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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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Signode's New SBM Series – high productivity, proven technology, cost-effective strapping

Signode's New SBM Series – high productivity, proven technology, cost-effective strapping

Signode has launched the SBM Series, a new generation of European-built strapping machines that is claimed to offer customers higher productivity, simple operation combined with well proven technology and low cost of ownership.

£300,000 + infrastructure investment heralds new growth for specialist distributor

£300,000 + infrastructure investment heralds new growth for specialist distributor

Specialist distributor Antifriction Components has invested over £300,000 in new logistic and office facilities as it continues to build its national brand.

Almost half of UK business drivers in new study submit false mileage claims

Almost half of UK business drivers in new study submit false mileage claims

Almost half of UK business drivers surveyed in a new study admit to submitting false mileage claims. The research conducted by TomTom Business Solutions found 46 per cent of drivers have over-estimated their mileage when claiming expenses, with 35 per cent doing so regularly.

Chep expands relationship with Brett's Transport to support container devanning operations

Chep expands relationship with Brett's Transport to support container devanning operations

Chep, the pallet and container pooling service provider, has signed a three-year contract with Brett's Transport to become their preferred pallet provider delivering almost 150,000 pallet flows per year.

Briggs flexes its fleet solutions for demanding cable operation

Briggs flexes its fleet solutions for demanding cable operation

A leading provider of specialist high performance subsea cables and umbilical systems has turned to Briggs Equipment for a bespoke handling solution when it needed a diverse range of materials handling equipment.

Loads Better For Sustainability

Loads Better For Sustainability

Fleet operators are increasingly looking to improve the sustainability of their commercial vehicles. A small but important contribution to this objective can be made when choosing equipment such as the cranes and platform lifts that many operators now specify to eliminate manual handling and lifting.

Cranfield Professor receives OBE from the Queen

Cranfield Professor receives OBE from the Queen

A Professor from Cranfield School of Management received his OBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace this week.

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