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Read weekly insights from the Forkliftaction News editor and enjoy stories from the forklift community in the Forklift Diaries blog.
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Did you read the one about the forklift and the giant panda?
3 June 2021
Our editor once said of Forkliftaction: 'if it moves materials, we cover it'. Well sometimes, these 'materials' are live animals.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1027
27 May 2021
Even if they're a shrinking part of the business, the halt to production of IC forklifts by Toyota Material Handling in America is a significant blow to the market's largest manufacturer. We report this week on the woes in Columbus, Indiana, as TMH tries to ensure compliance with its emissions...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1026
20 May 2021
A topic we're hearing more about these days is remote operation of materials handling equipment. The notion of an operator "driving" a forklift from a computer on the other side of the world is no longer science fiction. This was reinforced this week by the partnership between mainstream materials handling...
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Forklift Diaries 2 minute read
“I miss the old Clark forklift” – a story from Argentina
20 May 2021
"I'm just an operator of old forklifts, but let me tell you some stories from these old lovely machines." Santiago Pezzelatto from Argentina tells us about his life with forklifts.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1025
13 May 2021
While it may be close to business as usual for most materials handling manufacturers and dealers, things are still far from normal in the trade show space, with more events postponed this week - and others being held virtually. It looks like it will be a while before the major shows...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1024
6 May 2021
They say that when the going gets tough, the tough get going. And that's what we are seeing as more manufacturers release their first quarter earnings results. It's very good news so far, with bulging order books and strong sales. Indeed, KION's chairman notes that the global market for industrial...
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Forklift Diaries 2 minute read
Officer without a uniform – a forklift dealer in India’s COVID crisis
6 May 2021
A forklift dealer in India reflects on his experiences as he provides support to the frontline as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1023
29 April 2021
This week's news contains more new models than any edition outside of a major trade show. And this is surprising, given that we have just seen a significant online event in the form of ProMatDX. You can read about new lithium models from Hangcha in the United States; Clark's new...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1022
22 April 2021
It will be interesting to see the participation numbers for ProMatDX, the virtual event held last week. The online show took place just over a year after MHI controversially decided to go ahead with its Modex event in Atlanta, while organisers of Germany's massive LogiMAT pulled the pin at the...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1021
15 April 2021
The equipment rental market is an excellent barometer of economic activity and it comes as no surprise that we see reports of continued fleet expansion and renewal around the world. This week's news is no exception, and we cover a large order by a new UK-based hirer as well as...
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Bada Carrelli is a high-quality brand specialising in stainless steel material handling equipment, operating in the food and clean room markets for over 30 years.

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Promoting the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion across the logistics industry, Nimble Media and Talent in Logistics (TiL) present The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge 2021.
The BLAXTAIR pedestrian detection system is revolutionizing industrial and commercial workplaces using forklifts, making a huge difference in improving workplace safety.

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