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|There's good news from the UK this week, with BITA reporting growing demand for forklifts. The industry group notes two quarters of growth, with the retail sector buying more machines to cope with increased online shopping.
On the back of the latest stats, BITA says that despite the uncertain economic environment, it looks like a recovery is under way.
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|Adaptalift buys Budget Forklifts Australasia News|
Springvale, VIC Adaptalift Group has announced its acquisition of Budget Forklifts.
Details of the purchase price were not revealed for the deal which closed on 4 September, 2017. ... [more]
|Forklift Solutions marks 10 years Australasia News|
East Arm, NT Northern Territory forklift dealer Forklift Solutions recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Having commenced operations in August 2007, owner/operator Edgar Junkhoff and his partner, Silke Fisser, have grown the business ... [more]
|Safe Work updates fatality figures Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT Latest figures from Safe Work Australia show 120 Australian workers have been killed at work in 2017. Transport, postal and warehousing has once again recorded the highest number of workplace ... [more]
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|Forklift sales buck trend|
UNITED KINGDOM BITA’s Forklift Market Index shows that sales for trucks rose by 6% in the first half of 2017, recovering from a dip in 2016.
So far, 2017 has seen ... [more]
|KION North America tweaks dealer network|
KION North America Corporation has made several changes to its nationwide sales and service dealer network.
To improve its presence in the north central region, KION has added Lift ... [more]
|Hiab completes Argos acquisition|
FINLAND Hiab has completed the formal process to acquire the loader crane business of Argos Guindastes Indústria e Comércio Ltda. The transaction was announced on 1 August 2017.
Argos is ... [more]
|Genie expands Russian network|
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES As part of the company’s global distribution strategy that includes the expansion of its sales and service network throughout the EMEAR (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia) region, Terex Aerial ... [more]
|Movers & shakers|
Jungheinrich, TMHE, Bis Henderson Recruitment [more]
|HELI presents at WITS summit|
CHINA China’s Anhui HELI was among the key participants in the recent 20th World Industrial Truck Statistics (WITS) Conference held in Chengdu, China.
The event brought together Manufacturer Administration Committee ... [more]
|Electrovaya secures order from Walmart|
CANADA Canadian lithium-ion battery maker Electrovaya has secured initial purchase orders under a contract with Walmart Canada for its forklift battery systems. The retailer will convert the forklifts in one distribution ... [more]
|Haulotte chooses Delta-Q chargers|
CANADA Delta-Q Technologies has been selected by Haulotte North America as a charging solutions supplier for its towable boom lift line: the 3522 A, 3632 T, 4527 A, and the 5533 A. ... [more]
|Logistics firm fined over accident|
SINGAPORE A logistics company has been fined SGD80,000 (USD58,595) for workplace safety and health breaches that led to an accident where a man was run over by a forklift.
According ... [more]
|Your Focus (Blog)|
|Peter Harvey: Strategic thinking|
Accidents involving forklifts injure approximately 1,000 people in the UK each year, and that number is on the rise. To reverse this worrying trend, the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is taking an innovative approach to communicating the risks associated with forklift operations and best practice among those most at risk. Its chief executive Peter Harvey explains.
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|Good as New: Cascade Remanufacturing Offers Special Value|
Cascade offers rental, pre-owned, and remanufactured attachments, certified to Cascade standards, to meet special customer needs. [more]
|Pyroban invests in 2-year EN1755 change programme|
To meet the requirements of the new EU standard for explosion protected lift truck design, Pyroban has invested in a 2-year EN1755:2015 change programme. [more]
|State of the art lithium powered pallet jack Australasia News|
Now available Electric lift and drive 1000kg power pallet Jack that weighs only 150Kgs [more]
|Innovative Solutions for Material Handling|
RICO’s next generation of Explosion Proof lift trucks, AC-60 Phoenix Series, sets a new standard. [more]
|Load Lifter Manufacturing Ltd., Ontario, Canada|
Load Lifter Manufacturing Ltd. is based out of Stouffville, ON, Canada and we have been producing Rough Terrain Forklifts since 1976. We have a diverse product range and we invite you to share our passion and experience with what we have to offer. [more]
|FMX’s European Grand Tour|
FMX is on a Grand Tour of Europe, with so many stops and experiences along the way [more]
|Gebrüder Frei introduce the BRAVA multifunctional armrest|
Gebrüder Frei has just won the “Red Dot” award for its outstanding design quality [more]
|Visit the 12th Shenzhen International Logistics and Transportation Fair|
This fair will promote communication, cooperation and shares business opportunities! [more]
|Stand out from the crowd, exhibit at SAUDI TRANSTEC 2017|
Saudi Transtec Conference brings together experts from the Logistics, Supply Chain community -providing the industry with the opportunity to share technical expertise and knowledge. [more]
|Breakbulk Americas 2017 Exhibitors to Support Hurricane Relief|
Companies exhibiting at Breakbulk Americas 2017, the largest event in the Americas
for the project cargo and Breakbulk Industry, will use this gathering of more than
5,000 professionals to bring relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.