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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Update your lift truck knowhow at H & S Event with Mentor and FLTA

Update your lift truck knowhow at H & S Event with Mentor and FLTA

Mentor FLT Training will join the Fork Lift Truck Association for a seminar on forklift safety fundamentals at The Health and Safety Event NEC in April.

Forming part of the Safer Logistics programme, the joint presentation entitled, 'Forklift training essentials and practical segregation", will be delivered by FLTA CEO Peter Harvey and Mentor FLT Training MD Stuart Taylor.

ALL4PACK Observatory

ALL4PACK Observatory

An excellent outlook for 2018 and buyer priorities focused on investment and recycling

Midland Pallet Trucks urges businesses to consider employee safety in new financial year

Midland Pallet Trucks urges businesses to consider employee safety in new financial year

As the new financial year approaches, materials handling equipment provider, Midland Pallet Trucks, is urging firms in the industry to invest in equipment that can reduce safety risks.

Leading ladies in logistics Aliona and Jo climb the ladder at The NX Group

Leading ladies in logistics Aliona and Jo climb the ladder at The NX Group

Two Daventry women working for a growing global logistics firm based in Crick have been promoted to more senior roles within the company, and are encouraging more women to consider roles within the logistics and warehousing industry this International Women's Day (March 8th).

GEODIS pilot project for robotic picking doubles productivity in its Indianapolis warehouse

GEODIS pilot project for robotic picking doubles productivity in its Indianapolis warehouse

To address the record-low unemployment rate (~3%) and the strain on labour during peak seasons, GEODIS and a major online women's apparel client partnered to pilot collaborative each-picking using 30 autonomous mobile robots from Locus Robotics in a 139,000 square foot (13,000 sqm) warehouse in Indianapolis.

PET invests £500,000 in expanding fleet

PET invests £500,000 in expanding fleet

PET, a haulage operator across Leicester, has invested £500,000 in expanding its fleet.

Smurfit Kappa reveals how packaging is key differentiator for ecommerce sector

Smurfit Kappa reveals how packaging is key differentiator for ecommerce sector

Smurfit Kappa explored the part that packaging can play in boosting online sales in an ecommerce event recently.

Trade body welcomes move to address problem ot global shipping counterfeiting

Trade body welcomes move to address problem ot global shipping counterfeiting

A new initiative aimed at tackling the problem of counterfeiting in the maritime sector, has been welcomed by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA).

ULMA to feature the latest in packaging technology at Foodex

ULMA to feature the latest in packaging technology at Foodex

ULMA Packaging Ltd will be showcasing the latest in high performance fill and seal technology at the forthcoming Foodex exhibition (16-18 April 2018 NEC Birmingham Hall 3 Stand S271), as part of an impressive line-up of automated systems that are synonymous with the world class packaging company.

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