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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Safety First 2 minute read
Stuart Taylor: L117 - Your definitive, must-read guide to compliant forklift training & more...
18 October 2018
When you're busy juggling daily challenges, responsibilities and KPIs, it can be easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and fundamental priorities like safety, compliance and profitability. For managers, however, help is at hand from the HSE. Stuart Taylor introduces readers to the UK's definitive guide to forklift safety and training - L117 - and explains why no manager should be without it.
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Safety First 2 minute read
Darren Cottingham: Do your manuals communicate?
20 September 2018
Much training is based on printed material, but Darren Cottingham notes that the material may not be suitable for all trainees.
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Your Focus 3 minute read
Peter Sharpe: Five key questions to ask your forklift attachment manufacturer
23 August 2018
Peter Sharpe shares the questions to ask your forklift attachment manufacturer so that they provide you with the right attachments and forks.
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Safety First 3 minute read
Stuart Taylor: How long should forklift training take?
9 August 2018
When it comes to training for your forklift operators, how much time is enough? Stuart Taylor examines the balancing act facing managers and offers guidance on ensuring that you get the best value from your training budget, while making best use of everyone's time.
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Your Focus 2 minute read
Tom Wilkerson: How e-commerce impacts on materials handling
19 July 2018
With e-commerce demand stronger than ever, capable warehouse management sometimes doesn't cut it any more. Tom Wilkerson believes your materials handling operation has to be smart, agile, flexible and adaptable.
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Safety First 5 minute read
Danny Maron: The Horror
5 July 2018
Some people are just not cut out to operate forklifts, as Danny Maron discovered.
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Your Focus 7 minute read
Ben Dobbs: Age awareness
28 June 2018
Lifting gear failure can have dramatic consequences for both those directly affected and those held responsible. To ensure safe practice, it is crucial that users are fully aware of issues surrounding Design Working Period and maintenance responsibilities, writes Ben Dobbs.
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Safety First 3 minute read
Nick Welch: 7 things you should know about reach truck training
14 June 2018
Nick Welch looks at the training reach truck operators need for safe and compliant operation.
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Safety First 4 minute read
Nick Welch: Are your training records up to standard?
24 May 2018
It's vital that records of forklift operator training are held by all employers, because it is proof that training - not just testing - took place, according to Nick Welch.
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Your Focus 5 minute read
Steve Shakespeare: The Connected Engineer
3 May 2018
Steve Shakespeare explains how in this new digital age, the connected customer service engineer will play a vital role in utilising technology to move the industry forward and add real value to the customer interaction.
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