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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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Smurfit Kappa’s Van Mierlo plant celebrates centenary

Smurfit Kappa’s Van Mierlo plant celebrates centenary

Smurfit Kappa’s Van Mierlo plant in Belgium is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The plant, which was founded by entrepreneur Jan Van Mierlo back in 1918, quickly established itself as a leading supplier of corrugated board in Belgium and then extended its reach throughout Europe.

Kinesis Telematics delivers safety and security for KDR Powerlines fleet operation

Kinesis Telematics delivers safety and security for KDR Powerlines fleet operation

KDR Powerlines, contractors to the electricity industry, including network operator UK Power Networks, has implemented vehicle tracking from Kinesis.

Stora Enso introduces sustainable RFID tag technology ECO for intelligent packaging

Stora Enso introduces sustainable RFID tag technology ECO for intelligent packaging

Stora Enso has launched a new sustainable RFID tag technology called ECO by Stora Enso, designed for intelligent packaging functionalities in supply chain, retail and e-commerce applications.

Hovis awards Abbey Logistics bulk flour distribution contract

Hovis awards Abbey Logistics bulk flour distribution contract

Baking company Hovis, has awarded Abbey Logistics a UK contract to provide bulk flour distribution to its bakeries in the Midlands and the South.

Cartwright Group strengthens engineering and technical team

Cartwright Group strengthens engineering and technical team

The Cartwright Group has further strengthened its engineering and technical team with the appointment of a new key appointment and an innovation initiative.

Flora-tec outsources its fleet management to Fleet Operations

Flora-tec outsources its fleet management to Fleet Operations

Flora-tec, the UK horticultural services company, has outsourced the management of its 55-strong car and van fleet to Fleet Operations.

CEVA Logistics and Goodpack enter into strategic alliance to develop innovative solutions for the tyre sector

CEVA Logistics and Goodpack enter into strategic alliance to develop innovative solutions for the tyre sector

CEVA Logistics and Goodpack, which operates a fleet of Intermediate Bulk Containers, have agreed to extend the long-term nature of their working relationship by entering into a strategic alliance.

Clipper & Vestel announce strategic partnership

Clipper & Vestel announce strategic partnership

Clipper Logistics Technical Services Division has been appointed Vestel's strategic brown goods service partner for the UK. Clipper will provide Vestel with a range of solutions including product refurbishment, provision of spare parts and ecommerce solutions.

Talent in Logistics 2019 to be bigger than ever

Talent in Logistics 2019 to be bigger than ever

Now in its third year, Talent in Logistics’ annual event is back with a range of new additions and updates to make it the must-visit event for HR, L&D and Operational professionals within the logistics industry.

Highways England must do more for logistics, says FTA

Highways England must do more for logistics, says FTA

Highways England must do more for logistics, says FTA Highways England must prioritise spending on motorways and major A roads, according to FTA, if Britain’s freight industry is to continue to support the nation’s businesses efficiently.

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