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Officer without a uniform – a forklift dealer in India’s COVID crisis
6 May 2021
A forklift dealer in India reflects on his experiences as he provides support to the frontline as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies.
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Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1023
29 April 2021
This week's news contains more new models than any edition outside of a major trade show. And this is surprising, given that we have just seen a significant online event in the form of ProMatDX. You can read about new lithium models from Hangcha in the United States; Clark's new...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1022
22 April 2021
It will be interesting to see the participation numbers for ProMatDX, the virtual event held last week. The online show took place just over a year after MHI controversially decided to go ahead with its Modex event in Atlanta, while organisers of Germany's massive LogiMAT pulled the pin at the...
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Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1021
15 April 2021
The equipment rental market is an excellent barometer of economic activity and it comes as no surprise that we see reports of continued fleet expansion and renewal around the world. This week's news is no exception, and we cover a large order by a new UK-based hirer as well as...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1020
8 April 2021
Most markets have been buoyed by the International Monetary Fund's latest forecast of stronger economic recovery this year and next. The recovery follows last year's pandemic-driven contraction of 3.3%. The IMF is tipping 6% growth this year and 4.4% next year. We are already seeing recovery in materials handling, with...
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Inside Forkliftaction 1 minute read
Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1019
1 April 2021
They say the show must go on, and that was certainly the case for the International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Awards. Normally, this note would be written in Germany, where I would be judging the awards in a chilly exhibition hall, but due to COVID-19 restrictions...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1018
25 March 2021
Our thoughts go out to our industry colleagues currently in pandemic lock-down. In some countries, residents are now in the throes of their third set of movement restrictions - with some societies shut down at least until the middle of next month. While it's business as usual for many in materials...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1017
18 March 2021
A belated happy St. Patrick's Day to all our Irish readers - on the Emerald Isle and throughout the world. What originally started as a religious holiday celebrating the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland has become a celebration of all things Irish and is marked globally - not least in...
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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1016
11 March 2021
The global vaccination campaign is having benefits beyond health, with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development predicting that the world economy is likely to expand by 5.6% in 2021. OECD attributes some of the recovery impetus to the deployment of effective vaccines, but also notes the contribution from economic...
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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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Castellon, Spain Two LHM 420 and one LHM 550 cranes are being shipped to Noatum Terminals in the West Mediterranean. The three LHM models are joining an LHM 420 that was...
Singapore Mitsubishi Logisnext Asia Pacific (MLAP) and xSQUARE, a Singapore-based intelligent warehousing solutions company, have entered into a partnership to meet the growing demand for intelligent warehousing solutions. MLAP and...

Inside Forkliftaction

Just when you thought ICE had gone cold, German manufacturer Linde announces a new line of diesel- and LPG-powered forklifts designed for heavier loads.
Sure, there are many battery-powered machines that can cope with heavy loads, but Linde clearly recognises the trust that many owners still place in ICE.
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Movers & Shakers

CEO - Region Americas
DB Schenker, United States
president and CEO
Seegrid Corporation, United States
Chairman
National Road Transport Association, Australia
CEO
Beumer Group, Germany

Movers & Shakers

CEO - Region Americas
DB Schenker, United States
president and CEO
Seegrid Corporation, United States
Chairman
National Road Transport Association, Australia
CEO
Beumer Group, Germany
JLG offers safety option
Maxam adds performance tyre
Noblelift expands lithium offerings
Electro Kinetic adds lithium option
Wilmington, MA, United States Locus Robotics has surpassed the one billion units picked milestone. This new achievement was attained just 59 days after Locus registered 900 million units picked. “Reaching our one billion...

Inside Forkliftaction

Just when you thought ICE had gone cold, German manufacturer Linde announces a new line of diesel- and LPG-powered forklifts designed for heavier loads.
Sure, there are many battery-powered machines that can cope with heavy loads, but Linde clearly recognises the trust that many owners still place in ICE.
At
...Continue Reading
Singapore Mitsubishi Logisnext Asia Pacific (MLAP) and xSQUARE, a Singapore-based intelligent warehousing solutions company, have entered into a partnership to meet the growing demand for intelligent warehousing solutions. MLAP and...
JLG offers safety option
Maxam adds performance tyre
Noblelift expands lithium offerings
Electro Kinetic adds lithium option

Inside Forkliftaction

Just when you thought ICE had gone cold, German manufacturer Linde announces a new line of diesel- and LPG-powered forklifts designed for heavier loads.
Sure, there are many battery-powered machines that can cope with heavy loads, but Linde clearly recognises the trust that many owners still place in ICE.
At
...Continue Reading