News,case studies and product information relating to material handling,supply chain and distribution.

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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Paragon provides route planning expertise to help St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

Paragon provides route planning expertise to help St Gemma’s Hospice raise £20,000

Dorking-based Paragon Software Systems has supported the St Gemma’s Hospice annual Christmas tree disposal service, helping the charity to raise more than £20,000 to care for terminally ill people in West Yorkshire.

Materials handling solutions for tough operations

Materials handling solutions for tough operations

Kate Pointeau, brand marketing manager at Hyster EMEA, discusses materials handling solutions that can handle the most demanding conditions of industries such as automotive. The ability to handle materials efficiently and effectively is critical in today’s fast-moving and unpredictable business conditions. The way in which they are able to move, store, control and protect all of the materials in use throughout the business is an intrinsic factor in the delivery of the products and services to the end customer.

Read on to find out more about the right materials handling solutions for automotive operations by downloading our free eGuide.

Goplasticpallets.com launches new improved multi-trip pallet box

Goplasticpallets.com launches new improved multi-trip pallet box

Four years since the original launch of its multi-trip pallet box – the Trip Box – Goplasticpallets.com has introduced a new, improved version to its range, which is claimed to deliver superior strength, better security and enhanced performance for large volume goods handling and distribution.

The Cartwright Group wins vehicle supply contract with Hermes

The Cartwright Group wins vehicle supply contract with Hermes

Cartwright Fleet Services (CFS) has supplied Hermes with 244 specialist home delivery box vans and 70 tractors on contract hire, having leveraged the strengths of its parent company, the Cartwright Group, to beat off stiff competition for the contract.

Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders ‘the only choice’ for Webber Transport’s fleet expansion

Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders ‘the only choice’ for Webber Transport’s fleet expansion

Devon-based haulier Webber Transport has expanded its fleet with three new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsiders, citing the equipment’s reliability and build quality.

Beauty retailer is looking good thanks to new Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system

Beauty retailer is looking good thanks to new Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system

A leading supplier of beauty and hairdressing products has smartened up its customer fulfilment after choosing the Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system (WMS).

Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight at the Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 fringe programme

Commercial and passenger vehicles spotlight at the Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City 2019 fringe programme

With the 2019 edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City fast approaching, momentum towards the fringe programme’s new events continues to build.

New cold store High Rack Stacker from Jungheinrich

New cold store High Rack Stacker from Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich UK has extended the award-winning EKX range of very narrow aisle trucks into cold storage operations, with the launch of its new Cold Store High Rack Stacker.

Industry forums set to inspire at UK packaging event

Industry forums set to inspire at UK packaging event

Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 will host six dedicated industry forums - drinks, food, pharma, beauty, ecommerce and retail – when the show returns to Birmingham’s NEC, alongside Contract Pack and Ecopack, on 27 & 28 February.

ILS showcasing pallet labelling system for beating the cold

ILS showcasing pallet labelling system for beating the cold

Pallet labelling technology that can operate in sub-zero temperatures will be on show at the Empack Exhibition (27-28 February NEC Birmingham), where Industrial Labelling Systems (ILS) will be promoting the latest in high performance, labour saving solutions suitable for the harshest conditions.

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