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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Voiteq launches its 'next generation' business intelligence solution, VoiceMan Data Analysis, at IMHX

Voiteq launches its 'next generation' business intelligence solution, VoiceMan Data Analysis, at IMHX

Voiteq, global provider of Voice-directed work solutions, has launched its powerful 'next generation' business intelligence solution VoiceMan Data Analysis at IMHX 2016.

Peel Logistics to join forces with Evander Properties

Peel Logistics to join forces with Evander Properties

Peel Logistics has announced that the Directors of Evander Properties (Evander), Jeremy Greenland and Neil Dickinson, will become shareholders and assume senior leadership positions within Peel Logistics.

Women and young people prove to be among best in logistics industry

Women and young people prove to be among best in logistics industry

At this year's International Forklift Operator of the Year, there are more female operators through to the final than ever before along with the youngest ever entrants at just 18 years old. Is this a sign that the logistics industry is changing?

Introduction of pallet standard set to deliver significant supply chain benefits for Wolseley UK

Introduction of pallet standard set to deliver significant supply chain benefits for Wolseley UK

Wolseley UK, the distributer of plumbing and heating products, has entered into a supply chain partnership with CHEP, provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, that is expected to improve safety and deliver significant supply chain benefits throughout its nationwide operations.

Acquisition of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group by Egeria

Acquisition of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group by Egeria

Egeria, the Dutch based private equity firm has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Group ("Clondalkin") from an affiliate of Warburg Pincus. Completion of the transaction is expected to occur in Q4 2016.

LPR fuels Weetabix’s pallet flows

LPR fuels Weetabix’s pallet flows

Working closely with Weetabix, LPR has delivered major process changes in the past year, concentrating on improving safety, onsite management and efficiency at Weetabix's depot at Burton Latimer.

TimoCom presents the year's highlight at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016

TimoCom presents the year's highlight at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2016

Continuous optimisation of its transport platform is top priority for the IT service provider TimoCom. Topics such as automation, networking and digitalisation are of great importance for the transport and logistics industry - especially in the era of Logistics 4.0.

Pallet Truck Shop pleased by rise in consumer confidence

Pallet Truck Shop pleased by rise in consumer confidence

The summer months have been somewhat turbulent for the retail sector; multiple reports of stumbling profits, large companies filing for administration and a general sense of fear and uncertainty has left the whole country feeling downbeat about the future of the retail market.

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