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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Manufacturing sector output is still growing

The first report on the state of UK manufacturing in 2008 suggests that the sector has yet to suffer the slowdown that is affecting other parts of the economy.

A continuously driving fixture

A continuously driving fixture

Some of the most demanding customers for a company like OCS are found in the automotive industry.

Paint line automation for the small wood shop

Paint line automation for the small wood shop

How to double your production output within your existing space.

Material Handling System: Crane Video

Han-Tek, Inc. Material Handling System Crane and Box Car designed by Han-Tek.

Automated Crane Video

This short video shows just how how accurate an automated crane solution can be.

Forklift Truck Operator - Careers Advice

Forklift Truck Operator - Careers Advice

You do not need any academic qualifications to become a forklift truck operator, but you must complete an approved forklift training course before you can use a truck.

Axiom unveils the super-versatile, high speed Series 25 sorter

Axiom unveils the super-versatile, high speed Series 25 sorter

Axiom GB Ltd has launched its high speed Series 25 sorter as the latest product to emerge from the companys ongoing research and development programme.

FKI Logistex Wins Major Contract for its Next Generation Sortation Systems

Joseph Witt GmbH selects new high speed and high accuracy technology for mail order & e-commerce distribution centre.

Major Contract Win for Canary Islands Baggage Handling System

Major Contract Win for Canary Islands Baggage Handling System

FKI Logistex will be the main contractor for this state-of-the-art baggage handling system for Fuerteventura Airport in the Canary Islands.

Order Picking: Methods and Equipment for Piece Pick, Case Pick, and Pallet Pick Operations.

The ability to quickly and accurately process customer orders has become an essential part of doing business.

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