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Wednesday, 23 March 2005
The Material Handling Equipment Distributors’ Association (MHEDA) will hold its 50th annual convention from April 30 to May 4 in Arizona. Held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona, the convention’s focus is on “how you can transform your company”. Speakers will cover topics ranging from sales to succession planning. Learn about the latest products at the exhibitors’ showcase and share your views at a manufacturer-distributor relationship forum and roundtable di ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 17 March 2005
A major building products manufacturer reports that 57 per cent of all material damage is caused by forklifts. The late model, well-maintained forklifts of this large company are operated by experienced, certified operators. With an increase in the percentage of forklift operators who are trained, the aforementioned situation is occurring more frequently. Why are mature, well-trained people causing so much damage? [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 10 March 2005
Fork Lift Truck Association chairman Richard Baxter said the forklift industry showed a healthy obsession with raising standards at the conclusion of the awards ceremony at Birmingham’s Hilton Metropole. Hosted by Mr Baxter and FLTA vice chairman Paul Nichol, Fork Lift Truck Association’s Annual Awards for Excellence 2005 saw 11 awards presented, including a lifetime achievement award for recently retired Terry Foreman. The four awards for which everyone in the UK materials handling world ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 17 February 2005
A reader sent this comment: “A problem in Australia is the inconsistency of certification and training. There are some agencies where you can obtain a certificate in three hours.” [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 20 January 2005
Those who have not voted for the Fork Lift Truck Association’s Annual Awards for Excellence 2005 are reminded that the deadline for receipt of votes is Monday, January 31. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 20 January 2005
From January 10 to January 12, I attended the ProMat Material Handling Show in Chicago with Rodger Lamb of [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 16 December 2004
The growing Chinese market is the reason for the newly-opened German Engineering Federation (VDMA) representative office in Beijing, says VDMA managing director Dr Hannes Hesse. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 2 December 2004
An amazing 27 nominations have made it past the selection panel’s expert scrutiny to become finalists in the Fork Lift Truck Association’s Annual Awards for Excellence 2005. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 2 December 2004
Purchasing the right forklift can be very challenging. If buying new, beware of dealer numbers stating market share, reliability or low maintenance etc. The dealer or seller will tell you whatever he thinks will sell the truck. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 18 November 2004
The US propane industry’s engine fuel efforts have been taken over by the Engine Fuel Coordinating Committee, formed by the Propane Education and Research Council at its October meeting. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 4 November 2004
The internet is having a strong impact on the way the equipment distribution industry conducts business, according to Associated Equipment Distributors, Inc. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 28 October 2004
Last year, the Fork Lift Truck Association and the Industrial Tyre Association warned of a looming industry crisis: the imposition of an EU directive which would place a ban on sending whole tyres to landfill sites ( News #132). [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 21 October 2004
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has claimed a victory over workplace accidents after the smooth and successful execution of its 2nd Annual Safety Conference at Warwick University. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 14 October 2004
Manufacturers wear many masks; they can be progressive and regressive. On one hand, they build some marvellous machines and products; on the other, they incorporate inferior, dangerous features. Almost every manufacturer deals in sleight of hand and illusion to help sell their product, ignoring or hiding weaknesses to the detriment of the end user. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 7 October 2004
The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) has begun its marketing drive in earnest in the lead-up to ProMat 2005, January10-13 in Chicago, Illinois. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 30 September 2004
The just-released 2004 AED Product Support Best Practices Report found dealers, on average, had 1057 parts customers on their books, and the best dealers retained 92.5 per cent of them year-to-year. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 23 September 2004
Forklift maker Daewoo is the latest materials handling heavy hitter to join the list of sponsors of the “Archies” - the Fork Lift Truck Association’s Annual Awards for Excellence. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 16 September 2004
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has set November 7-9 as the date for its annual conference, with activities and seminars revolving around the central theme: “Engage: Answer the Call”. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 16 September 2004
Why would a forklift manufacturer use a rubber hose to carry liquid propane? Safety guru Wayne Chornohus this week asks the tough questions, and delivers the answer. Click here for more [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 26 August 2004
Reversing safety is one of several key issues to be addressed at the Fork Lift Truck Association Safety Conference, set to take place on September 22 at Warwick University. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
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