Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1027

Inside Forkliftaction
- 27 May 2021 ( #1027 )
1 min read
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Even if they're a shrinking part of the business, the halt to production of IC forklifts by Toyota Material Handling in America is a significant blow to the market's largest manufacturer.
We report this week on the woes in Columbus, Indiana, as TMH tries to ensure compliance with its emissions certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and CARB. Without that, it can't ship its products.
The folk at Toyota must be doubly troubled by the problems, especially as they challenge the company's claim that "no other forklift manufacturer in the world is more devoted than Toyota (to clean air)".
There are also challenges for dealers scrambling to fill orders - and for end-users waiting for their IC forklifts.
But TMH is doing its bit to assure customers that it has plenty of alternatives to the petrol and LPG models on hold and that it is "working diligently to resolve this issue".
Europe's leading fork manufacturer Vetter is an innovative pacemaker in the field of integrating smart sensor technology in the forks of the AGV to make Logistics 4.0 even more efficient, safer and simpler.
The conference programme for AntwerpXL, the award-winning breakbulk, heavy-lift and project cargo event, has been unveiled.

Upcoming Events

October 4 – 6, 2022 - Antwerp, Belgium
October 5-6, 2022 - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
April 11, 2023 - TBA, Germany

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
Cat® Lift Trucks has introduced two new flexible work partners as part of its pedestrian warehouse truck range - the Cat® NSP12N2C and NPP12N2D. Their aim: to keep your goods flowing quickly, even in narrow spaces.
Europe's leading fork manufacturer Vetter is an innovative pacemaker in the field of integrating smart sensor technology in the forks of the AGV to make Logistics 4.0 even more efficient, safer and simpler.

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

Upcoming Events

October 4 – 6, 2022 - Antwerp, Belgium
October 5-6, 2022 - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
April 11, 2023 - TBA, 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
Cat® Lift Trucks has introduced two new flexible work partners as part of its pedestrian warehouse truck range - the Cat® NSP12N2C and NPP12N2D. Their aim: to keep your goods flowing quickly, even in narrow spaces.
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Upcoming Events

October 4 – 6, 2022 - Antwerp, Belgium
October 5-6, 2022 - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
April 11, 2023 - TBA, Germany

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