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    The Heckel SUXXEED boot out performs on Snowdonia

    uvex launches a range of safety footwear under the brand name Heckel, to complement its already successful footwear range. Designed to withstand the rigors of demanding industrial environments, the Heckel range delivers sporty, lightweight and technically sound footwear without compromising style or comfort.

    The fast selling Heckel SUXXEED is a new metal free product ideal for an array o... [more]

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    RUD Lifting Points for bolting Safety in Lifting & Flipping Heavy Plant & Moulding Tools

    RUD offer an extensive range of lifting and lashing applications which includes both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. Offering over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding.

    The demand for loads to be turned, swiveled and twisted during the handling process of a projec... [more]

  • The-unsung-heroes-of-your-daily-commute

    The unsung heroes of your daily commute

    If you’re reading this in the UK, there’s a one in four chance you’re in Greater London. If you’re in Greater London, there’s a one in five chance you’ll take the Tube today. Maybe you already have. The London Underground annually takes more than 1 billion travellers to 270 stations, covering more than 72 million km in the process. Every day millions of people take the Tube without so much as a pa... [more]

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    Enter now: IFOY is looking for the year's best forklift trucks and intralogistics products

    Europe's most prestigious intralogistics award is once again ready for take-off. While the winners of the International Forklift Truck of the Year Award 2014, IFOY Award for short, are still celebrating, the preparations for the IFOY 2015 selection phase are already in full swing. The IFOY entrant portal at opens on September 18, and all manufacturers of MHE vehicles and providers ... [more]

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The Heckel SUXXEED boot out performs on Snowdonia


uvex launches a range of safety footwear under the brand name Heckel, to complement its already successful footwear range. Designed to withstand the rigors of demanding industrial environments, the Heckel range delivers sporty, lightweight and technically sound footwear without compromising style or comfort. The fast selling Heckel SUXXEED is a...[more]

NOVUS takes innovation trophy at Retail Week Supply Chain Awards


NOVUS, the partnership between leading companies and the University of Huddersfield to attract and develop the next generation of supply chain professionals, has won the ‘supply chain innovation project of the year’ award at the prestigious Hermes Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2014. Commenting on the award, Andy Kaye, CEO, BiS Henderson and Ch...[more]

Brian Lafferty joins the ‘More Load – Less Cost’ logistics experts


With responsibility for the company’s 65 double deck reefers and 35 Urban & 13.6m trailer fleet, tractor units and courier express vehicles Brian Lafferty joins Buffaload Logistics as the Cambridgeshire based family-owned company is poised to double in size over the next four years. Brian brings a wealth of transport and logistics ‘know-how’ bui...[more]

Building Broom


Clearing up in the work area calls for a swift and efficient system. A longstanding partner in builder’s yards, construction and landscaping, the SweepEx push broom offers a simple, reliable and highly cost effective solution. Easily attached to a host vehicle such as a forklift, loader, telehandler, skidsteer or tractor, the SweepEx will sweep vir...[more]

Highlight on Forklift Safety


Forklift truck attachments come in many different shapes, sizes and capacities - adding usability, versatility, practicability and increasing safety to the vehicle, thereby making the truck an even more useful piece of machinery in the workplace. Here at B&B Attachments, the UK’s leading independent supplier of forklift truck attachments and exc...[more]

Wincanton secures five year contract with General Dynamics UK

Wincanton, a leading provider of innovative supply chain solutions in the UK, has secured a five year contract with General Dynamics UK. Wincanton’s dedicated Bicester facility has delivered logistics services for General Dynamics UK since 2006, providing the inventory management, storage and dispatch of the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) secure co...[more]

United Cargo announces approval of Envirotainer RKN e1 Container

United Cargo today announced the acceptance of the Envirotainer RKN e1 temperature control container. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the RKN e1 in July 2014, and United Cargo is the first U.S. airline to announce this container will be available for use by its customers. United Cargo is working with Envirotainer to complete...[more]

FTA focusing on driver shortage with Transport Hub at Conservative Party Conference


The Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham will provide the stage for the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Transport Hub to showcase key debates in transport policy. With FTA members regularly voicing their increased concerns over the problem of driver shortage, the subject will be discussed in detail as part of FTA’s own fringe eve...[more]

New compact reach trucks from Jungheinrich


Jungheinrich have announced the launch of two new highly compact reach trucks. The Series 1 models ETV 110 and 112 have lift capacities of 1,200kg and are just 1,120mm wide. Their narrow chassis width means the trucks can operate in aisle widths as narrow as 2,455mm. The trucks have also been designed to be particularly energy efficient. Fiel...[more]

Network Warrington specifies Stertil Koni heavy duty lift


Following a successful demonstration, vehicle lifting specialist Stertil Koni has supplied and installed a heavy duty ST4175 4-post lift at Network Warrington’s main depot. Network Warrington’s fleet of over 100 vehicles, which includes single and double deckers, six hybrid buses and a selection of vintage buses, operates within the Warrington a...[more]

London’s premier packaging show packed with creativity


Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London opens its doors next week and is guaranteed not only to enthuse, but also inspire. The show has completely sold out, with more than 180 exhibitors, over 130 product launches, exciting new show features and an array of educational and informative seminars. Exhibitor highlights include: · ...[more]

New intermodal partnership boosts long-haul CEE links


Pan-European logistics specialists P&O Ferrymasters and Transmec Group have joined forces to launch an intermodal Belgium-Romania service with three departures per week each way by dedicated train. Running direct between terminals in Zeebrugge (Belgium) and Curtici in Romania, the service starts on September 26 and offers a fast, cost-effective,...[more]

Competition fierce at London’s leading Packaging Show


The entrants for the Lions’ Lair competition at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London have been unveiled. Airpack Systems, Pringraf and Reproflex3 are among the exhibitors pitching their latest packaging innovations to an expert panel of judges, in front of a live audience, in order to win best in show. Lions’ Lair will take centre ...[more]

Alex Inglis to handle Boughton in Scotland

Leading hook loader and skip loader manufacturer, Boughton Engineering, has appointed Blantyre-based Alex Inglis as an equipment mounting and service support agency for Scotland. First orders for both types are currently in build, for customers in the municipal and wastes sector, north of the border. Skan Group Sales & Marketing Director, Steve...[more]

The MetaPack Group aquires U.S. Shipping Vendor ABOL Software to help retail customers drive international sales

The MetaPack Group, a leading provider of eCommerce technology delivery services, today announced the acquisition of ABOL Software Inc., a leading provider of multi-carrier shipping software in North America. The acquisition expands MetaPack’s global delivery services offering, opening up a new market for customers looking to drive cross-border sal...[more]

Pakistan-China economic corridor conference at Intermodal Europe 2014


As part of a Spotlight on Asia, the Pakistan-China economic corridor programme will be the focus of a conference session at Intermodal Europe 2014, which takes place from 11-13 November at the Rotterdam Ahoy. Currently under development, the Pakistan-China (or Pak-China) Economic Corridor programme plans to connect Gwadar Port in southern Pakist...[more]

Access walks with giants at Ecommerce Expo 2014

Access Group are to attend this year’s Ecommerce Expo on the 1st and 2nd of October, London, Olympia Hall on Stand 108 in the West Hall, Level One, bringing with them warehouse management solution, Access Delta. The event will be a platform for Access to engage with organisations looking to grow their ecommerce presence whilst competing with establ...[more]

Burnt Tree Refrigerental wins major industry award in its first year of trading…


Coinciding with the completion of its first year in business, Burnt Tree’s Refrigerental Division was nominated for, and successfully won, the ‘Rental and Contract Hire Company of the Year’ Award at the recent 2014 TCS&D Awards event, held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Warwickshire. In front of a packed audience representing the temperat...[more]

29th Annual Material Handling & Logistics Conference delivers exemplary supply chain education


Dematic, a global supplier of logistics systems for factory, warehouse and distribution centers, recently hosted George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States and Founder of the George W. Bush Foundation, and a variety of industry speakers at the 29th Annual Material Handling and Logistics Conference. The more than 550 attendees at the con...[more]

Alcoa to roll out lightest heavy duty truck wheel in Europe


Alcoa (NYSE: AA), the inventor and global leader of forged aluminum wheels, said that it will roll out its lightest heavy-duty truck wheel in Europe to help fleets increase payload and fuel efficiency. Announced at the 65th International Motor Show (IAA) Commercial Vehicles tradeshow in Hannover, Germany, Alcoa is now selecting fleet partners fo...[more]

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