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|The British materials handling market will be watching the outcome of the UK poll with added interest after some testing times.
According to latest BITA Forklift Truck Market Outlook for 2017, the industry is more upbeat than six months ago.
While forklift manufacturers are not as confident as they were before the Brexit vote, most still expect sales to rise in the year ahead.
You can read all about the BITA survey in this week's newsletter as you keep watch for the election results.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Food importer expands with Toyota forklifts Australasia News|
Dandenong South, Vic A Victorian food importer is poised to double its complement of Toyota forklifts after leasing additional warehouse space to accommodate rapid business growth.
Lloyd Foods, based in Dandenong ... [more]
|Bolloré becomes certified Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW Bolloré Logistics Australia has become the first international transport and logistics company in the country to be officially accredited as an Australian Trusted Trader under the Australian Economic Operator (AEO) ... [more]
|Auckland shuffles its cranes Australasia News|
Auckland ZPMC Australia has completed a project to relocate two cranes at the Fergusson Container Terminal in Auckland.
The move saw ZPMC lift two 1,110 T cranes off the ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Some optimism in the UK|
UNITED KINGDOM The latest Forklift Truck Market Outlook for 2017, produced by Oxford Economics on behalf of BITA, reveals that member confidence has improved since the last survey in Autumn 2016, with ... [more]
|Manitou buys into Australian dealer|
FRANCE The Manitou group has signed an agreement to take a majority stake in Australian dealer LiftRite, based in Perth. The dealership specialises in construction, mining and materials handling equipment, and has been the exclusive distributor in Western Australia ... [more]
|Indian dealer leaves Linde|
INDIA Southern Forklifters Private Limited (SFPL) has terminated its dealership agreement with Linde after representing the brand for more than 10 years.
SFPL was appointed as the exclusive dealer for ... [more]
|Crown expands Shanghai operations|
CHINA Crown Equipment Corporation is expanding in Shanghai with a new facility to support growing customer needs in the region. The facility includes space for extensive new equipment inventory, a parts ... [more]
|Antwerp handler adds to fleet|
BELGIUM Belgian cargo-handling and storage business Mexico Natie has added eight Konecranes forklifts to its fleet, taking its tally to 20 machines.
The company has used Konecranes lift trucks to ... [more]
|Toyota seeks research applications|
UNITED STATES After a successful inaugural year, Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) has announced the second year of the TMHNA University Research Program, a sponsored research program created to drive the ... [more]
|Imperial Retail Logistics relies on Goscor|
SOUTH AFRICA A fleet of Doosan and Crown materials handling equipment from Goscor Lift Truck Company continues to ensure efficiency at the Imperial Retail Logistics (IRL) warehouse at Cape Town International Airport. ... [more]
|Company fined for accident|
UNITED KINGDOM The glass bottle firm Encirc has been fined GBP500,000 (USD643,000) over the accident at its Elton plant in December 2015.
Encirc was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive ... [more]
|New Demag AC 160-5 for Action Lev|
GERMANY French crane rental agency Action Lev has expanded its equipment fleet with a recent order for a new Demag AC 160-5 all-terrain crane. This new five-axle crane is the most ... [more]
|UniCarriers unveils new dealer toolbox|
UNITED STATES UniCarriers has launched a new UCA Dealer Toolbox of sales and marketing resources that are all accessible through a single online portal.
Dealers need only sign in once ... [more]
|Ritchie Bros. reaches new heights|
UNITED STATES Auctioneer Ritchie Bros. is hoping to set new records at an upcoming Houston, Texas auction on June 21-22.
"It's been a long time since we've seen a selection of ... [more]
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|Your Focus (Blog)|
|Peter Harvey: Get inspired at #SAFE2017|
The award-winning FLTA National Fork Lift Safety Conference prides itself on a program packed with peer-to-peer learning opportunities. Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) chief executive Peter Harvey explains why and hints at what delegates can expect from this year’s program. [more]
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|Know Your Point Loads Before You Purchase!|
Can you afford the downtime and cost of resurfacing your yard, if you purchase a machine with high point loads? [more]
|Gebrüder Frei introduce the BRAVA multifunctional armrest|
Gebrüder Frei has just won the “Red Dot” award for its outstanding design quality [more]
|Understanding your forklift application intensity|
When choosing tires for forklifts, buyers must not only focus on where the machine is used but more importantly, how it's being used. Over and above environment, usage intensity is the most important variable. [more]
|30th Anniversary for Tailift Forklifts|
2017 marks the 30th year for Tailift in the forklift industry. The origin of the Tailift Group dates back to 1973 inthe machining tools industry in Taiwan [more]
|IPO Lifts - manufacturer of BIG 4x4 and industrial forklifts|
IPO Lifts is a leading Bulgarian manufacturer of BIG heavy duty and BIG rough terrain forklifts. With a strong experience in the manufacturing sector, IPO Lifts is growing fast and establishing its name on the international material handling market. [more]
|25 years serving closely our Cat® lift trucks’ customers|
The company started its operations in Almere for EAME & CIS in June 1992 [more]
|Innovative Solutions for Material Handling|
RICO’s next generation of Explosion Proof lift trucks, AC-60 Phoenix Series, sets a new standard. [more]
|Participate in the Infra Oman 2017|
Oman's 7th International Exhibition for Infrastructure & Industrial Projects [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]
|The 2017 Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference is an event not-to-be-missed!|
Queensland Supply Chain & Logistics Conference is the largest event of its kind in the state and is ideally suited for Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport and Procurement professionals and practitioners [more]
|India Material Handling & Logistics Show 2017|
IMHLS is an international exhibition & conference on material handling and storage equipment & technology. Running in its 7th annual edition, IMHLS is scheduled for 27- 28 -29 July 2017 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. [more]