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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 research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

New research unit provided by Meachers Global Logistics for innovative Southampton bioplastics company

Biome Bioplastics, the UK developer of intelligent, natural plastics, has opened a new research and development (R&D) unit in Southampton within a building provided by Meachers Global Logistics, the independent provider of international freight and transport logistics services.

Polymer Logistics recognised for Supply Chain Excellence - Best Service Provider

Polymer Logistics recognised for Supply Chain Excellence - Best Service Provider

Polymer Logistics, provider of 'One-Touch/Retail Ready Packaging (RRP)' Solutions, has been named a winner at FreshAwards 2018 in Supply Chain Excellence as best Business Service Partner.

Descartes takes the driving seat to host Procar’s new freight forwarding solution

Descartes takes the driving seat to host Procar’s new freight forwarding solution

Descartes Systems Group has announced that Procar International Limited has successfully established its new Freight Forwarding division using Descartes' hosted Netfreight solution.

David Wilson joins ByBox as Chief Operations Officer

David Wilson joins ByBox as Chief Operations Officer

ByBox, the specialist in smart locker technology and field service solutions, has appointed David Gray Wilson as its chief operations officer (COO).

Energi Mine and Electra Commercial Vehicles partnership set to bring zero-emission heavy goods vehicles to urban areas

Energi Mine and Electra Commercial Vehicles partnership set to bring zero-emission heavy goods vehicles to urban areas

Energi Mine has announced a partnership with Electra Commercial Vehicles, the UK company that aims to provide commercial vehicle operators with clean, zero-emission solutions for heavy goods trucks.

TIPA collaborates in the development of compostable packaging for Peeze’s new coffee beans

TIPA collaborates in the development of compostable packaging  for Peeze’s new coffee beans

TIPA is an Israeli company developing a wide range of fully compostable, flexible packaging that is as transparent and impermeable as conventional plastic alternatives.

IAG Cargo seeks applications for third Hangar 51 Travel Tech Accelerator Programme

IAG Cargo seeks applications for third Hangar 51 Travel Tech Accelerator Programme

IAG Cargo, in collaboration with British Airways and Avios, is currently seeking applications for the International Airlines Group (IAG) Hangar 51 global innovation programme.

Pall-Ex Group drives logistics industry innovation with launch of ground-breaking International system featuring Europe-wide tracking technology

Pall-Ex Group drives logistics industry innovation with launch of ground-breaking International system featuring Europe-wide tracking technology

Pall-Ex has taken a giant leap towards achieving its long-standing pan-European vision with significant investment in new sector-first software that will transform intercontinental palletised haulage and accelerate its International growth strategy.

CEVA appoints Niels Weithe to head up global eCommerce business

CEVA appoints Niels Weithe to head up global eCommerce business

CEVA Logistics has appointed Niels Weithe to the newly created position of Global head of eCommerce. He will be based in Germany and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer of Contract Logistics, Brett Bissell.

Roadwork permits help to cut driver disruption

Roadwork permits help to cut driver disruption

Councils across England are being urged to take up a congestion-busting scheme that reduces disruption caused by roadworks.

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