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|This Week's Feature|
Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News
Container handling - managing the move
Amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention, which come into effect on July 1, have caused consternation for some in the global supply chain sector. Melissa Barnett looks at what the SOLAS amendments will mean for container handling manufacturers and suppliers, the options available to meet the new standards and other container handling challenges. [Read the full report]
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Group hails RSRT abolition Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT This week’s abolition of the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal was a victory for good policy on safety in Australian supply chains, according to Michael Kilgariff, managing director of the Australian ... [more]
|Toyota forklifts help Qld charity Australasia News|
Brisbane, Qld A Queensland charity providing food relief for families in need is benefitting from new and refurbished materials handling equipment supplied by Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA).
Located at Loganholme ... [more]
|SOLAS seminars wrap up Australasia News|
Deakin West, ACT There has been strong interest in the impending changes to weighing requirements under the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) amendments.
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC), in association with ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Positive outlook for Haulotte|
FRANCE Haulotte Group has released its first quarter results, showing 17% growth in consolidated sales of EUR115.0 million (USD130 million), up from EUR98.2 million (USD111 million) for the same period last ... [more]
|Terex to make CVS Ferrari tractors|
ITALY Manitex International has entered into an agreement with Terex Port Solutions under which Manitex has transferred to TPS the intellectual property and manufacturing rights of the Terminal Tractor and RoRo ... [more]
|JLG sells first 1500AJP to Riwal|
GERMANY JLG Industries sold its first 1500AJP, the world’s tallest articulating boom lift, to Riwal during Bauma 2016 at the Messe München exhibition centre in Munich, Germany last week.
“We ... [more]
|Hyundai builds new HQ in Belgium|
BELGIUM By Luc De Smet
Hyundai Heavy Industries Europe (HHIE) is building a new EUR30 million (USD34 million) European headquarters in Tessenderlo, Belgium, some 15 km from its current premises in ... [more]
|Stärke adds Wayco Multi-Lift to network|
CANADA Stärke Material Handling Group has officially added Wayco Multi-Lift Inc. to its network of independent dealerships in Ontario, Canada. Wayco has been an established dealership and service provider for over ... [more]
|Goscor Lift Truck appoints dealer in Namibia|
SOUTH AFRICA South African materials handling equipment solutions provider Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has appointed Windhoek-based Barex Equipment as its new dealer in Namibia.
Erich Bartsch, MD of Barex Equipment, is ... [more]
|Impact adds to heavy-duty fleet|
UNITED KINGDOM Konecranes’ UK and Ireland distributor, Impact, has invested more than GBP1 million (USD1.43 million) in five heavy-duty forklifts from the manufacturer for its hire fleet.
Based at Impact’s centre ... [more]
|Three more RTGs for Valencia|
SPAIN Konecranes will deliver three more RTGs to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Terminal Valencia in Spain.
This will be Konecranes’ third RTG delivery to the MSC Terminal and will ... [more]
|Cold store operator orders Flexi fleet|
MALAYSIA Cold Chain Storage Network (CCN), one of Asia’s leading temperature controlled storage and distribution specialists, has replaced the existing articulated forklift fleet at its Malaysia facility with eight new Flexi ... [more]
|OSHA cites Iowa postal centre|
UNITED STATES The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited the US Postal Service Network Distribution Centre in Urbandale, Iowa for two repeated safety violations and one serious safety violation. ... [more]
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|Combilift is good for heavy metal|
Loads don’t come much longer, heavier or bulkier than those handled in the tubes and steel industries and the wide range of capacities and customised features of the Combilift range fit the bill for the varied requirements of these industries. [more]
|High Capacity Material Handling: Can Your Fleet Handle It?|
When it comes to moving big loads, cutting corners can cost you. H&K Equipment specializes in high capacity lift trucks from leading manufacturers that can do the jobs and withstand the environments that other trucks can't. [more]
|Nimble, Safe and Green CAT Three-Wheel Electric Forklifts|
The Cat Lift Trucks range of three-wheel electric lift trucks available from United Forklift and Access Solutions deliver quiet, operator-friendly handling and features for a wide range of unit loads. [more]
|On-demand SOLAS Method 1 Container Weighing Service by Conweigh|
Conweigh is a new on-demand container weight verification service available to shippers to comply with the SOLAS VGM Method 1. As convenient as booking a taxi, requesting the Conweigh service through the Conweigh Mobile App makes compliance a breeze. [more]
|Most Accurate Hydraulic Scale on the Market by Keytroller|
Keytroller has set a new standard in forklift weighing with the introduction of the most accurate hydraulic scale on the market. PRECISE Hi-Accuracy Forklift Scale achieves 0.2 percent maximum deviation. [more]
|Need a Lift? Isoloader has the Container Handling solution|
Innovative container handling straddle carriers and RTG's are the core of Isoloader's Business. New developements and innovations continue to provide customer focused handling solutions [more]
|Top 10 Benefits of Buying Used Container Handling Equipment|
Intermodal Supply, LLC has no agenda for selling specific makes or models, and our expert advice and opinion is based on our knowledge and past experiences within the last 15 years in the used container handler market. [more]
|KAUP Premium Attachments for all kinds of Containers|
Did you know KAUP has special equipment in their program to handle all different kinds of containers? The equipment can be tailored to meet the specific requirements of the customer and can also be combined with other KAUP function modules. [more]
|Strong and efficient: FTMH Reach Stackers|
Strong, efficient, well finished and personalized with necessary equipment to fulfil all customers' requests, FTMH Reach Stackers are appreciated by the intermodal and terminal port operators all over the world. [more]
|Can’t Afford to Fast Charge? You Can’t Afford Not to!|
The RaptorT rapid charger by Douglas BatteryT can be used whenever a full or partial charge is needed and returns batteries to a full state of charge three to five times faster than conventional chargers. [more]
|Cascade to exhibit at CeMAT 2016|
Cascade will exhibit at CeMAT 2016 in Hannover Germany, 31 May- 3 June, 2016 showcasing a wide array of new and current products ideal for logistics and supply chain operations at Stand L30 in Hall 26. [more]
|See TEU at world leading trade fairs|
Leading forklift manufacturer, Anhui TEU Forklift Truck Co., Ltd (TEU) enjoyed a successful exhibit at this year's 119th Canton Fair in Guangzhou, China and are looking forward to participating at CeMAT 2016 in Hannover, Germany. [more]
|Another Red Dot Award win for Cat® Lift Trucks|
The involvement of customers in its design process has been crucial to the success of the NR-N2 reach truck in this year’s Red Dot Awards, according to Cat® Lift Trucks. [more]
|MHEDA’s 2016 convention just around the corner|
Join hundreds of your material handling industry peers at the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association’s 2016 Annual Convention, April 30 - May 4, 2016, themed “Passion with Purpose”. [more]
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