News,case studies and product information relating to material handling,supply chain and distribution.

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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All-rounder for one ton of payload

All-rounder for one ton of payload

The new Linde E10 stand-on electric truck is claimed to be able to move goods weighing up to one tonne and even fit into a freight elevator.  With this new offering, Linde Material Handling is expanding its range of industrial trucks with a flexible vehicle featuring numerous comfort and safety functions.

Fleetmaxx Solutions opens a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Fleetmaxx Solutions opens a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Fleetmaxx Solutions has opened a new office in Berwick-upon-Tweed, despite the new Covid-19 restrictions in place for the North East. As a fuel card service provider, the company is aiming to keep businesses moving and people’s livelihoods growing even during these challenging times.

DVSA highlights the danger of defective aftermarket truck brake drums

DVSA highlights the danger of defective aftermarket truck brake drums

On 18 September 2020, the DVSA issued a warning about seriously defective aftermarket truck brake drums, citing two cases of failure in non-Scania components fitted to Scania P-series trucks.

Clive Warcup Transport celebrates its Golden Jubilee in style with Scania

Clive Warcup Transport celebrates its Golden Jubilee in style with Scania

Driffield, East Yorkshire-based transport specialist, Clive Warcup Transport Limited, has celebrated its first half century in business with a special presentation organised by founder and Managing Director Clive Warcup’s fellow directors, wife Diane and son Brian and their key truck supplier, Scania.

Total Distribution, Inc. honoured as First Place Fleet Safety Award Winner by Florida Trucking Association

Total Distribution, Inc. honoured as First Place Fleet Safety Award Winner by Florida Trucking Association

Total Distribution, Inc. (TDI), a Peoples Services, Inc. company, has been honoured as the First Place Fleet Safety Award winner as voted on by Florida Trucking Association’s Safety Management Council. 

L&R Haulage build premium furniture delivery service with PODFather

L&R Haulage build premium furniture delivery service with PODFather

L&R Haulage, the white glove home delivery specialist and owner of Elegant Home Interiors, is reaping the benefit of introducing PODFather's route planning and electronic proof of delivery software to its home delivery operation.

Managing disruption in intralogistics

Managing disruption in intralogistics

The rise of e-commerce has brought about significant disruption to traditional logistics activities, demanding constant adjustment to best meet changing demand. Similar adaptability is vital in intralogistics to ensure orders are processed and fulfilled effectively.

Road transport capacity on European spot market falls to lowest level since 2017

Road transport capacity on European spot market falls to lowest level since 2017

Compared with August 2020, 14.4% less road transport capacity was available in the first two weeks of September on the European spot market.

European Carrier & Broker Operations - VIRTUAL SUMMIT

European Carrier & Broker Operations - VIRTUAL SUMMIT

Join us for the largest virtual conference focused on European carrier and broker operations. Supply chain leaders will share how carriers and brokers can drive business efficiency and growth even in the face of the current economic challenges.

October 6, 2020 |  3:00 PM CEST

How to maximise your potential for job opportunities in a crisis

How to maximise your potential for job opportunities in a crisis

By Leigh Anderson, Managing Director, Bis Henderson Recruitment.

Jobs are going almost daily, from retail assistants to aero-engineers, and inevitably including a good few logistics and supply chain staff. But all is not necessarily doom and gloom, as there are some outstanding vacancies out there.

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