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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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Atlet furnishes new fleet for Laura Ashley

Atlet furnishes new fleet for Laura Ashley

Atlets lift truck solution for Laura Ashley at Coalville is projected to cost less over the trucks lifecycle than the original fleet that it replaces.

How the Crown TSP 6000 cut a tricky problem in half

When the Wollschlger Group embarked on an expansion of its central precision tools warehouse, its materials handling supplier recommended low level-order pickers for ground level work and turret trucks for picking and work at heights.

Run a health check on your warehouse

Run a health check on your warehouse

One of Europes leading warehouse experts, Dutch professor Ren de Koster, reveals a quick and easy method of delivering a qualified assessment of the warehouses form curve, based on a visual inspection and a survey.

The first hybrid truck in the world launched in Sweden

The first hybrid truck in the world launched in Sweden

Volvo Trucks is now taking an important step towards commercialisation of this technology for heavy vehicles.

The Nine Basic Rules of a Successful Supply Chain

The Nine Basic Rules of a Successful Supply Chain is the first in a three-part series created by Waer Systems. The series is designed to help OEMs and Tier I/II manufacturers.

Sorting system for Mexx outlet shops

Sorting system for Mexx outlet shops

A DHL MEXX case study by Vanderlande Industries

Kaiser's Tengelmann relies on WMS incl. Pick-by-Voice from KNAPP

KNAPP successfully installed within three weeks the new version of the KiSoft Warehouse Management System (WMS) at Kaiser's Tengelmann in Nieder-Olm

Linde MH boosts heavy truck business

Linde MH boosts heavy truck business

By creating an independent business unit, Linde Material Handling aims to boost its heavy truck business and occupy a stronger position in the global market.

Hyundai to introduce a full range of AC-powered forklifts

Hyundai to introduce a full range of AC-powered forklifts

At Cemat 2008, Hyundai will introduce for the first time its full range of newly developed AC (Alternating Current) battery powered forklifts, ranging from 1.5t to 5t.

The Jury's first choice: Automatic Guided Vehicles controlled by voice

The Jury's first choice: Automatic Guided Vehicles controlled by voice

Dematic wins the innovation prize awarded by the "Initiative Mittelstand"

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