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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Brexit uncertainty boosts sales for Synergy

Brexit uncertainty boosts sales for Synergy

Warehouse management specialist, Synergy Logistics, is benefitting from the “Brexit effect” as it posts record sales for 2018.

Blackmores Machinery Haulage turns to Andover Trailers for heavy-duty forklift carrier

Blackmores Machinery Haulage turns to Andover Trailers for heavy-duty forklift carrier

Somerset-based Blackmores Machinery Haulage has taken delivery of a new bespoke-built forklift trailer from Andover Trailers – its first from the Hampshire manufacturer.

Fortec Distribution joins forces with WCG to introduce students to logistics

Fortec Distribution joins forces with WCG to introduce students to logistics

The Fortec Distribution Network has joined forces with WCG to help deliver a new initiative to give students an insight into logistics and the good careers available within the sector.

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ 7-hour airfreight solution saves customer a 20-day sea journey

Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ 7-hour airfreight solution saves customer a 20-day sea journey

Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA), the carrier of oversize and super heavy shipments by air, and Kintetsu World Express France (KWE) have expertly orchestrated a charter flight from Paris-Vatry, France, to Damman, Saudi Arabia, transporting an 11,000 horsepower Alstom motorized pump.

Apprentice power tapped by Royal Mail and the Cartwright Group

Apprentice power tapped by Royal Mail and the Cartwright Group

Trailer manufacturer, the Cartwright Group, has embarked on an exciting new initiative by swapping apprentices with one of its biggest customers, Royal Mail, to provide greater insight into each of the individual operations.

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets appoints Head of Logistics to support growing Sector Specialists team

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets appoints Head of Logistics to support growing Sector Specialists team

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (‘AXA IM - Real Assets’) has appointed Thomas Karmann as Head of Logistics, effective immediately.

Eddie Stobart secures contract with Tarmac

Eddie Stobart secures contract with Tarmac

Supply chain, transport and logistics company, Eddie Stobart has been awarded a five-year contract by Tarmac, the UK sustainable building materials and construction solutions business.

South Tyneside’s 16 new Mercedes-Benz Econics are streets ahead

South Tyneside’s 16 new Mercedes-Benz Econics are streets ahead

Residents of South Tyneside are set to benefit from more reliable bin collections following their local authority’s investment in a fleet of state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Econic refuse trucks.

80% of UK shoppers expect retailers to better tackle plastic waste

80% of UK shoppers expect retailers to better tackle plastic waste

Recent independent research commissioned by compostable packaging company TIPA reveals 80% of UK shoppers believe that the retail industry should be doing more to tackle the issue of plastic waste, while 6 in 10 (63%) feel it is retailers’ responsibility to reduce the environmental impact of plastic waste.

Jungheinrich presents the latest generation of its EKM 202 small parts order picker.

Jungheinrich presents the latest generation of its EKM 202 small parts order picker.

One of the most important developments is the more than double load capacity compared with the previous model, making it especially suitable for the picking of small parts of any type without pallets.

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