Exhibition Guide

The definitive exhibition guide to material handling and the logistics business

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Digital practices and technology adoption are bringing greater productivity, effectiveness and profitability in the shipping and logistics industry, Cogoport president Flemming Frost told industry leaders at a major shipping conference in the Netherlands.

Skilled engineer shortage a threat to logistics industry

Skilled engineer shortage a threat to logistics industry

More than half (52.7 per cent) of vacancies for vehicle mechanics, technicians and fitters will not be filled in the near future, according to FTA’s 2019 Logistics Report, as staff shortages within repair workshops and vehicle inspection units hit crisis point.

MiX Telematics helps European client win major environmental award

MiX Telematics helps European client win major environmental award

Spain-based environmental services specialist SAV has been announced as the winner of the Public/Private Sector Cooperation Award.

BYD showcases forklifts, charger at ProMat

BYD showcases forklifts, charger at ProMat

BYD showcased its lineup of forklifts and battery charger at ProMat, the largest industry expo for manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment.

Logistics Scotland Conference to host infrastructure minister

Logistics Scotland Conference to host infrastructure minister

Following the announcement of a £5 billion package of investment for Scotland’s infrastructure, logistics businesses from across the country will be keen to learn how the money is to be distributed to ensure that the country keeps trading efficiently in the years ahead.

Global fleet company celebrates industry talent through national competition

Global fleet company celebrates industry talent through national competition

Fortune 500 global fleet management company, Ryder, celebrated its technical talent at the final of its UK TopTech recognition programme recently at Leicestershire’s Stephenson College.

Brake announces VisionTrack as headline sponsor for annual UK Fleet Safety Conference

Brake announces VisionTrack as headline sponsor for annual UK Fleet Safety Conference

Brake has announced VisionTrack, supplier of in-vehicle CCTV technology, as headline sponsor of the UK Fleet Safety Conference, which takes place at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC) on Wednesday 22 May 2019.

Lifting the liner block exemption law will not improve shippers' lives

Lifting the liner block exemption law will not improve shippers' lives

Wading into the war of words between shippers and carriers in recent weeks, speakers at the TOC Asia Container Supply Chain conference in Singapore claimed removing the BER would yield no benefit to cargo owners.

The BER, which is the de facto legislation covering liner alliances and vessel sharing agreements (VSAs) on container trades to and from Europe, is set to expire on 25 April next year.

Hyster offers lithium-Ion battery options for counterbalance trucks

Hyster offers lithium-Ion battery options for counterbalance trucks

The industrial truck brand Hyster now offers almost all counterbalance lift trucks and warehouse equipment ex works, with lithium-ion batteries.

MULTIVAC at IFFA 2019

MULTIVAC at IFFA 2019

It has long been one of MULTIVAC's highest priorities to develop packs, which provide maximum product protection with the minimum use of resources. At IFFA 2019 (4 to 9 May, Frankfurt am Main) the packaging specialist will be presenting concepts for producing packs, which meet the current market demand for recyclability.

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