Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #1075

Inside Forkliftaction
- 5 May 2022 ( #1075 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
The continuing hostilities in Ukraine could not have come at a worse time for materials handling. Just when supply chain dramas were easing and production starting to ramp up to meet record demand, the current uncertainty has cast a long shadow over the sector. As we report this week, another two manufacturers are revising their financial forecasts amid concerns about supply and market stability. Ironically, there are reports of record demand, strong sales and bulging order books. But those strong forward bookings may be problematic as manufacturers are locked into pricing that may not be realistic when it comes time to deliver. These are challenging times and should make for some very interesting conversations at LogiMAT later this month.
Material handlers and logistics companies are facing huge challenges in 2022. But innovation in telematics technology is helping businesses to both improve driver safety in their warehouses and boost efficiency across their industrial fleets.
What’s the best way to reduce accident and theft rates for materials handling equipment and industrial vehicles? Elatec Inc's RFID Systems can assist.

In the Virtual Expo

Onyx: Telematics for Mixed Fleet Management
A fleet management solution for mixed industrial fleets which empowers you to track your machines in real time, monitoring location, operation, and maintenance.

Latest Jobs

Mason City, IA, United States
Florida, United States
East Peoria, IL, United States
Philadelphia, Mississippi, United States

Fact of the week

A group of parrots is a pandemonium; a group of apes a shrewdness; a group of rhinoceroses a crash; a group of jaguars a shadow; a group of kangaroos a troop or mob; and a group of wombats is a wisdom.
Historic Voodoo Museum - New Orleans, Louisiana
The small museum has been inviting its visitors to experience mysticism and the occult for almost half a century.
Material handlers and logistics companies are facing huge challenges in 2022. But innovation in telematics technology is helping businesses to both improve driver safety in their warehouses and boost efficiency across their industrial fleets.
On 23 June 2022, companies representing the UK’s Logistics and Transport industry came together at Newark Showground, to participate in The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge.

Latest Jobs

Florida, United States
Multiple locations - CA and NV, United States
Mason City, IA, United States
East Peoria, IL, United States

In the Virtual Expo

The Integra by Holland Vision Systems
The Integra is a full-featured wireless camera system with easy bolt-on installation that takes less than 30 minutes and has over 100 hours battery life with an automatic shutoff switch.

Fact of the week

A group of parrots is a pandemonium; a group of apes a shrewdness; a group of rhinoceroses a crash; a group of jaguars a shadow; a group of kangaroos a troop or mob; and a group of wombats is a wisdom.
Historic Voodoo Museum - New Orleans, Louisiana
The small museum has been inviting its visitors to experience mysticism and the occult for almost half a century.
On 23 June 2022, companies representing the UK’s Logistics and Transport industry came together at Newark Showground, to participate in The Big Logistics Diversity Challenge.
Asia Warehousing Show (AWS) the exhibition & conference on warehousing, material handling & supply chain industry in ASEAN is back and in-person from 25th to 27th July at BITEC.

In the Virtual Expo

AWARE High-Accuracy Collision Avoidance System
The AWARE proximity warning system provides equipment to equipment and pedestrian to equipment proximity alerts to avoid injuries, equipment damages, and excess downtime.

Latest Jobs

Philadelphia, Mississippi, United States
Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
East Peoria, IL, United States
Rochester New York, United States

Inside Forkliftaction

We wrap up our LogiMAT coverage this week with a report on the overwhelming issue on the minds of everyone at the event in Stuttgart - the impact of supply chain disruptions and component shortages.
We heard of manufacturers with thousands of incomplete forklifts in their factories, most just waiting for
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