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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Racing ahead – new design 'revolutionises traffic management'

Racing ahead – new design 'revolutionises traffic management'

Manufacturer and distributor of health and safety solutions, Seton, has launched a speed bump which the company claims to offer market leading strength and durability.

Kinesis helps Cereus optimise waste and recycling operations

Kinesis helps Cereus optimise waste and recycling operations

Cereus, the construction waste transport operator, has equipped its tipper fleet with Kinesis telematics as part of a drive to reduce the environmental impact on the streets of London.

Vanderlande brings item picking cobot technology to life

Vanderlande brings item picking cobot technology to life

Vanderlande has developed a 'cobot application' (a robot physically capable of working alongside human operators) together with leading Finnish trading company in assembly and fastening materials, Würth Oy, and its logistics software partner (Leanware Oy) in a shared pilot project.

Using Two Way Radio To Firm Up Your Safety Protocols

Using Two Way Radio To Firm Up Your Safety Protocols

The logistics sector remains a priority for the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in terms of reducing the number of injuries sustained in the workplace. Although classified separately, both the wholesale sector and transport and storage are rated as having ‘statistically significant’ non-fatal injury rates above the average.

Enforcing packaging standards across the supply chain delivers ethical and financial value

Enforcing packaging standards across the supply chain delivers ethical and financial value

Switched on brands are becoming ever more aware of the importance of packaging when it comes to consumer experience.

Kerry Logistics extends foothold in Pakistan to tap into increasing trade in South Asia

Kerry Logistics extends foothold in Pakistan to tap into increasing trade in South Asia

Kerry Logistics Network Ltd has extended its foothold in Pakistan by forming a new subsidiary in the country to tap into the increasing trade in South Asia as well as the new business opportunities along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ('CPEC'), a major pilot scheme of the Belt and Road initiative.

Agility starts construction of 29 hectare Warehouse Park in Maputo, Mozambique

Agility starts construction of 29 hectare Warehouse Park in Maputo, Mozambique

Agility today laid the foundation stone for an Agility Warehouse Park on a 29 hectares site on the Maputo Ring Road in Marracuene, Mozambique, in the presence of His Excellency Raimundo Maico Diomba, Governor of Maputo Province.

Hastings Freight raises cash fore Sheffield hospice

Hastings Freight raises cash fore Sheffield hospice

Hastings Freight, a member of Palletways, the European express palletised freight network, recently held its inaugural Golf Day at Beauchief Golf Club in Sheffield.

Phone addiction is leading to decline in high street sales

Phone addiction is leading to decline in high street sales

New research published by Textlocal, one of the UK's leading SMS marketing platforms, highlights how a third of respondents feel that they are dependent on their smartphones and that 80% now use their mobiles for shopping, with one in five doing so at least once a day.

TruTac brings new PSV fleet management solutions to Euro Bus Expo 2018

TruTac brings new PSV fleet management solutions to Euro Bus Expo 2018

TruTac, the PSV transport management and compliance control specialist, is highlighting 5 key software features at this year's Eurobus Show.

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