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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Prime 40,000 sq ft warehouse made available for regional logistics operator in Warwickshire

Prime 40,000 sq ft warehouse made available for regional logistics operator in Warwickshire

A leading independent property development, investment and construction firm is set to add to its portfolio after agreeing terms to acquire a warehouse in Warwickshire.

Environmental focus is driving fleets to re-evaluate traditional ‘perk’ car provision

Environmental focus is driving fleets to re-evaluate traditional ‘perk’ car provision

Business focus on the environment and taking corporate social responsibility for reducing their carbon footprint is driving fleets to re-evaluate traditional operating structures.

That, says Tony Donnelly, chief executive of Goodwood Corporate Mobility, essentially means company bosses and fleet chiefs looking afresh at whether the traditional three or four-year ‘perk’ company car - as opposed to ‘job need’ vehicle - should continue to be offered as part of employees’ remuneration packages.

Swissport wins IATA ‘Innovator Award 2019’

Swissport wins IATA ‘Innovator Award 2019’

Swissport was recognised with the ‘Innovator Award 2019’ at the IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, for its role in developing the ‘LiftSuit’. The LiftSuit, a wearable exoskeleton, can help to prevent musculoskeletal injuries among baggage handlers.

TIACA establishing a working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry

TIACA establishing a working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry

The International Air Cargo Association is establishing a new working group to define and deliver a Sustainability Program for the air cargo industry. To support the initiative, TIACA has signed a long-term partnership agreement with CHAMP Cargosystems.

CEVA appoints new Executive Vice President Global Automotive Sector

CEVA appoints new Executive Vice President Global Automotive Sector

CEVA Logistics has promoted Dave Dudek to the position of Executive Vice President Global Automotive sector. He succeeds Antonio Fondevilla who has decided to pursue new opportunities outside CEVA.

Six times more thermo-packaging machines can fit into the same cleanroom space

Six times more thermo-packaging machines can fit into the same cleanroom space

The new Shawpak thermo-packaging machine developed by Riverside Medical Packaging allows manufacturers to replace a 20m long packing line with a single unit under 2m in length.

Mandata expands account management and sales team to drive growth

Mandata expands account management and sales team to drive growth

National road transport management software specialist Mandata Ltd has appointed two senior managers as it continues to expand its workforce to meet strong demand for its technology.

Hyster Brings Zero-emissions, Productivity & Innovation to TOC 2019

Hyster Brings Zero-emissions, Productivity & Innovation to TOC 2019

At TOC Europe from 18-20 June 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Hyster Europe will showcase products and innovative handling solutions for ports and terminals. Visitors can also get an update regarding the progress of the zero-emission Container Handler projects underway at the Port of Los Angeles in the US and Port of Valencia in Spain.

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