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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #953
12 December 2019
We are constantly learning new concepts in materials handling. Just when you got your head around AGVs (autonomous guided vehicles), you need to start thinking about "cobots". For the uninitiated, that's the term for "collaborative robots", or robots intended to interact with humans in a shared environment. So, think of...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #952
5 December 2019
If you look below this message, you will see a few of the posts from our Discussion Forums. If you've never visited that section of our website, you're in for a treat. Not only are there answers to technical problems, but there is also a range of good advice on...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #951
28 November 2019
You've probably already noticed that this week's newsletter looks a bit different. What you're seeing is the result of months of work to make our news more locally relevant and easier to read on a variety of devices. With a few updates along the way, our old format served us...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #950
21 November 2019
When the USA imposed import tariffs on Chinese forklifts, the immediate result was an increase in prices. And it was not just the imported machines which went up in price - domestic manufacturers soon followed suit with price adjustments. Sure, the increases weren't only related to competitors' pricing strategies - local US...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #949
14 November 2019
Warehouses and materials handling are inextricably linked and we continue to see new equipment launched for very specialised activities as logistics evolves. As we read in this week's special feature - the first of a two-part series, it's all about efficiency as warehouse operators seek to pack and store more into...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #948
7 November 2019
You're in good company this week, with our membership tally recently passing 72,000! Our subscriptions are growing fast - as we approach our 20th year. Few in the industry realise that this newsletter began in 1999 with just 50 readers. Since then, as we hear when we attend industry gatherings, Forkliftaction...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #947
31 October 2019
Another financial reporting season is upon us, as companies reflect on the third quarter of 2019. So far, there are strong indications that the materials handling sector continues to make progress in the face of toughening conditions. The reports included this week, from Europe and North America, show steady profit...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #946
24 October 2019
Readers would have been shocked by the recent headline in the business press proclaiming that "the world economy is stumbling toward disaster". The bleak warning came on the back of last weekend's meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors in Washington. But the materials handling sector seems to be...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #945
17 October 2019
Most in the materials handling sector are tired of the political to and fro over Brexit, with the deadline for Britain's departure from the European Union officially only days away. Despite the political uncertainty, most of the industry players are ready for whatever lies ahead. As we report this week...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #944
10 October 2019
As we conclude our IMHX wrap-up this week, it seems appropriate to ponder the future of materials handling trade shows. While there were good exhibitor numbers at IMHX (we're still waiting for the attendance figures), some notably big players were absent, including Jungheinrich and Linde. Some attendees thought these absences...
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BOLZONI talks about how a strong partnership and the right audience can work together for advertising success.
The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge - a team-building event open to the logistics industry - will take place on 23 June, 2022 at Newark Showground in the heart of the East Midlands

Inside Forkliftaction

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation.
It comes as no surprise, therefore, that news from North America is a bit thin this week. Our regular sources were either too
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Movers & Shakers

chief sales office
Seegrid, United States
general manager
AITT, United Kingdom
business line leader
Terex Rough Terrain Cranes, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
managing director
Baoli EMEA, Milan, Italy

Movers & Shakers

chief sales office
Seegrid, United States
general manager
AITT, United Kingdom
business line leader
Terex Rough Terrain Cranes, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
managing director
Baoli EMEA, Milan, Italy
MTC Forklifts b.v. is a worldwide supplier of used port equipment. We can deliver anywhere, directly from our stock in Moerdijk, The Netherlands. 2016 Konecranes 25-1200C | 2012 Konecranes 28-1200B...
BOLZONI talks about how a strong partnership and the right audience can work together for advertising success.

Inside Forkliftaction

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation.
It comes as no surprise, therefore, that news from North America is a bit thin this week. Our regular sources were either too
...Continue Reading
Power, Autonomy and Reliability - The future of material handling is here.
The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge - a team-building event open to the logistics industry - will take place on 23 June, 2022 at Newark Showground in the heart of the East Midlands

Inside Forkliftaction

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation.
It comes as no surprise, therefore, that news from North America is a bit thin this week. Our regular sources were either too
...Continue Reading