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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TransportLAB Hackathon

TransportLAB Hackathon

The TransportLAB Hackathon (June 1-14) has just one goal: reward the most innovative concept to improve logistics in Europe.

Putting the case for 'beds and sheds'

Putting the case for 'beds and sheds'

If the logistics industry is to meet the needs of a rapidly changing society, it must overcome the prejudices of policy makers and planners at all levels of Government who have traditionally considered residential and logistics properties incompatible neighbours.

Hy-Dynamix launches portable solution for container weighing

Hy-Dynamix launches portable solution for container weighing

Hy-Dynamix has launched a new mobile container weighing solution called Hy-Weigh, which gives digital read outs within ten minutes at point of packing.

Gebrüder Weiss will become the Logistics Partner for the Bregenz Festival

Gebrüder Weiss will become the Logistics Partner for the Bregenz Festival

The international transport and logistics company will become the official logistics partner for the Bregenz Festival.

Online retailers may count the cost of buying logistics services on price

Online retailers may count the cost of buying logistics services on price

A recent survey of online retailers undertaken by DK Fulfilment Ltd (DKF) suggests that, when it comes to awarding a contract to a logistics partner to manage their order fulfilment processes, the overwhelming majority of UK-based internet retailers consider price to be the most significant influence on their decision.

XPO Logistics extends successful relationship with Moores Furniture Group

XPO Logistics extends successful relationship with Moores Furniture Group

XPO Logistics has secured a contract renewal with Moores Furniture Group, a leading manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom furniture, to distribute its wide range of products throughout the UK.

Jungheinrich boosts productivity by up to 10 % with launch of highly ergonomic horizontal order pickers

Jungheinrich boosts productivity by up to 10 % with launch of highly ergonomic horizontal order pickers

Jungheinrich has significantly upgraded its range of order pickers with the launch of the 'series 3', consisting of the ECE 310 horizontal order picker with lifting load section and the ECE 320 horizontal order picker equipped with scissor lift.

Werner Electric Supply achieves zero order backlog at end of each day with four-level pick module system

Werner Electric Supply achieves zero order backlog at end of each day with four-level pick module system

A vital part of Werner Electric Supply's goal to double sales to $500 million by 2020 is its 200,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art distribution centre in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Vacu-Lug introduces three new tyres to its heavy commercial vehicle range

Vacu-Lug introduces three new tyres to its heavy commercial vehicle range

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, the Grantham-based commercial tyre retreading specialist and new tyre importer has introduced three new retread tyres for the heavier end of the commercial vehicle transport sector.

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