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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1083
30 June 2022
We wrap up our LogiMAT coverage this week with a report on the overwhelming issue on the minds of everyone at the event in Stuttgart - the impact of supply chain disruptions and component shortages. We heard of manufacturers with thousands of incomplete forklifts in their factories, most just waiting for...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1082
23 June 2022
Much of our news in the past few weeks has been focused on Europe, mainly due to the LogiMAT show. This week, we report on Tailift USA's new distribution and training centre in Houston, Texas. We also note a significant investment by UK-based Narrow Aisle in its distribution capacity across...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1081
16 June 2022
The British forklift industry, celebrating its second National Forklift Safety Day simultaneously with peak bodies and industry participants in the United States, made a poignant call to "make every day National Forklift Safety Day". The importance of a day dedicated to highlighting safety issues in materials handling should not be...
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Forklift Diaries 3 minute read
Happily, a warehouse manager for 30 years
16 June 2022
Dee Clark has worked as a warehouse manager for 30 years. At e-commerce company Happily, he prides himself on being his crew’s biggest cheerleader.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1080
9 June 2022
The first big European gathering of the materials handling industry in more than two years, LogiMAT 2022, is over and we begin a series of reports on the show this week. Over three days, there was plenty to see, and in scores of discussions, event participants stressed their delight at...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1079
2 June 2022
Greetings from LogiMAT, the first major European materials handling show since the start of the pandemic. This message comes as our CEO, Ann Hofmans, and I are visiting our contacts on the show floor and we will be including detailed reports in the next couple of newsletters. For now, however...
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Forklift Diaries 2 minute read
Handle with care: notes from Australia’s southern-most whisky distillery
2 June 2022
William McHenry is the owner of McHenry Distillery, which rests on the side of Mount Arthur located on the beautiful Tasman Peninsula. He talks about his journey growing the family-run business and how forklifts have helped him expand his operations.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1078
26 May 2022
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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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1077
19 May 2022
As the European materials handling sector prepares to meet at LogiMAT in Stuttgart in just over a week, it's clear that manufacturers face some significant market upheaval. European manufacturers have long been major players in the global materials handling industry, and the European Materials Handling Federation (FEM) secretary general Olivier...
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Oil and sweat: a forklift technician's tale
19 May 2022
Every challenge presents a learning opportunity for J.V. Equipment forklift technician Joe Zamora of Edinburg, Texas. He talks about his journey in materials handling so far.
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BSLBATT Battery is one of the largest lithium-ion forklift battery suppliers in China, and recently completed a delivery of over 200 Lithium Batteries to customers of a large industrial battery distributor.
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