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The UK materials handling sector is taking a pragmatic approach to the UK's historic Brexit vote last week.
As we report this week, the FLTA is braced for "significant changes ahead".
BITA, meanwhile, will investigate all avenues and opportunities to achieve its goal of supporting British and Irish businesses in the sector.
And the UKWA leadership is warning of serious global implications, "bringing new challenges for British businesses and particularly for those within our industry".
It is clear that everyone in the industry - and, indeed, in the broader community - will be watching closely as the developments unfold. Business certainly can't escape the repercussions, and the economic impact is already being felt by those hit by stock market reactions and currency fluctuations.
As we well know, nothing hurts business more than uncertainty, and a cloud like this hanging over Europe will be challenging. However, as one of our commentators stresses: "We must now hold our nerve and plan for the future ..."
Local NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

BYD to be considered in tenders Australasia News
Glen Waverley, Vic China’s BYD lithium-ion battery forklifts will be considered in upcoming tenders. Jag Makam of importer ZECO Industrial says the new forklifts, recently crowned Forklift of the Year, have been ... [more]
Man pinned in forklift rollover Australasia News
Brisbane, Qld A man is lucky to be alive after he was trapped underneath a forklift, following a rollover south of Brisbane. According to The Courier-Mail, the man, believed to ... [more]
Port boosts capability with Kalmar Australasia News
Tauranga Kalmar has won an order to deliver eight diesel-electric straddle carriers to the Port of Tauranga in New Zealand. The equipment will be delivered before the end of the year. ... [more]
Last chance to enter safety awards Australasia News
Melbourne, Vic Today is the last day for individuals and businesses to submit nominations for the 2016 WorkSafe Victoria Awards. The awards aim to recognise and honour the people and organisations ... [more]
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Global NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Groups ponder Brexit effects
UNITED KINGDOM The UK materials handling market is being urged to watch the situation and plan for the impacts of Brexit after last week’s dramatic referendum that saw 51.9% of citizens voting ... [more]
Used equipment in demand
Yale Europe is the latest manufacturer to advise fleet buyers to consider used equipment as economies grow, cash flows pick up and many are turning their attention to upgrading supply ... [more]
Shangli restructures after silence
CHINA Chinese manufacturer Shangli has restructured after “a terrible period in the last six months”. Forkliftaction News reported in April that all was quiet at the company, with no response ... [more]
SOLAS deadline looms amid confusion
UNITED KINGDOM Cargo industry group ICHCA International is warning the freight industry about confusion surrounding the July 1 introduction of new weighing regulations. ICHCA notes confusion around a perceived 'grace period', ... [more]
Tawau Port gets new reachstacker
MALAYSIA The container handling rate at the Tawau Port is expected to improve after the delivery of a new Terex Fantuzzi reachstacker that will boost yard operations.    Malaysia’s Daily ... [more]
Konecranes adds new mobile solution
SINGAPORE Konecranes South East Asia Pacific has announced the launch of the CXT Explorer, a fully mobile industrial crane resulting from the mounting of a CXT electric overhead travelling crane on ... [more]
Movers & shakers
Fork Lift Truck Association, Fairchild Equipment [more]
New products
Carer launches A Series Hannover, Germany Carer used CeMAT to launch a new line of high-capacity electric forklifts. Designed for the most challenging outdoor applications, the Carer A80/100x ... [more]
UniCarriers assists Roosevelt University - Marengo, IL, United States
Riwal climbs Alpe d'Huez for charity - Dordrecht, Netherlands
Yale gets green nod - Greenville, NC, United States [more]
Brenham appointed Goscor distributor in Botswana
SOUTH AFRICA Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has appointed Brenham, a general industrial sales and service organisation, as its distributor in Gaborone, Botswana. Brenham is owned and managed by Ronnie van ... [more]
Director’s forklift close encounter
AUSTRALIA Hollywood director Ridley Scott has had a close encounter with a forklift on the set of his latest movie. Scott is in Australia for the filming of Alien:Covenant and ... [more]
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Safety First (Blog)
Wayne Chornohus: Making safety second nature
Wayne Chornohus argues that it’s time to stop treating forklifts like toys and to get serious.. [more]
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Site visits, demonstrations, and Knowledge Theatre attracts top attention for CeMAT Australia
Two site visits, over fifteen demonstrations, and a Knowledge Theatre with up to thirty presentations are making CeMAT Australia, which is taking place July 12-14, a not-to-be-missed educational experience. [more]
Truck Delivery Innovations Improve Efficiencies
By teaming the latest in electrical warehouse pallet moving systems and plastic pallet ingenuity direct delivery systems can be improved to be up to 5x more efficient than current workflows used in truck deliveries around Australia. [more]
RFID warns forklift drivers of critical points Australasia News
In the case of industrial trucks with a driver’s seat, accidents involving a collision with people, other trucks, warehouse facilities or structural elements can be identified as the cause for approximately 40% of all accidents. [more]
Cascade Remanufacturing on the Rise
Cascade has Remanufacturing Centers worldwide and takes pride in being able to meet customer needs with quality attachments, new and preowned. Now, Cascade has extended the global warranty of their Certified Remanufactured attachments to ONE FULL YEAR. [more]
TVH: All Parts, All Makes Australasia News
TVH will be present once again at CeMAT Australia, which will be held at the Convention and Exhibition Center in Melbourne Victoria. See us Stand E2. [more]
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Site visits, demonstrations, and Knowledge Theatre attracts top attention for CeMAT Australia
Truck Delivery Innovations Improve Efficiencies
RFID warns forklift drivers of critical points
Cascade Remanufacturing on the Rise
TVH: All Parts, All Makes
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"To the brits in the material handling industry, What do you think of the brexit vote , and how it will affect the industry ?".
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