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The UK’s leading logistics and supply chain information business                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Bringing together the UK’s leading logistics and supply chain brands to provide you with the information and services you want, when you want, however you want.

  • The UK’s trusted industry magazine Logistics Manager going to 10,152 logistics professionals (ABC Jan to Dec 2022)
  • Up-to-the-minute websites reaching over 45,000 unique visitors per month
  • Leading annual intralogistics exhibition for the UK, IntraLogisteX
  • Thought leading conferences: Supply Chain Conference in the UK and Road User Charging Conferences in Europe attracting over 400 delegates and 25 sponsors
  • Bespoke editorial round table sessions throughout the year bringing together select groups of leading thinkers to debate key issues of the day
  • UK’s largest, up-to-date and clean database of over 60,000 senior logistics and supply chain professionals
  • Europe’s who’s who at the awards event of the year, the Supply Chain Excellence Award

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Logistics Manager

Logistics Manager is the leading monthly magazine for managers in charge of the supply chain of the UK’s largest industrial, retail and commercial organisations.

Logistics Manager‘s high quality editorial programme concentrates on the core competencies essential to the modern logistics and transport functions. All links in the supply and value chains are covered in every issue of the journal with in-depth case studies detailing how organisations are reducing operating costs and boosting the efficiency of their goods-to-market operations. There is extensive coverage of new distribution and other logistics contracts, industrial property developments, vehicle fleet updates, innovations and information systems technology.

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Automation is the only journal in the UK devoted exclusively to covering automation technology within the manufacturing sector. Automation’s feature-led editorial looks at the latest automation technologies, products and trends within the UK’s manufacturing industry, while in-depth application stories examine real-life automation projects and the technologies employed. Importantly, all editorial focuses on the benefits of integrating an automation solution to help improve manufacturing efficiency. 

The magazine also produces a number of dedicated supplements which are supported by recognised industry associations. Automation magazine is also available in a digital format and is complemented by regular dedicated e-newsletters, social media channels and the new Automation website which carries up-to-the-minute industry news, articles and updates.

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Automation Update

Automation Update is an engaging, editorially led publication & directory giving the reader news and updates on new products and services to our ever progressing industry.

This digital only branch off from our parent publication Engineering Update provides an in-depth look at the Automation side of engineering, we distribute the magazine to over 23,000 readers monthly. The magazine is distributed directly to to PC’s and mobile devices, giving the reader the ability to click straight through to your site and make enquiries immediately.

With Automation being ever present for the Industrial Engineering Sector we provide the latest news and unbiased opinions throughout the UK’s market place.

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Auto Tech Outlook

Auto Tech Outlook is a one of a kind knowledge platform that brings to its audience insider information from the automotive industry. Auto Tech Outlook was born out of the ambition to bring about a peer-to-peer learning approach that brings together senior decision makers from leading organizations and their counterparts in their domains under one roof so that they can share their wisdom, knowledge and technological expertise among peers.

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Since its formation in 2000 the BCMPA has developed into a major force in promoting the services of the UK’s contract manufacturing and packing industry, encompassing a wide range of sectors including food and drink, nutraceutical, chemical, personal care, pharmaceutical, household and more. Over the years, with the increasing demand for end-to-end service and direct to consumer delivery, our members have applied their expertise right across the supply chain, resulting in the decision in early 2019 for the BCMPA to rebrand as the BCMPA - The Association for Contract Manufacturing, Packing, Fulfilment & Logistics.

BCMPA membership has grown year on year and now stands at over 200 members, offering a wide range of choice for customers looking to outsource their projects. The relaunch of the website in 2019 saw a fully responsive design with increased functionality, enabling free access to the BCMPA database and an enhanced Search Facility to shortlist members with the appropriate facilities and services required.

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The British International Freight Association (BIFA)

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is the prime trade association for UK registered companies engaged in the international movement of freight by all modes of transport, air, road, rail and sea, and/or customs brokerage.

BIFA has a membership of over 1600 members in the logistics and supply chain sector, known generally as freight forwarders, who offer a wide range of services within these various modes.

Members of BIFA are organisations engaged in the movement of freight to/from the UK by all modes of transport: air, road, sea and rail. Some members also provide customs clearance and other cross border services.

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Cargo Connections

With our Head Office based in the UK, Cargo Connections is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified general cargo network offering Restricted Representation, which means membership will be offered to a limited number of forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services in each country.

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CIO Applications Europe

CIO Applications Europe has fast culminated into the most sought-after magazine Pan-Europe as it has transformed its course hand-in-hand with the technology and has culminated into a leading media brand, with a unique editorial focus on bringing to light the core innovations in technology.CIO Applications Europe magazine stands out with its unique approach of learning from peers approach offering professionals the most comprehensive collection of technology trends. The magazine is the single most successful initiative Pan-Europe to advise and guide decision-makers regarding the latest in the fast-evolving technology landscape. We are determined to propose a myriad of additional services that can improve businesses and help customers deal with issues related to this industry.

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Engineering Update

At the forefront of digital marketing, Engineering Update strives to bring its readers the latest in industrial engineering, in a format that provides the best usability and ease of use for it’s readers.

Every monthly issue of the publication brings the latest in news, event information, as well as extensive features that encompass every aspect of the engineering industry.

Being Digital only and having over 70,000 copies emailed out internationally, we can guarantee a great response to your Advert or Editorial piece. The magazine is distributed directly to Laptops, Tablets, PCs and Android devices, giving the reader the ability to click straight through to your site and make enquiries immediately.

With over 70% of the magazine being Editorial, we are not another “Brochure” but an influential, unbiased and respected read throughout the UK, Europe and America.

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Factory & Handling Solutions

Factory & Handling Solutions is the principal publication in its field, presenting the latest product developments supported by in-depth articles and comment from key players in manufacturing, engineering and the logistics and handling sector. Concise case studies highlight recent and ongoing projects that provide practical application of the latest technologies and system enhancements. These are designed to improve industrial efficiency across all areas through from the factory, warehouse and then transportation to the end customer.

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Food, Drink, Process and Packaging

One of the UK’s leading titles for the food, drink, processing and packaging sector. Our title keeps up-to-date with the latest news and product information within the industy.

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Food & Drink International

With over 60,000 readers across the UK and Europe, Food and Drink International (FDI) is the voice of the entire supply chain. Truly from farm to fork, FDI explores the biggest issues facing the global food and drink industry – be that grappling with automation, getting to grips with new regulations, or contending with the environmental agenda etc. Combining high-quality editorial with expert opinion, comment, and insight from industry leaders, FDI’s proven approach continues to resonate with professionals and insiders.

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Food & Drink Network UK

Food and Drink Network UK, the premier magazine which reaches right to the heart of the food manufacturing and supply industry. We headline all of the latest news, features and commercial trends.

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Learn about the very latest technologies and market developments with Forkliftaction, the leading global news and business platform for materials handling.

The industry respected platform offers easy access to independent industry news and market analysis, product releases, technical discussion forums, industry job alerts, machinery trading, safety blogs, business directory and events calendar.

Join 70,000+ business people who use to connect, trade and stay informed.

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Freightbook links forwarders together at a low-cost and as an alternative to a traditional freight network.

2000+ companies in 140+ countries have registered with Freightbook and are promoting their services on a global scale whilst at the same time driving traffic to their own websites. Freightbook also provides a useful Smartphone Service where forwarders and suppliers to the freight industry can be found quickly on mobile devices.

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i4.0 today

I4.0 Today is our exclusive platform dedicated to the concept, technology and future of Innovation and Industry 4.0.  i4.0 Today magazine is a quarterly publication covering multiple high technology manufacturing sectors and includes technical features, interviews and contributions from many of the industry leaders and innovation experts.

In addition, the team at i4.0 Today has also expanded into a creative agency, which works exclusively to support customers within the industry.  This team of experienced and professional individuals work with their clients to deliver responsive websites, successful marketing campaigns and branding.

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Inside Food and Drink

As part of the handful of prestige magazines from Proactive Publications, Inside Food & Drink has grown into a leading name in the global business-to-business food and drink sector.

With a global presence gained through our digital magazine readership, a faithful social media following and informative website, plus event partnerships and a presence at international exhibitions - Inside Food & Drink has plenty for you to digest.

Ranging from ingredients, processing and packaging, to hospitality, distribution and retail, Inside Food & Drink is on hand to provide in-depth company profiles. Supported by coverage of the latest news, including product launches, trends, acquisitions, innovative technology, supply chain developments and mergers, we give companies the right ingredients to rise up and connect with oven-fresh opportunities.

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Inside Sustainability

As the world continues to be affected by environmental pressures, Inside Sustainability steadily develops as one of the leading business-to-business publications focused on all sectors of the worldwide drive towards sustainable business practices.

Our vital global presence has been gained through a digital magazine readership, a faithful social media following and our informative website, plus a presence at international exhibitions.

From the energy transition and biodegradable packaging to responsible construction procedures and waste-reduction programmes, Inside Sustainability delivers in-depth company profiles. Supported by the latest news, including efficient operations, innovative technologies and inspirational product launches to give companies the information they need to operate sustainably.

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Manufacturing Update

Manufacturing Update is an engaging, editorially led publication & directory giving the reader news and updates on new products and services to our ever progressing industry.

This digital only branch off from our parent publication Engineering Update provides an in-depth look at the UK manufacturing side of engineering, we distribute the magazine to over 42,000 readers monthly. The magazine is distributed directly to PC’s and mobile devices, giving the reader the ability to click straight through to your site and make enquiries immediately.

With Manufacturing being ever present for the Industrial Engineering Sector we provide the latest news and unbiased opinions throughout the UK’s market place.

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Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine

Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine (MEM); the leading UK based monthly print & digital publications focused on promoting innovation in manufacturing and engineering available here in the UK.

We cover : SUSTAINABILITY (Waste & Water Management, Recycling, Energy); INMOTION (Rail, Marine, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence); INFRASTRUCTURE (Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Construction); HEALTHCARE (Medical), TECHNOLOGY(Printed, Connected, Software, Composite); MANUFACTURING (Chemical, Metals, Plastics, Electronics, Electrical); CONSUMER GOODS(Furniture, Electrical, Electronics, Food) to name but a few.

We have over 50,000 views of each issue of MEM on average in 2022 and go to print monthly and also publish in our newsletter, (each issue is available free for 12 months digitally). Our focus is aligned across the next 12 months with our global media partnerships around Trade Events and also contains original content.

We are proud to support ROBOTICS and AUTOMATION in 2022 as the most important event for our readers to see the latest technologies for innovation and improvement in production speed and running costs. A key date to keep for those looking at efficiency here in the UK at Coventry Building Society Arena on the 1st & 2nd of November

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Manufacturing & Production Engineering Magazine

Manufacturing & Production Engineering Magazine (MPE Magazine) is distributed to named, qualifying readers who are key decision makers and who control budgets in the Manufacturing & Production Engineering industry. The quality of our readership is our priority, ensuring that our advertisers are getting maximum value.

Manufacturing & Production Engineering Magazine provides the sector with the latest news, in depth product insights, cutting edge technology, real life application stories, technical and industry features and event previews.

MPE Magazine has varied and relevant editorial focuses ensuring it is a must read publication for the industry. This provides a highly targeted and successful promotion platform for advertisers.

If you are a supplier to this sector we offer many options to promote yourselves to buyers in the industry.

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Process, Engineering, Control & Manufacturing

Process Engineering Control & Manufacturing is a lively, engaging, insightful independent publication that offers practical advice & solutions on the technical and management challenges faced by engineers and managers in the process & manufacturing industries.

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Project Cargo Network

Since 2010, PCN has provided heavy lift and project cargo specialists access to a global network of agents who can handle their shipments, whilst working under strict Membership Rules. Our friendly and professional ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 organisation comprises of 350+ companies in 125+ countries.

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Robotics & Automation

Brought to you by the publishers of Logistics Manager – the leading monthly magazine for managers in charge of the supply chain of the UK’s largest industrial, retail and commercial organisations. Logistics Manager‘s high quality editorial programme brings the latest on the cutting edge innovations shaping modern logistics.

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Universal Freight Organisation

Established in January 2000, our friendly but professional ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified organisation is one of the world's only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks and is represented in over 95 countries.

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Zenoot is a single source of information to help UK manufacturers increase efficiency, reduce waste, improve quality, innovate processes,
embrace the latest technology and become more profitable.

Zenoot aims to inspire manufacturing growth by showing examples of world class manufacturing and the very best manufacturers through informative case studies, articles, interviews, challenging thought-leadership and statistics.

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