Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #789

Inside Forkliftaction
- 29 Sep 2016 ( #789 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
This week, we report on a couple of dealer appointments. Such announcements are regular features of our newsletters and they represent an important source of information.
Not only are these news items of interest to end-users who learn where they can buy equipment in their local markets, they also reflect which brands are growing and shrinking.
And they are a barometer of dealer success. When a multi-brand dealer adds a new line, it generally reflects growth - or at least adaptation to changing market conditions. Often, landing a new brand means new jobs and sometimes even expanded facilities. So these are good news stories all round.
If you are a dealer who is expanding your business, either through a new brand or via the opening of additional sites, please let us know.
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...
Lawrence, MA, United States Abel Womack has purchased the assets and customer base of NECO Systems, a Connecticut-based forklift and materials handling organisation for nearly 27 years. Tom Franceskino, NECO president and former...

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Inside Forkliftaction

The year is not even a month old, and already we are seeing increased acquisition activity in the US dealer market.
One has to ponder the reasons for this surge, and no doubt, intensifying competition is a major driver. In order to prosper, dealers need critical mass, access to multiple
...Continue Reading