News Stories

The following news articles are written by Forkliftaction's journalists and editorial in style.
Here is a list of our in-depth feature articles, written by the News team based on interviews with industry experts about latest business trends, new technologies and challenges.
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BMW offers logistics solutions
26 November 2020 - Munich, Germany
Automotive giant BMW has expanded into the logistics sector through a new subsidiary, IDEALworks. The aim is to become a leading supplier of autonomous robotics ...
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Toyota adds automated trucks
26 November 2020 - Columbus, IN, United States
Toyota Material Handling (TMH) has announced two new automated guided vehicles (AGVs) that add the latest in automation technology to existing Toyota products. Toyota claims ...
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Doosan launches low-cost electrics
26 November 2020 - Northampton, United Kingdom
Doosan has launched the NXE Series, a range of four-wheel electric counterbalance forklift trucks suited to the needs of the small-to-medium size enterprise, or where ...
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Locus Robotics reaches picking milestone
26 November 2020 - Wilmington, MA, United States
Locus Robotics has announced that it has passed the 250 million units picked volume level heading into the 2020 holiday peak season. Locus robots now ...
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Briefs
26 November 2020
Mobi wins Toyota Logistic Design Competition 2020 Mjölby, Sweden Mobi, a service that tags passengers' baggage with their information when checking in thanks to cloud ...
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Mansfields goes green with Li-ion
26 November 2020 - Canterbury, United Kingdom
Hiremech has completed the delivery of 15 new Hyster machines, fitted with lithium-ion batteries, to Mansfields. The new fleet is a mix of four-wheel forklifts ...
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Lowe’s plans PA centre
26 November 2020 - Shippensburg, PA, United States
After opening a massive 1.2 million sqft. (111,500 sqm) warehouse in the Shippensburg, Pennsylvania area last year, Lowe's will open a 1.1 million sqft. (102,000 ...
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Booktopia tests robots
26 November 2020 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Online retailer Booktopia is trialing autonomous robots at its Lidcome distribution centre in Sydney to increase capacity and productivity. Booktopia is believed to be Hai ...
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DHL trials BYD trucks
26 November 2020 - Plantation, FL, United States
DHL has added four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in a pilot in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping ...
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Forklift halts highway traffic
26 November 2020 - Nottingham, United Kingdom
Traffic near Nottingham was brought to a halt on the weekend after a forklift truck was found blocking a carriageway on the A453. The large ...
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Fact of the week

During the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, Japanese athlete Shizo Kanakuri abandoned the marathon but failed to notify race officials. They considered him missing until 1967, when they found he was alive. He was offered the opportunity to complete his run, which he accepted and completed the marathon in 54 years, 8 months, 6 days, 5 hours, 32 minutes and 20.3 seconds.
Inside Rome's Secure Vault for Stolen Art
Some of the art is real, some fake, but all items stored in the vault had a brush with the criminal underworld.

Fact of the week

During the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, Japanese athlete Shizo Kanakuri abandoned the marathon but failed to notify race officials. They considered him missing until 1967, when they found he was alive. He was offered the opportunity to complete his run, which he accepted and completed the marathon in 54 years, 8 months, 6 days, 5 hours, 32 minutes and 20.3 seconds.
Inside Rome's Secure Vault for Stolen Art
Some of the art is real, some fake, but all items stored in the vault had a brush with the criminal underworld.

Fact of the week

During the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, Japanese athlete Shizo Kanakuri abandoned the marathon but failed to notify race officials. They considered him missing until 1967, when they found he was alive. He was offered the opportunity to complete his run, which he accepted and completed the marathon in 54 years, 8 months, 6 days, 5 hours, 32 minutes and 20.3 seconds.
Inside Rome's Secure Vault for Stolen Art
Some of the art is real, some fake, but all items stored in the vault had a brush with the criminal underworld.