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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Safety first with CEVA Logistics and British Gypsum introducing 85 new Volvo trucks

Safety first with CEVA Logistics and British Gypsum introducing 85 new Volvo trucks

CEVA Logistics and British Gypsum have introduced a brand new fleet of 85 high-specification Volvo tractor units. The new fleet will support its efforts in delivering a safe and sustainable transport network.

XPO Logistics named a Top 20 UK company for quality of workplace culture and leadership

XPO Logistics named a Top 20 UK company for quality of workplace culture and leadership

XPO Logistics, a global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been named as one of the top 20 UK companies with the best workplace culture and leadership by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

BringCom and Versa networks demonstrate multi-carrier SD-WAN exchange for Pan-African services

BringCom and Versa networks demonstrate multi-carrier SD-WAN exchange for Pan-African services

Versa Networks – the provider of the next-generation software platform, Versa Secure Cloud IP – has announced a joint SD-WAN deployment with BringCom Incorporated, the telecommunications provider focused on wholesale and retail telecommunications services in Africa.

Greiner Bio-One relies on SAP partner inconso for warehouse expansion

Greiner Bio-One relies on SAP partner inconso for warehouse expansion

The expansion of the SAP Logistics Execution System with an SAP-based material flow system at the Frickenhausen site is finished: The warehouse complex of Greiner Bio-One (GBO), to which a new automatic high bay warehouse was added, has gone live in Frickenhausen.

Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics to operate new Volkswagen Group packaging centre

Imperial Logistics is to operate a new Volkswagen Group packaging centre in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, following the Group’s decision to despatch parts for Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles via JadeWeserPort.

‘Rising Star’ Rebecca proves to be the perfect pick for BT Supply Chain

‘Rising Star’ Rebecca proves to be the perfect pick for BT Supply Chain

Rebecca Hambleton, Operations Manager at BT Supply Chain, has won the Rising Star Award at the CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport) Awards after overseeing an ingenious project to redevelop the picking facility at the company’s national distribution centre in Magna Park.

Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

The best of Britain’s young forklift service engineers have been honoured in a graduation ceremony hosted by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) in the magnificent surroundings of Hoar Cross Hall in Burton on Trent.

Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Retailers must address challenge of overpacking according to consumer survey

Almost a quarter of consumers are still opening goods ordered online that are overpacked according to a survey by Macfarlane Packaging.

Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

Brexit could see demand soar for warehousing, predicts Lambert Smith Hampton

Industrial property specialists at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are predicting more demand for warehouse space post-Brexit and a potential economic and employment boost for the South.

New Watchdog data reveals the UK transport and logistics sector remains on the right track

New Watchdog data reveals the UK transport and logistics sector remains on the right track

Figures released in the latest quarterly Creditsafe Watchdog Report show promising signs of growth for the UK’s Transport and Logistics sector, as the total value of sales, number of employees and number of active companies all increased year-on-year.

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