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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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Maxoptra partners TomTom at new commercial vehicle event

Maxoptra partners TomTom at new commercial vehicle event

Route planning and scheduling software specialist, Maxoptra, is one of a small number of specially selected partners joining forces with TomTom Telematics at the newly launched 'Let's Explore: LCV Fleet 2017' event, which takes place on the 4th July at The Vox, Resorts World, Birmingham.

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?

Do you have the right recipe for a BIFA Freight Service Award?

The British International Freight Association has added a culinary touch to its annual Freight Service Awards event as this year's competition opens for entries.

Communication breakdown - the big mistakes that can make negotiations in the logistics sector fail

Communication breakdown - the big mistakes that can make negotiations in the logistics sector fail

A study from Huthwaite International, specialists in sales and negotiations in the logistics industry, has revealed the five most common errors negotiators are making that can risk both parties walking away from the table dissatisfied, unhappy, and in some cases, without a deal at all.

The benefits of Voice-directed technology for maintenance & inspection tasks

The benefits of Voice-directed technology for maintenance & inspection tasks

By John Bradshaw, business development manager for Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions.

Maintenance and inspection (M&I) tasks undertaken for plant and equipment within a diverse range of sectors have developed a series of well-established steps over the years with the aim of improving the process by which engineers and technicians capture and share information.

Howard Tenens order another fleet of Flexi trucks

Howard Tenens order another fleet of Flexi trucks

Howard Tenens, one of the UK's largest privately owned logistics companies, has once again invested in articulated forklift technology from Narrow Aisle Ltd.

TSA approves Vanderlande-Optosecurity automated screening lane

TSA approves Vanderlande-Optosecurity automated screening lane

Vanderlande, along with integrated remote screening software partner, Optosecurity Corp., have been notified that their integrated ASL system has been approved by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to proceed to airport operational deployments after successful completion of TSA's integration assessment testing.

Dalepak recognised for excellence in International Sales

Dalepak recognised for excellence in International Sales

Dalepak Limited, the retail fulfilment and packing business, has been included in a new league table that identifies the UK's top 200 mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

Transport operators to address terror risk from vehicles

Transport operators to address terror risk from vehicles

As the UK deals with terror threat, some of the UK's largest HGV fleet operators are to meet later this month for a briefing about preventing vehicles being used as a weapon.

Top safety accreditation for Downton

Top safety accreditation for Downton

CM Downton has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.

Huuskes chooses a flexible and green cooling solution

Huuskes chooses a flexible and green cooling solution

Dutch food supplier Huuskes currently has a vehicle that cools its cargo with BoTemp's sustainable and flexible cooling system; The Cold Battery. BoTemp supplies rechargeable cold storage systems, which are filled with a non-toxic and biodegradable gel called PCM.

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