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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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FTA Logistics Awards return with top celebrity host

FTA Logistics Awards return with top celebrity host

Dara O'Briain, one of the best-known faces on British and Irish TV, is set to host the 2018 FTA Logistics Awards, which will be held at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel on 13 December 2018.

Printing for the discerning pallet – the Diagraph IJ4000 from Allen Coding

Printing for the discerning pallet – the Diagraph IJ4000 from Allen Coding

The Diagraph IJ4000 large character ink jet printer from Allen Coding, has found a new niche within the wooden pallet industry. Traditionally, the methods of hot stamping, rubber stamping or stencilling are used to mark or print on pallets.

Martin Port, CEO of BigChange, becomes latest Transaid Ambassador

Martin Port, CEO of BigChange, becomes latest Transaid Ambassador

Leeds-based transport technology company BigChange has announced that CEO Martin Port has become the latest Ambassador for Transaid.

Barconn builds for the future with new Mercedes-Benz vans fleet

Barconn builds for the future with new Mercedes-Benz vans fleet

Norfolk civil engineering contractor Barconn is laying firm foundations for success after commissioning its first Mercedes-Benz vans.

ILS’s flexible pallet labelling solution for beating the cold

ILS’s flexible pallet labelling solution for beating the cold

Industrial Labelling Systems Ltd (ILS) has introduced FlexWipe, a new, versatile automated pallet labelling solution for the UK food industry which can boost operational efficiency by performing equally well at minus 20 degrees Celsius as at normal room temperature.

GA Pet Food Partners delighted with large-scale plastic pallet box delivery for automated facility

GA Pet Food Partners delighted with large-scale plastic pallet box delivery for automated facility

Goplasticpallets.com has just completed one of its most challenging pallet box deliveries to date, delivering 19,750 plastic pallet boxes to European manufacturer of own label premium dry pet foods, GA Pet Food Partners.

Complete tank transport solutions from GHH Rand at the 2018 IAA Show in Hannover

Complete tank transport solutions from GHH Rand at the 2018 IAA Show in Hannover

GHH Rand will welcome visitors at the booth E84, in Hall 25 of the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany, from the 20th to the 27th of September 2018.

Hackney’s ban on HGVs will damage local economy, says FTA

Hackney’s ban on HGVs will damage local economy, says FTA

One of the UK's largest business groups, The Freight Transport Association (FTA), has spoken out against Hackney Council's decision to introduce an Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) zone from 3 September 2018, citing the detrimental effect a ban on goods vehicles will have on local businesses and the wider Hackney community.

Hyperdrive celebrates 5000th battery pack landmark as it plans further expansion

Hyperdrive celebrates 5000th battery pack landmark as it plans further expansion

Hyperdrive Innovation, the developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion battery technology, has celebrated the 5000th battery pack coming off its production line in Sunderland, UK.

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