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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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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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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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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1076
12 May 2022
Last week's cancellation of Ritchie Bros.' proposed takeover of Euro Auctions is a further indication of the lengths to which the UK Competition and Markets Authority will go to preserve market dynamics. Readers will recall that the CMA was also the final stumbling block to the Konecranes/Cargotec merger which passed...
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Every day is a new challenge when rebuilding forklifts
Tim Rizor
Tim Rizor has been working with H&K Equipment and Taylor Northeast for over six years. He loves the challenge and the variety of rebuilding forklifts for the company and tells us a bit about it here.

Movers & Shakers

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PEAC Solutions , United States
vice president of global procurement and supply chain
JLG Industries, United States
vice president of sales
ePicker, United States
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Clark Material Handling Company, United States

Movers & Shakers

senior vice president
PEAC Solutions , United States
vice president of global procurement and supply chain
JLG Industries, United States
vice president of sales
ePicker, United States
chief operating officer
Clark Material Handling Company, United States
Trends show an increase in the adoption of slip-sheet in the food & beverage industry, as an efficient palletless material handling option. The Push Pull goes with it, and Bolzoni Auramo has a complete range.
In order to give back to our customers and help our customers to go electric, UN’s Li-ion Forklift is now on big sale! Special offer only for the Southeast Asian market!

Forklift Diaries

Every day is a new challenge when rebuilding forklifts
Tim Rizor
Tim Rizor has been working with H&K Equipment and Taylor Northeast for over six years. He loves the challenge and the variety of rebuilding forklifts for the company and tells us a bit about it here.
IMHX 2022 is the biggest week of the year for the professionals who manage, operate and optimise supply chains across the UK, and will take place from 6 – 8 September at the NEC, Birmingham.
Looking for partners or distributors in new locations? Breaking into a new export market? There are many reasons for your business to target a regional audience. But one thing...

Forklift Diaries

Every day is a new challenge when rebuilding forklifts
Tim Rizor
Tim Rizor has been working with H&K Equipment and Taylor Northeast for over six years. He loves the challenge and the variety of rebuilding forklifts for the company and tells us a bit about it here.

Inside Forkliftaction

A new report indicates that the mobile elevating work platform rental market is powering ahead - despite the resurgence of COVID, geo-political upheavals and increased input costs. Or maybe it's because of those factors!
Our recent industry discussions show that demand for almost all materials handling equipment remains high, prices are
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