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A Century of Pallets, how wooden skids changed industry by Phil Chesworth, Director of Midland Pallet Trucks

Pallets and pallet trucks have been a significant influence on the way materials are handled, stored, transported and delivered across the world. Their evolution over the past one hundred years has played a huge part in the development of factories, warehouses, distribution centres, building sites and other industrial workplaces, which …

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Discover cost-saving solutions for temperature-controlled logistics at TCS&D 2013

Visitors to the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution exhibition (TCS&D 2013) will find a whole host of ways to save costs in the cold supply chain. Taking place at the Peterborough Arena on 18th and 19th September, the show will feature the largest collection of refrigerated vehicles under one roof …

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More power less space from new Hawker® batteries at EnerSys

The new compact Hawker® XFC™, powerbloc and powerbloc dry batteries from EnerSys are designed for smaller motive power applications that need excellent performance and long running times with reduced operating costs and enhanced sustainability. They are suitable for pallet trucks, cleaning machines, small automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) and other electric …

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Consumer and Small Business (C2C) Parcels in the UK

New research on parcels services for consumers and small businesses by Apex Insight sheds light on a key growth segment of the parcels market. Parcels sent by consumers and small businesses represent an increasingly important segment, now targeted by fast-growing specialist providers and specific services from carriers. These look to …

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Maltese distributor no longer feels the heat thanks to Thorworld’s Inflatable Dock Seals

Thortight Inflatable Dock Seals, supplied by UK loading and unloading specialists Thorworld Industries, have provided a leading Maltese food distributor with a comprehensive solution for maintaining a consistent ambient temperature within its warehouse. Alf Mizzi is Malta’s leading importer and distributor of food and other grocery products, whose wide product …

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