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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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Further expansion and growth for DBL Logistics

Further expansion and growth for DBL Logistics

Sheffield-based haulage and logistics company DBL Logistics will expand for the second time in two years after another record year for the firm.

Bibby Distribution goes to great lengths for Tayto with two new longer semi-trailers

Bibby Distribution goes to great lengths for Tayto with two new longer semi-trailers

Bibby Distribution has unveiled two new longer semi-trailers (LSTs) that will cut carbon and boost brand awareness for Tayto Group Ltd, the biggest British-owned crisp and snack manufacturer.

Thermo King SLXe trailer refrigeration solutions with R-452A reach 500 units sold in Europe

Thermo King SLXe trailer refrigeration solutions with R-452A reach 500 units sold in Europe

Thermo King has announced that its SLXe trailer refrigeration units, the first refrigerated transportation solution compatible with next generation, low global warming potential (GWP) R-452A refrigerant, sold over 500 units in Europe within the first three months on the market.

October 2015 edition: Special Technology Report- Voice Picking & WMS

October 2015 edition: Special Technology Report- Voice Picking & WMS

The October 2015 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT will feature a special technology report on Voice Directed Picking and Warehouse Management (WMS)

A number of prominent industry spokespeople from the research & vendor community will consider current trends.

Graphic Packaging International supports Action Against Hunger fundraising event

Graphic Packaging International supports Action Against Hunger fundraising event

Graphic Packaging International (GPI) was a proud supporter of Action's Against Hunger's recent fundraising event, which raised £126,500 towards its commitment to end child hunger around the world.

PD Ports acquires Groveport to expand Humber presence

PD Ports acquires Groveport to expand Humber presence

Port owners and operators, PD Ports has completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Groveport 2012 Limited ("Groveport").

Linde Fork Truck Rentals in pole position to support F1 teams

Linde Fork Truck Rentals in pole position to support F1 teams

Prestigious, high profile, international events require suppliers who can meet their demands with products and services of the highest quality and reliability.

Record-breaking quarter for commercial vehicle registrations

Record-breaking quarter for commercial vehicle registrations

According to Road Haulage 2015, a new Market Report from intelligence provider Key Note, the volume of goods lifted by road in Great Britain grew by 0.4% between 2010 and 2014, while over the same period, the volume of goods moved via roads increased by 4.3%.

‘Grexit’ will significantly increase the cost of deliveries, warns international courier

‘Grexit’ will significantly increase the cost of deliveries, warns international courier

International parcels specialist ParcelHero is warning that the immediate consequence of Greece crashing out of the Euro and the European Union (EU), would be increased delivery fees and higher import costs.

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