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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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Verizon completes acquisition of Fleetmatics

Verizon completes acquisition of Fleetmatics

Verizon Communications Inc. has announced the completion of its $2.4 billion acquisition of Fleetmatics Group PLC for $60.00 per share in cash.

BIFA repeats call for end to shipping line surcharges

BIFA repeats call for end to shipping line surcharges

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is repeating the call it made earlier this year for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines.

Increased expertise for tyre pressure specialist

Increased expertise for tyre pressure specialist

After a period of impressive growth, tyre pressure monitoring specialist TyrePal is expanding its in-house expertise and skills by hiring Steve Coffin as operations director.

Kuehne + Nagel Sweden is continuing to be the extension of Bosch Power Tool Division’s business in the Nordics

Kuehne + Nagel Sweden is continuing to be the extension of Bosch Power Tool Division’s business in the Nordics

Power Tools Division of the Bosch Group, provider for power tools and related accessories, has extended its logistics contract with Kuehne + Nagel Sweden for a further period of five years.

The Swain Group’s logistics capability helps The Toy Store move on time and below budget

The Swain Group’s logistics capability helps The Toy Store move on time and below budget

Relocating retail operations can be complicated at the best of times. However, when the requirement is to remove and ship the entire contents of a major 23,000 sq. ft. store from London's Oxford Street to the Middle East, things – inevitably – become much more complex.

Helistrat selects Middleton Engineering baling solution for major retail distribution centre

Helistrat selects Middleton Engineering baling solution for major retail distribution centre

Helistrat, the UK-based contract management partner delivering sustainable waste management consultancy and solutions to top UK businesses, has deployed a Middleton Engineering baling solution as part of the recycling operation for a major new retail distribution centre.

Hydraulic lifts make Eurobus debut

Hydraulic lifts make Eurobus debut

The launch of new hydraulic lifts from Totalkare proved one of the highlights of this year's largest event for the coach and bus industry.

JDA sees swift adoption of latest Warehouse Management release

JDA sees swift adoption of latest Warehouse Management release

JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced that more than 20 customers are deploying the latest version of JDA Warehouse Management, released earlier this year.

The right impression - Printing & Labelling Technology Report

The right impression - Printing & Labelling Technology Report

Logistics Handling spoke with a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments in the world of Printing & Labelling technologies. Contributors are: British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), Panorama Consulting,Frost & Sullivan,Gartner, Honeywell, Zebra Technologies,NiceLabel,Brother UK,Citizen Systems Europe and SATO.

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