Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #516

Inside Forkliftaction
- 2 Jun 2011 ( #516 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Even though the forklift industry is dominated by big-name global players, it remains a people industry, and individuals continue to make a difference. This was brought home by another obituary in this week's newsletter. Recently, a number of significant dealers have passed away, and each leaves an impressive legacy of achievement, personal commitment, friendships and influence. We continue to be amazed at how a single individual can touch many lives and leave a personal stamp on what might otherwise be an anonymous business. It all goes to show that despite the influence of the mega-corporations, a handshake and personal call still mean so much - sometimes decades after the initial contact.
Safety in operations is gaining increasing attention these days. Potential risks associated specifically with warehouses and production areas are becoming especially apparent at times when goods handling is extremely busy. However, the growing portfolio of safety solutions from Linde Material Handling (MH) can assist.
At Cascade Corporation, we know the forks and attachments used to handle your loads are essential to keeping your material handling operations running smoothly. That’s why selecting products that integrate seamlessly with each other (and your workflow) can be a time-consuming and difficult task.

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