Forkliftaction Blogs

Read weekly insights from the Forkliftaction News editor and enjoy stories from the forklift community in the Forklift Diaries blog.
Showing items 11 - 20 of 1,028 results.
Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1038
12 August 2021
Going, going, gone! Consolidation in the industry continues with this week's announcement of the acquisition of Euro Auctions by the world's largest equipment auction house, Ritchie Bros. This is certainly a big deal - not just because of the billion-dollar price tag, but also because it involves two of the largest...
Read More
Forklift Diaries 3 minute read
Living safety for 35 years, a forklift instructor reflects
12 August 2021
Forklift instructor and warehouse manager Peter Faiers shares stories from his 35 years in the industry and provides insights into the changing landscape of safety training.
Read More
Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1037
5 August 2021
We continue to see market growth as the big players share their financial results. But there are two caveats. Firstly, the last quarter and the last six months are being compared to activity at the height of the first wave of the pandemic, when some markets were very badly affected...
Read More
Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1036
29 July 2021
Last week, we expressed our sympathy for the people of Germany and neighbouring Belgium and Austria affected by the recent flooding. Now, we convey similar wishes to China, which has also faced devastating floods, especially in the industrial hub of Zhengzhou. The epicentre of the disaster is one of China's...
Read More
Forklift Diaries 3 minute read
Evolution: Forklift apprentice becomes expert operator
29 July 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.
Read More
Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1035
22 July 2021
Germany has a special place in the hearts of most people in materials handling. We are very familiar with their products globally and many of us have spent time at trade shows in the country which, in many ways, is the centre of forklift technology. It has been distressing to...
Read More
Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1034
15 July 2021
Congratulations to two manufacturers on big milestones this week. Ireland's Combilift recently delivered its 60,000th unit to a customer in Australia. At the same time, German crane maker Liebherr has shipped its 1,300th maritime crane from Rostock, Germany to Ghana. While the machines are run-of-production units, the numbers are impressive...
Read More
Forklift Diaries 3 minute read
Living safety for 35 years, a forklift instructor reflects
15 July 2021
Forklift instructor and warehouse manager Peter Faiers shares stories from his 35 years in the industry and provides insights into the changing landscape of safety training.
Read More
Inside Forkliftaction <1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1033
8 July 2021
If you work in the lifting industry - in cranes, elevated platforms and associated sectors, today is your day to shine. July 8 has been designated Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), thanks to the efforts of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), which has worked tirelessly to raise the profile of...
Read More
Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1032
1 July 2021
Happy new financial year to those whose fiscal calendar clicks over today. And what a year it has been: ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks, national shut-downs and, as we read in this week's special investigation, lingering supply chain challenges. Despite all of that, we have seen strong growth in many markets and...
Read More
One of Combilift's most recent developments is the Combilift Xpress (Combi-XC), specifically designed for the quick horizontal movement of containers in a typical container terminal.
Reducing waste may not always be easy but it's both environmentally and economically rewarding. Cat Lift Trucks discusses how a company can significantly reduce its environmental impacts.

Movers & Shakers

president & CEO
Enerpac, United States
managing director, sales
Liebherr Container Cranes, Ireland
chief people officer
TVH, Belgium
head of operations
Walker Logistics, United Kingdom

Movers & Shakers

president & CEO
Enerpac, United States
managing director, sales
Liebherr Container Cranes, Ireland
chief people officer
TVH, Belgium
head of operations
Walker Logistics, United Kingdom
Cold storage facilities powered by Green Cubes Technology's Lithium SAFEFlex battery systems achieve the best performance for your material handling fleet.
Cascade Forks+ is a line of specialty forks that are changing the way people work. With special features that boost the potential of any forklift, Forks+ are here to bring you advanced material handling.
Reducing waste may not always be easy but it's both environmentally and economically rewarding. Cat Lift Trucks discusses how a company can significantly reduce its environmental impacts.
Miretti Group is working with experienced testing laboratories to test and develop explosion proof solutions for Li-Ion batteries.

Inside Forkliftaction

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
...Continue Reading