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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1000
12 November 2020
Welcome to our 1,000th newsletter. We've certainly come a long way since our first text-based email in July 2000. That edition featured three news stories - a fraction of the content delivered to your inbox each week. In fact, since that first email, we have shared more than 20,000 articles and...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #999
5 November 2020
We've been seeing some signs of recovery in the forklift market, with results for the last quarter indicating that we had turned the corner. Indeed, some companies which were previously hesitant to make predictions about the rest of the year were starting to forecast recovery. But maybe we breathed a...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #998
29 October 2020
If you've found our website a little slow lately, here's some welcome news. We have been spending some time trying to improve our reader experience and have done some serious tinkering behind the scenes to speed up the loading of web pages. We realise that more people are spending more...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #997
22 October 2020
This week, we report that equipment rental is tipped to fall by 10% in Europe this year, based on market analysis just released. The slump comes after a 4% rise last year, and is attributed largely to the impact of COVID-19. While falling rental rates are hurting the businesses directly...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #996
15 October 2020
There have never been more power options for materials handling equipment, and each technology claims to be superior to its rivals. This week, for example, we report on a company which opted for lead-acid batteries to replace its IC fleet. At the same time, there's significant growth in lithium batteries...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #995
8 October 2020
A few weeks back, we pondered the plight of the conference organisers whose businesses have been decimated by COVID-19. There is another sector that has been badly affected - the industry associations. Already, some of the major industry organisations have collapsed because of their financial dependence on events. No trade shows...
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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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Reddot CPQD30
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Aisle Master-OP from Combilift
The Aisle Master-OP (AME-OP) - A stand-on electric truck combining the advantages of a VNA articulated forklift and order picker for ultimate versatility and productivity.

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Kalmar RT240 Reach Stacker
FOR SALE - Kalmar RT240, YEAR 2012, 24T Rough Terrain Reach Stacker. Forkliftcenter delivers, services & assists worldwide.

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Kalmar Ottawa T2-4X2OFF-HIGHWAY
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Carer high-capacity electric forklifts
CARER offers 46 chassis configurations of high-capacity electric forklifts, ranging from 9,500lbs to 60,000lbs. Efficient solutions at high capacities, powered by lithium batteries.

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Germany has a special place in the hearts of most people in materials handling. We are very familiar with their products globally and many of us have spent time at trade shows in the country which, in many ways, is the centre of forklift technology.
It has been distressing to
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