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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Smith Brothers & Webb’s refurbished wash systems prove a hit with operators

Smith Brothers & Webb’s refurbished wash systems prove a hit with operators

A new refurbishment scheme launched by Smith Brothers & Webb, the UK manufacturer and supplier of vehicle washing systems, is reportedly proving a great success, with refurb sales due to finish with a 70% increase this year.

Communication is key at the National Forklift Safety Convention 2019

Communication is key at the National Forklift Safety Convention 2019

The FLTA’s National Forklift Safety Convention 2019 (Wednesday 30th October 2019

Heart of England Conference and Events Centre, Coventry) will be focusing on the importance of clear communication under the theme of managing behaviours to transform onsite operations.

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Transportation is the quickest way to transport cargo from one place to another and every year an enormous amount of cargo is transported all over the globe. There are many airports which are deemed to be cargo hubs due to the vast amount of cargo that passes through on a regular basis. Here are a few of the busiest cargo hubs around:

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited future-proofs warehouse efficiencies with scalable WiFi solution from Zyxel

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited future-proofs warehouse efficiencies with scalable WiFi solution from Zyxel

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited is a family run, two-man home delivery and assembly service. The company warehouses and delivers large, heavy goods - including furniture and electricals - across the UK, for brands such as The Cotswold Company, Made.com and Wayfair.

Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems invests in Russian market

Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems invests in Russian market

BW Packaging Systems—the packaging machinery arm of Barry-Wehmiller, a $3 billion global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology—recently augmented its investment in the Russian packaging market by establishing Moscow-based sales, parts and field service teams to better serve both new and existing Russian customers.

Arnold Clark tees it up with 55-strong fleet for world’s top golfers at 2019 Women’s British Open Championship

Arnold Clark tees it up with 55-strong fleet for world’s top golfers at 2019 Women’s British Open Championship

One of the UK’s largest vehicle hirers, Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental, has provided a fleet of 40 Mercedes-Benz E Class Estate cars plus 15 minibuses and light vans to transport competitors and officials around at this week’s Women’s British Open Golf Championship held over four days from the 1st to the 4th August at the Woburn Golf Club.

The Accelerator Zone at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019

The Accelerator Zone at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019

For the first time ever, the Accelerator Zone will be at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London on 11 & 12 September 2019.

New approaches to training and recruitment hold the key to solving logistics skills crisis, says leading driver trainer

New approaches to training and recruitment hold the key to solving logistics skills crisis, says leading driver trainer

One of the UK’s leading specialist driver training providers has highlighted the importance of new approaches to training, in addressing the severe skills shortages detailed in the report issued by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and Statista recently.

Goplasticpallets.com recycles 124 tonnes of plastic in 6 months

Goplasticpallets.com recycles 124 tonnes of plastic in 6 months

Goplasticpallets.com – The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company – has recorded staggering recycling figures for the first half of 2019. Since making its Recycling pledge in February this year, promising to recover and recycle all of the plastic pallets and boxes it supplies to customers, the company has recycled some 124 tonnes of plastic waste.

Sign of the times? 6 seaport predictions

Sign of the times? 6 seaport predictions

By Jon White, MD at InXpress.

The world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, recently announced an ambitious goal - by 2050 it’s vowed to send goods around the world with absolutely zero carbon emissions. Another brand Yara, is set to launch an all-electric shipping container.

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