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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Forklift safety attachment specialist looks to establish global distributor network

Forklift safety attachment specialist looks to establish global distributor network

UK-based SumoGlove International Ltd (Sumo) is looking to appoint distributors and agents worldwide as it seeks to drive further sales growth for its Sumo Glove brand of forklift truck attachments.

Trans-Soft announces strategic investment in Supply Vision

Trans-Soft announces strategic investment in Supply Vision

Trans-Soft, the technology solutions provider for the freight forwarding and logistics industries, has announced an investment in Supply Vision, the Chicago-based Transportation Management Solutions (TMS) provider.

Onward makes space for logistics operations at Multimodal

Onward makes space for logistics operations at Multimodal

Looking for a storage and/or a distribution hub in the north of England? Well look no further than Onward Holdings Ltd's stand 8101 at this year's Multimodal show in April, where it will be promoting different warehouse options suitable for freight forwarding.

Why automation alone won’t kill the freight forwarder

Why automation alone won’t kill the freight forwarder

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has reacted to current speculation that Amazon and Uber may be about to launch their own global freight brokerage businesses by underlining "the vastly challenging and circuitous landscape" that traditional freight forwarders and brokers operate in on a daily basis.

B&B Attachments MD wins FLTA’s Services to the Forklift Truck Industry Award

B&B Attachments MD wins FLTA’s Services to the Forklift Truck Industry Award

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) awarded the Services to the Forklift Truck Industry Award to Mike R. Barton, Managing Director of B&B Attachments.

XPO Logistics extends its collaboration with Groupe SEB

XPO Logistics extends its collaboration with Groupe SEB

XPO Logistics has secured a multi-million pound, long-term contract extension with global domestic appliances and cookware giant Groupe SEB.

Downton invests In 300 new trucks and trailers

Downton invests In 300 new trucks and trailers

Growing transport group CM Downton has made a significant investment to expand its fleet by confirming orders for 100 new DAF trucks, 100 Cartwright curtainsiders and 100 Tiger Trailers curtainsiders.

Apex to showcase asset management solutions at Multimodal 2017

Apex to showcase asset management solutions at Multimodal 2017

Apex Supply Chain Technologies will be at this year's Multimodal exhibition to showcase its range of automated dispensing solutions to manage, track and control critical assets, including supplies, tools and handheld scanners.

FUSO Canter scores another VansA2Z winner at Twickenham

FUSO Canter scores another VansA2Z winner at Twickenham

The FUSO Canter has won a remarkable fourth consecutive Light Truck of the Year title at the 2017 Vans A2Z Awards.

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