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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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June 2019 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

June 2019 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The June 2019 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Demand Forecasting & Planning /S&OP

For this report, we spoke with experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent trends and ongoing areas of development within the world of Demand Forecasting & Planning/S&OP solutions, and what users can potentially look forward to in the not too distant future.

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Transport planning teams are under pressure to share more information than ever before as businesses look to increase visibility of their distribution operations, improve customer communications and remove internal silos.

Leaders in luxury packaging join London’s most exclusive packaging event

Leaders in luxury packaging join London’s most exclusive packaging event

Luxury Packaging London 2019 will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it returns to Olympia on 11 & 12 September, hosted alongside Packaging Innovations.

As the UK’s leading luxury packaging event, it will bring together over 180 exhibitors and a dedicated audience of senior buyers, all looking to source the latest in luxury packaging solutions.

Kinesis vehicle telematics shines a light on McGowan and Rutherford deliveries

Kinesis vehicle telematics shines a light on McGowan and Rutherford deliveries

Home interiors wholesalers McGowan and Rutherford has implemented vehicle tracking from Kinesis. McGowan and Rutherford offer a wide range of decorative objects to the trade and are focused on supplying and supporting independent retailers.

BigChange mobile and cloud transforms community clean fleet operations

BigChange mobile and cloud transforms community clean fleet operations

Community Clean has transformed its business by equipping field operatives with tablets and vehicle tracking connected in real-time to the office.

Bridgestone and ExxonMobil recognised for support of carbon reduction scheme

Bridgestone and ExxonMobil recognised for support of carbon reduction scheme

FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, has recognised eight years of support for its Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) by Bridgestone Tyres and ExxonMobil by presenting a plaque to representatives of both organisations at Multimodal 2019.

How retreading reduces environmental impact

How retreading reduces environmental impact

With environmental consciousness front of mind across the transport industry and society as a whole, commercial fleet operators work hard to reduce fuel consumption, to meet strict legal requirements and help lower overall driving costs.

Top supply chain and logistics specialist snapped up…

Top supply chain and logistics specialist snapped up…

Warehouse management system (WMS) solutions provider SnapFulfil (part of Synergy Logistics) has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of a retail software expert.

Air freight must be prioritised in government's aviation strategy

Air freight must be prioritised in government's aviation strategy

Air freight will play a pivotal role in achieving Britain’s future trading ambitions post-Brexit, according to FTA, so it must be placed front and centre of the government’s aviation strategy.

Jungheinrich launches UK based racking spares initiative

Jungheinrich launches UK based racking spares initiative

Jungheinrich has launched a new racking spares initiative, with parts now held in the UK. The new announcement will ensure easy access to required racking parts for fast fulfilment of service requests in what is a rapidly growing market.

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