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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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Demag quadro chain hoist for a broad range of applications

Demag quadro chain hoist for a broad range of applications

Fitted with four load hooks, the Demag LDC-Q quadro chain hoist allows different load handling attachments to be lifted and transported at the same time. The available LDC-Q sizes enable loads weighing up to 3.2 t to be handled safely and efficiently.

New sponsor for National Forklift Safety Month

New sponsor for National Forklift Safety Month

Windsor Materials Handling has confirmed that it will sponsor the Fork Lift Truck Association's National Forklift Safety Month 2018. The annual safety campaign, which runs throughout the month of September, was launched in 2008 to raise awareness of key issues affecting forklift safety for operators, as well as their colleagues.

Royal recognition for Samuel Grant Packaging

Royal recognition for Samuel Grant Packaging

Samuel Grant Packaging has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise for its innovative pallet wrapping solution, the Samson Nano.

Peel Ports partners with DB Cargo for rail freight service

Peel Ports partners with DB Cargo for rail freight service

Peel Ports has partnered with rail freight company, DB Cargo UK to provide a new rail service for containers via the Port of Liverpool for the first time.

Trace Software International will exhibit at HISPACK

Trace Software International will exhibit at HISPACK

In its next edition Hispack – the Iberian fair for the packaging industry – will welcome 750 global exhibitors on a 39,000m2 total surface area of La Fira in Barcelona.

Can companies build a more resilient last-mile delivery operations in today’s competitive landscape?

Can companies build a more resilient last-mile delivery operations in today’s competitive landscape?

By Maarten Hemmes, CarPal CEO & Founder.

As logistics is changing rapidly, more companies continue to look for ways to improve and optimise their last-mile delivery based on customer's demands and pressure from upcoming trends in the market.

Descartes to show its wide range of solutions for supercharging supply chain operations at Multimodal 2018

Descartes to show its wide range of solutions for supercharging supply chain operations at Multimodal 2018

Descartes Systems Group will display its range of on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions that drive supply chain operational efficiency and regulatory compliance at Multimodal 2018, which takes place at the Birmingham NEC on the 1 to 3 May 2018.

Blockchain and Big Data lead seminar debates at TIACA's 2018 Air Cargo Forum

Blockchain and Big Data lead seminar debates at TIACA's 2018 Air Cargo Forum

The blurring line between logistics and technology services, and the transformational power of Blockchain and Big Data will take centre stage at TIACA's 2018 Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto, Canada from 16 to 18 October.

Giant pandas transported by Volga-Dnepr are welcomed at their new home in Finland

Giant pandas transported by Volga-Dnepr are welcomed at their new home in Finland

Giant Pandas Lumi and Pyry have settled into their new home at Ahtari Zoo in Finland after travelling from China onboard one of Volga-Dnepr Airlines' freighter aircraft.

Efficient products and good service bring Armstrong Richardson back for more Mercedes-Benz trucks

Efficient products and good service bring Armstrong Richardson back for more Mercedes-Benz trucks

Mercedes-Benz has made further inroads into the fleet of a long-established Middlesbrough-based operator that until relatively recently had only run trucks by other manufacturers.

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