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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VAHLE opens state-of-the-art automated miniload warehouse

VAHLE opens state-of-the-art automated miniload warehouse

PAUL VAHLE GmbH & Co. KG has opened one of the most modern material flow systems of its kind in Kamen. This marks the official end of the transformation of the warehouse, which cost €2.5 million.

New advances in motive power battery technology to be unveiled at IMHX 2019

New advances in motive power battery technology to be unveiled at IMHX 2019

EnerSys will showcase the latest advances in Lithium-ion (Li-ion) and Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) motive power battery technology for material handling applications at IMHX 2019 on booth 20D148.

The exhibition will witness the UK debut of NexSys PURE batteries, which utilise a combination of advanced carbon and TPPL technology to provide reliable power without the requirements of watering, equalising and battery changing.

P&O Ferrymasters expands intermodal services to include Budapest to Duisburg and Rotterdam

P&O Ferrymasters expands intermodal services to include Budapest to Duisburg and Rotterdam

P&O Ferrymasters has expanded its intermodal network to include services from Budapest to Rotterdam in the Netherlands and Duisburg in Germany.

See JCB’s new electric-powered Teletruk at IMHX 2019

See JCB’s new electric-powered Teletruk at IMHX 2019

On its stand at IMHX 2019 JCB will showcase models from the multi-award winning Teletruk range of telescopic lift trucks, including the newly launched JCB 30-19E - the first electric-powered machine in the Teletruk range.

Cimcorp partners with Conveyor Networks Ltd to target the UK distribution market

Cimcorp partners with Conveyor Networks Ltd  to target the UK distribution market

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, has signed an agreement with Conveyor Networks Ltd for the company to represent Cimcorp in the UK market.

Menzies Transport receives FTA Roadworthiness Award

Menzies Transport receives FTA Roadworthiness Award

FTA, the organisation which speaks for the UK’s logistics industry, has presented Menzies Distribution’s Swindon depot with its prestigious Roadworthiness Award.

Potatoes ‘go’ fully automated thanks to Europe’s largest plastic pallet box

Potatoes ‘go’ fully automated thanks to Europe’s largest plastic pallet box

Goplasticpallets.com has witnessed increased adoption of automation in the UK potato industry, much of this based around systems developed and implemented by Deprez Handling Solutions and using its GoPalletBox 1311S 3R – Europe’s largest plastic pallet box.

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros: Improved safety, efficiency and connectivity for UK operators

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros: Improved safety, efficiency and connectivity for UK operators

Mercedes-Benz launched the new Actros at Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ Wentworth Park Customer Experience Centre.

Polyurethane protects mining equipment from high impact and wear applications

Polyurethane protects mining equipment from high impact and wear applications

Mining equipment must withstand some of the toughest abuse in terms of impact and wear due to the harsh environment and long hours of use.

Grant for farm-to-fork food and shipping solution

Grant for farm-to-fork food and shipping solution

A food and logistics platform that aims to improve the speed, efficiency and cost of shipping food ingredients from-farm-to-fork in restaurant industry has secured a major grant.

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