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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WFS launches new global uniform for 13,000 cargo and ground handling employees

WFS launches new global uniform for 13,000 cargo and ground handling employees

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched a new uniform for over 13,000 of its cargo and ground handling employees in its North America and Europe, the Middle East, Africa & Asia (EMEAA) operations.

A new era of accelerated Intralogistics Automation

A new era of accelerated Intralogistics Automation

The unfortunate mix of Brexit and Covid-19 has had a tremendous impact on businesses around the world forcing them to re-evaluate how they operate in uncharted territory.

DCC Technology forms Exertis North America Business Unit

DCC Technology forms Exertis North America Business Unit

DCC Technology, an international technology value added distribution specialist with businesses in 20 countries including the US, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East, has formed a new business unit, Exertis North America, to manage the operations of its recent acquisitions Jam Industries and Stampede.  

Yodel partners with Hexapole to deliver improved small parcel sorting for its shaw sortation centre, Oldham

Yodel partners with Hexapole to deliver improved small parcel sorting for its shaw sortation centre, Oldham

Yodel has partnered with Hexapole, a specialist sortation company based in the Netherlands, to optimise sorting capability for small parcels at their Shaw sortation centre in Oldham. The acquisition of an innovative sorting system will help Yodel to continue to meet the increased demand following the rise of online retail.

Giti Tire launches first European off-road tyre for high mobility vehicles

Giti Tire launches first European off-road tyre for high mobility vehicles

Giti Tire has launched its first European off-road truck tyre for high mobility vehicles operating under the most extreme terrains - the Giti GAO897.

Driver shortage crisis: Grant 10,000 temporary visas to EU workers, says Logistics UK

Driver shortage crisis: Grant 10,000 temporary visas to EU workers, says Logistics UK

Government must prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to encourage EU drivers to return to support the UK’s supply chain, according to business group Logistics UK.

Where sustainability meets reality

Where sustainability meets reality

The transport industry really cares about sustainability – but what are we really doing about it? To answer this question we’d like to ask you to take part in our Sustainable Reality Survey.

It aims to reveal what truck fleets and transport companies are truly achieving in terms of sustainability – and the everyday commercial obstacles that are in their way. No greenwashing, just a real-life look at sustainability in practice. And because real life is busy, we’re making it quick and easy to take part in. Simply answer just 10 questions (anonymously) – which should take about 3 minutes.

SnapFulfil appoints new CEO for US arm

SnapFulfil appoints new CEO for US arm

WMS technology provider SnapFulfil is taking its North America business to the next level with the appointment of experienced transformational leader, Rich Pirrotta, as CEO.

OW Robotics adds automated forklift to its warehouse robotics range

OW Robotics adds automated forklift to its warehouse robotics range

Lincolnshire-based supplier of flexible warehouse solutions, OW Robotics, is now supplying the F4 automated forklift to businesses seeking to increase flexible automation in the warehouse.

Boost for BoxTop

Boost for BoxTop

BoxTop Technologies – part of the Freight Software Group – has expanded its Southampton office after a period of continued growth and investment in technology for the freight and logistics sector.

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