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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Paul Elson appointed Managing Director of Palletline Logistics

Paul Elson appointed Managing Director of Palletline Logistics

Palletline has announced the board appointment of Paul Elson to head up its logistics business which consists of five companies, effective 1st May 2019.

The Power of Paper’: packaging material with a future

The Power of Paper’: packaging material with a future

The environment is sending a wake-up call to the world, governments worldwide finally seem to be willing to hear it. While plastic is ruining nature and ocean life, the best defence is to use less of it and to make sure that it won’t stay the easiest option for everyone.

TruTac in the driving seat as new Compliance Control software is launched at CV Show

TruTac in the driving seat as new Compliance Control software is launched at CV Show

TruTac, the tachograph and compliance software experts, launched a newly integrated product at this year’s CV Show. The redesigned TruLicence system enables operators to validate, monitor and control key driving licence and CPC compliance information.

Nexen’s investment and expansion plans buck recent trends with commitment to the UK

Nexen’s investment and expansion plans buck recent trends with commitment to the UK

Lowestoft-based Nexen Lift Trucks – designer, manufacturer and supplier of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment – has announced an £8.5m investment in its UK-based headquarters and manufacturing facility.

Ford ad features Sheffield Forgemasters

Ford ad features Sheffield Forgemasters

Car giant Ford has chosen Sheffield Forgemasters’ electric arc furnace as a centrepiece location for its latest Ford commercial vehicles advert.

Hiab introduces HiVision for MULTILIFT hooklifts

Hiab introduces HiVision for MULTILIFT hooklifts

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has introduced its HiVision(TM) vision system for MULTILIFT hooklifts, to make hooklift operation easier, safer and quicker.

Fortec gives a lift to local jobseekers

Fortec gives a lift to local jobseekers

The Fortec Distribution Network has joined forces with a leading manpower and logistics solutions provider to offer unemployed people work as forklift truck drivers.

RGS students work with Worcester Bosch on Greener Packaging

RGS students work with Worcester Bosch on Greener Packaging

A team of teenagers from Royal Grammar School Worcester have been working with Worcester Bosch, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heating products, on a project to introduce greener materials into appliance packaging.

Barings acquires land for logistics development in Madrid

Barings acquires land for logistics development in Madrid

Barings, one of the world’s largest diversified real estate investment managers, announces that it has acquired an 85,000 sqm plot of land in the southern part of Madrid, Spain, on behalf of an institutional investor.

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing

No job, employer or regulator should take away workers’ health, safety and wellbeing

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is celebrated annually on 28 April and led by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). It raises public awareness of the importance of health and safety at work, as well as the prevention of occupational accidents.

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