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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Seven top tips to being safe and productive

Seven top tips to being safe and productive

David Banks, Sales Manager - Waste & Recycling Sector at JCB, offers a guide to some of the innovative design features that make Waste and Recycling vehicles both safe and productive.

While speed, efficiency, output, and value for money are essential for any operation – none of these factors should ever trump safety.

Bamboo solves Protrack challenges

Bamboo solves Protrack challenges

Protrack Solutions is a Gloucestershire-based business that designs and builds a range of tracking systems and devices primarily for the logistics sector.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK is honoured by HRH The Princess Royal for using training to boost business growth

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK is honoured by HRH The Princess Royal for using training to boost business growth

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK is celebrating after being commended for its commitment to training and skills development by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, at a ceremony at St James's Palace in London.

1-Fleet Alliance holds landmark meeting in London to forge closer pan-European telematics collaboration

1-Fleet Alliance holds landmark meeting in London to forge closer pan-European telematics collaboration

Fleet technology entrepreneurs from across Europe met at London's Savoy Hotel to strengthen business collaboration. The 17 members of 1-Fleet Alliance – a group of telematics companies that together track more than 500,000 vehicles throughout Europe – agreed to forge closer ties.

Fever-Tree provides further tonic to Downton

Fever-Tree provides further tonic to Downton

Premium tonic supplier Fever-Tree has chosen CM Downton to be its UK logistics partner.

Henkel continues to expand pallet flows and collaboration with Chep throughout Europe

Henkel continues to expand pallet flows and collaboration with Chep throughout Europe

Henkel, the global brands and technologies company, has signed a five-year contract renewal with CHEP for the use of pallet pooling services throughout Europe.

Merseyside transport firm ploughs £2 million into new premises

Merseyside transport firm ploughs £2 million into new premises

Sovereign Transport in Knowsley has ploughed £2m into a new bespoke built depot to help meet the growing demand for palletised freight services across the region.

Surge in reported sightings of cardboard logistics boss!

Surge in reported sightings of cardboard logistics boss!

Reported sightings of cardboard cut-out versions of Mark Elward, managing director of logistics services provider, DK Fulfilment Ltd (DKF), are coming in from around the world.

How can delivery companies use technology to prevent lost parcels?

How can delivery companies use technology to prevent lost parcels?

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO, NetDespatch.

Surprising statistics in the news recently revealed that over £250 million worth of deliveries are estimated to have gone missing in the UK in the last year.

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