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Crates remain top selling collapsible rigid containers, accounting for over 8 in 10 sales: FMI study

Crates remain top selling collapsible rigid containers, accounting for over 8 in 10 sales: FMI study

Nearly 120 million collapsible rigid containers were sold in 2018, according to a recent intelligence study.

Volume sales of collapsible rigid containers will witness a modest 4% Y-o-Y growth in 2019 over 2018. While nestable and stackable containers are highly popular in the returnable packaging containers landscape, collapsible rigid containers have gained immense palpability in recent years, as more compatible for product storage and shipping.

Fortress fights the food fakers

Fortress fights the food fakers

By: Phil Brown, Managing Director, Fortress Technology Europe.

Food fraud costs the industry around EUR 30 billion a year globally. With the number of cooperation requests by the EU Food Fraud Network jumping 30 percent in 2018, counterfeiters continue to pose a major threat to food innovation and consequently economic growth.

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Which are the Busiest Air Cargo Hubs of the World?

Transportation is the quickest way to transport cargo from one place to another and every year an enormous amount of cargo is transported all over the globe. There are many airports which are deemed to be cargo hubs due to the vast amount of cargo that passes through on a regular basis. Here are a few of the busiest cargo hubs around:

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.

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