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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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CEVA Logistics expands in eCommerce services

CEVA Logistics expands in eCommerce services

CEVA Logistics has further expanded its eCommerce services with the implementation and go-live of significant new business wins in the UK, Turkey, USA, Canada and Brazil in the past few months.

EnerSys introduces ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries to meet the challenges faced by large commercial vehicle users

EnerSys introduces ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries to meet the challenges faced by large commercial vehicle users

EnerSys has launched its ODYSSEY Performance Series batteries for buses, trucks and other large commercial vehicles.

Driving Walkers Forward

Driving Walkers Forward

Europa Road, a dedicated division of ambitious and innovative logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, is celebrating a 14 yearpartnership with Walkers Shortbread.

Faerch announces product family replacing all carbon black-based colours of CPET Ready Meal packaging in the UK within 36 months

Faerch announces product family replacing all carbon black-based colours of CPET Ready Meal packaging in the UK within 36 months

Faerch has announced the introduction of a new product family replacing all carbon black-based colours of CPET Ready Meal packaging in the UK within 36 months.

New report highlights the chasm opening up in our communities and calls on those in logistics to act

New report highlights the chasm opening up in our communities and calls on those in logistics to act

A major new research report has identified a widening chasm in the relationship between people and their neighbours that is damaging our mental and physical health and reducing the ability of communities to cope when crisis hits.

All-seeing cameras track pallets through Fortec Distribution Network hub

All-seeing cameras track pallets through Fortec Distribution Network hub

The Fortec Distribution Network has invested in a new CCTV camera system that tracks the movement of every pallet that enters its Watford Gap hub whilst at the same time enhancing security.

How the logistics industry is helping the environment

How the logistics industry is helping the environment

By Kushal Nahata, CEO & Co-founder, FarEye.

Ever since the industrial revolution, there has been significant changes in the environment due to human activities. Environmental degradation due to pollution and other human activities pose a serious threat to mankind.

ERM Advanced Telematics launches easy to install UBI products to help car insurers price policies

ERM Advanced Telematics launches easy to install UBI products to help car insurers price policies

Global automotive technology supplier ERM Advanced Telematics, whose products have been installed in over 5 million vehicles around the world, is launching three new products that will help insurance companies to determine the price of car insurance policies, the company said.

SICK’s NAV-LOC Localisation Sets AGVs Free from Reflectors

SICK’s NAV-LOC Localisation Sets AGVs Free from Reflectors

SICK has set Automated Guided Vehicles free from the need for reflectors or other physical markers with the all-in-one NAV-LOC localisation solution, enabling them to navigate more reliably and efficiently around shop floor and warehouse environments.

CEVA Logistics expands global partnership with IKEA as it opens New York Distribution Centre

CEVA Logistics expands global partnership with IKEA as it opens New York Distribution Centre

CEVA Logistics and home furnishings retailer IKEA have celebrated the opening of a new Customer Distribution Centre (CDC) at Staten Island on the US east coast. Under a five-year deal to provide warehouse management and fulfilment services, CEVA will manage the 975,000 sq ft (906,000 sq m) site.

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