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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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New employee engagement research to help tackle LGV driver shortage

New employee engagement research to help tackle LGV driver shortage

Talent in Logistics has launched a nationwide LGV driver engagement survey in partnership with Pertemps Driving Division. The unique research project aims to uncover the reality of working as a professional LGV driver, with a view to identifying insights that will help the transport and logistics sector tackle its skills shortage.

Zanbarrier NGR: 100 percent natural barrier paper for food packaging

Zanbarrier NGR: 100 percent natural barrier paper for food packaging

Zanders has launched improved environmentally friendly grade with an even higher density. The company continues the development of its successful food packaging paper range: the enhanced Zanbarrier NGR ("Natural Grease Resistant") offers the proven 100 percent natural barrier against oil and grease without the use of any chemicals now with an even higher density.

Next Generation Slotting: Intelligent warehouse organisation with inconsoSLM

Next Generation Slotting: Intelligent warehouse organisation with inconsoSLM

The use of mathematical algorithms does not stop at warehouse organisation. The logistics software specialist inconso presents a new release of inconsoSLM (Slotting Management System) designed for distributing stocks to available areas and locations in the warehouse.

Made for safer machinery and AGVs - Discover the innovative capabilities of the Laser Sentinel Enhanced from Datalogic

Made for safer machinery and AGVs - Discover the innovative capabilities of the Laser Sentinel Enhanced from Datalogic

Datalogic has completed the LASER SENTINEL family with the introduction of new ENHANCED models. The new Laser Sentinel Enhanced is a single solution for the safety of both machinery and automated vehicles.

Brightest packaging minds take to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Brightest packaging minds take to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020

Coca-Cola, Dixons Carphone, Carlsberg, Wrap and Britvic are just some of the big names in packaging taking to the stage at Packaging Innovations 2020, to form part of its most robust seminar programme to date, when it returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February.

Gregory leads the way in Health & Safety with £100K investment in pallet operation

Gregory leads the way in Health & Safety with £100K investment in pallet operation

Drivers on Gregory Distribution’s South West pallet delivery network will see significant benefits from a £100K investment in semi electric pallet trucks.

EZS 130 – The tow tractor for tight spaces

EZS 130 – The tow tractor for tight spaces

With a width of merely 600 mm, Jungheinrich’s EZS 130  truck is designed on a space-saving tugger train for the manoeuvrable transport of small parts.

New retail distribution centre benefits from Ecolighting LED lighting

New retail distribution centre benefits from Ecolighting LED lighting

EcolightingUK was specified for the LED lighting at a new build 495,000 sqft clothing and home distribution centre in Hatfield as part of a five-year transformation plan for a large UK retailer.

Goplasticpallets.com reveals the counties recycling the most plastic

Goplasticpallets.com reveals the counties recycling the most plastic

As Goplasticpallets.com’s plastic pallet recycling scheme celebrates its one-year anniversary this month, The Responsible Plastic Pallet Company reveals those counties that are recycling the most of their used plastic pallets and boxes.

AMH Material Handling increases e-commerce throughput for Selfridges & Co at DHL facility

AMH Material Handling increases e-commerce throughput for Selfridges & Co at DHL facility

AMH Material Handling has completed a total of three projects for DHL with a combined value of £600,000 at its Hams Hall site in Birmingham.

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