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Thursday, 14 June 2012
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced the finalists for this year’s UKWA Awards. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at London’s Dorchester Hotel on Wednesday, 4 July. UKWA CEO Roger Williams says the high number and quality of the entries received “underlines the professionalism that runs through the modern logistics industry”. Over 400 UKWA members and their guests are expected to attend this year. For details of ticket prices and availab ... [ Read more ]
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Monday, 21 May 2012
When you decide to enter into a term rental for a forklift, you would, of course, prefer to select the best piece of equipment from the most respected supplier. But, according to Bernard Chandra, the lowest rate isn’t necessarily the best deal. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
 
Monday, 23 April 2012
The obligation doesn't stop when the trainer leaves the building. Rob Vetter believes owners and managers need to continue to promote a safety culture at work . [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Danny Maron smells something bad in forklift training - and it centres around propane ... [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Monday, 5 March 2012
Does the employer's responsibility end with training. Not according to Steve Baldwin ... [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Forkliftaction.com News welcomes a new member to the Safety First panel this week. Nick Welch kicks off with a discussion of the appropriate training for the right equipment. [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Tuesday, 10 January 2012
Danny Maron discusses the dangers of Train the Trainer... [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
While employers may be motivated by savings or compliance, Rob Vetter believes it has to be personal if you want to engage operators. [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Wednesday, 5 October 2011
Danny Maron discusses new safety lesiglation under discussion in his home state of Ontario in Canada... [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Thursday, 15 September 2011
Not all training is equal, as Danny Maron recently discovered... [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Friday, 26 August 2011
Forkliftaction.com is an excellent, informative publication and its popularity in the industry continues to grow, writes Warren Cornil. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
 
Thursday, 21 July 2011
Companies and individuals in the warehousing and third-party logistics (3PL) sectors received awards at the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) annual awards ceremony, which was held at London’s Dorchester Hotel on 6 July. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Statistics by the UK’s leading authority on forklift use show that over half of employees who regularly work with forklifts in Britain are insufficiently trained to do so. Announcing details for the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA)’s annual National Fork Truck Safety Conference, the organisation’s leaders have voiced their concerns over the effect the shortfall will have in the workplace. FLTA CEO David Ellison says by not prioritising training, some companies are “knowingly” placing t ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Thursday, 9 June 2011
Fourteen student teams from the US and Canada have won the 2011 AEM Construction Challenge that took place on 25-28 May at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Destination ImagiNation (DI) developed the competition to engage students through hands-on experience that introduces them to construction careers like engineers, technicians and manufacturing professionals. This year’s challenge was titled “Unidentified Moving Object” and te ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Monday, 6 June 2011
Preventative maintenance is often overlooked, but according to Peter Greenthal, it can save time and money in the long run. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
 
Wednesday, 18 May 2011
When should forklifts be used to lift people? According to Rob Vetter, never! [ Read more ]
Safety First
 
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
A new logistics trade association that is directly affiliated to the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has been formed. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Monday, 11 April 2011
Packaging professionals need to be knowledgeable enough so that the forklift is friend, not foe, writes Sterling Anthony. The logistics expert has some advice for his packaging peers. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
 
Wednesday, 6 April 2011
About 120,000 registered attendees visited the CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2011 expositions on 22-26 March in Las Vegas. Held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre, the shows were the largest gathering in North America since 2008 for the construction, construction materials and fluid power/power transmission/motion control industries. Mike Haberman, chairman of the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 management committee and president of Gradall Industries, says: "There was a tremendous upbeat feeling at the ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
 
Wednesday, 30 March 2011
A team of students from Miami Valley Career Technology Centre in Clayton, Ohio has won the 2011 Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Construction Challenge that was presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. [ Read more ]
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