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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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See the technology that is reshaping warehousing at IMHX 2019

See the technology that is reshaping warehousing at IMHX 2019

The relentless rise of e-Commerce is forcing retailers and logistics operators to adapt the design of their facilities to keep pace with the demands of today’s technology-enabled consumer who is demanding ever-faster and more efficient delivery of goods.

Crown names to CDP’s 2018 Climate Change ‘Management’ Tier

Crown names to CDP’s 2018 Climate Change ‘Management’ Tier

The ongoing efforts of Crown Holdings, Inc. (Crown) to reduce its energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions have been recognised with a “B” ranking from CDP’s 2018 Climate Change Evaluation Program.

Export ambitions see Port Talbot manufacturer turn up the pressure on international competitors

Export ambitions see Port Talbot manufacturer turn up the pressure on international competitors

A Port Talbot headquartered specialist manufacturer, which has grown its operations across the globe, has set its sights on further expansion into new Middle Eastern markets.

Trans-Pennine road link study long overdue, says FTA

Trans-Pennine road link study long overdue, says FTA

Reacting to the announcement this week that Highways England is to lead a £300,000 study into major improvements to road links between the M65 in East Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire, Malcolm Bingham, Head of Policy for the North of England at FTA commented:

ADF&PCD Shanghai 2019 – Eight reasons why packaging professionals must attend

ADF&PCD Shanghai 2019 – Eight reasons why packaging professionals must attend

The organisers of ADF&PCD Shanghai 2019, which returns to the Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing on 27 & 28 March, have unveiled eight reasons why cosmetics and personal care brands should be at the show.

When is the best time to exercise?

When is the best time to exercise?

As well as being good for our physical health, exercise has a huge potential to enhance our mental health and wellbeing. Regular physical activity naturally boosts mood as the brain releases endorphins which are ‘feel good hormones’, which subsequently can make us work better.

No Deal contingency plan threatens NI economy, says FTA

No Deal contingency plan threatens NI economy, says FTA

The government’s contingency plans for the Irish border would bring trade to a standstill, according to FTA, the business organisation which speaks for the logistics industry.

New £90 million logistics hub planning application submitted

New £90 million logistics hub planning application submitted

The Drummond Estate, a local family trust, and partner Landchain have submitted a major planning application for a £90 million logistics hub which will also deliver the Enderby Relief Road, diverting traffic around the village of Enderby.

Jungheinrich: Strategic investment in lithium-ion technology

Jungheinrich: Strategic investment in lithium-ion technology

Jungheinrich AG and Triathlon Holding GmbH have come together to found JT ENERGY Systems GmbH, a joint venture focused on the production and recycling of lithium-ion battery systems. The company will be based in Glauchau, Saxony.

The impact of vehicle tracking on driver safety

The impact of vehicle tracking on driver safety

By Masternaut.

Employee welfare is at the top of every organisation’s agenda. Safety notices, PPC and PAT testing are all good examples of helping people stay safe in the workplace, but how can you increase the safety of those who spend the majority of the day on the road?

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