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Welcome to 2011. As you will see from our Year In Review coverage, we start the year with far more optimism than there was 12 months ago. Observers are encouraged by the positive signs in many industries and in most regions, but there’s no doubt that there are still some significant challenges.
In the year ahead, we will continue to keep a close eye on the forklift market, not only reporting on company performance and product announcements, but also by actively researching and looking for trends before they happen.
2011 promises to be an interesting year full of opportunity for the brave, the wise and the methodical. We look forward to reporting on more successes and wish all readers good fortune in the months ahead.
This weeks featureThis Week's Feature
Market looks towards recovery
It was a year of unprecedented natural disasters on a global scale. Beginning with the Haiti earthquake in January, 2010 delivered a disaster almost every month. Floods, fires, blizzards and volcanic eruptions caused widespread misery and financial hardship on every continent. No sector of industry or agriculture went unaffected, including the materials handling industry. Melissa Barnett reports on the year that was and looks at what 2011 might bring.
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Australian businesses were cautiously optimistic in 2010, with most predicting that the rough and tough conditions of the previous year were behind them, as Karen Harverson reports. Indeed, the... [more]
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Industry Overview 2010
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AGV: Automatic Forklifts
Chinese Manufactured Forklifts
Fleet and Asset Management
The Forklift Industry in Scandinavia
Fuel Cells and Hybrid Technology
Forklift Refurbishing / Reconditioning
Rough Terrain Forklifts
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