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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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CEVA Logistics now offsetting its global LCL offering, making it more sustainable to ‘Share the Box’

CEVA Logistics now offsetting its global LCL offering, making it more sustainable to ‘Share the Box’

CEVA Logistics is now offsetting 100 percent of its less-than-container-load (LCL) logistics offering, reducing its customers’ carbon footprint at no additional cost to them. 

Packaging specialist Theegarten-Pactec: End-to-end processes with CIM Database PLM

Packaging specialist Theegarten-Pactec: End-to-end processes with CIM Database PLM

Theegarten-Pactec GmbH & Co. KG is a manufacturer of packaging systems in the food and non-food sectors. The company now uses CIM Database PLM from CONTACT Software in the development of new machines and during order processes.

New extra-large holders from Beaverswood just the ticket for heavy duty storage racks

New extra-large holders from Beaverswood just the ticket for heavy duty storage racks

New extra-large 125mm ticket holders from visual communication solutions specialist Beaverswood, have been introduced for heavy-duty warehouse, storage and logistics racking systems.

How ‘vehicle platooning’ could solve our haulage hardship

How ‘vehicle platooning’ could solve our haulage hardship

By Jamil Ahmed, Distinguished Engineer at Solace.

Brexit and COVID continue to cause ripples across the UK, with the record shortage of haulage drivers causing havoc for the country’s businesses. With a shortage of over 100,000 drivers, it’s not surprising the economy is suffering.

UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050

UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050

In a landmark decision, the UK shipping industry has agreed that the international shipping sector must pursue a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050.

Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to deliver all-electric, zero-emission solutions for end-to-end cold chain by 2023

Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to deliver all-electric,  zero-emission solutions for end-to-end cold chain by 2023

Thermo King, a brand of Trane Technologies, will invest more than $100 million over the next three years to deliver a fully electric product in every segment of the cold chain by 2023.

KION GROUP AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics develop distributed-AI-assisted vehicle

KION GROUP AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics develop distributed-AI-assisted vehicle

KION GROUP AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) are joining forces to develop LoadRunner, a distributed-AI-assisted vehicle that can operate as a swarm, from prototype to market-readiness and work together on its ongoing technical refinement.

Introducing DeliveryApp – the tech start-up on a rapid growth trajectory

Introducing DeliveryApp – the tech start-up on a rapid growth trajectory

DeliveryApp, the Manchester-based tech start-up has been on a supercharged growth strategy over the past eight months following significant investment in January 2021.

Changes to HGV driver testing process: Measures a positive step forwards, says Logistics UK

Changes to HGV driver testing process: Measures a positive step forwards, says Logistics UK

The changes to the HGV driver testing process announced today (10 September 2021) show the government is now moving at pace towards a solution to the current driver shortage, according to Logistics UK, one of the UK’s leading business groups.

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