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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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Steel stockholding and handling crane experts celebrate 75 years of lifting

Steel stockholding and handling crane experts celebrate 75 years of lifting

A key supplier to the steel stockholding and handling industry, Street Crane Company, celebrate their 75th year of continual development in crane technology.

Warehousing availability continues to fall UK wide with West Midlands the worst affected region

Warehousing availability continues to fall UK wide with West Midlands the worst affected region

New data has revealed a significant shortfall in warehousing space UK wide despite 12.7 million sq ft of speculative space having already been delivered or due for completion later this year.

cargo-partner acquires Repalog in Germany

cargo-partner acquires Repalog in Germany

As part of its ongoing growth in the e-commerce sector, the international transport and info-logistics provider, cargo-partner, has joined forces with the German fulfilment and last-mile specialist Repalog.

Tech drives UK logistics deal activity

Tech drives UK logistics deal activity

UK logistics deal activity was driven by technology businesses, according to the latest Q1 figures.

Nearly half of the 15 transactions completed in the logistics sector in the first quarter of 2021 involved software businesses, such as fleet telematics, workforce and supply chain management, shipment tracking solutions and warehouse management systems.

UK importers are still reeling from increased Brexit costs and delays

UK importers are still reeling from increased Brexit costs and delays

New Government figures reveal that many businesses are still overwhelmed by the impact of Brexit. Over 39% of importers reported they are still struggling with new customs duties and 38.6% were battling with increased transport costs.

UNICEF, with support from DP World, sends critical supplies to help fight COVID-19 surge in India

UNICEF, with support from DP World, sends critical supplies to help fight COVID-19 surge in India

UNICEF has sent additional critical lifesaving supplies to India, including two million face shields and 200,000 surgical masks.

Ultimation Industries' new warehouse robots provide solution for building the fully integrated warehouse of the future

Ultimation Industries' new warehouse robots provide solution for building the fully integrated warehouse of the future

With the global industrial robot market projected to grow at a 9% annual rate and reach $75.84 billion by 2025, Ultimation Industries LLC is expanding its Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) line-up to include automated solutions that allow companies of all sizes to transform their facilities into fully integrated warehouses.

Johnston Logistics UK invests in upgrades ahead of busy summer

Johnston Logistics UK invests in upgrades ahead of busy summer

Logistics provider Johnston Logistics UK is preparing for an anticipated bumper summer by investing in spring improvements to key facilities.

XPO Logistics once again named by Forbes as a Best Company to Work For in Spain

XPO Logistics once again named by Forbes as a Best Company to Work For in Spain

XPO Logistics, the global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been named one of the Forbes 50 best companies to work for in Spain for the third straight year.

71% of UK businesses see role for CCTV in keeping workplaces 'COVID Safe' as they encourage more workers back

71% of UK businesses see role for CCTV in keeping workplaces 'COVID Safe' as they encourage more workers back

A multi-country survey of organisations with more than 50 staff and running an existing video monitoring system, carried out by Video Security as a Service (VSaaS) innovator Ava Security, found that 71% of UK firms saw a role for their existing video system in supporting a safe return the workplace for more of their staff.

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