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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1050
4 November 2021
The positive financial results continue rolling in. This week, another couple of manufacturers report increased orders and rising incomes. The improvements come amid rising concerns about supply chain challenges - mostly in the form of shortages of materials or delays in key components. For equipment buyers, the combination of bulging order...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1049
28 October 2021
There are two striking indicators of the healthy state of play for materials handling. The first is the strong sales and order numbers being reported by manufacturers, with more examples of positive growth this week. That's especially satisfying seeing the factories are struggling with supply chain challenges and with material...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1048
21 October 2021
While our name implies a strong focus on machines, we know that the materials handling sector is all about people. We regularly report on appointments and promotions in our newsletter, but you may have noticed that we also go beyond the nuts and bolts to try and find out more...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1047
14 October 2021
There's a strong automation theme in this week's newsletter, with two case studies showing productivity and efficiency enhancements through the adoption of AGVs and AMRs. We also report on an Australian port leading the automation race with the addition of more automated cranes. Interestingly, this week's news has an abundance...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1046
7 October 2021
The wave of new model launches continues, as we report this week. And, as we have seen in past reports, the tendency towards electric vehicles is accelerating. Much of this is driven by environmental concerns and the need to limit emissions, but the reassuring part is how the materials handling...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1045
30 September 2021
If there's one trend we can't ignore, it's the move to electrification. Each week, we report on more new electric models in market segments that had previously been the sole domain of ICE equipment. Concerns about the environment and noise restrictions may be the main motivator, but there are a...
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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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FOR SALE ON MACHINERY-ONQ

Reddot CPQYD45XRW57
Japan
Netherlands
Canada Ontario
Denmark

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The new A140-160-Short range from Carer
Carer expands their range of AS series with the new A140-160-Short - powerful and efficient high-capacity electric forklifts with extremely short and narrow chassis.

Inside Forkliftaction

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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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

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

FOR SALE ON MACHINERY-ONQ

Combilift MR2
Denmark
United States Pennsylvania
United States Pennsylvania
Canada Ontario
United States Pennsylvania

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The new Cat EP25-35AN range
The new Cat EP25-35AN range of 2.5 to 3.5 tonne electric forklifts - packed with features and options for even greater driving pleasure and productivity.

Inside Forkliftaction

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
...Continue Reading

FOR SALE ON MACHINERY-ONQ

Linde H50D02EVO
Netherlands
United States Pennsylvania
Canada Ontario
Japan
Denmark

In the Virtual Expo

The Backbone® for Reach Trucks.
The Backbone® for Reach Trucks - an innovative safety device to protect stand up industrial truck operators against accidental rear-ward collisions.

Inside Forkliftaction

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
...Continue Reading

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