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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Gebrüder Weiss enhances Air & Sea competence in Germany

Gebrüder Weiss enhances Air & Sea competence in Germany

The international transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss has opened a new Air & Sea office in Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg, and accordingly expanded its biggest location in Germany.

Pricing trucks out of towns is not the way forward

Pricing trucks out of towns is not the way forward

A coalition of road transport trade bodies says that Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are unfairly targeting hauliers and that pricing trucks off the road is not the way to reduce emissions.

UK automotive technology firm highlights the benefits of new CO2 regulations for Trucks

UK automotive technology firm highlights the benefits of new CO2 regulations for Trucks

North East-based automotive clean-tech firm AVID Technology is calling on heavy duty vehicle manufacturers to utilise its expertise in meeting the recent European Commission legislation for mandatory reductions in CO2 emissions.

UK freight forwarders association expresses mixed feelings on Brexit White Paper

UK freight forwarders association expresses mixed feelings on Brexit White Paper

Responding to the White Paper outlining the UK Government's proposed future relationship between the UK and European Union after Brexit, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) expressed mixed feelings about its contents.

UK Shipping Minister, Nusrat Ghani, names new Hapag-Lloyd vessel 'Afif' at DP World London Gateway

UK Shipping Minister, Nusrat Ghani, names new Hapag-Lloyd vessel 'Afif' at DP World London Gateway

Hapag-Lloyd AG officially named one of its newest vessels – facilitating trade between the UK and the Far East – on the River Thames.

cargo-partner offers comprehensive logistics service for packaging materials by Premiumpack

cargo-partner offers comprehensive logistics service for packaging materials by Premiumpack

Premiumpack is an Austrian company based in Vienna with production facilities in close proximity to its headquarters.

CML shortlisted as a finalist at this year's UKWA awards

CML shortlisted as a finalist at this year's UKWA awards

End to end logistics provider, CML, was shortlisted as a finalist at this year's UKWA awards. The annual award ceremony, which took place at the Dorchester hotel earlier this month, recognises and rewards businesses within the third-party logistics sector.

XPO Logistics wins UK contract with Wavin, supplier of plastic pipe systems

XPO Logistics wins UK contract with Wavin, supplier of plastic pipe systems

XPO Logistics, the global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract by Wavin to manage its UK transport operations.

Datalogic presents the next generation Falcon X4

Datalogic presents the next generation Falcon X4

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has introduced the new Falcon X4 Mobile Computer.

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