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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1051
11 November 2021
Almost two years after the greatest global upheaval of our times, it looks like the economy is back on track. Most markets are experiencing strong demand, industrial growth is being recorded in almost all markets, unemployment is falling, and world trade is almost back to pre-pandemic levels. Health experts are...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1050
4 November 2021
The positive financial results continue rolling in. This week, another couple of manufacturers report increased orders and rising incomes. The improvements come amid rising concerns about supply chain challenges - mostly in the form of shortages of materials or delays in key components. For equipment buyers, the combination of bulging order...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1049
28 October 2021
There are two striking indicators of the healthy state of play for materials handling. The first is the strong sales and order numbers being reported by manufacturers, with more examples of positive growth this week. That's especially satisfying seeing the factories are struggling with supply chain challenges and with material...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1048
21 October 2021
While our name implies a strong focus on machines, we know that the materials handling sector is all about people. We regularly report on appointments and promotions in our newsletter, but you may have noticed that we also go beyond the nuts and bolts to try and find out more...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1047
14 October 2021
There's a strong automation theme in this week's newsletter, with two case studies showing productivity and efficiency enhancements through the adoption of AGVs and AMRs. We also report on an Australian port leading the automation race with the addition of more automated cranes. Interestingly, this week's news has an abundance...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1046
7 October 2021
The wave of new model launches continues, as we report this week. And, as we have seen in past reports, the tendency towards electric vehicles is accelerating. Much of this is driven by environmental concerns and the need to limit emissions, but the reassuring part is how the materials handling...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1045
30 September 2021
If there's one trend we can't ignore, it's the move to electrification. Each week, we report on more new electric models in market segments that had previously been the sole domain of ICE equipment. Concerns about the environment and noise restrictions may be the main motivator, but there are a...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1044
23 September 2021
Sometimes, one is especially proud to be part of the materials handling industry. When you hear of forklift companies supporting recovery efforts, such as after the recent floods in central Europe and China, you really feel the need to pat them on the back. So, it's reassuring to see images...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1043
16 September 2021
This week's newsletter includes a couple of fleet expansion reports. We find these valuable because they indicate the areas of economic growth - both geographically and in industrial sectors. But, more importantly, it's valuable to all potential buyers to see who is choosing what - and why. Clearly, some case studies reveal...
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Evolution: Forklift apprentice becomes expert operator
16 September 2021
At 17, Scott Stanton took an apprenticeship with Café Connections in the UK. Now 28, he's a valued member of the team and prime forklift operator on-site. We ask about the journey.
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