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Innovate to keep ahead of the competition FTA urges logistics industry

Innovate to keep ahead of the competition FTA urges logistics industry

Failure to adapt to new technology and the solutions it offers could be a massive lost opportunity for freight and logistics operators, according to James Hookham, Deputy Chief Executive of the Freight Transport Association FTA the UK’s largest membership association in the freight sector with more than 16,000 members. Speaking …

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Hill Engineering show the TEFRA and Titan ranges at Plantworx 2017

Hill Engineering show the TEFRA and Titan ranges at Plantworx 2017

Hill Engineering, a leading attachment manufacturer based in Newry Northern Ireland, is exhibiting once again at Plantworx Construction Exhibition (Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Leicestershire 6-8 June 2017) and will be showing its new TEFRA Tilt Hitch, the award winning TEFRA Coupler, Hill Titan Buckets and the recently launched Hill Titan Thumb. …

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Carpet Recycling UK Conference developing towards a circular economy

Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

The Carpet Recycling UK 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. Carpet Recycling UK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and …

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Ball pledges funding support for MetalMatters

Ball pledges funding support for MetalMatters

The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) has announced that Ball Corporation is becoming a direct funding partner of MetalMatters; the packaging industry’s communications programme in the UK which aims to boost the capture rates for metal packaging collected at kerbside. Ball, a leading supplier of innovative, sustainable beverage, food and …

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BITA warns against forklift truck modifications

BITA and FLTA warn that unauthorised modifications can endanger staff and invalidate warranties

Forklift truck modifications are offered by many companies and are widely advertised, but they are far from risk free – and can have consequences for health and safety and invalidation of warranties. BITA Secretary-General James Clark explains: “A recent presentation to our Truck Suppliers Group (TSG) clearly demonstrated the risks …

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RED Engineering wins Queens Award

RED Engineering wins Queen’s Award

RED Engineering has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation in recognition of its ground-breaking approach to designing and delivering complex engineering challenges. The Queen’s Award is one of the highest honours that can be bestowed on a UK-based company and is given annually to those who have realised …

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Thorworld steel loading bay solution is perfect match for sportwear brands UK warehouse

Thorworld steel loading bay solution is perfect match for sportwear brand’s UK warehouse

A major international sportswear manufacturer with a global presence has improved the loading bay capabilities of a UK warehouse, using a cost-effective platform module, designed and manufactured by Thorworld Industries. After recently acquiring new warehouse premises, the leading brand sought to improve the building’s existing loading bay facility, without the …

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Materials Handling World Magazine celebrates 12th anniversary

Materials Handling World Magazine celebrates 12th anniversary

HAPPY 12TH ANNIVERSARY MATERIALS HANDLING WORLD YES, all of us here at Materials Handling World Magazine are thrilled to announce the celebration of our 12th successful year presenting news, product information and case studies specific to the material handling industry for all our readers every day over the past 12 years. Our …

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Apex Supply Chain Technologies expands EU senior team with industry-specific expertise (2)

Apex Supply Chain Technologies expands EU senior team with industry-specific expertise

Leading provider of automated dispensing solutions, Apex Supply Chain Technologies ®, has expanded its senior management team with four new appointments to address industry demand for automated dispensing solutions in several key market segments within the EU. The four new appointments are applying their deep industry-specific expertise to customer needs …

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FTA Chief Executive congratulates new Senior Traffic Commissioner

FTA Chief Executive congratulates new Senior Traffic Commissioner

Freight Transport Association FTA Chief Executive David Wells has congratulated Richard Turfitt on his appointment as Senior Traffic Commissioner and says he looks forward to working closely with someone who recognises that the regulatory environment must not function in isolation from the wider, multi-modal logistics industry. As Traffic Commissioner for …

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