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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New TIACA vision paves way for modern and unified air cargo industry

New TIACA vision paves way for modern and unified air cargo industry

TIACA's leadership team is rolling out a new vision for the Association, which will see the development of more training and consultancy projects, as well as a new look, and a reinvigorated value proposition for members.

American Airlines Cargo to implement next-generation cargo management system

American Airlines Cargo to implement next-generation cargo management system

American Airlines Cargo is to implement a next-generation cargo management system. The new platform will transform the company's technology across the entire American Airlines Cargo footprint.

Peli BioThermal showcases Crēdo on Demand at Temperature Controlled Logistics Conference

Peli BioThermal showcases Crēdo on Demand at Temperature Controlled Logistics Conference

Peli BioThermal, the temperature controlled packaging solutions provider, exhibited its latest shipper systems and services at the 17th Annual Cool Chain Temperature Controlled Logistics conference.

Vanderlande to support the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy

Vanderlande to support the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy

Vanderlande has become a supporter of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE), a public-private collaboration co-chaired by the CEO of Philips, and the heads of the Global Environment Facility and UN Environment.

Successful first year for National Register of LGV instructors

Successful first year for National Register of LGV instructors

The National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) is celebrating a successful first year which saw more than 540 Instructors join the only DVSA endorsed register.

Aggregate Industries appoints Wincanton to operate 14 Ready-mix vehicles

Aggregate Industries appoints Wincanton to operate 14 Ready-mix vehicles

Wincanton has been contracted by Aggregate Industries, a leading player in the construction and infrastructure industries, to provide 14 latest specification Ready-mix vehicles on a national basis.

Swissport to seek IPO and listing on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swissport to seek IPO and listing on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swissport Group, the provider of ground handling and cargo services, has announced its intention to seek an Initial Public Offering ('IPO') and listing of its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

New fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks stack up for Palletways

New fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks stack up for Palletways

A leading European provider of express palletised freight services has placed a breakthrough order for a new fleet of 67 Mercedes-Benz trucks.

TimoCom transport barometer: Vehicle shortage continues to worsen

TimoCom transport barometer: Vehicle shortage continues to worsen

Free vehicle capacity is getting scarcer in Europe, according to TimoCom's Transport Barometer. In the 4th quarter of 2017, Europe's largest transport platform had only 29 vehicle offers to fulfil 71 transport orders.On average, in 2017, the TimoCom Transport Barometer showed a freight to vehicle ratio of 70:30 within Europe......

Innovate UK to update Microlise Transport Conference delegates on UK low emission trials

Innovate UK to update Microlise Transport Conference delegates on UK low emission trials

UK agency, Innovate UK, will deliver an update on the £20 million government Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trials (LEFT) at the Microlise Transport Conference this May.

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