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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Swisslog awarded major order by dm-drogerie markt

dm-drogerie markt (dm) has commissioned Swisslog, to design and implement a new dm-distribution center near Cologne, Germany.

Swisslog showcases automated material transport system

Swisslog showcases automated material transport system innovation at the 2008 International Conference and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design, and Construction.(PDC) in Orlando, FL.

Belgravium supplies proven warehouse solution to James Irlam Logistics

James Irlam started his one man business back in the 1940s when he was a gardener based in Ringway.

Changing Material Handling at John Deere

Changing Material Handling at John Deere

In a move to streamline their lawn tractor assembly plant John Deere decided to consolidate their three separate product lines into a single, common component platform line.

Maximise your talent: Research identifies key challenges for business

Maximise your talent: Research identifies key challenges for business

The key challenges inherent in uncovering and managing talent within UK organisations have been identified in research published by the Chartered Management Institute and Ashridge Business School.

Industrys Largest Field Trial of RFID Technology on Reusable Transport Packaging

Industrys Largest Field Trial of RFID Technology on Reusable Transport Packaging

After Rigorous Lab Testing, Trial Moves to the Field, Backed By Unprecedented Industry Support

RFID tags for tracking plastic pallets and reusable containers

RFID tags for tracking plastic pallets and reusable containers

The model for cycle tracking reusable containers is the pallet market.

Unique Record Height Building from SSI Schaefer

Unique Record Height Building from SSI Schaefer

SSI Schaefer is currently building the highest cold rolled rack supported building in the UK.

World innovation!

World innovation!

The Hamburg company Jungheinrich is the first supplier in the world to launch a battery-powered forklift truck with a rotating driver's cab onto the market.

Health and Safety Legislation - Handling and Lifting Equipment

Health and Safety Legislation - Handling and Lifting Equipment

Health and safety legislation means that handling and lifting equipment is now required to take on jobs that, previously, were often carried out manually.

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