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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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Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics is to operate a new Volkswagen Group packaging centre in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, following the Group’s decision to despatch parts for Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles via JadeWeserPort.

‘Rising Star’ Rebecca proves to be the perfect pick for BT Supply Chain

‘Rising Star’ Rebecca proves to be the perfect pick for BT Supply Chain

Rebecca Hambleton, Operations Manager at BT Supply Chain, has won the Rising Star Award at the CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport) Awards after overseeing an ingenious project to redevelop the picking facility at the company’s national distribution centre in Magna Park.

Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

The best of Britain’s young forklift service engineers have been honoured in a graduation ceremony hosted by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) in the magnificent surroundings of Hoar Cross Hall in Burton on Trent.

Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Almost a quarter of consumers are still opening goods ordered online that are overpacked according to a survey by Macfarlane Packaging.

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.

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