Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #891

Inside Forkliftaction
- 27 Sep 2018 ( #891 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
A month ago, we predicted that forklift prices in the US would rise in the wake of US tariffs on imports. Crown Equipment Corporation was the first to move, announcing hikes which came into effect this month. Well, Hyster-Yale has now gone the same way, announcing a "surcharge" for both the Yale and Hyster brands, starting from November 1. And, no doubt, the rest of the pack can't be far behind. So, watch this space.
Jeffrey Matthews, Hyundai Material Handling North America
Cecil D'Antignac, Hyundai Material Handling North America
Jason Taylor, Hyundai Material Handling North America
Michel van Roozendaal, Kalmar Automation Solutions
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As the European materials handling sector prepares to meet at LogiMAT in Stuttgart in just over a week, it's clear that manufacturers face some significant market upheaval.
European manufacturers have long been major players in the global materials handling industry, and the European Materials Handling Federation (FEM) secretary general Olivier
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