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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1004
10 December 2020
There are some milestones reported in this week's news. Firstly, Action Lift is marking 35 years of doing business in the materials handling industry in northeastern Pennsylvania. Across the ditch, B&B Attachments this month celebrates its 40th anniversary. It has certainly come a long way from the attachment company founded...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1003
3 December 2020
In a week when the United States was not quite back to business after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the focus switched to Europe which boasted a few significant product launches. We report on two of those this week. Liebherr's virtual World Premier included the company's first (and the...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1002
26 November 2020
Lately, we have commented on two noticeable phenomena - the rise of warehouse automation and the number of new forklift models being pumped into the market. This week's newsletter reflects both of these themes which seem to have characterised our reporting for the year. So, while other sectors appear to be...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1001
19 November 2020
There have been a number of reports about warehouse automation in the last few weeks, suggesting that robotics is fast becoming mainstream. This week, we report on another two implementations of autonomous equipment. As we approach the busy holiday season, there are predictions that retail spending will surpass previous years...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1000
12 November 2020
Welcome to our 1,000th newsletter. We've certainly come a long way since our first text-based email in July 2000. That edition featured three news stories - a fraction of the content delivered to your inbox each week. In fact, since that first email, we have shared more than 20,000 articles and...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #999
5 November 2020
We've been seeing some signs of recovery in the forklift market, with results for the last quarter indicating that we had turned the corner. Indeed, some companies which were previously hesitant to make predictions about the rest of the year were starting to forecast recovery. But maybe we breathed a...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #998
29 October 2020
If you've found our website a little slow lately, here's some welcome news. We have been spending some time trying to improve our reader experience and have done some serious tinkering behind the scenes to speed up the loading of web pages. We realise that more people are spending more...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #997
22 October 2020
This week, we report that equipment rental is tipped to fall by 10% in Europe this year, based on market analysis just released. The slump comes after a 4% rise last year, and is attributed largely to the impact of COVID-19. While falling rental rates are hurting the businesses directly...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #996
15 October 2020
There have never been more power options for materials handling equipment, and each technology claims to be superior to its rivals. This week, for example, we report on a company which opted for lead-acid batteries to replace its IC fleet. At the same time, there's significant growth in lithium batteries...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #995
8 October 2020
A few weeks back, we pondered the plight of the conference organisers whose businesses have been decimated by COVID-19. There is another sector that has been badly affected - the industry associations. Already, some of the major industry organisations have collapsed because of their financial dependence on events. No trade shows...
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Cat® Lift Trucks has introduced two new flexible work partners as part of its pedestrian warehouse truck range - the Cat® NSP12N2C and NPP12N2D. Their aim: to keep your goods flowing quickly, even in narrow spaces.
The conference programme for AntwerpXL, the award-winning breakbulk, heavy-lift and project cargo event, has been unveiled.

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Now more than ever, warehouse space is at a premium and increased volume of stock and number of workers share the same space, leading to situations where machines and people come too close for comfort. Technology from Transmon Engineering can assist.
Cat® Lift Trucks has introduced two new flexible work partners as part of its pedestrian warehouse truck range - the Cat® NSP12N2C and NPP12N2D. Their aim: to keep your goods flowing quickly, even in narrow spaces.

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Just when you thought ICE had gone cold, German manufacturer Linde announces a new line of diesel- and LPG-powered forklifts designed for heavier loads.
Sure, there are many battery-powered machines that can cope with heavy loads, but Linde clearly recognises the trust that many owners still place in ICE.
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