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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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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #991
10 September 2020
If there's a theme in this week's news, it must be case studies. Our reports cover a number of use cases, from an independent brewer in the North East of England to a Norwegian furniture and interior decoration chain. And there's small engine giant Briggs & Stratton in the US, which...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #990
3 September 2020
One of the big trends in 21st century materials handling has been the rise of automation. Rising labour costs were one of the main drivers of this development, but it is clear that social distancing in the wake of COVID-19 is forcing organisations to think more broadly about how they...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #989
27 August 2020
Since the start of the pandemic, we have seen a lot of business activity move online. This spans everything from virtual conferences and trade shows to remote warehouse design services, training courses and sales activity. None of this, of course, would be possible without the Internet and almost universal online...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #988
20 August 2020
Most organisations have a lot on their plate at the moment. COVID-19 has placed a strain on operations, supply lines, sales and, not least, personnel. But as our Safety First blog this week points out, routine tasks cannot be overlooked just because of the unprecedented circumstances. Fleet managers need to...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #987
13 August 2020
We report this week on a dealer acquisition and a dealer appointment, reflecting ongoing healthy activity in forklift retailing in the United States. Co-incidentally, this newsletter also includes coverage of a new logistics consulting operation by a major dealer group. So, despite some market contraction, things are still happening at...
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FOR SALE IN: EUROPE - EASTERN & WESTERN

Kaup FLSE150C50501
United Kingdom
Belgium
Belgium
Netherlands
Belgium

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Integrated Warehouse Solutions
Integrated Warehouse Solutions is the innovative solutions leader when it comes to the fabrication and design of high-quality dock, warehouse and storage equipment.

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FOR SALE ON MACHINERY-ONQ

Cascade 25G-FDS-B500R7
United Kingdom
United States Pennsylvania
United States Pennsylvania
United Kingdom

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Integrated Warehouse Solutions
Integrated Warehouse Solutions is the innovative solutions leader when it comes to the fabrication and design of high-quality dock, warehouse and storage equipment.

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Mima MBD
China
Canada Ontario
Belgium
Canada Ontario
Japan

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Atex plugs and sockets by Miretti Group
New Atex plugs and sockets by Miretti Group are intended for trucks and handling vehicles operating in hazardous areas and an innovative, highly engineered and simple to use solution.

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Inside Forkliftaction

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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