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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Robotic Hyster lift trucks for the automotive supply chain

Robotic Hyster lift trucks for the automotive supply chain

New self-drive lift truck solutions from Hyster Europe have been introduced with the aim of enabling the automotive supply chain to introduce ‘affordable automation’ for repetitive handling tasks.

Moody Logistics calls for increase in driver apprenticeships as part of ‘Love the Lorry’ week

Moody Logistics calls for increase in driver apprenticeships as part of ‘Love the Lorry’ week

The Managing Director of North East-based Moody Logistics is calling on haulage firms to help solve a nationwide shortage of HGV drivers by creating more apprenticeships.

RT Keedwell Group adds more curtainsiders to its vehicle fleet

RT Keedwell Group adds more curtainsiders to its vehicle fleet

National transport operator RT Keedwell, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in business this year, has recently added 13 Cartwright curtainsiders to its fleet, three of which are fitted with forklifts at the rear for a major contract based out of its Carlisle site.

The Delivery Group expands operation with new £8 million Bristol hub

The Delivery Group expands operation with new £8 million Bristol hub

E-commerce, mail and pallet specialist, The Delivery Group, has further expanded its operational footprint with the opening of a new 52,500 sq ft processing hub in Bristol.

Automation is the foundation for intelligent intralogistics

Automation is the foundation for intelligent intralogistics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly of interest for organisations wrestling with new supply chain challenges. But can companies maximise the value of AI without a strong intralogistics foundation?

Speedy Freight opens new branch in heart of UK manufacturing hotspot to meet same-day delivery needs

Speedy Freight opens new branch in heart of UK manufacturing hotspot to meet same-day delivery needs

Speedy Freight, UK provider of urgent or sensitive transport, has further expanded in the South West to better service two of the UK’s biggest manufacturing hotspots, Devon and Cornwall.

Urban warehouses can be good neighbours

Urban warehouses can be good neighbours

Quiet running and environmentally friendly materials handling equipment is essential if operators of urban warehouses want to be ‘good neighbours’ says Paul Murray, JCB’s Teletruk General Manager.

Urban warehouse units located on the doorstep of both residential and business customers are increasingly serving as an integral part of the ‘last mile’ delivery process.

Agri-food packaging leader Synerlink has become a key partner to the dairy and dessert industry in Israel

Agri-food packaging leader Synerlink has become a key partner to the dairy and dessert industry in Israel

Synerlink, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company, is sharing its success in sectors including the Israeli dairy and dessert industry during Pack Expo Las Vegas, held 23 to 25 September, 2019 (booth C-1800).

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