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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Made for high speed sorting applications: AV500™, the new imager by Datalogic

Made for high speed sorting applications: AV500™, the new imager by Datalogic

Datalogic introduces the AV500™ imager, an innovative 2D image-based barcode reader developed for sorting applications. The new imager solves high speed applications in retail e-Commerce, postal/parcel sortation and airport baggage handling, covering all conveyor sizes, as well as static reading applications.

A14 upgrade announcement brings early festive cheer for logistics

A14 upgrade announcement brings early festive cheer for logistics

Following the announcement that Highways England has opened the Huntingdon Southern Bypass one year ahead of schedule, Natalie Chapman, Head of East of England, South of England and Urban Policy at FTA, comments:

Hillebrand unveils new 40ft flexitank, compatible with temperature-controlled containers

Hillebrand unveils new 40ft flexitank, compatible with temperature-controlled containers

Hillebrand, the service provider in the forwarding, transport and logistics of beverages and other products that require special care, is launching a 40ft flexitank, enabling customers to transport non-hazardous liquids across the world more sustainably and in temperature-controlled conditions.

New film puts West Midlands in the driving seat

New film puts West Midlands in the driving seat

A brand new film showcasing the West Midlands’ expertise in transport innovation highlights how the region is advancing UK ambitions to become a global leader in future mobility technologies.

CHEP launches Zero Waste World in Europe

CHEP launches Zero Waste World in Europe

A new initiative to enable greater collaboration between retailers and manufacturers to create smarter, more sustainable supply chains, and respond to consumer concerns, like packaging waste, has been launched in Europe by CHEP, the end to end supply chain specialist in the FMCG and retail marketplace.

Encore enhances offering with dedicated mechanical handling training

Encore enhances offering with dedicated mechanical handling training

Encore Personnel, the specialist recruitment firm, has launched Encore MHE (Mechanical Handling Equipment) Training. The new initiative will be pivotal in supplying industry-approved mechanical coaching to workforces across the UK, saving clients thousands of pounds in training fees.

Sustainable transport solutions made from recycled plastic

Sustainable transport solutions made from recycled plastic

Plastic recycling specialist Cabka-IPS will be presenting its innovative solutions for the sustainable and economical transport of goods at LogiMAT 2020, the leading trade fair for intralogistics (March 10-12, Stuttgart, Germany).

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