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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Yodel partners with Hexapole to deliver improved small parcel sorting for its shaw sortation centre, Oldham

Yodel partners with Hexapole to deliver improved small parcel sorting for its shaw sortation centre, Oldham

Yodel has partnered with Hexapole, a specialist sortation company based in the Netherlands, to optimise sorting capability for small parcels at their Shaw sortation centre in Oldham. The acquisition of an innovative sorting system will help Yodel to continue to meet the increased demand following the rise of online retail.

Giti Tire launches first European off-road tyre for high mobility vehicles

Giti Tire launches first European off-road tyre for high mobility vehicles

Giti Tire has launched its first European off-road truck tyre for high mobility vehicles operating under the most extreme terrains - the Giti GAO897.

Driver shortage crisis: Grant 10,000 temporary visas to EU workers, says Logistics UK

Driver shortage crisis: Grant 10,000 temporary visas to EU workers, says Logistics UK

Government must prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to encourage EU drivers to return to support the UK’s supply chain, according to business group Logistics UK.

Where sustainability meets reality

Where sustainability meets reality

The transport industry really cares about sustainability – but what are we really doing about it? To answer this question we’d like to ask you to take part in our Sustainable Reality Survey.

It aims to reveal what truck fleets and transport companies are truly achieving in terms of sustainability – and the everyday commercial obstacles that are in their way. No greenwashing, just a real-life look at sustainability in practice. And because real life is busy, we’re making it quick and easy to take part in. Simply answer just 10 questions (anonymously) – which should take about 3 minutes.

SnapFulfil appoints new CEO for US arm

SnapFulfil appoints new CEO for US arm

WMS technology provider SnapFulfil is taking its North America business to the next level with the appointment of experienced transformational leader, Rich Pirrotta, as CEO.

OW Robotics adds automated forklift to its warehouse robotics range

OW Robotics adds automated forklift to its warehouse robotics range

Lincolnshire-based supplier of flexible warehouse solutions, OW Robotics, is now supplying the F4 automated forklift to businesses seeking to increase flexible automation in the warehouse.

Boost for BoxTop

Boost for BoxTop

BoxTop Technologies – part of the Freight Software Group – has expanded its Southampton office after a period of continued growth and investment in technology for the freight and logistics sector.

Logistics UK backs industry drive for new staff with launch of guide for employers about funding and support

Logistics UK backs industry drive for new staff with launch of guide for employers about funding and support

With the industry facing a serious shortage of skilled workers, business group Logistics UK has launched a free guide for employers from across the sector on ‘Funding and support for accessing logistics skills’.

Jungheinrich contributes to The Heineken Group’s win at the British Safety Council International Safety Awards 2021

Jungheinrich contributes to The Heineken Group’s win at the British Safety Council International Safety Awards 2021

Jungheinrich is thrilled to announce its contribution to supporting Heineken, the international brewer, that has won the James Tye Award at the 2021 British Safety Council International Safety Awards for its global Forklift Risk Reduction Programme.

Fortec launches core operational solution

Fortec launches core operational solution

Fortec Distribution Network (Fortec) has launched its core operational system, Nexus. The company describes the move as its latest step towards delivering excellence for its stakeholders.

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