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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Kalmar Industries partners with Sdra

Kalmar Industries partners with Sdra

In tough competition with several other manufacturers, Kalmar Industries has won an order from Sdra, an economic association representing forest owners in Sweden, for the delivery of 32 lift trucks for wood and pulp handling.

TNT applies for Authorised Economic Operator status

TNT applies for Authorised Economic Operator status

TNT, Europes largest express services company, will apply for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status for all its customs related, express services operations in the 27 EU countries.

Stationary Supplier Chooses Flexi

Stationary Supplier Chooses Flexi

One of Irelands leading providers of stationery products has recently equipped its warehouse with a number of award-winning Flexi G4 articulated forklifts from Narrow Aisle.

Bulmers announce changes at board level in their logistics business

Bulmers announce changes at board level in their logistics business

Seeking to further strengthen the management structure in support of future expansion, Johnathan Bulmer of Bulmers Logistics has announced a Board restructure.

WITRON is extending automated facility in Spain

WITRON is extending automated facility in Spain

WITRON Logistik + Informatik GmbH starts the second construction phase of a state of the art distribution center for MERCADONA S.A., leading supermarket chain in Spain.

Haribo chews over logistics options

Haribo chews over logistics options

German sweet manufacturer Haribo has apointed Consultant Total Logistics to review its supply chain.

The Art of Sortation in the Conveyor Industry

Hytrol demonstrates a sortation conveyor system

Maintaining Docks For Safety And Efficiency

Maintaining Docks For Safety And Efficiency

Unless the shipping/receiving dock is given the proper attention, breakdowns in this area can choke off productivity throughout the system.

Sliding Shoe Sorter Achieves World-Leading Throughputs

FKI Logistex announces that its UniSort XV sliding shoe sorter has achieved throughput rates of up to 400 cartons per minute, making it the highest throughput sliding shoe sorter available.

Swisslog awarded major order by dm-drogerie markt

dm-drogerie markt (dm) has commissioned Swisslog, to design and implement a new dm-distribution center near Cologne, Germany.

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