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Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #764

Thursday, 7 April 2016 ( #764 )
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
This week's newsletter is dominated by the MODEX event in Atlanta, where the hot topics are automation and alternative fuels. There were a number of product releases from the major players and many of them involved fuel options like hydrogen and lithium-ion which are fast making their impact felt. Automation and intelligent, connected technology is also permeating the materials handling arsenal, with new applications on show by several exhibitors. It looks like fleet owners are always looking for ways of working smarter, safer and with less environmental impact - and if they can save money along the way, all the better.
Geodis, Phantom Auto, United States French logistics firm Geodis and Silicon Valley remote driving software start-up Phantom Auto have announced a partnership for developing remote-controlled forklifts, a move that can...
Washington, DC, United States Forklift sales in the North America market fell in 2020, according to figures just released by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA). The market decline can...

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