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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Allport Cargo Services chosen by The White Company to support growth strategy

Allport Cargo Services chosen by The White Company to support growth strategy

Following an intensive selection process, Allport Cargo Services has been chosen by The White Company to manage its global sea, air and overland freight movements, whilst working to re-define supply chain operations to support international growth objectives

£1.5m invested by Farrall in fuel-efficient fleet expansion

£1.5m invested by Farrall in fuel-efficient fleet expansion

Farrall’s Transport, the Cheshire-based logistics service provider, has invested £1.5 million expanding the company’s transport fleet to support business growth, improve environmental performance and increase fuel-efficiency.

Four-fold increase in members for Returnloads.net

Four-fold increase in members for Returnloads.net

UK Road Haulage Marketplace Returnloads.net is celebrating a four-fold increase in members in the year since the site was relaunched.

Young netball star receives sponsorship from Palletline and Hacklings

Young netball star receives sponsorship from Palletline and Hacklings

Palletline and founder member company John Hackling Transport Ltd have pledged their support for a young British netball star.

InfoLink fleet management system from Crown moves to the Cloud

InfoLink fleet management system from Crown moves to the Cloud

In an effort to provide customers further flexibility and capabilities for managing their forklift fleet and operators, Crown, one of the world's largest material handling companies, announces that its Crown InfoLink fleet management system has moved to the Cloud to offer a flexible two-tier platform that will allow the software to be easily scaled as customer fleet management needs grow and mature.

Zetes multimodal voice picking solution enables Pallas Foods to increases efficiency

Zetes multimodal voice picking solution enables Pallas Foods to increases efficiency

Pallas Foods, one of Ireland's leading foodservice distributors, introduced an innovative warehouse automation system in several stages to help increase efficiency and productivity in its warehouse operations and ultimately to improve customer value.

Williams Your Foodservice opts for BCP's Accord

Williams Your Foodservice opts for BCP's Accord

Supply chain software specialist BCP (Business Computer Projects Ltd) continues to grow its client portfolio with the addition of new client Williams Your Foodservice who has invested in a 12 user Accord® solution for its expanding distribution business.

FlexiEdge fast-action industrial doors launched by Stertil Stokvis

FlexiEdge fast-action industrial doors launched by Stertil Stokvis

Stertil Stokvis has introduced the FlexiEdge range of fast-action industrial doors offering exceptional safety plus unrivalled resistance to wind, weather and impact damage.

Come and meet the supply chain community in Paris on 26 & 27 November 2013

Come and meet the supply chain community in Paris on 26 & 27 November 2013

Supply Chain Event - international exhibition for solutions and tools to optimise the flow of goods – gathers over 100 suppliers of solutions and technologies covering all aspects of the Supply Chain and 3,000 professionals.

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