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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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Paragon helps transport operators combat driver shortage with resource management functionality

Paragon helps transport operators combat driver shortage with resource management functionality

Paragon has enhanced its routing and scheduling software with the introduction of resource management functionality to help fleet managers better manage utilisation of all available drivers.

Private mileage: an issue of trust

Private mileage: an issue of trust

By Scott Chesworth, operations director at RAM Tracking.

It is not uncommon for fleet drivers to keep their vehicles at home. It increases productivity by allowing drivers to begin their shift immediately, rather than spending time travelling to pick up their work vehicle.

RTITB offers End Point Assessments for apprenticeships

RTITB offers End Point Assessments for apprenticeships

To help employers with their apprenticeship delivery, RTITB can now conduct End Point Assessments (EPA) for Supply Chain Warehouse Operatives and LGV Drivers.

ParcelHero says 24-hour round-the-clock deliveries are the future of e-commerce

ParcelHero says 24-hour round-the-clock deliveries are the future of e-commerce

Amazon’s $800 million investment in free next-day deliveries may be making headlines, but the home delivery expert ParelHero says same-day 24/7 deliveries are the future of e-commerce.

New electric trucks from E-Force One AG receive batteries from ecovolta

New electric trucks from E-Force One AG receive batteries from ecovolta

E-Force One, the supplier of electric 18-ton class trucks worldwide, is set to begin equipping its vehicles with lithium-ion batteries from the Swiss manufacturer ecovolta.

Ctrack and Eworks Manager partner to develop telematics-enabled workforce management solution

Ctrack and Eworks Manager partner to develop telematics-enabled workforce management solution

Ctrack and Eworks Manager have teamed up to provide telematics-enabled workforce management solutions to the field service industry.

Biffa boosts its Mercedes-Benz Econic fleet with new body variants

Biffa boosts its Mercedes-Benz Econic fleet with new body variants

Integrated waste management and recycling company Biffa has added 43 more Mercedes-Benz Econic trucks – including its first skiploaders and hookloaders based on the low-entry chassis – to the 51 it acquired in 2017-18.

Fortec signs Armed Forces Covenant to show support for veteran workers

Fortec signs Armed Forces Covenant to show support for veteran workers

The Fortec Distribution Network has become a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant as part of its commitment to supporting military veterans.

Speedy Freight sponsors local boxing hero Atif Shafiq

Speedy Freight sponsors local boxing hero Atif Shafiq

Manchester-based Speedy Freight is now sponsoring the former under-16 British Boxing Champion Atif Shafiq, to support his bid to become British Lightweight Champion by the end of 2019.

MiX Telematics helps European client win major environmental award

MiX Telematics helps European client win major environmental award

Spain-based environmental services specialist SAV has been announced as the winner of the Public/Private Sector Cooperation Award.

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