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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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Deliveries are the “beating heart” of ecommerce. Here’s how mid-size retailers can keep at peak fitness

1 Deliveries are the “beating heart” of ecommerce. Here’s how mid-size retailers can keep at peak fitness

By Jeroen Terheggen, VP for Mid-Market, nShift.

What happens after the customer clicks “buy” often determines whether they will buy again or go elsewhere. The manner, speed, and experience around deliveries is a key “moment of truth” for the customer relationship.

But many mid-size retailers (those shipping between 10,000 and 1 million parcels each year) struggle to get the delivery experience right.

Bathroom Mountain appoints new delivery partner in three year deal

2 Bathroom Mountain appoints new delivery partner in three year deal

AIT Worldwide Logistics company, Panther Logistics is celebrating its latest contract win, which is its biggest this year. 

SnapFulfil lands another supply chain and logistics award

3 SnapFulfil lands another supply chain and logistics award

SnapFulfil has secured another distinguished supply chain and logistics award. The Top Supply Chain Projects 2024 (formerly known as SDCE 100) profiles innovative application success projects designed to automate, optimize, streamline and improve the supply chain. 

CargoTech: Synergies and success strategies

4 CargoTech: Synergies and success strategies

When a group of companies joins forces to pursue a common goal, the potential for synergies extends far beyond the purely commercial level. CargoTech’s members illustrate its many benefits...

Secure your spot at London Packaging Week 2024

5 Secure your spot at London Packaging Week 2024

London Packaging Week is set to illuminate the packaging industry this September, with thousands already snapping up free visitor passes for the must-attend exhibition of the year.

Arvato continues expansion in the Netherlands

6 Arvato continues expansion in the Netherlands

Arvato, provider of supply chain solutions, is building a new, state-of-the-art distribution centre in the Netherlands in the municipality of Echt in the province of Limburg. The new building represents a further milestone in the company's expansion strategy. 

Podfather ePOD software helps JW Filshill deliver success

7 Podfather ePOD software helps JW Filshill deliver success

JW Filshill, one of Scotland’s oldest independent food and drinks wholesalers, is using Podfather logistics software to improve customer service. 

Keeping up with rising cold storage requirements

8 Keeping up with rising cold storage requirements

In the cold and frozen food sector, tremendous growth combined with a serious shortage of capacity is severely constraining companies today. “The frozen food market is currently experiencing remarkable growth, with its global value soaring to $265 billion..."

Toyota's turnkey solution maximises pallet capacity at new 3PL store

9 Toyota's turnkey solution maximises pallet capacity at new 3PL store

Hemisphere Freight Services Ltd - one of the UK’s largest, independently owned supply chain solutions specialists - has maximised the storage space at its new warehouse in Suffolk thanks to a turnkey solution designed and delivered by Toyota Material Handling UK.

Invar supports Tomorrow’s Warehouse 2024

10 Invar supports Tomorrow’s Warehouse 2024

Businesses looking to transform operational performance in the warehouse should not be limited in their choices. 

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