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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Bold approach required to hit European plastic recycling targets

Bold approach required to hit European plastic recycling targets

A more circular approach to plastic packaging will be key to hitting ambitious international plastic recycling targets, says a prominent packaging machinery supplier.

New head of operations appointed at Reed Boardall

New head of operations appointed at Reed Boardall

Yorkshire-based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall has appointed Patrick Haslam as head of operations in its cold store division.

Pirelli develops tyres that interact with the 5G network

Pirelli develops tyres that interact with the 5G network

Pirelli claims to be the first tyre company in the world to transmit information detected by intelligent tyres regarding the road surface via the 5G network.

System Edström supplies racking solutions for electric vans

System Edström supplies racking solutions for electric vans

Northants-based van racking supplier System Edström is providing internal racking solutions to electric-powered commercial vehicles. New products, dedicated installers and a reputation for safety makes System Edström a compelling choice to convert next-generation EVs.

FTA calls on government to secure the future of HS2

FTA calls on government to secure the future of HS2

Following uncertainty surrounding the review of HS2, FTA has called on government to secure the future of the high-speed railway and reassure businesses of its commitment to infrastructure investment moving forwards.

Valley Wholesale Carpets’ first choice is Cartwright

Valley Wholesale Carpets’ first choice is Cartwright

Valley Wholesale Carpets has recently taken delivery of a tri-axle semi-trailer box van from Cartwright, saying they would not go anywhere else for their trailers.

PUMA selects Indigo WMS for new ‘Super G’ distribution centre

PUMA selects Indigo WMS for new ‘Super G’ distribution centre

Global sportswear company PUMA has awarded Indigo Software a contract to implement Indigo WMS at the company’s new 13 acre Super G distribution centre in Glasshoughton in Yorkshire.  When fully implemented, Indigo WMS will control the entire 261,000 sq ft warehouse process.

Revved up by 50% picking efficiency improvements

Revved up by 50% picking efficiency improvements

A leading US online auto parts supplier and distributor is optimising inventory, space and resources within its fulfilment centre, via a best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS).

Cutting-edge solutions on show at UK packaging event

Cutting-edge solutions on show at UK packaging event

The latest packaging solutions and technologies will take centre stage at Packaging Innovations 2020 when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February.

Major investment by Cliffe Packaging for continued growth

Major investment by Cliffe Packaging for continued growth

A major programme of investment initiated by Cliffe Packaging last year to support an exciting business growth and development programme, has now enabled the company to move into a new purpose-equipped office, warehouse and logistics facility.

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