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 41 - 50 of 203 results.
Feature Article 14 minute read
Australian market in focus
26 March 2015
The materials handling sector within Australia is a small but crucial part of its wider logistics industry, which, as a whole, contributes around $131.6 billion...
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Feature Article 10 minute read
Rough and rugged - rough-terrain forklifts
26 February 2015
Rough-terrain equipment continues to play an important role in materials handling and Melissa Barnett looks at some of the issues surrounding the rough and ready vehicles.
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Feature Article 13 minute read
Heavy loads – challenging lifts
6 November 2014
There is an increasing trend in the logistics and intermodal sectors to lift ever heavier loads. Melissa Barnett looks at how the materials handling industry deals with the technical, logistical and safety aspects of lifting heavy loads at a time when everyone wants both speed and efficiency.
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Feature Article 8 minute read
Attachments offer unique solutions
3 July 2014
Whether they are standard or made-to-measure, forklift attachments are one of the most design-driven forklift accessories. This customisation creates unique challenges, which Melissa Barnett explored with some of the world's leading attachment manufacturers.
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Feature Article 9 minute read
Profile: Matthias Fischer, Toyota Material Handling Europe
26 June 2014
Forkliftaction.com News' Melissa Barnett caught up with Matthias Fischer, CEO and president of Toyota Material Handling Europe, at the recent CeMAT gathering in Hannover.
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Feature Article 4 minute read
Millions of deals at CeMAT
29 May 2014
Melissa Barnett reports a very positive vibe at the industry's biggest trade event, CeMAT 2014.
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Feature Article 11 minute read
Materials handling in the USA - 2014
13 March 2014
There is a conflicting picture coming out of the USA in regards to the current state of the materials handling industry. Most of those Forkliftaction.com News spoke with are approaching the upcoming year with cautious optimism, but others are wary of being too optimistic in an unpredictable economic and political environment, both domestically and globally. Melissa Barnett reports.
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Feature Article 11 minute read
Seeing value for money - quality control and after-sales service
21 November 2013
What is quality? Can you measure, control or manage quality? How does it affect your business and why? Melissa Barnett looks at these questions and how after-sales service is inextricably linked to quality in any successful business.
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Feature Article 10 minute read
Warehouse essentials – pallet movers, stackers and more
27 June 2013
Warehousing has become a growth industry over the past few years. Unprecedented global online sales and burgeoning third-party logistics enterprises have forced warehousing and its associated materials handling equipment suppliers to improve efficiency, flexibility and adaptability. Melissa Barnett looks at the warehouse workhorses to see how they have met the challenges.
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Feature Article 9 minute read
Fleet and asset management – smarter, faster, essential
4 April 2013
It has been two years since Forkliftaction.com News last looked at the fleet and asset management sector and, as Melissa Barnett reports, there have been a number of changes and developments in the sector since 2011.
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