Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #667

Inside Forkliftaction
- 15 May 2014 ( #667 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
One of the media releases we didn't run this week was about the use of materials handling equipment at the Spanish Grand Prix. We ignored it because it was not news: the use of forklifts at sporting events is very common. As it is in cultural events, social occasions and other walks of life.
It's a sign of the importance of materials handling that we are no longer surprised to see a forklift in the parking lot of a shopping centre, or buzzing around a conference facility.
Of course, that doesn't mean that we don't want to hear about unusual applications of the technology, so keep those coming.
Brussels, Belgium The European Rental Association (ERA) has released a new study, The impact of digitalisation in the equipment rental industry report , which aims to raise awareness among all rental ‎companies...
Little Rock, AR, United States A US Department of Labor investigation has determined a Carrollton, Texas lumber supplier and retailer could have prevented the death of an 18-year-old worker who was struck by a...

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