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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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Abbey Logistics forms strategic partnership with Cisternas Amarillo S.

Abbey Logistics forms strategic partnership with Cisternas Amarillo S.

Abbey has formed a new partnership with Cisternas Amarillo S.L (Amarillo), a large bulk powder road tanker company based in Seville, Spain and part of the full-service logistics company, Pantoja Grupo Logistico.

LEEA’s Military Transition Scheme (MTS) now live

LEEA’s Military Transition Scheme (MTS) now live

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) announced that the Military Transition Scheme (MTS) webpage is now live at leeaint.com/military-transition-scheme.

Packaging Innovations 2021 Showcases Best New Eco Advancements

Packaging Innovations 2021 Showcases Best New Eco Advancements

The latest developments in primary and secondary packaging will be on display for industry professionals to discover when Packaging Innovations, co-located with Luxury Packaging, returns to London’s Olympia on 22 & 23 September 2021.

Prologis snaps up Park Royal site for last mile logistics hub

Prologis snaps up Park Royal site for last mile logistics hub

Prologis, the UK owner and developer of industrial logistics parks has acquired a 150,000 sq ft unit in Park Royal, London, in an off-market purchase and leaseback for approximately £70 million.

Pallet-Track CEO lobbies government to tackle chronic HGV driver shortages

Pallet-Track CEO lobbies government to tackle chronic HGV driver shortages

The chief executive of one of the Midlands’ fastest-growing logistics companies is leading a rallying call to government to address the UK’s chronic shortage of HGV drivers.

DP World and Somaliland open new terminal at Berbera Port, announce second phase expansion and break ground for economic zone

DP World and Somaliland open new terminal at Berbera Port, announce second phase expansion and break ground for economic zone

DP World, provider of integrated logistics solutions and the Government of Somaliland, has inaugurated the new container terminal at Berbera Port, following completion of the first phase of the port’s expansion as part of its development into a major regional trade hub to serve the Horn of Africa.

Brandsafe delivers safety for pizza chain in Scotland

Brandsafe delivers safety for pizza chain in Scotland

New impact protection equipment from Brandsafe is making a tasty addition to improved levels of operational safety at an international pizza chain’s supply chain hub in Scotland.

Could Amazon be forced to sell its logistics arm and Facebook part ways with Instagram?

Could Amazon be forced to sell its logistics arm and Facebook part ways with Instagram?

Controversial plans to break up ‘big tech’ monopolies, which could force e-commerce giants to sell off services such as Amazon Logistics, Google Maps, YouTube and WhatsApp, have been given the green light.

Human Digital Twin: The digital counterpart to the human worker

Human Digital Twin: The digital counterpart to the human worker

By Axel Schmidt, Senior Communications Manager, ProGlove.

Several organisations are familiar with making use of Digital Twin modelling to improve operations. This digitised model typically enables firms to map the physical characteristics of a production environment as well as its processes.

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