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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1020
8 April 2021
Most markets have been buoyed by the International Monetary Fund's latest forecast of stronger economic recovery this year and next. The recovery follows last year's pandemic-driven contraction of 3.3%. The IMF is tipping 6% growth this year and 4.4% next year. We are already seeing recovery in materials handling, with...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1019
1 April 2021
They say the show must go on, and that was certainly the case for the International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Awards. Normally, this note would be written in Germany, where I would be judging the awards in a chilly exhibition hall, but due to COVID-19 restrictions...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1018
25 March 2021
Our thoughts go out to our industry colleagues currently in pandemic lock-down. In some countries, residents are now in the throes of their third set of movement restrictions - with some societies shut down at least until the middle of next month. While it's business as usual for many in materials...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1017
18 March 2021
A belated happy St. Patrick's Day to all our Irish readers - on the Emerald Isle and throughout the world. What originally started as a religious holiday celebrating the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland has become a celebration of all things Irish and is marked globally - not least in...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1016
11 March 2021
The global vaccination campaign is having benefits beyond health, with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development predicting that the world economy is likely to expand by 5.6% in 2021. OECD attributes some of the recovery impetus to the deployment of effective vaccines, but also notes the contribution from economic...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1015
4 March 2021
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the world, it looks like business confidence is bouncing back and materials handling is set to benefit even more. This week, we include a report from KION which anticipates strong growth for the global materials handling market in 2021 as economic conditions improve. The...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1014
25 February 2021
Our news this week includes Germany's Hubtex buying a 50% stake in its North American distributor, Design Storage & Handling (DSH). This deal is part of a growing rationalisation trend which just last week saw Palfinger take over its Iberian distributor, Equipdraulic. Some would argue that these acquisitions reduce competition in...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1013
18 February 2021
This week, I led a panel discussion on the future of warehouse technology at CeMAT Australia Virtual, an online conference held to replace the postponed physical event. It was a lively and informative session highlighting the latest innovations and, importantly, providing a roadmap for upgrading current technology. The nature of...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1012
11 February 2021
Friday marks Chinese New Year, welcomed around the world with the traditional Lantern Festival. In Chinese astrology, 2021 is the year of the Ox, and should be a good one, characterised by hard work and honesty. According to mythology, the ox was meant to get the first month of the...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1011
4 February 2021
Our news, by its very nature, cannot be planned. And yet, we still see patterns in our coverage. This week, for example, we have two stories about OEM agreements, two manufacturers reporting better-than-expected financial results in the last quarter of 2020, two attachment innovations, two stories from Italy, two automation...
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Offering the latest solutions across the transportation, stationary, portable, and industrial sectors, The Battery Show is a must attend event for professionals and the suppliers...
The BLAXTAIR pedestrian detection system is revolutionizing industrial and commercial workplaces using forklifts, making a huge difference in improving workplace safety.

Movers & Shakers

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Beumer, Germany
sales
Bristol Forklifts, United Kingdom
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Ranger Lifting, Australia
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Harting Technology Group, Germany

Movers & Shakers

managing director
Beumer, Germany
sales
Bristol Forklifts, United Kingdom
technical consultant
Ranger Lifting, Australia
Lifetime Achievement
Harting Technology Group, Germany
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