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Inside Contact the Forkliftaction team
The team is usually low-key. We quietly go about our business and the website and newsletter speak for us. However, due to the recent bolstering of our North American team, it is perhaps time to re-introduce the people behind the scenes. To find out who does what, simply click here

NTP Forklifts Australia moves Australasia News
Adelaide, South Australia NTP Forklifts Australia has moved into a new $5.5 million head office at Gepps Cross in Adelaide after almost 30 years at its previous location. The decision to move... [more]
Warehousing and storage industry targeted by WorkSafe Australasia News
Melbourne, Victoria Warehousing and storage is one of eight high-risk industries that WorkSafe Victoria is targeting as part of a 12-month enforcement blitz. Over the past five financial years, more than... [more]
Tauranga plans upgrade at container terminal Australasia News
Tauranga Port of Tauranga is planning significant capital expenditure at its container terminal over the next few years to boost productivity levels. This follows the announcement that Mediterranean Shipping Company... [more]
Submissions open for Supply Chain awards Australasia News
Perth, Western Australia Submissions are now open for the longest-running national awards program in the supply chain, logistics and transport industry. The Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards (ASCL) will recognise... [more]

European forklift market grows
GERMANY The European industrial truck market is on the road to recovery, according to the latest fact sheet released by the European Federation of Materials Handling (FEM). Order intake data... [more]
Dealerships swap NMHG territories
UNITED STATES MH Logistics Corp and Yale Industrial Trucks-Pittsburgh Inc have acquired territories from each other to pursue what each dealership sees as a growth opportunity. The non-real estate business transactions... [more]
Moffett Engineering rebrands
IRELAND Moffett Engineering Ltd, which makes Hiab Moffett truck-mounted forklifts and is a part of Cargotec Corp, has changed its name to Cargotec Ireland. The company, which celebrated its 65th... [more]
DFK Cab Ltd forms North American subsidiary
UNITED STATES DFK Cab Ltd is chasing more North American business after establishing subsidiary DFK America Inc and moving to set up a warehouse in Downers Grove. “We have full access... [more]
UK firm warns workers using forklifts
UNITED KINGDOM A UK law firm has issued a warning to all employees who work around forklifts. Winston Solicitors LLP issued the warning last week after a Scottish firm was fined... [more]
JCB trucks work for World Scout Jamboree
SWEDEN Scout leaders have deployed 80 JCB machines to build and operate a campsite at a world Jamboree for 40,000 participants. JCB’s Swedish dealer, Söderberg & Haak Maskin AB,... [more]
Free vests boost forklift safety - Reading, United Kingdom
JCB team achieve world record - Rocester, United Kingdom
Keppel receives VNA trucks - Foshan, China
Clark honours top managers - Lexington, KY, United States
MCFA reaches milestone of 350,000 forklifts - Houston, TX, United States [more]
Lift West paints forklifts pink
UNITED KINGDOM South-west England forklift supplier Lift West Ltd and St Margaret’s Hospice have joined forces to raise money in support of cancer patients. The idea for the project came from... [more]
Agency casts forklift operators as film extras
UNITED STATES Boston Casting Inc is seeking experienced and licensed forklift operators to work as extras in the feature film “R.I.P.D.” The forklift-related filming is slated to occur on or around... [more]
Publish your brief here
Forklift Auction - 10am Tuesday 20th September 2010

MODEL: 2002 Jungheinrich TFG 20; ENGINE: 4 CYL Petrol/Gas; CABIN: Open rops fops; TRANSMISSION: Hydrostatic HOURS: 3373 ; (Indicated) COLOUR: Grey over yellow (signage); MAST: 2 stage with side shift; SERIAL#: 100033311

To be auctioned 10am, Tuesday 20th September 2011, at Laudiston Valuers and Auctioneers, 20 Reynolds Court, Burpengary, QLD, Australia. click for auction details

Contact:  Keith Flynn on 0439 033 081, or Doug Clark on 0439 033 260

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Durable Cat® lift truck fulfills customer’s high expectations
At Kidex, lift trucks are used in heavy-duty applications, where durability is essential. After streamlining its forklift fleet, Kidex chose a Cat DP55N for its factory and have found it both reliable and cost efficient. [more]
RAEDER-VOGEL® - New exclusive trade partner for forklift wheels and castors for Switzerland and Liechtenstein: MAPO AG
RAEDER-VOGEL® and MAPO AG recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement for Switzerland and Liechtenstein for wheels and castors for industrial trucks, such as drive wheels, press-on tyres, load wheels, running wheels, idler wheels, pallet rollers and stabilising castors manufactured by RAEDER-VOGEL®. [more]
Rapid Lift announces arrival of its new TEU forklift range with deals such as the FG25TS from only $14,990 + GST
Rapid Lift is proud to announce its position as the sole distributor of the TEU forklift range to the Australian market. Derived from the latest technology in Japanese engineering, TEU produce quality lift trucks at an affordable price. [more]
DOOSAN sells ‘FLYING MULE’ CARGO Mover to Lufthansa
Doosan has sold two specialist air cargo LEHF75 slave pallet movers, nicknamed 'the mule', to German airline Lufthansa. Designed to carry loads up to 7,500kgs, the mule handles ‘Unit Load Devices’ or ULDs’ containers.
Ground Level Container Access Ramps
Forklift Traders offers a popular and low cost solution to unload containers with a forklift. The Work Cover approved CRN65 Container Access Ramp is designed for bridging into standard containers from ground level. [more]
Virtual Risk Manager allows effective FLT operator risk assessment, monitoring and improvement
Originally developed for the on-road fleet sector, with well over 1,000,000 million drivers engaged over the last 15 years in organisations around the globe, Virtual Risk Manager allows effective FLT operator risk assessment, monitoring and improvement [more]
CeMAT ASIA grows its lead
CeMAT Asia continues to build on its already impressive position as Asia’s leading trade fair for intralogistics. This year’s fair is expected to feature more than 400 exhibitors and occupy about 25,000 square meters (280,000 sq. ft) of exhibition space. [more]
RTITB Assist: Training Champions
The RTITB Operator of the Year Grand Final is just over two weeks away. The Grand Finalists share their thoughts on the impending final, for which 8 tests have now been finalised. See video highlights from this year’s competition. [more]
Continuing growth in cargo handling facilities and infrastructure brings keen interest to Materials Handling Middle East
With $80 billion investment in airport infrastructure across the GCC set to drive exponential growth in trade, Materials Handling ME is expected to attract keen interest from international and regional companies looking to strengthen their presence in the Middle East.
Publish your brief here
UK based Forklift Attachment manufacturer, BFS, are looking for Global Partners to help meet demand for their snow ploughs.
Ian Baker, Sales Director, says  -
“From simple Internet marketing, our Dealers enjoy high volume cash sales, dispatched same day from their own stock. Our unique Snow Ploughs having galvanized frames and polyethylene dishes are dispatched to our Dealers “flat packed”, 15 on each pallet, no protective packaging is required, making transport and storage incredibly cheap. Our Dealers assemble (just 5 bolts) and dispatch to suit demand (and demand can be massive!)”
BFS - Value for Money Products, Built to Last!

To share in the success of this high demand product, please contact us without delay.
BFS Forks and Attachments    e:    w:     t: 0044 121 557 1935
Product Watch Promote your products here

UN Four-Wheel Battery Forklift
UN 4-wheel electric forklift trucks are widely appreciated due to their subtle design, attractive appearance and excellent performance. With capacity from 1.0T to 3.5T, U-series 4-wheel electric forklifts are suited to all kinds of applications, especially in warehouses. [more]
Proximity detection and warning system helps lower risk of collision
Orbit Communications Pty Ltd releases the latest 4th generation BodyGuard proximity detection and warning system. The system provides visual and audible warning if a person is detected in a poor visibility area within close proximity of the Forklift. [more]
Benor Tech - professional polyurethane wheels manufacturer and moving solution provider
Benor Tech owns wide range of production lines to meet different requirements of clients. Our technician group also provides strong support, transforming Benor Tech from a wheel supplier to a moving solution provider. [more]
Eagletronic battery chargers
Jamco is the worldwide exclusive distributor of Eagletronic chargers and related products. Our full range of energy efficient chargers and related products provides users with good quality products that are user and technician friendly, at a great price. [more]
Your Focus
Accentuate the postive is an excellent, informative publication and its popularity in the industry continues to grow, writes Warren Cornil.   It’s my good fortune to do business nationally and internationally... [more]
media releases
Media Releases
Durable Cat® lift truck fulfills customer’s high expectations 
RAEDER-VOGEL® - New exclusive trade partner for forklift wheels and castors for Switzerland and Liechtenstein: MAPO AG 
Rapid Lift announces arrival of its new TEU forklift range with deals such as the FG25TS from only $14,990 + GST 
DOOSAN sells ‘FLYING MULE’ CARGO Mover to Lufthansa 
Ground Level Container Access Ramps 
Virtual Risk Manager allows effective FLT operator risk assessment, monitoring and improvement 
CeMAT ASIA grows its lead 
RTITB Assist: Training Champions 
Continuing growth in cargo handling facilities and infrastructure brings keen interest to Materials Handling Middle East
Product Watch
Product Watch
UN Four-Wheel Battery Forklift 
Proximity detection and warning system helps lower risk of collision 
Benor Tech - professional polyurethane wheels manufacturer and moving solution provider 
Eagletronic battery chargers
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Upcoming Events
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Kortrijk, Belgium7th to 11th September 2011     [more]
5. PPI Transport Symposium 19
Amsterdam, Netherlands11th to 14th October 2011     [more]
6. Agritechnica 2011
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Sydney, NSW, Australia25 - 27 October 2011     [more]
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11. Transport & Logistik Schweiz 2011
Bern, Switzerland14th & 15th september 2011     [more]
12. CeMAT Russia
Moscow, Russia27th to 30th September 2011     [more]
Jilin, ChinaSept. 6-11, 2011     [more]
14. 2011 Queensland Supply Chain and Logistics Conference
Brisbane, AustraliaThursday the 1st and Friday the 2nd of September 2011     [more]
15. FLTA Awards 2012
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16. The battery Show
Novi, Detroit, Michigan, United States25th to 27th October 2011     [more]
17. Materials Handling Middle East 2011
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18. BICES 2011
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Brisbane, Australia19th, 20th and 21st April 2012     [more]
20. Cranes Asia
Singapore, SingaporeWednesday 7 & Thursday 8 September 2011     [more]
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Palm Beach Florida, United States22nd to 25th September 2011     [more]
22. Engineering Lean & Six Sigma Conference 2011
Atlanta, GA, United States12th to 14th September 2011     [more]
23. 7th annual LiftEx
Leeds, United Kingdom17th and 18th November 2011     [more]
In The Discussion Forums
"What do you do when you sell a new truck and a part is either hugely overpriced or is on backorder for two weeks? In the event of the same thing happening on a used truck, there is usually a much greater population of trucks out there where you can find a used one.".
duodeluxe, United States
"Go to the right rear fender area for the model/serial numbers that were stamped into the chassis at the time of production. The numbers and letters should read like C5D1645A.".
MEngr, United States
"My condolences to Bob's family. I had a few dealings with him over the years at various companies he worked at.".
joe_b, Canada
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The Forklift Industry in Scandinavia
Fuel Cells and Hybrid Technology
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