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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FTA - fuel duty increase 'unthinkable'

FTA - fuel duty increase 'unthinkable'

The Freight Transport Association says that the Chancellors decision to defer the 2p per litre increase in fuel duty until 1 October is very welcome.

Jungheinrich announces new 4-series

Jungheinrich announces new 4-series

Forklift truck manufacturer Jungheinrich has launched its new hydrostatic IC engine-powered 4 series lift truck in the UK.

Schmitz Cargobull working for Transaid

Schmitz Cargobull working for Transaid

New livery specially commissioned to mark the tenth anniversary of Transaid the logistics industrys charity.

SAVOYE launches latest innovative systems

SAVOYE launches latest innovative systems

Two new exiting advanced automated storage systems the PTS Picking Tray System and the MAGMATIC modulo.

Major trailer order announced

Major trailer order announced

P&O Ferrymasters, the market leading supplier of freight management solutions, has upgraded its trailer fleet with the acquisition of nearly 500 new models from Schmitz Cargobull.

Loss of crown angle can lead to injuries and equipment damage

Loss of crown angle can lead to injuries and equipment damage

A sudden rise in maintenance costs or employee sick leave could be a sign that your dock leveller has lost its crown angle.

First AC powered forklifts at Manutention

First AC powered forklifts at Manutention

Six new Dash 7 models, 1.5t - 2t capacity, 3-wheel and 4-wheel to be introduced at Manutention 2008

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.

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