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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Temperature Controlled Logistics returns with a top schedule for 2019

Temperature Controlled Logistics returns with a top schedule for 2019

The 18th annual Temperature Controlled Logistics Conference will bring together supply chain, logistics and quality experts from around the globe to experience four days of ‘unmissable’ workshops, case studies, panels, interactive discussion groups and technology showcases.

UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests

UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests

Davies Turner, the UK freight forwarder and logistics service provider, is seeing a definite upsurge in enquiries about the availability of warehousing space, driven by customer concerns about the outcome of the Brexit negotiations and the future of UK trade with the EU after March next year.

Oxford Carriers joins TPN — THE Pallet Network

Oxford Carriers joins TPN — THE Pallet Network

Witney-based Oxford Carriers has joined TPN – THE Pallet Network in order to secure the best palletised distribution services in the UK for its customers.

Mixed signals for Britain's rail freight

Mixed signals for Britain's rail freight

The welcome announcement of £24.3 bn funding for Britain’s railways over the next five years by the government’s rail and road regulator has been negated by news of higher charges to use the rail network, according to FTA, which speaks for the UK’s logistics sector.

Thermo King and Frigoblock recognised with the John Connell Quiet Logistics Award by the Noise Abatement Society in the UK

Thermo King and Frigoblock recognised with the John Connell Quiet Logistics Award by the Noise Abatement Society in the UK

Thermo King and Frigoblock, transport solutions brands of Ingersoll Rand, have been awarded by the Noise Abatement Society in the United Kingdom with the 2018 John Connell Award in the Quiet Logistics category.

BEC secures one of its most successful years to date

BEC secures one of its most successful years to date

BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd. – a leading supplier of data capture and voice solutions for the supply chain, logistics and manufacturing industries – is currently enjoying one of its most successful years so far within its 24-year history. One particularly impressive triumph for the company was its recent securing of Honeywell’s Vocollect Platinum Total Solution Provider (TSP) Status.

New TruTac features boost Mandata’s tachograph data download capabilities

New TruTac features boost Mandata’s tachograph data download capabilities

New features have been incorporated into transport management technology specialist Mandata's Tacho Now digital tachograph download service, to further improve the seamless capture of driver and vehicle data.

Making your mark - Printing & Labelling Special Technology report

Making your mark - Printing & Labelling Special Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about current and possible future developments within the world of printing & labelling technology.

This special technology report will investigate a number of key current and ongoing areas of innovation and development with the printing & labelling marketplace; one of the most critical and fast-changing technology environments within the manufacturing, logistics and retail sectors.

Whistl invest in parcel sortation to meet growing demand

Whistl invest in parcel sortation to meet growing demand

Whistl, the delivery management company with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media, Fulfilment and Parcels, has invested in its first automated parcel sortation machine which has been installed, over three months, at its Super Depot in Bolton.

Walkers Transport rolls out management training programme

Walkers Transport rolls out management training programme

Walkers Transport, the UK transport and third-party logistics specialist with operations in Manchester and Leeds, has rolled out a new management training programme which aims to develop leaders of the future and support the continued growth of the business.

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