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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Iveco doubles up for the CV Show 2008

Iveco doubles up for the CV Show 2008

Iveco, Europes largest full range commercial vehicle manufacturer, will be exhibiting products across two main stands at the CV Show 2008, with a line-up of vehicles ranging from 3.5 to 44 tonnes.

Hako's B90 Scrubber Drier offers super performance and environmental excellence

Hako's B90 Scrubber Drier offers super performance and environmental excellence

Hako has added the super performing and environmentally sympathetic B90 to its range of pedestrian scrubber driers.

VW takes majority stake in Scania

VW takes majority stake in Scania

Volkswagen, Europes largest carmaker, on Monday was on the verge of becoming the continents biggest truckmaker too as it agreed to buy a majority stake in Swedens Scania.

Kalmar lifts Stevecos stacking capacity

Kalmar lifts Stevecos stacking capacity

Finnish port operator Steveco Oy aims to expand its container handling capacity at the Port of Kotka with a new order for 10 Kalmar EDRIVE straddle carriers.

Morgan Tucker are on track for Olympic involvement

Morgan Tucker are on track for Olympic involvement

MORGAN Tucker, the Newark-based firm of consulting engineers, has been appointed to deliver one of the largest rail connected logistics centres in Europe ready for the 2012 Olympics.

Safe picking

Safe picking

Warehouse designers are under increasing pressure to devise storage systems that allow forklifts and order pickers to work alongside each other efficiently and safely, says John Maguire, sales and marketing director of Narrow Aisle Ltd

FKI Logistex Mini-Unscrambler Aligns Cartons for High-Speed Sortation

FKI Logistex Mini-Unscrambler Aligns Cartons for High-Speed Sortation

Compact conveyor system creates a single-file product stream to reduce system jams and mis-sorts.

Low Emission Zones in Europe!

Low Emission Zones in Europe!

Well over 70 cities and towns in 8 countries around Europe have, or are preparing, "Low Emission Zones", or "Environment Zones" to help meet the health-based air quality standards.

Jungheinrich awarded major integrated systems contract

Jungheinrich awarded major integrated systems contract

Jungheinrich UK Ltds Systems & Projects Division has been awarded a major contract to supply an integrated mini-load and order consolidation system to Hfele UK

Schmitz Cargobull at the CV Show 2008

Schmitz Cargobull at the CV Show 2008

Schmitz Cargobull (UK) Ltd will use the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show (NEC, Birmingham, 15-17 April 2008) to highlight various models from its comprehensive range of curtainsided and refrigerated trailers.

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