a connected vehicle camera solution across its transport operation.

Lufthansa Cargo to elevate production planning efficiency with Quintiq

Lufthansa Cargo to elevate production planning efficiency with Quintiq

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and supply chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O) solutions provider, has been selected to improve Lufthansa Cargo's production planning at two of its most relevant hubs in Frankfurt and Munich.

HepcoMotion to showcase core components used in packaging and processing machinery at PPMA Show 2018

HepcoMotion to showcase core components used in packaging and processing machinery at PPMA Show 2018

HepcoMotion will be showcasing a selection of its range of linear motion technology at PPMA Show 2018. Demonstrating the depth of its product ranges ideally suited to designers of processing and packaging machinery, Hepco looks forward to welcoming visitors to its stand (D40).

New research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

New research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

Biome Bioplastics, the UK developer of intelligent, natural plastics, has opened a new research and development (R&D) unit in Southampton within a building provided by Meachers Global Logistics, the independent provider of international freight and transport logistics services.

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