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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1059
13 January 2022
As the new year gets under way, there will, of course, be much speculation about what lies ahead. We canvass some of that in our lead story this week. Past experience, however, has shown that there's not too much point in wondering about the future. Plan as we might, reality...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1058
30 December 2021
At times, it felt like we wouldn't make it through 2021. Not only did we face wave after wave of pandemic infections, there were natural disasters, supply chain challenges and a ship stuck in the Suez Canal for a couple of weeks. But through it all, materials handling kept on...
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The power of a solid team – a letter from Ann
30 December 2021
With only hours to go before another year comes to an end, Ann writes a personal account of the year that was for Forkliftaction.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1057
23 December 2021
'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the yard To hear the hum of a reachstacker was hard; The safety vests hung in the lockers with care, In the hope that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The drivers were nestled all snug in their beds, While lifting routines...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1056
16 December 2021
Our thoughts go out to the victims of tornadoes that have ripped through the United States and to their families. At last count, around 90 people have lost their lives across five states as tornadoes hit multiple United States communities in the South and Midwest. There have been huge property...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1055
9 December 2021
Toyota Material Handling's woes continue, with more models now suspended because of concerns about compliance with EPA standards. Of course, there's never a good time to halt production and stop shipping, but the impact is surely being softened by the rise of alternatives to diesel and LPG forklifts. Toyota itself...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1054
2 December 2021
Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that news from North America is a bit thin this week. Our regular sources were either too...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1053
25 November 2021
Analysis from the UK Material Handling Association reinforces the macro trends we mentioned a couple of weeks ago: rising confidence, record order books and an inability to meet demand because of shortages and supply chain disruptions in the UK. The association is buoyed by its Autumn Economic Forecast, and anticipates...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1052
18 November 2021
Automation has received a significant boost with the announcement that DHL Supply Chain has deployed AGVs for the first time in the United States. Following in the tracks of global retailer Amazon, DHL is adding autonomous forklifts to increase warehouse efficiency, workplace safety and employee satisfaction. While a single AGV...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1051
11 November 2021
Almost two years after the greatest global upheaval of our times, it looks like the economy is back on track. Most markets are experiencing strong demand, industrial growth is being recorded in almost all markets, unemployment is falling, and world trade is almost back to pre-pandemic levels. Health experts are...
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Hangzhou, China The first Hyundai-branded forklift manufactured as part of an OEM agreement with UN Forklift has rolled off the line at the dedicated plant in Hangzhou. Officials from both companies...
Bensalem, PA Best Line Equipment has acquired Delaware Valley Lift Truck and created a new business and brand - Best Line Material Handling.  For over 36 years, Delaware Valley Lift Truck has...

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Movers & Shakers

acting president
Volvo Penta, Sweden
chair
Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, United Kingdom
product support manager
Clark, United States
chief sales office
Seegrid, United States
Hangzhou, China The first Hyundai-branded forklift manufactured as part of an OEM agreement with UN Forklift has rolled off the line at the dedicated plant in Hangzhou. Officials from both companies...
Columbus, OH, United States Hy-Tek Holdings has acquired Advanced Handling Systems, a materials handling automation integrator offering a full suite of services with a focus on robotic solutions. The acquisition will form the...

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Latest Jobs

Pompano Beach, United States
Denver, United States
Louisville, KY, United States
Tyneside, United Kingdom
Hangzhou, China The first Hyundai-branded forklift manufactured as part of an OEM agreement with UN Forklift has rolled off the line at the dedicated plant in Hangzhou. Officials from both companies...
Bensalem, PA Best Line Equipment has acquired Delaware Valley Lift Truck and created a new business and brand - Best Line Material Handling.  For over 36 years, Delaware Valley Lift Truck has...

Special Feature

Latest Jobs

Pompano Beach, United States
Tyneside, United Kingdom
Louisville, KY, United States
Denver, United States