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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Northside launches apprentice ‘job swap’ with high-profile customer

Northside launches apprentice ‘job swap’ with high-profile customer

Mercedes-Benz Dealer Northside Truck & Van has underlined its reputation for innovation and commitment to customer service by launching a new apprentice swap scheme.

Mobilising the logistics supply chain

Mobilising the logistics supply chain

By Paul Swaddle, Chairman, Pocket App.

Regardless of the sector, be it banking, insurance, retail or utilities, the whole world seems to be adopting a digital or mobile-first strategy at breakneck speed and the logistics industry is no different.

BS Handling Systems completes three projects at Clipper Swadlincote

BS Handling Systems completes three projects at Clipper Swadlincote

Leicester based materials handling specialist, BS Handling Systems, has recently completed three valuable contracts at the extensive Clipper Logistics facilities in Swadlincote.

Ehrhardt + Partner Group relies on the Lydia VoiceSuite

Ehrhardt + Partner Group relies on the Lydia VoiceSuite

Ehrhardt + Partner Group (EPG) is expanding its solution portfolio with the Lydia VoiceSuite, a voice-guided system that optimises all intralogistics processes.

SICK launches Lector 630 Code Reader ‘ready for any task’ at IMHX

SICK  launches Lector 630 Code Reader ‘ready for any task’ at IMHX

SICK UK is launching the versatile Lector630 image-based code reader at the IMHX Show to offer a compact, high-resolution image-based code reader that is ready for any storage, handling and warehousing task.

Tracking innovation technology sees Road specialist Freightex shortlisted for Global Freight Award 2016

Tracking innovation technology sees Road specialist Freightex shortlisted for Global Freight Award 2016

European road service Freightex and data aggregator and unifier GateHouse Logistics have jointly announced that Freightex's service offering incorporating the unique ghTrack data tracking technology has been shortlisted in the innovation category of the Global Freight Awards 2016. The Awards are run in association with Lloyds List.

XPO Logistics extends award-winning relationship with Asda

XPO Logistics extends award-winning relationship with Asda

National supermarket retailer Asda Walmart has renewed its long-term agreement with XPO Logistics for reverse logistics operations.

Pangea Logistics and CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude partner to embrace connectivity and shared logistics

Pangea Logistics and CHAMP Forwarding Systems’ Logitude partner to embrace connectivity and shared logistics

CHAMP Forwarding Systems S.A., Luxembourg, and the global Pangea Logistics Network, Great Britain, have announced a strategic cooperation. The agreement gives Pangea members worldwide access to CHAMP's web-based freight forwarding system Logitude.

RTITB counts down to IMHX and International Forklift Operator of the Year 2016

RTITB counts down to IMHX and International Forklift Operator of the Year 2016

With the International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX) 2016 just one week away, RTITB and 40 of the best forklift operators in the world are counting down the days until the heats of the International Forklift Operator of the Year award begin.

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