Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #986

Inside Forkliftaction
- 6 Aug 2020 ( #986 )
1 min read
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
How the world changes. Six months ago, manufacturers were reporting record revenues and orders. Now, they're revealing negative trends as the impacts of COVID-19 - the shut-downs, supply chain disruptions and adverse trading conditions - make their way to the order books and sales channels. As the half-year reports filter through, there is some encouraging evidence of recovery, with the last quarter proving stronger than the first, especially for those manufacturers with diverse portfolios and those able to capitalise on the boom in warehouse activity. But no CEO is brave enough to predict how the year will end - and we can't blame them. It may still be a bumpy ride, but it looks like there are steady hands on the wheel, so we can be hopeful.

FOR SALE ON MACHINERY-ONQ

Terberg RT222
Denmark
United States Pennsylvania
United States Pennsylvania
Japan
Canada Ontario

In the Virtual Expo

Bolzoni Easy-FORCE-C Clamping Force Control System
The new Easy-FORCE-C: with a simple touch screen selection the system automatically sets the clamping pressure and Fleet Managers have remote control in real time.
LogiMAT Hall 10 Stand D51.

Movers & Shakers

national accounts manager
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
district sales manager
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
technical trainer
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
president
Kalmar Automation Solutions, Finland

In the Virtual Expo

The Semax P40L-E
The Semax P40L-E is the ultimate machine when handling paper reels up to 4t. In-built extension, unbeatable visibility and compact format are standard features.
Logimat Hall 10 Stand G75.

Movers & Shakers

national accounts manager
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
district sales manager
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
technical trainer
Hyundai Material Handling North America, United States
president
Kalmar Automation Solutions, Finland

FOR SALE ON MACHINERY-ONQ

Tusk 500PGH14
United States Pennsylvania
China
United States Pennsylvania
United States Pennsylvania
Netherlands

In the Virtual Expo

Gem One Sapphire
Sapphire is a premium safety management solution for the material handling industry, the latest telematics designed for both dealers and the end users of machines.
Logimat Hall 8 Stand D01.

Inside Forkliftaction

Two recent trends are again evident this week. The first is the rise of refurbished equipment as we report on two manufacturers offering certified used equipment. That, of course, is partly a result of supply shortages and delays for new machines.
The second is the roll-out of new models, which
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