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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Former Reading landfill site transformed into £29.8m industrial logistics scheme

Former Reading landfill site transformed into £29.8m industrial logistics scheme

Island Road West, a new prime urban logistics scheme in Reading, has seen the second phase of development completed this month on a former domestic landfill site off the A33.

Lift Trucks and Accessories Picking and Sortation Pallets and Containers

Lift Trucks and Accessories   Picking and Sortation  Pallets and Containers

Jungheinrich presents the latest generation of its EKM 202 small parts order picker.

Adjuno joints EV Cargo

Adjuno joints EV Cargo

Adjuno, the UK provider of supply chain management software, is one of six premier logistics companies that have joined forces to form EV Cargo.

The Port of Antwerp addresses the breakbulk community and gives special mention to Antwerp XL

The Port of Antwerp addresses the breakbulk community and gives special mention to Antwerp XL

The Port of Antwerp recently gave a sneak preview of what the breakbulk industry can expect over the coming year, by hosting an underwater-themed boat tour on Antwerp’s breakbulk dock.

Opened by Antwerp’s Vice-Mayor, the Port of Antwerp treated 400 breakbulk professionals to an exclusive evening of networking and entertainment, including an opera performance on the water and an impressive sound and light show

Potter Group announces £25 million investment as it rebrands to reflect new direction

Potter Group announces £25 million investment as it rebrands to reflect new direction

Ripon-based Potter Group, which sold its logistics operations to WH Bowker two years ago, has announced a £25 million investment in the business over the next five years and rebranded as Potter Space to better reflect its current business as an owner, developer and operator of commercial business parks across the UK.

Nottingham Air Quality plan should set a nationwide precedent

Nottingham Air Quality plan should set a nationwide precedent

Clean Air Zones (CAZs) are not a one-size-fits-all solution to improving air quality, as illustrated by Nottingham City Council and DEFRA, which has agreed the city does not require a charging low emission zone to meet its air quality targets.

Transport and Logistics industry celebrates two decades of Transaid’s life saving programmes

Transport and Logistics industry celebrates two decades of Transaid’s life saving programmes

International development organisation Transaid has kicked off its 20th anniversary celebrations with a special showcase event in London, attended by more than 150 industry supporters, partners and development organisations, together with Patron HRH The Princess Royal and the entire Transaid team.

The Cartwright Group scoops top accolade

The Cartwright Group scoops top accolade

Commercial vehicle body & trailer manufacturer the Cartwright Group has added another award to its trophy cabinet with a top accolade at the M.E.N Business of the Year 2018 Awards.

Vanderlande awarded contract by E.Leclerc for STOREPICK solution at a second distribution centre

Vanderlande awarded contract by E.Leclerc for STOREPICK solution at a second distribution centre

French retail giant E.Leclerc has signed a contract with Vanderlande for the delivery of an automated case picking solution – STOREPICK – at its Scadif distribution centre (DC), located southeast of Paris.

Making the case for Transportation Management System….a BluJay Solutions white paper

Making the case for Transportation Management System….a  BluJay Solutions white paper

In a world where supply chains have become increasingly complex and global in nature, managing with spread-sheets and phone conversations with carriers are no longer viable options.

Download this white paper to see how a software as a service (SaaS), multi-tenant transportation management system puts power and efficiency into the hands of any company that wants to cut freight costs, improve visibility, and optimise activity in today’s competitive business environment.

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