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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #974
14 May 2020
The current COVID-19 pandemic may just be the nudge needed to get AGVs into the mainstream. We read about the increasing uptake of autonomous vehicles in last week's special report, and today, we have another case study showing the benefits of this technology. While one of the initial drivers of...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #973
7 May 2020
Over the past three months, we have seen significant changes in almost every aspect of economic life, and materials handling has been impacted in a variety of ways - from production to delivery. The interdependence within the global supply chain has been highlighted by a call from a global freight forwarders...
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Business as usual? Contemplating the post covid-19 workplace
7 May 2020
Covid-19 lockdown has seen many people work from home for the first time. Will it push managers to consider more flexibility once people return to the office? Ann Hofmans reflects.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #972
30 April 2020
We're starting to see the real impact of the COVID-19 crisis on materials handling as the major companies release their first-quarter results. As expected, there are significant declines in sales due to the double whammy of production halts and softer demand. Thankfully, for most manufacturers, the current slump comes after...
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Forklift Diaries 5 minute read
Let’s talk about online meetings
30 April 2020
The first time I did a meeting online was terrifying! I'm not very tech savvy and had never done a meeting online before... Melissa offers some personal advice on virtual meetings.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #971
23 April 2020
We had hoped to devote this message to something other than COVID-19, but alas, that crisis persists and continues to impact materials handling. But this week, we can report on the impact of materials handling on the coronavirus, as manufacturers around the world apply their skills to address shortages of...
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Forklift Diaries 5 minute read
How to work effectively at home
23 April 2020
As COVID-19 forces more people to work remotely, our editor, Allan Leibowitz, shares his home office perspective after more than two decades of "isolation".
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #970
16 April 2020
COVID-19 continues to dominate the news in materials handling. This week, we report on the first evidence of the financial impact of the pandemic for manufacturers. We also include some "feel good" stories like a Chinese manufacturer sending medical supplies to its foreign agents in the most affected countries and...
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Reflections from my home office
16 April 2020
The pandemic is affecting us all in different ways. Today's #KitchenTableMingle takes you from outback Australia to Malaga, Spain as Forkliftaction's Melissa and Maria reflect.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #969
9 April 2020
They say when the going gets tough, the tough get going. And nowhere is that truer than for materials handling. Despite the public health and economic crisis gripping the world, we are still able to report on new models, on record orders and dealership appointments. So, while things are far...
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Fact of the week

The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour during a tropical cyclone off the coast of Barrow Island, Australia, in 1996.
Larnach Castle - Larnachs Castle, New Zealand
One of New Zealand’s few castles boasts beautiful gardens, grand architecture, and a history filled with family drama.

Fact of the week

The fastest gust of wind ever recorded on Earth was 253 miles per hour during a tropical cyclone off the coast of Barrow Island, Australia, in 1996.
Larnach Castle - Larnachs Castle, New Zealand
One of New Zealand’s few castles boasts beautiful gardens, grand architecture, and a history filled with family drama.

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Komatsu FD250
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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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