Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1001

Inside Forkliftaction
- 19 Nov 2020 ( #1001 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
There have been a number of reports about warehouse automation in the last few weeks, suggesting that robotics is fast becoming mainstream.
This week, we report on another two implementations of autonomous equipment.
As we approach the busy holiday season, there are predictions that retail spending will surpass previous years, despite the increasing lock-downs around the world. Much of that increased spend will be through e-commerce, where automation is already well established.
While 2020 will no doubt be remembered for all the wrong reasons, in the logistics and warehousing sectors, it will probably go down as the technological tipping point where automation came of age and robots moved more material than ever before.

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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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Fact of the week

According to a 2014 news article in the UK's Independent, Monty Python's 1979 song 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' overtook Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' as the preferred choice of music played at funerals. Some people choose to make their final farewell an upbeat affair while traditional hymns, football anthems and classic pop songs continue to top the list of the “funeral music chart”.

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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

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Fact of the week

According to a 2014 news article in the UK's Independent, Monty Python's 1979 song 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' overtook Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' as the preferred choice of music played at funerals. Some people choose to make their final farewell an upbeat affair while traditional hymns, football anthems and classic pop songs continue to top the list of the “funeral music chart”.

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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