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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Out-of-hours deliveries could lead to more death on our roads if safety is not given top priority

Out-of-hours deliveries could lead to more death on our roads if safety is not given top priority

According to road safety campaigner SteerSafe, more has to be done to protect cyclists during winter evenings and early mornings – as the number of cyclists killed after dark in the UK continues to rise.

Hactl wins new Virgin Atlantic Cargo contract

Hactl wins new Virgin Atlantic Cargo contract

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has been appointed as cargo ground handler for Virgin Australia's new services from Melbourne to Hong Kong. Hactl will provide terminal handling and all documentation.

Crown Paints opt for Flexi articulated truck technology

Crown Paints opt for Flexi articulated truck technology

Crown Paints has invested in a fleet of seven articulated very narrow aisle (VNA) forklift trucks from Narrow Aisle Ltd's Flexi range for operation at its production facility in Hull.

Lithium-ion technology continues to advance

Lithium-ion technology continues to advance

Linde plans to once again significantly expand its portfolio of lithium-ion-drive industrial trucks by the end of this year.

Bishopsgate sees long-term benefit of TMS in drive for improvement and efficiencies

Bishopsgate sees long-term benefit of TMS in drive for improvement and efficiencies

New vehicle tracking and telematics are the latest developments for a Swindon-based international logistics and equipment installation specialist, which has seen the benefits of investing in transport management technology over the past 15 years.

Heron Foods installs Presona baler and conveyor system

Heron Foods installs Presona baler and conveyor system

Rapidly expanding discount supermarket chain Heron Foods has chosen a new LP 50 EH2 prepress baler for its main distribution centre in North Ferriby in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Leading Transport and Logistics Company raises over £4000 for local charity

Leading Transport and Logistics Company raises over £4000 for local charity

Members of staff from one of the leading transport and logistic companies, Meachers Global Logistics, have taken part in a number of events to help raise a fantastic £4021.30 in three months for local charity Saints Foundation.

Essential Fleet supercharge fleet management with r2c Online's software

Essential Fleet supercharge fleet management with r2c Online's software

Specialist fleet management providers, Essential Fleet Services, have adopted r2c Online's digital platform for supercharged fleet and workshop management.

Guest Truck & Van in £1.2m fashion truck deal

Guest Truck & Van in £1.2m fashion truck deal

A West Midlands headquartered commercial vehicle dealer has supplied 14 new customised trucks to a global freight company in a deal worth over £1.2m.

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