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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Acumen updates its enclosed fleet with two new curtain side rigids

Acumen updates its enclosed fleet with two new curtain side rigids

Acumen Automobile Logistics has taken delivery of two new DAF LF curtain side rigids as part of its on-going investment strategy and expansion plans for its enclosed car transport fleet.

Teletrac Navman and FleetCheck celebrate customer success

Teletrac Navman and FleetCheck celebrate customer success

Teletrac Navman – provider of telematics technology solutions for over 25 years – is celebrating customer success after partnering with award-winning fleet software specialist, FleetCheck.

Hermes opens purpose-built parcel hub

Hermes opens purpose-built parcel hub

Hermes has officially opened its purpose-built, state-of-the-art automated parcel distribution hub in Rugby, the biggest of its kind in the UK, creating over 100 new jobs.

Flexi meets Expect's expectations

Flexi meets Expect's expectations

Expect Distribution operates around 300,000 sq ft of modern warehousing and distribution space across strategically located sites in West Yorkshire.

Leading names take to the stage at Packaging Innovations London

Leading names take to the stage at Packaging Innovations London

Carlsberg, Diageo, Coty, M&S, and Just Eat are just some of the major names taking to the stage at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2017 next month.

Securitas partners with GreenRoad to help improve driver safety

Securitas partners with GreenRoad to help improve driver safety

Securitas has partnered with GreenRoad – the driver safety and behaviour technology solutions provider – to improve driver safety among its 11,000 employees.

A-Plant appoints Fleet Source for nationwide driver CPC training

A-Plant appoints Fleet Source for nationwide driver CPC training

A-Plant appoints Fleet Source for nationwide driver CPC training

CeMAT RUSSIA: Recovering economy a boon to logistics industry

CeMAT RUSSIA: Recovering economy a boon to logistics industry

This year's CeMAT RUSSIA, the Russian Federation's leading intralogistics trade show, will open on 19 September with around 150 exhibitors.

Delivering in the city

Delivering in the city

Congestion is a critical city logistics issue. Craig Ryder, director of Go Supply Chain, explores some of the many solutions to getting deliveries through the last mile challenge.

Congestion, created by both road freight and passenger vehicles, means slower speeds resulting in longer trip times. Factors are mounting to make congestion a critical urban logistics issue, not least the rapidly expanding urban population.

Dixson Haulage takes first vehicles from Fraikin

Dixson Haulage takes first vehicles from Fraikin

Fraikin has supplied its first vehicles into service with Essex-based Dixson Haulage, replacing part of the company's fleet with new assets on full service contract hire.

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