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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CHAMP Cargosystems launches EmissionsCalculator solution

CHAMP Cargosystems launches EmissionsCalculator solution

CHAMP Cargosystems has launched its EmissionsCalculator solution to help Airlines, Shippers, and Forwarders most accurately measure their emissions, in an easy and efficient way.

Half of the British public calls for clearer labelling on plastic packaging to avoid further waste in retail and grocery sectors

Half of the British public calls for clearer labelling on plastic packaging to avoid further waste in retail and grocery sectors

Independent research commissioned by compostable packaging company TIPA reveals that nearly half (48%) of British shoppers would like to see labelling on products in retail and groceries stores identifying that 'plastic-free' packaging is marked accordingly.

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders

BIFA launches networking group for young freight forwarders

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is launching a new networking group, the BIFA Young Forwarders Network (YFN), aimed at supporting individuals that have recently joined the sector.

Tips for keeping warehouses and distribution centres safe, compliant and productive

Tips for keeping warehouses and distribution centres safe, compliant and productive

As regulations change and warehouse requirements become more complex, partnering with an expert can help to ensure durable, cost effective, compliant storage rack.

Bibby Distribution’s SHEQ strategy delivers its lowest ever accident rate

Bibby Distribution’s SHEQ strategy delivers its lowest ever accident rate

Bibby Distribution has successfully cut its total accident rate by almost a third since launching its Road to Zero Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy four years ago.

Innovation in the spotlight at UK packaging show

Innovation in the spotlight at UK packaging show

Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 returns to Birmingham’s NEC later this month with its most innovative show to date.

Xpediator latest to back Transaid as corporate member

Xpediator latest to back Transaid as corporate member

International provider of freight management services, Xpediator, has committed to supporting Transaid for the next three years after becoming the latest company to sign up as a corporate partner.

ADLINK demonstrates how IoT digital experiments can create business value

ADLINK demonstrates how IoT digital experiments can create business value

ADLINK Technology will be showcasing its IoT digital experiments at this year’s Hannover Fair. Its ‘Connect Stream Control’ technology enables companies to test the business potential of IoT-applications.

ILAPAK’s Delta 6000 R: Top performance on tortillas

ILAPAK’s Delta 6000 R: Top performance on tortillas

ILAPAK’s Delta 6000 R flow wrapper with MAP for packing tortillas and flat breads is now capable of speeds of up to 150ppm following several design enhancements.

Mues takes new COO role at Imperial Logistics International

Mues takes new COO role at Imperial Logistics International

Imperial Logistics International continues to strengthen its senior management team with the appointment of Juergen Mues to the post of Chief Operating Officer (COO). He takes up his position on 15 March 2019.

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