YOUR FOCUS Industry Blogs

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.
This page lists industry blogs written by our members. You will find expert information, advice and opinions.
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Your Focus 4 minute read
Jon Divers: Training a smart workforce
4 March 2021
The demand for skilled workers in the logistics and materials handling industry provides a significant opportunity to combat the rising levels of unemployment, according to Jon Divers.
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Your Focus 2 minute read
Don Hwang: Lithium iron phosphate vs lithium-ion
18 February 2021
Don Hwang looks at the latest battery solution - lithium iron phosphate technology.
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Your Focus 5 minute read
Tim Wright: Five key trends in smart warehousing
11 February 2021
Tim Wright looks to the future of the smart warehouse.
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Safety First 3 minute read
Danny Maron: COVID 19 and forklift training
4 February 2021
Training has become increasingly difficult amid social distancing and other COVID-related restrictions, as Danny Maron notes.
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Your Focus 7 minute read
Jeffrey VanZwol: Best practices for opportunity charging lithium-ion batteries
28 January 2021
With more organisations examining their battery options, Jeffrey VanZwol explains the benefits of opportunity charging.
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Your Focus 3 minute read
Stewart Gosling: Electrics make their mark
14 January 2021
Stewart Gosling explains why powerful, intelligent forklifts are set to change materials handling for good.
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Your Focus 5 minute read
Jonathan Rosenfeld: OSHA forklift accident insights
17 December 2020
Forklift accidents are among the most common industrial incidents in the United States, according to lawyer Jonathan Rosenfeld.
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Your Focus 4 minute read
Tim Waples: Are you up to date on safety?
3 December 2020
FLTA chief executive Tim Waples believes that the drive to improve safety never stops.
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Your Focus 6 minute read
Steve Richmond: Time to send in the robots
26 November 2020
Steve Richmond explains how automation can enable organisations to meet changing expectations and cope with future unexpected peaks and troughs in demand.
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Your Focus 5 minute read
Adam Smith: Operator training in a changing world
12 November 2020
Adam Smith discusses the future challenges and opportunities facing training providers.
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Fact of the week

The tallest people in the world live in the Netherlands. The average height for Dutch men is 183cm (6ft), while women average 171cm (5ft 7in). According to military records, the average male height in the Netherlands has risen by 20cm in the last 200 years.
Spider Statue in Yerevan, Armenia
Destruction from Armenia's 1988 earthquake inspired an artist's sculptures of scrap metal.
Industries with high hygiene requirements rely on non-marking tires to avoid tire marks or black dust. Camso's non-marking compound uses natural rubber with 0.1% of...
Vehicle design and function is changing rapidly - how does this affect other essential features such as vehicle work lighting? TYRI is looking to enlighten the industry on future trends and effective lighting in a new education platform.

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Bentonville, AK, United States US retail giant Walmart plans to invest heavily over the next year in a more automated e-commerce fulfillment environment. The company told analysts this week...
TVH goes solar Waregem, Belgium TVH has installed 3,260 strategically placed solar panels at its Waregem site, taking its solar panel total in Belgium to...

Inside Forkliftaction

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the world, it looks like business confidence is bouncing back and materials handling is set to benefit even more.
This week, we include a report from KION which anticipates strong growth for the global materials handling market in 2021 as economic conditions improve. ...Continue Reading

Fact of the week

The tallest people in the world live in the Netherlands. The average height for Dutch men is 183cm (6ft), while women average 171cm (5ft 7in). According to military records, the average male height in the Netherlands has risen by 20cm in the last 200 years.
Spider Statue in Yerevan, Armenia
Destruction from Armenia's 1988 earthquake inspired an artist's sculptures of scrap metal.
Vehicle design and function is changing rapidly - how does this affect other essential features such as vehicle work lighting? TYRI is looking to enlighten the industry on future trends and effective lighting in a new education platform.
Compact, powerful, and efficient: Electric forklift trucks designed for loading and unloading containers.

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Inside Forkliftaction

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the world, it looks like business confidence is bouncing back and materials handling is set to benefit even more.
This week, we include a report from KION which anticipates strong growth for the global materials handling market in 2021 as economic conditions improve. ...Continue Reading

Fact of the week

The tallest people in the world live in the Netherlands. The average height for Dutch men is 183cm (6ft), while women average 171cm (5ft 7in). According to military records, the average male height in the Netherlands has risen by 20cm in the last 200 years.
Spider Statue in Yerevan, Armenia
Destruction from Armenia's 1988 earthquake inspired an artist's sculptures of scrap metal.