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It’s been a tough couple of days on the major financial markets, with several analysts warning that the global economy could slump if the knock-on effects of a contraction in Chinese output push down commodity prices further and spark panic selling on stock and bond markets.
It’s clear, however, that everyone is watching closely and there’s a concerted effort not to panic or rock the boat.
Hopefully, the major players will have the conviction to ride the wave and get through the tough times.
So, hold tight!
Local NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Back next week Australasia News
Australasian news will return next week, as most businesses get back into full swing. We trust readers had a good break and look forward to hearing from you ... [more]
Global NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

KION splits with Poole, adds IPW
UNITED STATES KION’s relationship with Gregory Poole Equipment Company has ended, while IPW Lift Techs has been appointed to additional territory within the state of South Carolina. The parting of ... [more]
Snorkel expands new electric scissor range
UNITED STATES Snorkel is adding two new models to the range of electric slab scissor lifts launched last year at The Rental Show. The new S3215E and S3220E models join the ... [more]
St�rke appoints Hydrive
CANADA St�rke Material Handling Group has officially added Hydrive Forklift & Equipment Inc. to serve as a master distributor for St�rke forklifts and industrial lift equipment in Alberta, Canada. ... [more]
Konecranes wins repeat RTG order
CANADA Konecranes has received another order for six rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from GCT Canada Limited Partnership for its GCT Deltaport facility located in Port Metro Vancouver, Canada. The cranes will ... [more]
Merlo adds compact models
ITALY Italy’s Merlo is poised to unveil compact additions to the telescopic handler line-up at the UK’s largest agricultural equipment show later this month. Merlo will use Lamma 2016 at ... [more]
Kalmar supplies Rail Management Services
UNITED STATES Kalmar will deliver 60 Kalmar Ottawa T2 off-highway terminal tractors to Rail Management Services in the USA. The order was booked into Cargotec's 2015 third quarter order intake and the ... [more]
Raymond receives Toyota honour - Greene, NY, United States
ICHCA and FEPORT collaborate - Barcelona, Spain
TVH celebrates National Mentor Month - Olathe, KS, United States [more]
Jungheinrich powers healthcare facility
UNITED KINGDOM Jungheinrich’s Systems and Projects Division has provided a turnkey solution for global healthcare company Grifols, completing two highly automated rack-clad warehouses at the heart of the company’s new worldwide operations ... [more]
IFOY nominees named
GERMANY The IFOY organisation has named 13 trucks and solutions from BYD, Crown, Jungheinrich, SSI Sch�fer, STILL and Toyota Material Handling as finalists for the international forklift of the year awards. ... [more]
Rising demand for mobile solution
UNITED KINGDOM Pyroban has responded to rising concerns about vehicle safety with a 2016 version of safety device Gascheka Duo. “At facilities where flammable materials are handled in volume, the ... [more]
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Your Focus (Blog)
Floyd Steele: No longer just location; it’s service, service, service!
If forklift dealers want to differentiate themselves, they should focus on service, according to Floyd Steele. [more]
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Hubtex introduces new generation of Glass Frame Transporter
The Hubtex GTR series scores with higher safety standards and cost efficiency. [more]
MODEX 2016 - The Line for Supply Chain Solutions Starts Here
There's a reason we call MODEX 'the Greatest Supply Chain Show on Earth'. It's where 850 of the leading manufacturing and supply chain providers gather to showcase their latest and greatest solutions. [more]
MaxTruck 2T “made in Sweden” finalist in the FLTA Award 2016
MaxTruck 2T, the unique omni-directional forklift, is nominated as a finalist in the category of 'Innovation' for the 2016 Fork Lift Truck Association Awards. MaxTruck is looking for DEALERS & DISTRIBUTORS.
Safety recognition for Narrow Aisle
Narrow Aisle Ltd - manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated warehouse truck-based intralogistics solutions - has been awarded Safecontractor accreditation for its commitment to health and safety.
Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. receives industry MVS Award
The prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for 2016 is granted by the industry trade association, MHEDA, in recognition of companies who demonstrate commitment to their dealer network, their employees and to their community. [more]
CeMAT - Special dedicated display area for cranes and lifting equipment
Cranes & Lifting Equipment Pavilion puts digitalization center stage at CeMAT Hannover 2016, Hall 27. [more]
APM Terminals to give keynote address at ICHCA conference
Global container terminal operator, APM Terminals, will address the ICHCA conference on safety, security and efficiency in the era of scale. The international cargo handling NGO conference will take place in Barcelona, Feb 2016.
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Side loaders experts - get in quick to share your insights
Our Side Loader feature is set for publication on the 18th of February, where Forkliftaction journalists will explore the new technologies, latest trends, customer requirements and current challenges in the world of side loading forklifts.

Time to contribute is running out

Forkliftaction features provide a valuable opportunity for industry leaders to share their knowledge and reflect on their field.

The deadline for contributors to the February feature is fast approaching, to enquire about this valuable opportunity contact us.
Are you the new Managing Director of Lisman Forklifts Asia?
Maximise exclusion zone compliance around your vehicles
Side loaders experts - get in quick to share your insights
Hubtex introduces new generation of Glass Frame Transporter
MODEX 2016 - The Line for Supply Chain Solutions Starts Here
MaxTruck 2T “made in Sweden” finalist in the FLTA Award 2016
Safety recognition for Narrow Aisle
Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. receives industry MVS Award
CeMAT - Special dedicated display area for cranes and lifting equipment
APM Terminals to give keynote address at ICHCA conference
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Coming up in 2016:
• SIDE LOADERS: February

Contact us to contribute.

Read our recent features:
• Forklift safety - managing risks - November 2015.
• Forklift Build 101 - from design to build - June 2015.
• Energy sources and technologies: Alternatives spark interest
- April 2015.

• Maintaining tradition: Energy sources and technologies
- April 2015.

• Australian market in focus - Mar 2015.
• Rough Terrain Forklifts - Feb 2015.


In The Discussion Forums
"So here we are in 2016, my question to what lies ahead, is how much longer can Toyota continue to buy the market place at such cheap rates. A World Brand, that quite rightly asks premium rates for its Automotive products, so why give the trucks away ?".
Scope, United Kingdom
"How often would you need to be under a forklift, most of the time these get used to store a truck on top and another underneath? In my opinion a waste of time.".
heightlift, United Kingdom
"We have had a safety issue raised while enforcing the 'seatbelts must be worn at all times' rule. Our operators have stated that they will not wear them due to the risk of accidentally driving off the wharf edge and having to escape quickly from the cabin as the machine sinks.".
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