Critical and key issues in material handling, logistics and distribution

Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy,legislation,technology,best practice and the some of the most challenging business topics in the world of material handling.The articles in this section have been contributed by senior industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations such as the UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) BIFA (British International Freight Association), the FTA (Freight Transport Association) and the FLTA ( ForkLift Truck Association), as well as many others.

Other important topics covered in this section concern Health and Safety in Logistics with articles from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).Taxation, government policy,climate change,recruitment and training schemes are all covered, as well as educational opportunities at various UK logistics educational facilities such at Cranfield University

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Sign of the times? 6 seaport predictions

Sign of the times? 6 seaport predictions

By Jon White, MD at InXpress.

The world’s largest shipping company, Maersk, recently announced an ambitious goal - by 2050 it’s vowed to send goods around the world with absolutely zero carbon emissions. Another brand Yara, is set to launch an all-electric shipping container.

Auto Putaway or Manual? You can’t beat the WMS

Auto Putaway or Manual? You can’t beat the WMS

By Alex Mills, Sales and Marketing Director at ProSKU.

When it comes to receiving goods and looking for somewhere to put them, a modern warehouse management system (WMS) can surpass the knowledge of even the most competent warehouse operative. It can do this because it holds a map of the storage locations in a warehouse and records what is stored in them in real time.

TIMOCOM: Economic slowdown affects transport-European countries with strong export economies hit hard

TIMOCOM: Economic slowdown affects transport-European countries with strong export economies hit hard

Germany, France and the Benelux states are feeling the affects of the global economic slowdown. These are the current numbers on the TIMOCOM transport barometer which the IT company uses every quarter to document the development of transport offers and requests on Europe’s largest freight exchange.

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers identify and address driver fatigue

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers identify and address driver fatigue

Driving while tired is a high-risk activity and fatigue is a factor in a large number of road crashes. Organisations looking to reduce the risks associated with driver fatigue will benefit from new guidance published by the Global Fleet Champions (GFC) campaign.

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.

Digital printing providers to discover influx of opportunities with robust demand for high quality graphics on product packaging

Digital printing providers to discover influx of opportunities with robust demand for high quality graphics on product packaging

In terms of revenue, the global digital printing for packaging market is projected to expand at a CAGR of ~6% during the forecast period, owing to numerous factors, regarding which, study offers thorough insights and forecasts in this report.

Managing increasing volumes of data generated by the warehouse is impacting sector growth, according to expert panel

Managing increasing volumes of data generated by the warehouse is impacting sector growth, according to expert panel

The warehouse and logistics sector is harnessing data to make strategic decisions and drive business growth, according to participants at a recent roundtable hosted by warehouse automation company Conveyor Networks.

The supply and demand dynamic- Demand Forecasting & Planning,S&OP Technology Report

The supply and demand dynamic- Demand Forecasting & Planning,S&OP Technology Report

Logistics Handling spoke with leading industry spokespeople from the analyst and vendor community about how modern Demand Forecasting & Planning/Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) solutions and other planning-related technology can help to facilitate better supply chain, manufacturing and distribution practice.

June 2019 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

June 2019 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The June 2019 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Demand Forecasting & Planning /S&OP

For this report, we spoke with experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent trends and ongoing areas of development within the world of Demand Forecasting & Planning/S&OP solutions, and what users can potentially look forward to in the not too distant future.

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Paragon survey points towards growing reporting burden for the transport office

Transport planning teams are under pressure to share more information than ever before as businesses look to increase visibility of their distribution operations, improve customer communications and remove internal silos.

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