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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Fleet Source to exhibit at Freight in the City Expo 2017

Fleet Source to exhibit at Freight in the City Expo 2017

Fleet Source, provider of training for the road transport industry, will be exhibiting at the 2017 Freight in the City Expo on the 7th November at Alexandra Palace, London.

Carbon-neutral container terminal trials Hyster empty container handler

Carbon-neutral container terminal trials Hyster empty container handler

Intermodal transport and logistics specialist Frankenbach operates the only carbon-neutral container terminal on the Rhine, based in the inland Port of Mainz.

An employee-owned future for West Midlands freight company

An employee-owned future for West Midlands freight company

European freight forwarding firm, Espace Europe Ltd, has moved to an employee ownership model in order to secure the long-term future of the business.

The business, which has its headquarters in Lichfield, Staffordshire, handles international freight operations across a number of sectors, including automotive, aerospace, plastics and packaging.

Brambles named Industry Category Leader in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Brambles named Industry Category Leader in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Brambles has been ranked the top performing company by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) in the global Commercial Services and Supplies industry category for 2017.

New trailer tracking technology delivers for Wales-based haulier

New trailer tracking technology delivers for Wales-based haulier

Investment in new tracking technology has enabled a South Wales-based international transport and haulage operator to significantly reduce the size of its trailer fleet and streamline operations.

Carlton Forest Warehousing achieves 'AA' BRC global standards status

Carlton Forest Warehousing achieves 'AA' BRC global standards status

Carlton Forest Warehousing achieves 'AA' BRC global standards status

Steel stockholder to save more than £250,000 with telematics and route planning solution

Steel stockholder to save more than £250,000 with telematics and route planning solution

Industrial Metal Services (IMS) is reportedly saving more than £250,000 a year by improved vehicle routing and driving behaviour across its 55-strong truck fleet.

Agility achieves QEP Experto Status

Agility achieves QEP Experto Status

Agility, the global logistics provider, reports that it is the first freight forwarder to receive QEP experto accreditation from Envirotainer for its cold chain management of pharma and life sciences products.

Set financial standing rates in pounds not euros after Brexit, says FTA

Set financial standing rates in pounds not euros after Brexit, says FTA

The logistics industry has been spared a further rise in the amount of financial standing required for operators to continue trading next January by a matter of weeks, due to a bounce in the strength of the pound in September.

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