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UPS enhances driver safety training with virtual reality

UPS (NYSE:UPS) this week announced the expansion of its driver training to include Virtual Reality (VR) headsets at its UPS Integrad locations in the United Kingdom and Germany. The VR headsets vividly simulate the experience of driving on German and UK city streets while teaching a more memorable classroom lesson. more

Meet over 400 suppliers of materials handling solutions under one roof

Logistics specialists can meet over 400 suppliers of a vast array of storage and materials handling solutions at IMHX 2019, the UK’s biggest and longest running intralogistics equipment exhibition, returning to the NEC, Birmingham, in September.


Give us a break, logistics drivers ask government

A year after roads minister Jesse Norman MP made a commitment to increase the provision of lorry parking places on the strategic road network, FTA is calling on Norman to deliver on this promise after a new survey indicated that drivers believe the situation has actually worsened in the past 12 months. more

Register now for Sensors & Instrumentation Live

Registration is now open for Sensors & Instrumentation Live. Your free ticket not only gets you access to the UK’s only national instrumentation exhibition but also access to the the TCT Show.

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How can switching to industrial shelving made of timber save you time, money and contribute to a better working environment?

The warehousing industry is flourishing thanks to a major paradigm shift in the way people shop.

No matter their industry, online retailers who rely on warehousing to store their goods before sale ... more


The rise of warehouse automation

Automation in the materials handling industry covers a plethora of technologies encompassing sortation systems, ancillary equipment and warehouse management systems, to name but a few. All support ... more

3D vision: Expanded field of view and more image details

3D camera series: Ensenso X models with 5 MP resolution cameras

IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH now offers the modular Ensenso X 3D camera system with high-resolution 5 MP industrial cameras ... more


Train-care depot gets new Hart roller shutters

This large rail depot in Wimbledon demonstrates investment necessary for the integration of the rail with city life providing essential maintenance to keep the network moving.

The build contract ... more


TC Tower Bandits take on the BHF Tower of London Run ….Jog…..Walk

A team from TCFM, the TC TOWER BANDITS will be taking part in the TOWER OF LONDON RUN…..JOG……..WALK next Wednesday, 8th May 2019 in aid of our National Charity Partner the British Heart Foundation

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Lawsons Timber creates space with multidirectional forklifts

The latest Combilift trucks to be deployed at the builder’s merchant are electric powered models.

Lawsons Timber was one of the first UK builders’ merchants to spot the potential of Combilift’s ... more

Lift trucks

Classic Jaguar Car Parts stored by Kardex Shuttles

Warehouse storage space was becoming a real problem with growth in world-wide sales for SNG Barratt and an extremely busy manufacturing department which had reached capacity.

They looked to move ... more


The Company is also investing in new product development and infrastructure to support continued growth in key end user segments, including e-commerce, automotive and other

Protective packaging specialists, Pregis, is announcing the restructuring of its European business operations to create a platform for future growth.

Its recently acquired FP International’s ... more


Rebuilt Flexis offered with new truck warranty

Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced that remanufactured machines in its Flexi ECO AC range of ‘second life’ articulated reach trucks are now offered with the same factory warranty terms as new-build Flexi ... more

FTA Transport Manager conferences back for autumn 2019

FTA’s Transport Manager conference series, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, will be back in autumn 2019 at 11 venues around the UK. more

New feature area announced for Sensors & Instrumentation Live

Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 25 and 26 September 2019. With new features coming to this year’s event, there are lots of reasons to visit the UK’s only ... more

Pregis announces restructuring of its European operations

Protective packaging specialists, Pregis, is announcing the restructuring of its European business operations to create a platform for future growth.

Its recently acquired FP International’s ... more


KUKA Platinum System Partner CNC Robotics asks; Can robots really replace traditional tools?

With demand steadily improving in key export markets, 63% of UK manufacturers are currently looking to upgrade or replace existing equipment. A recent survey by the EEF stated that the top most ... more

U-Power introduces Red-Up safety shoe

Italian safety footwear manufacturer U-Power is proud to launch the exclusive Red-Up collection of stylish, high energyreturn, work safety shoes.

Innovative technology has enabled the use of ... more


Want to manage your Returns more efficiently?

The answer ‘Reverse Logistics’!

Reverse logistics is one of the most often overlooked elements of the complete operations cycle but it shouldn’t be. Unmanaged, uncontrolled returns processes can ... more


Combi-PPT wins FLTA Safety Award

Combilift added yet another industry award to its ever growing tally when its Combi-PPT model won the Safety Category of the FLTA Awards for Excellence 2019 on March 30th.

The Combi-PPT is a high ... more


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