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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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FORS join Mates in Mind to transform mental health across UK workplaces

FORS join Mates in Mind to transform mental health across UK workplaces

This month, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) joined Mates in Mind’s community of Supporter organisations and have partnered with the charity to improve the mental health of their workforce and members.

Wincanton investing in safety with home delivery fleet technology

Wincanton investing in safety with home delivery fleet technology

As part of its commitment to improving safety and efficiency, Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics (3PL) company, has invested in 360-degree cameras and telematics technology across its home delivery fleet; which serves major customers such as Marks & Spencer.

Chilled operator gains time and traceability with new cross-docking solution

Chilled operator gains time and traceability with new cross-docking solution

Peter Green Chilled, the UK temperature-controlled logistics operators, reports significant time savings and improved stock monitoring since completing a 9-month trial of a new cross-docking app from Mandata.

Consistent quality from Bibby Distribution wraps up contract extension with Berry BPI Packaging Solutions Hereford

Consistent quality from Bibby Distribution wraps up contract extension with Berry BPI Packaging Solutions Hereford

Bibby Distribution has recorded nine years of consistently meeting a 98 per cent on-time in full (OTIF) delivery rate for Berry BPI Packaging Solutions Hereford, resulting in the packaging manufacturer renewing its transport contract for the third time.

Brake and Alphabet announce new crisis management seminar for fleet professionals

Brake and Alphabet announce new crisis management seminar for fleet professionals

Fleet managers and HR professionals from around the country are being invited to come to Farnborough, Hampshire in March to learn more about dealing with the aftermath of a crash involving one of their vehicles.

XPO Logistics Weighs In with Seven-Tonne Donation for 35 Food Banks in the UK

XPO Logistics Weighs In with Seven-Tonne Donation for 35 Food Banks in the UK

Employees of XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, helped families in need over the holiday season by delivering more than seven tonnes of food to 35 food banks. The donation is equivalent to providing an estimated 9,500 meals for vulnerable people across the UK.

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

A tray sealer and integrated conveyor from Proseal are providing a fruit producer with greater throughput and ample production line space for packing, allowing it to meet increased demand from its customers.

Could your employee be the Forklift Operator or LGV Driver of the Year?

Could your employee be the Forklift Operator or LGV Driver of the Year?

As entries for the Forklift Operator of the Year and LGV Driver of the Year open on 13th January 2020, Talent in Logistics is urging businesses to enter their skilled employees in these renowned…

Walki presents sustainable barrier solutions at Packaging Innovations Birmingham

Walki presents sustainable barrier solutions at Packaging Innovations Birmingham

Walki, a leading manufacturer of packaging solutions, will be presenting their portfolio of sustainable barrier boards and flexible packaging materials at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham, UK, on 26 and 27 February.

Vestas and DSV Panalpina form strategic partnership on project transport and general freight

Vestas and DSV Panalpina form strategic partnership on project transport and general freight

To serve a truly global and growing marketplace for sustainable energy solutions and secure industry-leading profitability, Vestas aims to leverage size, scale and volume. As a result, Vestas is actively looking for partners that can help scale their business efficiently.

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