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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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Tips to keep you moving

Tips to keep you moving

With stricter measures introduced to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, all organisations are adapting to new ways of working to comply with government advice surrounding self-isolation and social distancing.

Pall-Ex celebrates Haulage Heroes with new #LoveLogistics campaign

Pall-Ex celebrates Haulage Heroes with new #LoveLogistics campaign

Pall-Ex is behind the wheel of a new campaign designed to celebrate the UK’s Haulage Heroes who are keeping supply chains moving during the UK’s coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.

CEVA Logistics supports huge shipment delivery for the UK’s NHS

CEVA Logistics supports huge shipment delivery for the UK’s NHS

Supporting the UK Government’s initiative to bring all UK healthcare distribution under one umbrella during the COVID-19 crisis, CEVA Logistics has brought in shipments bound for the NHS (National Health Service) on a specialist flight from Shanghai to London.

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for immediate support to keep freight flowing

UK Chamber of Shipping calls for immediate support to keep freight flowing

The UK Chamber of Shipping, the trade association with nearly 200 members, has called for immediate support from the UK government to ensure freight continues to flow into the country.

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America installs TouchPath system to increase production capacity

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America installs TouchPath system to increase production capacity

Houston, Texas-headquartered forklift manufacturer Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (‘MCFA’) has implemented international supply chain solutions provider TouchPath’s ‘TouchMES’ manufacturing execution system, integrating it with the company’s ERP system to increase production capacity and support expansion.

Breakbulk Europe moves to September

Breakbulk Europe moves to September

Breakbulk Europe, the event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, has been postponed until September in light of the global novel coronavirus pandemic. The event will now take place at Messe Bremen in Bremen, Germany, from 29 September to 1 October 2020.

More than ever the devil’s in the (data) detail, says SnapFulfil

More than ever the devil’s in the (data) detail, says SnapFulfil

Warehouse management systems (WMS) provider, SnapFulfil, is looking up during the economic downturn with an increasingly data-driven approach to help weather the COVID storm and be in a stronger position when it clears.

Kerry Logistics donates services to deliver support socks to NHS nurses

Kerry Logistics donates services to deliver support socks to NHS nurses

Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) has donated its services to deliver 5,000 pairs of compression socks, given by Glasgow-based online travel retailer Trtl (pronounced turtle), to frontline health professionals across Scotland.

Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

As the UK becomes the latest nation to bring in substantial restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, safety and compliance firm Bureau Veritas is highlighting a few simple steps to help firms manage their business continuity plans.

Verizon Connect study finds failure to adopt new technology costs fleet managers two days a week

Verizon Connect study finds failure to adopt new technology costs fleet managers two days a week

Recent research released by Verizon Connect* reveals that fleet managers could save as much as 14 hours a week – the equivalent of nearly two full working days – by adopting technology that helps them automate tasks.

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