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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Hellmann Worldwide Logistics signs-up to ParceLive

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics signs-up to ParceLive

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics provider, and Hanhaa Limited the Internet-of-Things innovator, has announced a partnership between the two companies to deploy Hanhaa’s ParceLive real-time tracking and multi-point data solution across Hellmann’s worldwide operations.

IAG Cargo selects finalists for Hangar 51 accelerator

IAG Cargo selects finalists for Hangar 51 accelerator

IAG Cargo has announced the cargo finalists from this year’s Hangar 51 accelerator programme for start-ups that it will be collaborating with over the coming months.

FachPack: Zanders presented sustainable new products Zangrass and Zanbarrier NGR

FachPack: Zanders presented sustainable new products Zangrass and Zanbarrier NGR

With two innovative new products, Zanders focused strongly on sustainability at this year's FachPack: Zangrass, an uncoated grass paper with almost unlimited areas of application, and Zanbarrier NGR, a fluorocarbon-free barrier paper for flexible food packaging, were the highlights of the fair presentation and were enormously popular with the visitors.

Honeywell announces acquisition of Transnorm, provider of warehouse automation solutions

Honeywell announces acquisition of Transnorm, provider of warehouse automation solutions

Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire privately held, warehouse automation business Transnorm for approximately €425 million from IK Investment Partners.

Packaging company marks 25th anniversary by investing in future growth

Packaging company marks 25th anniversary by investing in future growth

A packaging specialist has marked its 25th anniversary by carrying out a major upgrade of its headquarters and doubling its warehouse capacity.

Midlands-based allpack has also used the six-figure investment to commemorate four of the industry's best-known pioneers, by naming the refurbished areas in their honour.

P&O Ferrymasters wins major contact from Kingspan Insulated Panels

P&O Ferrymasters wins major contact from Kingspan Insulated Panels

P&O Ferrymasters has won a contract worth up to €115 million over five years to deliver all the logistics requirements for Kingspan Insulated Panels, the manufacturer of building products.

Palletways invests in new Owned Depot fleet fit for the next generation

Palletways invests in new Owned Depot fleet fit for the next generation

Palletways UK, the European express palletised freight network, has taken delivery of 64 new branded Mercedes trucks and trailers for its owned depots operation.

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers into circulation early

Following the successful report on the Longer Semi-Trailer (LST) trial by the Department for Transport (DfT), the Freight Transport Association is pushing the Department to conclude its trial of the vehicles early to bring them into general circulation as soon as possible.

cargo-partner celebrates opening of iLogistics Centre near Vienna Airport

cargo-partner celebrates opening of iLogistics Centre near Vienna Airport

After more than three months of successful operations, international transport and info-logistics provider celebrated the official opening of its iLogistics Center in innovative timber construction at the company headquarters in Fischamend with a colourful event.

Linde Material Handling (UK) achieves Triple certification

Linde Material Handling (UK) achieves Triple certification

Linde Material Handling (UK) Limited, one of Europe's largest manufacturers of forklift trucks, has achieved triple certification to ISO 9001:2015 for quality management, OHSAS 18001:2007 signifying Linde's health and safety commitment and ISO 14001:2015 signifying its environmental commitment. This was undertaken by the British Standards Institute.

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