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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FKI Logistex Wins Major Contract for its Next Generation Sortation Systems

Joseph Witt GmbH selects new high speed and high accuracy technology for mail order & e-commerce distribution centre.

Major Contract Win for Canary Islands Baggage Handling System

Major Contract Win for Canary Islands Baggage Handling System

FKI Logistex will be the main contractor for this state-of-the-art baggage handling system for Fuerteventura Airport in the Canary Islands.

Order Picking: Methods and Equipment for Piece Pick, Case Pick, and Pallet Pick Operations.

The ability to quickly and accurately process customer orders has become an essential part of doing business.

Space Saving Storage Solutions at Cardiff Audi

Automotive manufacturers have traditionally dictated the parts storage areas within dealerships provided under Retail Standard Codes...

AGV Dispatching Strategies

Automated Seaport Container Terminals

Worlds largest reach truck production line

Forklift truck manufacturer Jungheinrich has announced the completion of a major restructuring process at its Norderstedt reach truck production factory. The facility is now thought to be the largest single reach truck factory anywhere in the world.

Integrated approach

Successfully integrating logistics systems requires a broad range of materials handling products and an organisation with the core competencies and skills to design and deliver them.

Lloyd Fraser Secures Four Year Logistics Contract with Cadbury

Lloyd Fraser Secures Four Year Logistics Contract with Cadbury

The Lloyd Fraser Group has announced a four year contract for the collection and distribution of milk on behalf of Cadbury Trebor Bassett.

SGVs Used to Transport Raw Material for Large Chemical Manufacturer

SGVs Used to Transport Raw Material for Large Chemical Manufacturer

A self guided vehicle (SGV) system was integrated with existing plant equipment including conveyors and a robotic arm system in a large chemical manufacturer's plant.

Make Pallet Handling Efficient and Productive

Make Pallet Handling Efficient and Productive

An Automatic Guided Vehicles System (AGVS) is an excellent alternative to conveyors when fixed path routing doesnt work.

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