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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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Bloom & Wild set to blossom with SnapFulfil

Bloom & Wild set to blossom with SnapFulfil

Rapidly expanding online floristry company, Bloom & Wild, has signed up to a five-year SaaS (Software as a Service) contract with warehouse  management system provider, SnapFulfil.

Three-quarters of UK fleet managers claim poor driving negatively impacts their business, new safety report reveals

Three-quarters of UK fleet managers claim poor driving negatively impacts their business, new safety report reveals

Three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK fleet managers claim poor driving behaviour negatively impacts their business, a new report from Webfleet Solutions has found.

Increasing volumes in Germany led to expanded premises

Increasing volumes in Germany led to expanded premises

After years of increasing business volumes, the German Lesjöfors company Velleuer has decided to expand its facilities with a new building. Due to the larger space, there will be more room for automated processes and logistics.

Sign up now for Global Fleet Champions webinar that tackles drug-driving

Sign up now for Global Fleet Champions webinar that tackles drug-driving

Methods for preventing drug-driving are in the spotlight in an upcoming Global Fleet Champions webinar delivered by Brake, the road safety charity.

Amazon Prime Day will be a $15bn 48-hour bonanza, with UK shoppers alone splashing £1.4bn, says ParcelHero

Amazon Prime Day will be a $15bn 48-hour bonanza, with UK shoppers alone splashing £1.4bn, says ParcelHero

Shoppers are ready to splash the cash after being trapped indoors for over a year. This year’s Amazon Prime Day event (21-22 June) will see shoppers splurging at least $14.9bn, says ParcelHero. It says many other sites will also see a huge boost in trade thanks to the Prime Day ‘Halo Effect’.

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

By Jon Walkington, Retail and System Integrator Sales Director, at Schoeller Allibert UK.

For many brands operating today, warehousing and distribution has never been more closely tied to a brand or retailer’s commercial performance.

HR strategies will be key to post-pandemic logistics

HR strategies will be key to post-pandemic logistics

As industry and commerce gears up for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’, supply chain talent specialist Bis Henderson Recruitment is seeing a marked upturn in demand for senior Human Resource (HR) executives.

Jungheinrich: Maximising resources in the intralogistics industry

Jungheinrich: Maximising resources in the intralogistics industry

With the fallout from a global pandemic and the repercussions of Brexit to contend with, businesses are under great pressure to maximise efficiencies while keeping costs low.

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