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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AITT highlights need for greater industry focus on pre-use checks

AITT highlights need for greater industry focus on pre-use checks

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers has emphasised the important role of pre-use checks when operating workplace transport, as part of an ongoing endeavour to improve safety standards throughout the materials handling industry.

Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy, says FTA

Vital logistics workers should be excluded from restrictive immigration policy, says FTA

The government’s proposal to bring forward restrictions on EU migrants deemed to be ‘low-skilled’ will worsen the severe labour shortage in the logistics sector, according to FTA.

Transport & logistics firm joins forces once again with official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs

Transport & logistics firm joins forces once again with official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs

The specialist transport and logistics provider www.WMBLogistics.co.uk has once again joined forces with www.EurotekKTM.com, the official partner of Red Bull Romaniacs, an event taking place between Tuesday 21st and Saturday 25th July 2020.

Jungheinrich: EZS 130 – The tow tractor for tight spaces

Jungheinrich: EZS 130 – The tow tractor for tight spaces

With a width of merely 600 mm, the truck is designed on a space-saving tugger train for the manoeuvrable transport of small parts. The tow tractor is thus ideally suited for the transport of luggage trolleys at airports.

Mail Handling International pushes the envelope with Datalogic barcode scanning technology

Mail Handling International pushes the envelope with Datalogic barcode scanning technology

Mail Handling International (MHI) has revealed that Datalogic barcode scanning technology has enabled it to dramatically enhance speed and accuracy for the automatic enclosure of personalised letters from its Bristol based mail fulfilment centre.

Yale precision control tiller head selected as FLTA Awards 2020 finalist in two categories

Yale precision control tiller head selected as FLTA Awards 2020 finalist in two categories

Yale Europe Materials Handling been selected as a finalist in the Ergonomics and Innovation categories of the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Awards for Excellence 2020.

Freight forwarders stand to benefit from wider access to Government apprenticeship service

Freight forwarders stand to benefit from wider access to Government apprenticeship service

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that the recent announcement that the UK government is expanding access to the apprenticeship service to employers who are not one of the existing 22,000 apprenticeship levy-payers using the service already, will be of great benefit to many of its members.

Bis Henderson Consulting appoints senior retail strategy specialist, Louisa Hosegood

Bis Henderson Consulting appoints senior retail strategy specialist, Louisa Hosegood

Bis Henderson Consulting, the specialist supply chain and logistics consultancy within the Bis Henderson Group, has appointed senior retail and ecommerce strategist Louisa Hosegood FCMA as Digital and Strategy Director.

3/4 of companies in the business & professional services sector believe Brexit ‘will have a positive long-term impact'...

3/4 of companies in the business & professional services sector believe Brexit ‘will have a positive long-term impact'...

A new state-of-the-nation study into how companies in the business and professional services sector are prepared for Brexit, has revealed some 42% of businesses believe the process of exiting the EU is currently having no impact on their business at all, while 28% feel it has had a positive impact.

Fresh new look for logistics recruitment and distribution company

Fresh new look for logistics recruitment and distribution company

Challenge-trg Group – the logistics recruitment and distribution company – is rolling out a brand refresh in the New Year to house its subdivisions under one name.

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