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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1044
23 September 2021
Sometimes, one is especially proud to be part of the materials handling industry. When you hear of forklift companies supporting recovery efforts, such as after the recent floods in central Europe and China, you really feel the need to pat them on the back. So, it's reassuring to see images...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1043
16 September 2021
This week's newsletter includes a couple of fleet expansion reports. We find these valuable because they indicate the areas of economic growth - both geographically and in industrial sectors. But, more importantly, it's valuable to all potential buyers to see who is choosing what - and why. Clearly, some case studies reveal...
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Evolution: Forklift apprentice becomes expert operator
16 September 2021
At 17, Scott Stanton took an apprenticeship with Café Connections in the UK. Now 28, he's a valued member of the team and prime forklift operator on-site. We ask about the journey.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1042
9 September 2021
Australian forklift insiders are preparing for Forklift Safety Week, which will be marked in the third week of September this year. Of course, in the shadow of COVID-19, the events will be staged online. While Australia is a small market and far away from the materials handling hubs of the...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1041
2 September 2021
Our feature this week looks at one of the biggest segments in the materials handling market - pedestrian trucks. While this equipment is seen just about everywhere, it is not regulated in many markets, and operators do not require licences to use the machines. This makes safety even more important - and...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1040
26 August 2021
It seems supply chain challenges are big news at the moment. At the consumer level, media around the world are reporting on the fast food crisis in the UK, as truck driver shortages have led to dwindling supplies of milkshake ingredients at McDonald's and chicken shortages at KFC and Nandos...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1039
19 August 2021
This week's news includes a few fleet upgrade/expansion stories which we believe are more than interesting. These case studies reveal a lot about equipment trends. We see, for example, more evidence of the move to electric vehicles. The case studies also show the value of customisation. But most importantly, they...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1038
12 August 2021
Going, going, gone! Consolidation in the industry continues with this week's announcement of the acquisition of Euro Auctions by the world's largest equipment auction house, Ritchie Bros. This is certainly a big deal - not just because of the billion-dollar price tag, but also because it involves two of the largest...
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Living safety for 35 years, a forklift instructor reflects
12 August 2021
Forklift instructor and warehouse manager Peter Faiers shares stories from his 35 years in the industry and provides insights into the changing landscape of safety training.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1037
5 August 2021
We continue to see market growth as the big players share their financial results. But there are two caveats. Firstly, the last quarter and the last six months are being compared to activity at the height of the first wave of the pandemic, when some markets were very badly affected...
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As more vehicles are introduced into working spaces such as warehouses or ports, safety of pedestrians and other users become more of a concern. Protecting lives and reducing risk of injury is paramount to any material handing situation.
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In order to help prevent damage to pallets and goods, Meijer Handling Solutions has developed a sensor that displays the horizontal position of the load.

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As the packaging industry adapts to increased demand and changing technology, the opportunity for growth is stronger than ever with the right tools for the job. Cascade has the specialty attachments that offer the best way forward.

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Inside Forkliftaction

Sometimes, one is especially proud to be part of the materials handling industry. When you hear of forklift companies supporting recovery efforts, such as after the recent floods in central Europe and China, you really feel the need to pat them on the back.
So, it's reassuring to see images
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