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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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Beating plastic pollution is a priority

Beating plastic pollution is a priority

Priority Freight, provider of emergency freight solutions, encouraged its employees to participate in World Environment Day 2018, on 5th June. This year's 'Beat Plastic Pollution' asked people to consider how much plastic they use and what changes can be made to reduce the burden of plastic pollution on the planet.

Join Europe's only dedicated field service and service management exhibition this month in London

Join Europe's only dedicated field service and service management exhibition this month in London

The only dedicated FSM event in Europe will opens its doors next week. From 19th of June, field service and service manager professionals from around the world will come together at London ExCeL. The 2018 show will hone in on 'the changing face of technology and its impact on service management,' making Field Service Management Expo a 3-day-long hub of connectivity.

Intelligent Telematics targets sales growth with senior management appointment

Intelligent Telematics targets sales growth with senior management appointment

Intelligent Telematics has expanded its business development function with the appointment of Ian Hoskins as UK Sales Manager.

Hactl helps AirBridgeCargo Airlines step up to outsize challenge

Hactl helps AirBridgeCargo Airlines step up to outsize challenge

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – Hong Kong's largest independent cargo terminal and freighter ramp operator – has handled two charter flights for its customer AirBridgeCargo Airlines, each carrying 20-meter long machinery components weighing 18,800kgs.

Freight Transport Association responds to London's ULEZ expansion

Freight Transport Association responds to London's ULEZ expansion

FTA has reacted to the confirmation that the London Ultra Low Emission Zone will be expanded to cover the whole of Greater London for lorries in 2020, and inner London for vans (as well as cars) in 2021.

MSC fleet takes BoxTech Global Container Database over 10m

MSC fleet takes BoxTech Global Container Database over 10m

Shipping giant MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has joined other mega-carriers in registering its global container fleet on the BIC's BoxTech Global Container Database.

More powerful ThermoLite solar panels from Thermo King for greater sustainable power management

More powerful ThermoLite solar panels from Thermo King for greater sustainable power management

Thermo King has expanded its ThermoLite solar panels portfolio with a more powerful, 110W model designed to provide a sustainable power management solution for reefer units while reducing their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

New trailers for SAICA Paper

New trailers for SAICA Paper

Following a recent contract extension with SAICA Paper, CM Downton has invested in 10 new trailers to be utilised on the contract, five of which are liveried in the client's new livery design.

One flow wrapper with multiple sealing modes combats food waste

One flow wrapper with multiple sealing modes combats food waste

On PPMA stand D10, Ilapak will launch the Delta 6000 3-Side Seal C (convertible) flow wrapper which is able to produce the two most commonly used, yet very different, pack formats – pillow bags and three side seal re-closable bags – on the same machine.

Leveraging the levy

Leveraging the levy

Dave Cormack, strategic partnerships director at national transport and logistics training provider System Group, says the opportunity is there for the Apprenticeship Levy to embrace broader skills requirements, as well as apprenticeships.

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