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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Cautious welcome for Shipping Register Targets

Cautious welcome for Shipping Register Targets

The maritime professionals' trade union, Nautilus International, has given a cautious welcome to a commitment from UK Shipping Minister John Hayes to double the number of vessels registered to the UK flag, and has called on him to ensure that this translates into more jobs for UK seafarers.

Innovation the focus at London packaging event

Innovation the focus at London packaging event

The UK packaging event, Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, returns to London Olympia next week (13 & 14 September), with over 180 exhibitors, spanning the entire packaging supply chain, 60% of whom are using the show to launch new technologies, solutions or services.

Richmond Containers launch new products at Luxury Packaging Show 2017

Richmond Containers launch new products at Luxury Packaging Show 2017

Richmond Containers is attending the Luxury Packaging Show for the fourth year running. As a supplier of primary packaging, the company will be showcasing a range of new products at Olympia London, between 13th – 14th September, 2017.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter complements furniture specialist’s premium brand values

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter complements furniture specialist’s premium brand values

Wharfside has been supplying beautiful and bespoke contemporary furniture for 55 years. No surprise, then, that the East London-based retailer has lavished such care and attention to detail on the specification of its first Mercedes-Benz delivery van.

Christmas under threat from Home Office proposals to reduce EU workers in logistics sector

Christmas under threat from Home Office proposals to reduce EU workers in logistics sector

Proposals set out in a leaked Home Office document would end the free movement of labour immediately after Brexit and prevent all but the most highly-skilled EU workers from entering Britain.

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