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Our thoughts go out this week to the victims of the Oklahoma tornado. As the community tries to get back to normal and counts the cost of the disaster, there's no doubt the forklift sector will play its part in the recovery - as we've seen in almost every catastrophe in recent times.
There will surely be massive challenges ahead for the people affected by the tornado, and we wish them well in the rebuilding and healing process.

Lencrow opens one-stop shop for forklift parts Australasia News
Melbourne, Victoria Independent forklift supplier Lencrow Group Materials Handling has opened a parts department specialising in all-terrain and rough-terrain forklift parts at its division in Melbourne. Managing director Ross Grassick says... [more]
ALC welcomes focus on freight in budget Australasia News
Canberra, ACT The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) welcomes the strong infrastructure focus in the 2013/2014 Budget, but questions how and when many of the major freight logistics projects will be delivered and... [more]
Merger update between LAA and SCLAA Australasia News
Sydney, New South Wales The proposed merger between logistics organisations, the Logistics Association of Australia Limited (LAA) and the Supply Chain and Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA) is still on the cards (FLA #600).... [more]
Skills training increases in transport and logistics Australasia News
Melbourne, Victoria The Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) says over 3,000 workers across the transport and logistics sector received nationally recognised qualifications or training in the past financial year as... [more]
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CVS Ferrari Reach Stackers for Sale with Freightquip Australia Australasia News
Freightquip Australia exclusively provides the Australian market with the entire CVS Ferrari materials handling equipment range including empty and laden reach stackers, yard and terminal tractors, forklift trucks and straddle carriers. Freightquip also supplies TLD Ground Support Equipment, Zephir rail shunting vehicles and designs & creates the most extensive portfolio of custom containers.

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Report shows Brits willing to invest in forklifts
UNITED KINGDOM Delegates at the British Industrial Truck Association's (BITA) 2013 AGM were in a good mood after hearing a positive economic forecast for the sector by Jeremy Leonard of Oxford Economics.... [more]
Management buys Barloworld Belgium
BELGIUM The management of Barloworld Handling Belgium has acquired all of the company’s shares from South African-headquartered parent company Barloworld for an undisclosed sum. The transaction, which closed on 8... [more]
LiuGong taps UK market
CHINA Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co Ltd has appointed Portsmouth, UK-based Construction Plant & Machinery Sales Ltd as an exclusive dealer for LiuGong in Britain's south region. LiuGong Europe marketing manager... [more]
ID Systems gains sales from OEMs
UNITED STATES Wireless solutions provider ID Systems Inc reports "substantial revenue contributions from channel partners", including industrial truck original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their dealers. ID Systems says materials handling equipment... [more]
JCB secures GBP27M order
UNITED KINGDOM JCB has won an order for over 800 machines from one of the UK’s leading rental firms. The deal is worth more than GBP27 million (USD41 million). The... [more]
Terex supplies hybrid machines to the Bahamas
GERMANY Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received an order for 10 Terex NSC 634 E ECO straddle carriers from Freeport Container Port (FCP), with an option to purchase an additional 12... [more]
Safety offer now covers additional sites
UNITED KINGDOM The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has further enhanced its Safe User Group service by introducing new resources and including up to five additional sites under a single membership, at... [more]
Nebraska, California groups offer forklift safety training
UNITED STATES Groups in Nebraska and California will provide training sessions on forklift safety. The Nebraska Safety Council will offer classes on forklift safety training and lockout/tagout procedures on 31 May... [more]
Cat, Mitsubishi offer new diesel forklifts
UNITED STATES Cat Lift Trucks and Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks introduced technically similar series of pneumatic-tyre diesel-powered forklifts compliant with Tier-4-final emission standards of the US Environmental Protection Agency. Cat's new DP40N1-DP55N1... [more]
B&B aims to be market leader
UNITED KINGDOM B&B Attachments has added 100 new KAUP units to its wide range of stock as it aims to become the leading UK attachment hire company. The Cramlington-based company says... [more]
Movers & Shakers
RediGroup, KION Group, Terex Aerial Work Platforms [more]
FEM and partners adopt joint position - Brussels, Belgium
Meyer celebrates 60 years - Salzgitter, Germany
AUSA contributes to Grand Prix - Barcelona, Spain [more]
Floor collapses under forklift in warehouse
UNITED STATES Veteran forklift operator Danny Rodriguez rode an upright Toyota 8FBCU25 down into a gaping hole that materialised suddenly inside an East Rutherford warehouse on 20 May. The four-wheel cushion-tyre... [more]
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BS Forklifts special offers on heavy equipment:
Contact BS Forklifts,, The Netherlands. Phone +31 (0) 162 52 19 13 or send a message. BS Forklifts ShopFront [more]
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Mobicon Systems lunches new website on the world stage
Mobicon Systems updates its online presence with the launch of a brand new website designed to engage more clients looking for a unique container handling solution. [more]
RUYI launches New Single Column Walkie Stacker - CDDRD12
RUYI launches the CDDRD Single Column Walkie Stacker with 1,200 kg capacity, wide-view mast and low service weight, which is suitable for indoor and outdoor use and short-distance operation. [more]
Save time and money with Bolzoni Auramo Reach Forks
Bolzoni Auramo will soon release a new model of Reach Forks. With a wide choice of capacities, lengths and strokes, this attachment provides an effective solution for time saving and space optimisation during load handling operations. [more]
View the Future of Warehousing at MHL 2013
The material handling and logistics industry are showcasing the latest supply chain solutions at MHL 2013, the industry's premier trade show. Register online today for complimentary admission to both the MHL 2013 exhibits, seminars and live demonstrations. [more]
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The Forkliftaction Marketplace is a valuable tool for business people looking to sell and source used equipment.  1 in 4 of the 400,000 monthly visitors utilise the Marketplace to source and sell used forklifts. Ever the perfectionists, at Forkliftaction we are constantly asking the question ‘How does it work for you and how can we do this better?'

We need your feedback to help us evaluate our Marketplace. We would love to hear your answers to any of the following questions:
  • What do you like about the Forkliftaction Marketplace now - E.g. Its user friendly? Gives good results?
  • How does Forkliftaction’s Marketplace compare to other online marketplaces?
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SIMPLY  Send us an email’ for your chance to WIN by June 15. [more]
Your Focus
Your Focus: Storage and handling get automated
Britain's manufacturing companies are driving a trend towards greater use of automated storage and handling systems, according to Steve Richmond.
BS Forklifts special offers on heavy equipment:
Mobicon Systems lunches new website on the world stage
RUYI launches New Single Column Walkie Stacker - CDDRD12
Save time and money with Bolzoni Auramo Reach Forks
View the Future of Warehousing at MHL 2013
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In The Discussion Forums
"Michelin do an industrial tyre over here that is inflated to 135 > 140 psi. Best way to ensure no damage to pavement is to cover it with boarding and avoid contact totally".
kevin_k, United Kingdom
"Hi, I need the service manuals or maintenance manuals for: RAYMOND EASI R40TT-M SERIE EZ-C-04- JUNGHEINRICH: EFG220 690AN SP SERIE FN330044 ".
edwin_s, Colombia
"Hi all. I need a service/repair manual for Komatsu FB10EX-11, serial: 806635, Year:2004. It is imported and only "speaks" Japanese. I do have to change Language setting, but I've never seen this type of forklift before.".
Fittermax, Denmark
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