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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Maintaining a strong logistics team this Easter

Maintaining a strong logistics team this Easter

By Scott Chesworth, operations director, RAM Tracking.

Easter is always a popular vacation period, with many workers hoping to make the most of the Bank Holidays and milder spring weather by booking additional annual leave.

Knapp’s picking robot named Best Product at LogiMAT 2017

Knapp’s picking robot named Best Product at LogiMAT 2017

With warehouse staff reaching their performance limits in processes that demand high performance and quality for long periods of time, one solution is the use of industrial robots.

New Krone flatbed semi-trailer for UK and Ireland

New Krone flatbed semi-trailer for UK and Ireland

Krone is introducing a new flatbed semi-trailer to the UK and Ireland at the Multi Modal Show, Birmingham NEC this week.

MiX Telematics delivers additional benefits to Europe's largest paper and cardboard recycler

MiX Telematics delivers additional benefits to Europe's largest paper and cardboard recycler

Caerphilly-based DS Smith Recycling, the paper and cardboard recycler and provider of a full range of waste management and recycling services, has turned to MiX Telematics in order to further improve the efficiency of its fleet.

Seko Logistics appoints Tony Barnes as COO Asia

Seko Logistics appoints Tony Barnes as COO Asia

Seko Logistics has named Tony Barnes as Chief Operating Officer Asia Pacific.

Wildeck announces NetGate Pick Module Safety Gate

Wildeck announces NetGate Pick Module Safety Gate

Wildeck, Inc. has announced its new NetGate Pick Module Safety Gate which will transform open rack loading zones into protected, safe access areas by providing full height fall protection within the pallet zone.

Walker opens dedicated re-work centres

Walker opens dedicated re-work centres

At its site in Berkshire, online fulfilment and logistics specialist, Walker Logistics, has opened two new units dedicated to customer re-work operations.

Schmitz Cargobull’s fuel-efficient reefers bear fruit for Transpak Direct

Schmitz Cargobull’s fuel-efficient reefers bear fruit for Transpak Direct

Transpak Direct can look forward to reduced fuel bills thanks to seven new Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers, as a result of the units being lighter and lower - reducing drag and improving overall fuel consumption.

Research reveals that transport teams select routing software solutions that ‘make life easier’

Research reveals that transport teams select routing software solutions that ‘make life easier’

Research amongst decision makers operating delivery fleets has revealed that saving money is not the main objective when selecting new computerised routing and scheduling solutions.

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