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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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Menzies saves money with plastic pallets

Menzies saves money with plastic pallets

When time-critical logistics business Menzies Distribution was looking to reduce its logistics costs and improve internal supply chain processes, it turned to Goplasticpallets.com who provided a long lasting plastic pallet solution, as well as invaluable product advice.

Asda and D.E. Brand trial demonstrates the benefits of 'Cleanpal'

Asda and D.E. Brand trial demonstrates the benefits of 'Cleanpal'

Polymer Logistics has completed a highly successful trial of its Cleanpal plastic pallet in the challenging fresh produce supply chain.

Participating in the project were D.E. Brand, the family-owned Lincolnshire-based supplier of quality Brassica vegetables, as well as retailer ASDA. Cleanpal pallets were utilised for field palletisation and shipment to ASDA CDCs (central distribution centres) in Skelmersdale and Lutterworth. Products involved in the operation were broccoli and cabbage, with an average tray weight of 9kg.

Telair receives certification for its new Flexible Loading System

Telair receives certification for its new Flexible Loading System

Telair International AB has received certification for its new Flexible Loading System (FLS) for all current production and in-service Boeing 737 aircraft. The system allows 737 operators to carry containerised cargo (baggage, mail, and parcel freight) in the lower hold of the aircraft, along with bulk-loaded bags.

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA launches UK's largest commercial vehicle sales programme with record results

BCA has launched what it describes as the UK's most extensive commercial vehicle auction programme with new regular sales commencing in Blackbushe, Glasgow and Wolverhampton.

The solution is called Simplexity

The solution is called Simplexity

The third edition of the successful intralogistics trade fair event "World of Material Handling (WoMH)" will take place from June 4-15 in Mannheim, Germany. Under the motto "Simplexity.

Chep certified as Top Employer 2018

Chep certified as Top Employer 2018

Chep has been certified as a 2018 Top Employer Europe following accreditation in the UK, Spain, France, Germany, Belgium, Poland, and Ireland by the Top Employers Institute (TEI), a global certifier recognising excellence in employee conditions.

Airline delivers love around the globe every February

Airline delivers love around the globe every February

American Airlines is gearing up for one of its busiest holidays of the year, shipping flowers, plants, chocolates and gifts all around the globe to help millions of people celebrate Valentine's Day.

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics targets network growth, new partners and strategic acquisitions

SEKO Logistics is looking to build on a year of growth in 2017 by expanding its global footprint, recruiting new partners and making strategic acquisitions in both the forwarding and technology sectors.

P&O Ferrymasters and British Steel create a more efficient driver experience at British Steel's Scunthorpe plant

P&O Ferrymasters and British Steel create a more efficient driver experience at British Steel's Scunthorpe plant

P&O Ferrymasters has acted to provide a more efficient service for new lorry drivers arriving at British Steel's site in Scunthorpe with the introduction of a 'Meet & Greet' reception facility.

Crown Lift Trucks - LogiMAT preview

Crown Lift Trucks - LogiMAT preview

Crown is investing in more space for the company's trade fair presence at LogiMAT in Stuttgart on March 13-15, 2018. For the first time, the forklift truck manufacturer will be presenting its products in the trade fair's new Hall 10 on stand D41.

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