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|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|DBC deploys customised cold room forklifts Australasia News|
Perth, WA Leading Western Australia-based meat wholesaler DBC is using three CAT forklifts from United Forklift and Access Solutions for in-freezer storage, transporting goods and waste disposal.
“Working in cold ... [more]
|Funding available for women leaders Australasia News|
Fitzroy, Vic Australia’s peak cargo body, ICHCA Australia, is reminding its members to apply for funding for female leadership development.
The association notes that all women can apply for a limited ... [more]
|ALC welcomes port plans Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) has broadly supported Infrastructure Victoria’s advice to the Victorian government on securing Victoria’s future ports capacity.
"ALC provided a submission to Infrastructure Victoria which ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Toyota completes Vanderlande purchase|
SWEDEN Toyota Industries Corporation has completed its acquisition of Vanderlande, a global leader in value-added logistics process automation at airports and in the parcel market.
Vanderlande is now part of ... [more]
|Hyster to electrify big trucks|
UNITED KINGDOM Hyster has begun testing a new line of high-capacity forklifts with electric motors. The company suggests that, in the near future, ports and heavy industry will be able to ... [more]
|Terex sells Konecranes shares|
FINLAND Terex Corporation has sold around 7,000,000 Konecranes shares at a price of EUR37.40 (USD41.84) per share.
The share sale was heavily oversubscribed and has reduced Terex’s holding in Koncranes ... [more]
|Crown dealer expands in Washington|
UNITED STATES NorthWest Handling Systems, a long-time Crown Equipment Corporation forklift dealer, has opened a new facility near Yakima, Washington to meet the growing needs of new and existing customers. The facility, ... [more]
Fairchild breaks donation record
- Menomonee Falls, WI, United States
Safety focus for ICHCA event
- London, United Kingdom
Jungheinrich honoured by Deutsche Post DHL
- Bonn, Germany [more]
|Hy-Brid Lifts appoints TVH as parts distributor for UK|
BELGIUM TVH has been appointed as the UK distributor of parts for American brand Hy-Brid Lifts.
TVH is mainly known as a distributor of parts and accessories for materials ... [more]
|Snorkel shows new line in the UK|
UNITED KINGDOM Aerial work platform manufacturer Snorkel has unveiled its new material lift line to the UK market at Vertikal Days at Silverstone.
Split into two product families, the Snorkel material ... [more]
|Kalmar makes first RTG delivery to Evergreen|
TAIWAN Kalmar has delivered five rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corporation in Taiwan. The cranes will be used at Taoyuan Inland Container Terminal and Hsichih Inland ... [more]
|Genie telehandlers assist at Suez|
EGYPT Construction company Petrojet is using two high-reach, heavy-lifting Genie GTH-4018 telehandlers to assist with four road tunnels under the Suez Canal as part of the ambitious EUR6.58 billion (USD7.3 billion) ... [more]
|JCB eyes safety market|
UNITED KINGDOM JCB has its sights set on a new market after launching a range of branded prescription safety glasses with leading optical retailer Specsavers.
JCB already licences around 50 leading ... [more]
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|FB Chain’s industry-leading chain wear gauge gets metal makeover|
Throughout its 30-year history, FB Chain has been a key driver for quality and safety in the industry. [more]
|Everything you should know about the Hoist terminal tractors|
Hoist Liftruck began offering a diesel- and electric-powered terminal tractor for customers looking for an improved design and the ability to both order and receive their terminal tractor in 2017. [more]
|Eliminate Battery Tray Failure with the SmartBlinky Tray Monitor|
The new SmartBlinky Tray Monitor, from Philadelphia Scientific, alerts operators and managers to the electrolyte in the battery tray before it destroys it, and then the stands, floors, forklift and potentially exposes staff. [more]
|Maximize your forklift productivity with MZ Fork Positioner|
Clean design, large visibility: the new Bolzoni Auramo MZ Series fork positioner is designed to provide a practical solution for a variety of handling operations and pallet sizes. Recommended for all distribution, warehousing and logistic operations. [more]
|Head’s Up! New Product Allows Safe Access to Racking at Height|
THE MARC allows operators to perform maintenance, repair and inspections deep inside rack structures and can be custom designed to existing racking. The MARC saves time, reduces product waste and protects people from the danger of working at height. [more]
|Reduce stock damage - increase safety|
Companies can reduce the amount of stock that is damaged during the handling process and make their workplaces safer by fitting Sumo Gloves to their lift trucks [more]
|First Speakers Announced for The Battery Show Conference|
GM, Ford, A123 Systems and FCA among the first speakers announced at The Battery Show Conference. The Battery Show returns to Novi, Michigan for an unrivalled knowledge-sharing and networking experience alongside the exhibition. [more]