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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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Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

Industrial property specialists at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are predicting more demand for warehouse space post-Brexit and a potential economic and employment boost for the South.

New Watchdog data reveals the UK transport and logistics sector remains on the right track

New Watchdog data reveals the UK transport and logistics sector remains on the right track

Figures released in the latest quarterly Creditsafe Watchdog Report show promising signs of growth for the UK’s Transport and Logistics sector, as the total value of sales, number of employees and number of active companies all increased year-on-year.

Packaging with lives at stake

Packaging with lives at stake

Sometimes people who work with food packaging feel tied down by all the regulations and standards that exist to guarantee safety.

P&O Ferrymasters invests in 150 new huckerpack trailers to lift capacity on Central Europe to Rotterdam rail service

P&O Ferrymasters invests in 150 new huckerpack trailers to lift capacity on Central Europe to Rotterdam rail service

P&O Ferrymasters has responded to rising customer demand for freight transport between Poznan in Poland and Europe’s busiest port at Rotterdam by making a major investment in 150 huckepack trailers for its train service on the route.

Seton launches strong and durable speed bump

Seton launches strong and durable speed bump

With a ground fixing rail system that significantly reduces deformation and distortion, the Seton Speed Bump has been developed following extensive research into current customer needs and existing products within the marketplace.

ITT showcases portfolio of vibration, motion control, and processing technologies at PACK EXPO International

ITT showcases portfolio of vibration, motion control, and processing technologies at PACK EXPO International

ITT Inc. and its Bornemann, Compact Automation and Enidine brands are showcasing a wide portfolio of packaging industry solutions at the 2018 PACK EXPO International, 14-17 October in Chicago, IL.

Cartwright Group in Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

Cartwright Group in Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

Cartwright Group has been named for the second year running as one of the fastest-growing private mid-market companies in the UK.

High speed doors keep winter at bay

High speed doors keep winter at bay

Energy bills can soar in winter as we fight to keep the cold weather at bay. Louise Nurse, Sales and Marketing Manager for sara LBS looks at how heat loss in loading bays can be minimised and the other seasonal benefits of high speed doors.

FTA joins campaign to unlock power of ports post-Brexit

FTA joins campaign to unlock power of ports post-Brexit

The UK’s ports will play a vital role in the nation’s ambition to become an international trading powerhouse post-Brexit, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), which is why it joined a new government-backed campaign: Ports for International Trade, to maximise the opportunities for economic growth and job creation in local communities as international port use soars.

Swissport opens its second largest air cargo hub in Germany

Swissport opens its second largest air cargo hub in Germany

Swissport International AG, the provider of airport ground services and cargo handling solutions for the aviation industry, is counting on further growth in Germany. The acquisition of cargo handler Apron GmbH makes Stuttgart the second largest cargo hub of Swissport in Germany, only topped by the Swiss company’s Frankfurt facility.

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