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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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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1010
28 January 2021
Last year, we flagged the merger of the two UK materials handling bodies, BITA and FLTA. This week, we report on the creation of a new association, the UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA), which combines the interests of the two forerunners. For now, BITA and FLTA continue to operate, but...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1009
21 January 2021
If anyone was curious about the topics covered by Forkliftaction News, this week's newsletter would be a good illustration. Our coverage includes mergers and acquisitions, new models, case studies, appointment notices, events updates and association news. This newsletter also reflects the international nature of our coverage, with reports from Europe...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1008
14 January 2021
If you follow the datelines (the location of our news items), Finland punches way above its weight, with at least one mention every week. This week, there are even more. The regularity of Finland's appearance in our news might give the impression that the streets are crowded with forklifts, reachstackers...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1007
7 January 2021
We're off to a busy start of the year for dealer movements, with a couple of significant acquisitions reported from the United States this week. The sales follow increased activity towards the back end of last year. What do we make of the heightened activity? Some dealership sales reflect the...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1006
31 December 2020
What a year 2020 has been! Floods, fires and cyclones were all dwarfed by the impact of COVID-19, with the effects felt everywhere - from Algeria to Russia, Canada to Iceland, and all points in-between. Materials handling has fared better than most industries, but there have been significant financial losses, and...
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1. FORKLIFT INNOVATIONS – Nov 2021
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Next Editorial Features

1. FORKLIFT INNOVATIONS – Nov 2021
2. REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT – Feb/Mar 2022
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Cold storage facilities powered by Green Cubes Technology's Lithium SAFEFlex battery systems achieve the best performance for your material handling fleet.
BOLZONI AURAMO is at your side, providing damage-free handling solutions to the whole forest products logistic chain, and when it comes to Tissue paper rolls, Bolzoni Auramo has a dedicated clamp for gentle and smooth Tissue handling.

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