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Business as usual? Contemplating the post covid-19 workplace
7 May 2020
Covid-19 lockdown has seen many people work from home for the first time. Will it push managers to consider more flexibility once people return to the office? Ann Hofmans reflects.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #972
30 April 2020
We're starting to see the real impact of the COVID-19 crisis on materials handling as the major companies release their first-quarter results. As expected, there are significant declines in sales due to the double whammy of production halts and softer demand. Thankfully, for most manufacturers, the current slump comes after...
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Forklift Diaries 5 minute read
Let’s talk about online meetings
30 April 2020
The first time I did a meeting online was terrifying! I'm not very tech savvy and had never done a meeting online before... Melissa offers some personal advice on virtual meetings.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #971
23 April 2020
We had hoped to devote this message to something other than COVID-19, but alas, that crisis persists and continues to impact materials handling. But this week, we can report on the impact of materials handling on the coronavirus, as manufacturers around the world apply their skills to address shortages of...
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Forklift Diaries 5 minute read
How to work effectively at home
23 April 2020
As COVID-19 forces more people to work remotely, our editor, Allan Leibowitz, shares his home office perspective after more than two decades of "isolation".
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #970
16 April 2020
COVID-19 continues to dominate the news in materials handling. This week, we report on the first evidence of the financial impact of the pandemic for manufacturers. We also include some "feel good" stories like a Chinese manufacturer sending medical supplies to its foreign agents in the most affected countries and...
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Reflections from my home office
16 April 2020
The pandemic is affecting us all in different ways. Today's #KitchenTableMingle takes you from outback Australia to Malaga, Spain as Forkliftaction's Melissa and Maria reflect.
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #969
9 April 2020
They say when the going gets tough, the tough get going. And nowhere is that truer than for materials handling. Despite the public health and economic crisis gripping the world, we are still able to report on new models, on record orders and dealership appointments. So, while things are far...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #968
2 April 2020
Many Forkliftaction members have great insights into materials handling equipment, processes and safety and you might have noticed that we have stepped up our Your Focus blogs. In these articles, we share practical tips and advice aimed at improving your operations. This week, for example, we hear from a forklift...
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Forklift Diaries 6 minute read
Welcome to The Kitchen Table Mingle, Forkliftaction's new blog.
2 April 2020
Welcome to the #KitchenTableMingle, our new blog. Please pull up a chair at our table and shake off some stress.
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United States Concentric has acquired All Battery Sales and Service, a leader in DC power for forklifts as well as automotive and specialty power products. This acquisition extends Concentric's footprint into...
Lorette, France In a global market that is recovering strongly in all zones, but still constrained by component supply difficulties, Haulotte has recorded consolidated sales of EUR112.1 million (USD120 million) in...

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Dorset, United Kingdom Leading manufacturer of cast and machined products MAT Foundry Group UK has announced its move to lithium-ion. Consisting of eight companies and stretching across three continents, the MAT Foundry...
Ushuaia, Argentina Dirección Provincial de Puertos - Argentina (DPP) recently accepted delivery of a Konecranes Liftace reachstacker for its operations in Ushuaia, at the southern tip of South America. The Liftace joined...

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Dorset, United Kingdom Leading manufacturer of cast and machined products MAT Foundry Group UK has announced its move to lithium-ion. Consisting of eight companies and stretching across three continents, the MAT Foundry...
Freetown, Sierra Leone Gaussin has secured a new order from Bolloré Ports for two APM 75T HE electric port tractors, four POWERPACK HEs and a 6x4 multi-load station for the Freetown port...

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