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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Dematic gears-up for 'rapid results' at IMHX 2016

Dematic gears-up for 'rapid results' at IMHX 2016

Dematic, the automated intralogistics solutions company, is to offer visitors a 'live' demonstration of its latest automated picking techniques on stand 9A55, bringing together the intelligence of its Dematic RapidPick, Dematic RapidPut and Dematic Multishuttle technology in a modular system designed for delivering 'rapid results'.

Fleet decision-makers can reduce administration burden with vehicle and driver management software

Fleet decision-makers can reduce administration burden with vehicle and driver management software

Sophisticated web-based fleet management software systems significantly reduce the amount of time company decision-makers spend on administration tasks relating to vehicles and their drivers.

Synergy included in Gartner’s first ever European WMS market guide

Synergy included in Gartner’s first ever European WMS market guide

Synergy Logistics – the company behind the Snapfulfil warehouse management system – has become one of only nine companies to be included as a Representative Vendor in Gartner's first Market Guide for European Warehouse Management Systems*.

Stertil provides cost-effective loading bays upgrade for AAH Pharmaceuticals

Stertil provides cost-effective loading bays upgrade for AAH Pharmaceuticals

Specialist loading bay equipment and industrial door manufacturer Stertil Dock & Door Products has refurbished and upgraded an installation of loading bays for a leading distributor of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products.

Post-Brexit food logistics will be the hot topic at the 2016 Transfrigoroute International AGM

Post-Brexit food logistics will be the hot topic at the 2016 Transfrigoroute International AGM

The 2016 Transfrigoroute International (TI) Annual General Meeting is set to be packed with debate and discussion, as it is the first opportunity for the industry to get together and review the impact of the Brexit vote and the introduction of the new UK Prime Minister.

Latest TGW technologies provide online giant Zalando with sustainable supply chain solution

Latest TGW technologies provide online giant Zalando with sustainable supply chain solution

European online fashion e-tailer Zalando has appointed systems integrator TGW Logistics to design, install, commission and maintain the materials handling solution at its brand new logistics centre in Lahr, Germany, which will commence operations at the end of 2016.

Verizon to acquire Fleetmatics

Verizon to acquire Fleetmatics

Verizon Communications Inc. and Fleetmatics Group PLC have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Fleetmatics, the global provider of fleet and mobile workforce management solutions, for $60.00 per share in cash - representing a value of approximately $2.4 billion.

Priority Freight expands German office with new air freight department

Priority Freight expands German office with new air freight department

Priority Freight, the global provider of contingency logistics solutions, has enhanced its operations in the heart of mainland Europe by setting up a new, dedicated emergency air freight department at its office in Willich, Germany.

FIAG looks to the future of fleet at 2016 Autumn workshop

FIAG looks to the future of fleet at 2016 Autumn workshop

The future shape of Britain's company car, van and HGV fleets and the challenges faced will be the focus at the autumn 2016 workshop hosted by the Fleet Industry Advisory Group (FIAG).

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