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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Hiab renews its light range loader crane portfolio

Hiab renews its light range loader crane portfolio

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched its renewed HIAB light range loader cranes with a capacity from 4 to 11 tonne meters.

UNEX Manufacturing introduces online configurator to speed custom designs for material handling structures and equipment

UNEX Manufacturing introduces online configurator to speed custom designs for material handling structures and equipment

UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the provider of order picking solutions, has introduced the UNEX Configurator, a design tool that generates a 3D image and bill of materials for users' custom carton flow solutions.

Palletways appoints new UK Managing Director

Palletways appoints new UK Managing Director

Palletways UK, the palletised freight network, has announced that its former UK Sales & Commercial Director has been appointed as Managing Director.

CHEP enables Highland Spring Group to achieve substantial environmental savings

CHEP enables Highland Spring Group to achieve substantial environmental savings

Highland Spring Group, the UK supplier and producer of natural source bottled water, is reportedly enjoying significant environmental savings thanks to the use of CHEP's pooled pallets within its supply chain.

Kronos disrupts logistics sector workforce management with revolutionary new AI-powered solution

Kronos disrupts logistics sector workforce management with revolutionary new AI-powered solution

Kronos Incorporated has launched Workforce Dimensions, a new workforce management solution, that represents the next generation of workforce technology.

Wincanton selects MiX Telematics as its telematics partner

Wincanton selects MiX Telematics as its telematics partner

Wincanton plc and Birmingham-based MiX Telematics (Europe) have entered into a three year contract which sees MiX Telematics becoming Wincanton's supplier of telematics services.

CFTS: lift truck safety inspections ‘need same clarity as HGVs’

CFTS: lift truck safety inspections ‘need same clarity as HGVs’

Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed lift trucks are involved in 50% more serious accidents than HGVs.

Employee whistleblowing telephone calls up 7% at UK transport and logistics firms

Employee whistleblowing telephone calls up 7% at UK transport and logistics firms

The trend for employees at transport and logistics organisations to use whistleblowing hotlines has accelerated following last year's Hollywood harassment scandals.

New research shows a 7% increase in calls in 2017 according to Expolink, European provider of outsourced speak up "whistleblowing" services.

First BioLPG shipment arrives and sets path for Calor energy to be fully renewable by 2040

First BioLPG shipment arrives and sets path for Calor energy to be fully renewable by 2040

Calor, the UK's supplier of LPG, has become the first energy company to supply BioLPG to the UK's transport and logistics market, with the first shipment having now arrived into the Port of Immingham.

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