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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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Softbox announces changes to its leadership team to further boost growth in Europe and India

Softbox announces changes to its leadership team to further boost growth in Europe and India

Softbox, provider of temperature control packaging for the life science and logistics industries, has announced changes to the structure of its leadership team to enhance the company’s continued growth in Europe and India.

New Truck iQ dashboard display gives materials handling vehicle drivers real time visibility of battery status

New Truck iQ dashboard display gives materials handling vehicle drivers real time visibility of battery status

EnerSys, the stored energy solutions provider, has introduced the new Truck iQ smart battery dashboard to give materials handling vehicle drivers real-time visibility of their truck’s battery status. Orjan Eriksson, Commercial Application Manager Monitoring & Solutions at EnerSys EMEA commented that: “This enables drivers to optimise their battery’s utilisation and power management, while avoiding the risk of damage or productivity loss due to incorrect usage.”

John Lewis & Partners targets greater store efficiencies with Paragon

John Lewis & Partners targets greater store efficiencies with Paragon

John Lewis & Partners has implemented Paragon’s Live Management software to increase the efficiency of its nationwide operation.

Gianclaudio Neri appointed Managing Director of CEVA Logistics' Italy cluster

Gianclaudio Neri appointed Managing Director of CEVA Logistics' Italy cluster

CEVA Logistics has appointed Gianclaudio Neri as Managing Director of its Italy cluster. He will be based in Milan, Italy and takes up his position with immediate effect, reporting directly to CEO, Xavier Urbain.

Bibby Distribution trio praised for their part in marking £10 million milestone for charity

Bibby Distribution trio praised for their part in marking £10 million milestone for charity

Three Bibby Distribution employees have been recognised for their dedication to supporting good causes as the logistics specialist and its parent company celebrates raising more than £10m for charity.

Swissport accelerates its expansion in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Swissport accelerates its expansion in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Swissport is further expanding its business in the Middle East with new contracts from the Dutch airline KLM and the largest Indian carrier IndiGo.

Reed Boardall Group’s financial performance continues to show resilience

Reed Boardall Group’s financial performance continues to show resilience

Yorkshire-based cold storage and transport business The Reed Boardall Group Limited has once again achieved strong results despite operating in a highly competitive market with rising costs. The company grew turnover to £61.6m in its last financial year (ending 31 March 2018), a 2.3% rise in revenues from £60.2m last year.

Valeo demonstrates telematics platform equipped with Autotalks' global V2X at CES 2019

Valeo demonstrates telematics platform equipped with Autotalks' global V2X at CES 2019

Valeo and Autotalks, provider of V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, will display global V2X capabilities integrated in Telematics platform at the upcoming CES 2019.

Five things we learnt from 2018 corporate scandals

Five things we learnt from 2018 corporate scandals

Hefty fines, criminal investigations, consumer backlash and job losses hit the business headlines in 2018 with the impact of some major corporate scandals leaving shockwaves across several sectors.

Cranswick’s Gray & Adams trailers bring home the bacon... and much more besides

Cranswick’s Gray & Adams trailers bring home the bacon... and much more besides

When it comes to pulling pork, food producer Cranswick plc relies on the unrivalled quality and durability of Gray & Adams’ temperature-controlled semi-trailers.

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