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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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ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL, the UK two-person home delivery specialist, is partnering with Paragon to fully automate and streamline its distribution operation.

SnapFulfil survey highlights subcom industry focused on future

SnapFulfil survey highlights subcom industry focused on future

The future of the UK’s fast expanding subscription box market (subcom) looks bright if trends in the US are anything to go by - according to a new State of Subscription Commerce survey.

NRI announces UK’s first LGV Assessor qualification

NRI announces UK’s first LGV Assessor qualification

The National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) has launched a new qualification that will help employers conduct and report on LGV driver assessments more easily. This is the only DVSA endorsed LGV Assessor qualification available across the UK.

Peel Ports sets out future for Hunterston PARC

Peel Ports sets out future for Hunterston PARC

Peel Ports has revealed its plans for the major port and industrial centre at Hunterston, one of Scotland’s most important development sites comprising a 300 acre brownfield footprint, deepwater, and rail connections.

FarEye partners with Emirates Post and Landmark Group to improve deliveries in GCC

FarEye partners with Emirates Post and Landmark Group to improve deliveries in GCC

FarEye, an enabler of digital logistics, has won a deal to work with Emirates Post, one of the largest post and parcel service provider in GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and Landmark Group, claimed to be the largest retailer of the region.

Vital trans-Pennine upgrade will transform UK logistics network, according to FTA

Vital trans-Pennine upgrade will transform UK logistics network, according to FTA

Reacting to the news that the government has launched an open consultation on its plans to dual the trans-Pennine section of the A66, Malcolm Bingham, Head of Road Network Management Policy, at FTA commented:

LC Packaging and Veolia Netherlands team up to minimise waste related to flexible packaging on a global scale

LC Packaging and Veolia Netherlands team up to minimise waste related to flexible packaging on a global scale

International flexible packaging producer and distributor LC Packaging and Veolia Netherlands has entered into a strategic partnership aimed at minimising residual waste streams related to flexible packaging on a global scale.

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

UK-based manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, TouchStar Technologies, has announced that Expect Distribution, the award-winning logistics provider, has recently selected TouchStar’s TS8200 handheld to support the planned growth within its warehouse operations.

McDowell Haulage takes the fast lane with Freeway Mobile IT

McDowell Haulage takes the fast lane with Freeway Mobile IT

R McDowell haulage has transformed its fleet management operations after introducing mobile devices in a move to paperless working.

Bibby Distribution drivers named UK’s best by Microlise

Bibby Distribution drivers named UK’s best by Microlise

Two HGV drivers from Bibby Distribution have triumphed at Microlise’s Driver of the Year Awards, in recognition of their excellent performance behind the wheel.

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