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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Packaging company marks 25th anniversary by investing in future growth

Packaging company marks 25th anniversary by investing in future growth

A packaging specialist has marked its 25th anniversary by carrying out a major upgrade of its headquarters and doubling its warehouse capacity.

Midlands-based allpack has also used the six-figure investment to commemorate four of the industry's best-known pioneers, by naming the refurbished areas in their honour.

P&O Ferrymasters wins major contact from Kingspan Insulated Panels

P&O Ferrymasters wins major contact from Kingspan Insulated Panels

P&O Ferrymasters has won a contract worth up to €115 million over five years to deliver all the logistics requirements for Kingspan Insulated Panels, the manufacturer of building products.

Palletways invests in new Owned Depot fleet fit for the next generation

Palletways invests in new Owned Depot fleet fit for the next generation

Palletways UK, the European express palletised freight network, has taken delivery of 64 new branded Mercedes trucks and trailers for its owned depots operation.

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early

Following the successful report on the Longer Semi-Trailer (LST) trial by the Department for Transport (DfT), the Freight Transport Association is pushing the Department to conclude its trial of the vehicles early to bring them into general circulation as soon as possible.

cargo-partner celebrates opening of iLogistics Centre near Vienna Airport

cargo-partner celebrates opening of iLogistics Centre near Vienna Airport

After more than three months of successful operations, international transport and info-logistics provider celebrated the official opening of its iLogistics Center in innovative timber construction at the company headquarters in Fischamend with a colourful event.

Linde Material Handling (UK) achieves Triple certification

Linde Material Handling (UK) achieves Triple certification

Linde Material Handling (UK) Limited, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of forklift trucks, has achieved triple certification to ISO 9001:2015 for quality management, OHSAS 18001:2007 signifying Linde's health and safety commitment and ISO 14001:2015 signifying its environmental commitment. This was undertaken by the British Standards Institute.

Thermo King and Northgate deliver fully electric refrigerated distribution vehicle

Thermo King and Northgate deliver fully electric refrigerated distribution vehicle

Thermo King, the supplier of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, worked with Northgate, the European commercial vehicle rental company to create a zero-emission and zero-noise refrigerated van and test it in real life operational environment.

FareShare reaps the benefits from CHEP’s ongoing commitment to supporting food banks

FareShare reaps the benefits from CHEP’s ongoing commitment to supporting food banks

Food redistribution charity FareShare is reaping the benefits of CHEP's ongoing commitment to Food Banks in the UK and across Europe.

Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel Europe 2019

Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel Europe 2019

Comprising two forums, the Innovation in Operations day and the two-day Post & Parcel Europe Summit, this event offers the actionable insight you need to survive in the evolving world of delivery.

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