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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1053

Thursday, 25 November 2021 ( #1053 )
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Analysis from the UK Material Handling Association reinforces the macro trends we mentioned a couple of weeks ago: rising confidence, record order books and an inability to meet demand because of shortages and supply chain disruptions in the UK. The association is buoyed by its Autumn Economic Forecast, and anticipates a bumper 2022 for manufacturers and vendors. However, the convergence of strong demand, limited supply and rising prices may not be good news for equipment buyers who have to plan their purchases more carefully and consider holding onto their current fleets for longer.
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Gentilly, France French autonomous mobile robot (AMR) maker iFollow is promising to “transform order picking and heavy load transport in warehouses and logistics operations” in the UK, with a contract with...

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Hangzhou, China While Western countries are analysing the success of the recent Black Friday/Cyber Monday retail booms, China’s EP Equipment is celebrating the success of Asia’s sales equivalent, Double-11 (September 11...

Inside Forkliftaction

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation.
It comes as no surprise, therefore, that news from North America is a bit thin this week. Our regular sources were either too
...Continue Reading

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London, United Kingdom The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has raised concerns over the proposed merger of Cargotec and Konecranes. Cargotec and Konecranes both offer a range of container handling equipment...
Antwerp, Belgium Kalmar has signed an agreement with MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) and PSA Antwerp to deliver a total of 34 Kalmar straddle carriers for their terminals in Antwerp, Belgium...

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Inside Forkliftaction

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey by the National Retail Federation.
It comes as no surprise, therefore, that news from North America is a bit thin this week. Our regular sources were either too
...Continue Reading

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