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 81 - 90 of 116 results.
Feature Article 1 minute read
Avoid recession mistakes
12 March 2009
More tips to help get through the tough economic times.
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Feature Article 13 minute read
Product innovations help keep workers safe
26 February 2009
Materials handling safety is an ongoing issue for most workplaces, but with adequate training and the use of modern technology, injuries and accidents involving forklifts and other equipment can be reduced. Annette Densham reports on the latest safety equipment and technology and the way they can protect workers and equipment.
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Feature Article 1 minute read
Small business opportunities during the credit crunch
19 February 2009
Continuing our series of tips for tough times, this week we share some advice from Australia's Anthill magazine. The latest edition argues that the current conditions may present opportunities for smaller businesses
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Feature Article 2 minute read
Downturn survival tips
12 February 2009
As businesses around the world struggle with the impact of the economic slowdown, there's plenty of good advice being offered. Forkliftaction.com News will share some of these insights in the weeks ahead, starting with an insightful cover story from one of Australia's leading business magazines, BRW.
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Feature Article 13 minute read
Tough forklifts trim down
5 February 2009
Rough terrain forklifts have been around for over 60 years ago and are a common sight on construction projects and lumberyards. This materials handling option has been trimmed down and offers companies a reliable option for those tough handling jobs.
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Feature Article 17 minute read
Big things to come for AGVs
15 January 2009
Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) is not a new technology; it has been around since the '50s, helping companies save time, money and labour. Annette Densham reports it is only now in the 21st century that this materials handling option is evolving and coming into its own.
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Feature Article 11 minute read
Uncertain future for Russian forklift industry
4 December 2008
The Russian economy has not escaped the current economic crisis unscathed and increasing fuel costs and the falling share market have affected the country. The Russian forklift industry is in a state of uncertainty with many local companies experiencing downturns in orders. However, international companies see this market as an opportunity to build their businesses in the region. Annette Densham reports on the state of the Russian forklift industry
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Feature Article 9 minute read
Pallet stackers for low-cost lifting power
30 October 2008
The range of materials handling equipment is vast and, depending on a business's requirements and budget, there is a piece of equipment out there that can handle most lifting jobs. With so many choices, it can be difficult to choose what is best for your business and lifting needs. Customers are the driving force behind many changes introduced in pallet stackers. Manufacturers are focusing on better quality products and more safety features to ensure users get the most out of their machines. Annette Densham reports.
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Feature Article 17 minute read
Lead acid batteries here to stay
25 September 2008
Despite these times of technological advancements and alternative fuel sources, tried and true products like lead acid batteries stand the test of time. As Annette Densham reports, people know they work and trust them to do the job required.
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Feature Article 17 minute read
Forklifts still looking up Down Under
28 August 2008
It may not be a huge market in global terms, but Australia's forklift market is certainly dynamic, diverse and on a growth path. This special report looks at some the major issues facing the market as well as a number of the important industry players, big and small.
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Germany has a special place in the hearts of most people in materials handling. We are very familiar with their products globally and many of us have spent time at trade shows in the country which, in many ways, is the centre of forklift technology.
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