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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #994
1 October 2020
This week's newsletter includes the second part of our special feature on safety. In particular, we focus on a number of different solutions addressing some of the risks associated with materials handling. But we're reminded that safety is much more than the sum of the parts. While access control or...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #993
24 September 2020
We recently noted the large volume of new products hitting the market, and it looks like the trend is continuing. This week, we again highlight a few new offerings in various materials handling categories, showing the resilience and resourcefulness of the industry. Despite slowing orders and sales in many markets...
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A small team, a Brissy pub and marking 20 years
24 September 2020
Inside Forkliftaction's recent 20th Anniversary celebrations.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #992
17 September 2020
In the good times, the exhibition organisers were doing extremely well, especially the big German companies. Their portfolios included a string of successful events around the world that they own - either directly or in partnership with local operators. They also own in-demand fairgrounds which hosted other events in the gaps...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #991
10 September 2020
If there's a theme in this week's news, it must be case studies. Our reports cover a number of use cases, from an independent brewer in the North East of England to a Norwegian furniture and interior decoration chain. And there's small engine giant Briggs & Stratton in the US, which...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #990
3 September 2020
One of the big trends in 21st century materials handling has been the rise of automation. Rising labour costs were one of the main drivers of this development, but it is clear that social distancing in the wake of COVID-19 is forcing organisations to think more broadly about how they...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #989
27 August 2020
Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen a lot of business activity move online. This spans everything from virtual conferences and trade shows to remote warehouse design services, training courses and sales activity. None of this, of course, would be possible without the Internet and almost universal online...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #988
20 August 2020
Most organisations have a lot on their plate at the moment. COVID-19 has placed a strain on operations, supply lines, sales and, not least, personnel. But as our Safety First blog this week points out, routine tasks cannot be overlooked just because of the unprecedented circumstances. Fleet managers need to...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #987
13 August 2020
We report this week on a dealer acquisition and a dealer appointment, reflecting ongoing healthy activity in forklift retailing in the United States. Co-incidentally, this newsletter also includes coverage of a new logistics consulting operation by a major dealer group. So, despite some market contraction, things are still happening at...
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Inspiration and motivation - tweaks while isolating
13 August 2020
Forkliftaction's Rodger Lamb reflects on alternatives to social time at the office as we continue to endure COVID-19 isolation.
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Europe's leading fork manufacturer Vetter is an innovative pacemaker in the field of integrating smart sensor technology in the forks of the AGV to make Logistics 4.0 even more efficient, safer and simpler.
The conference programme for AntwerpXL, the award-winning breakbulk, heavy-lift and project cargo event, has been unveiled.

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Fact of the week

According to a 2014 news article in the UK's Independent, Monty Python's 1979 song 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' overtook Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' as the preferred choice of music played at funerals. Some people choose to make their final farewell an upbeat affair while traditional hymns, football anthems and classic pop songs continue to top the list of the “funeral music chart”.

Fact of the week

According to a 2014 news article in the UK's Independent, Monty Python's 1979 song 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' overtook Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' as the preferred choice of music played at funerals. Some people choose to make their final farewell an upbeat affair while traditional hymns, football anthems and classic pop songs continue to top the list of the “funeral music chart”.
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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.

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Europe's leading fork manufacturer Vetter is an innovative pacemaker in the field of integrating smart sensor technology in the forks of the AGV to make Logistics 4.0 even more efficient, safer and simpler.
For our latest audience statistics, advertising options, editorial calendar and an insight into our latest developments: Download your copy of the NEW Forkliftaction Media Kit here Build your brand...

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April 11, 2023 - TBA, Germany