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|We report this week on the looming expiry of European anti-dumping measures for hand pallet trucks.
It's interesting that in an environment of free trade agreements and increased international commerce, anti-dumping measures are actually on the rise, according to industry monitors.
Surprisingly, India has the most restrictions, followed by the European Union, USA and China.
China, the target of the measures in our report, is the world's most targeted country for anti-dumping measures, followed by South Korea and Taiwan.
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|Hyundai plans extensive network Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW Hyundai Forklifts Australia (HFA) shared an ambitious vision with its five dealers at an inaugural dealer meeting in Sydney last week.
HFA Distributors chief operating officer Chris Spence says ... [more]
|Toyota extends 8-Series range Australasia News|
Moorebank, NSW Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has released its newest addition to the 8-Series forklift range, the three-wheeled counterbalance battery-electric Toyota 8FBE.
The smallest counterbalance forklift in the Toyota range, ... [more]
|DHL expands Horsley Park facility Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW DHL Supply Chain has opened its fifth warehouse at its Horsley Park campus in Western Sydney. The new, 27,000 sqm retail site takes the entire campus space to 120,000 sqm. ... [more]
|CEVA expands in WA Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic CEVA Logistics has opened new facilities at Hazelmere and High Wycombe in Western Australia.
The new 60,000 sqm multi-user complex at Hazelmere and bespoke 40,000 sqm integrated transport and ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Anti-dumping measures set to expire|
BELGIUM The European Union has advised that anti-dumping protection for hand pallet trucks will expire later this year, potentially opening the door for increased imports from China and Thailand.
The ... [more]
|Clark-Toyota case finally settled|
UNITED STATES The long-running legal battle between Clark Material Handling Company and Toyota Material Handling, USA has finally been settled.
This follows negotiation between the two parties after Toyota appealed the ... [more]
|Yale upgrades LPG engines|
UNITED KINGDOM Yale has announced the completion of an engine alteration program across its entire 2.0 to 3.5 T LPG counterbalance forklift truck range.
The changes offer customers a more ... [more]
|Doosan adds Jamco to network|
UNITED STATES Doosan Industrial Vehicle America Corp. has appointed Jamco, Inc. as a new authorised dealer of Doosan forklifts and materials handling equipment.
Located in the metro Orlando suburb ... [more]
|Movers & shakers|
Starke Material Handlong, Fairchild Equipment, DK Fulfilment [more]
|UK excellence recognised at awards|
UNITED KINGDOM The UK forklift industry honoured its achievers at last week’s FLTA Awards for Excellence 2016.
Awards were presented across 11 categories, with winners chosen either by the FLTA board ... [more]
|Crown adds heavy-duty FC 5200|
UNITED STATES Crown Equipment Corporation has introduced the Crown FC 5200 Series counterbalance forklift designed for heavy loads in tight aisles and on crowded docks.
The Crown FC 5200, which ... [more]
|ICHCA, FEPORT join forces|
SPAIN ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO association, has agreed to work with the Federation of European Private Port Operators (FEPORT) on matters of mutual interest.
The two ... [more]
|And the Oscar comes from .|
UNITED STATES A JCB Loadall telescopic handler has been playing a leading role in Hollywood, ensuring the most glittering event in the global showbiz calendar all runs to plan.
The handler ... [more]
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|Weigh in on the latest trends and challenges for Container Handling|
On April 21st, Forkliftaction News will publish an in-depth industry feature article on container handling.
The report will examine the latest trends in container handling, with a special focus on new technologies employed in container handling forklifts, reachstackers and cranes. The feature will also explore the technological advances and the challenges anticipated to grow out of the establishment of the IMO/SOLAS Container weight verification law (coming into effect in July).
Forkliftaction Features draw on the insights of key industry leaders; take this opportunity to share your valuable knowledge with an established business audience.
Contributor deadline approaching, contact us today for more information.