Feature Articles

Here is a list of our in-depth feature articles, written by the News team based on interviews with industry experts about latest business trends, new technologies and challenges.
Showing items 11 - 20 of 203 results.
Feature Article 10 minute read
Forklift safety: solutions for every risk
1 October 2020
Allan Leibowitz continues the focus on safety products, highlighting some offerings designed to save lives and ensure more secure workplaces.
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Feature Article 10 minute read
Forklift buyers choose safety
24 September 2020
Forklift safety begins with the selection of the right equipment, as Allan Leibowitz reports.
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Feature Article 7 minute read
Forkliftaction turns 20
16 July 2020
Melissa Barnett reflects on two decades of materials handling publishing innovation.
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Feature Article 8 minute read
Automated Guided Vehicles - An Accelerating Market
7 May 2020
Warehouse automation is undergoing rapid change and expansion. Melissa Barnett looks at the challenges ahead for the market sector, solutions and how the current situation is impacting on business
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Feature Article 13 minute read
The good, the bad and the reliable – current battery technology
5 March 2020
What is the current discussion around battery technology? Melissa Barnett looks at why lead-acid batteries are still popular, the current and emerging battery technology and the issue of battery recycling.
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Feature Article 10 minute read
Innovation may hold the key after a tough year
2 January 2020
Last year was marked by significant geopolitical uncertainty, fragile economic growth and a plethora of technological advances, giving forklift manufacturers, vendors, buyers and end-users significant challenges and opportunities. By Allan Leibowitz.
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Feature Article 11 minute read
Accessories: efficient warehouse solutions
21 November 2019
In part one of the warehouse efficiency feature, Forkliftaction looked at how materials handling equipment can improve your warehouse bottom line. In part two, Melissa Barnett examines the range of modern accessories that can give materials handling equipment an enhanced ability to boost efficiency and productivity.
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Feature Article 9 minute read
Towards more efficient warehouses
14 November 2019
Why is warehouse efficiency so important? Can materials handling equipment help achieve efficiency in your warehouse operation? Melissa Barnett looks at what is on offer in this two-part feature on achieving optimal warehouse efficiency.
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Feature Article 6 minute read
Chinese lift their game
19 September 2019
China's forklift manufacturers are embracing advanced production techniques and using R&D to improve their offerings, as Allan Leibowitz reports.
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Feature Article 8 minute read
Rough and tumble: rough-terrain forklifts and telehandlers
6 June 2019
In industry sectors where robust and versatile equipment is required, two materials handling options - telehandlers and rough-terrain forklifts - stand out. Construction, heavy industry and mining continue to take advantage of rough- and all-terrain forklifts, while construction and agriculture have discovered the versatility of telehandlers. Melissa Barnett takes a look at what is happening in the rough-terrain and telehandler market.
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United Kingdom Bobcat has become the latest manufacturer to step up its used equipment sales, with the launch of Bobcat Certified, the company’s new certified pre-owned program. Following a successful pilot...
Frimley, United Kingdom Hyster has launched its new A Series forklift series, with the H2.0-3.5A internal combustion models now available.  The newly released models replace the Hyster Fortens and XT lift trucks...

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
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Las Vegas, NV, United States Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a forklift driver died. The incident, which occurred at a warehouse, involved the accidental flipping of a forklift. OSHA investigators...
Frimley, United Kingdom Hyster has launched its new A Series forklift series, with the H2.0-3.5A internal combustion models now available.  The newly released models replace the Hyster Fortens and XT lift trucks...

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
...Continue Reading
Wisconsin Dells, WI, United States While many forklift brands are having to cope with 12- to 18-month delays in getting new trucks to customers, Big Joe claims to have plenty of stock ready to...
Lexington, KY, United States Clark Material Handling Company has launched the S40-60 IC pneumatic forklift.  Built in capacities of 8,000 to 12,000 lb. (3,600 – 5,400 kg), this latest addition to the S-series was...

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
...Continue Reading

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