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|All of us at Forkliftaction.com would like to wish readers, contributors and advertisers all the best for the festive season.
It's been another busy year, with lots of developments in the materials handling space, and we hope that we have kept you informed and enlightened.
We'll be taking a few days off for the holidays and will return on January 4th for our Year in Review edition.
Until then, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah - and a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Rio Tinto automates trucks Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic Rio Tinto will expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks at its world-class iron ore operations in the Pilbara by more than 50% by 2019 after signing agreements with leading ... [more]
|DHL boosts services Australasia News|
Sydney, NSW DHL Express Australia is expecting a 20% increase in delivery volumes from the last Christmas season, with peak volumes of overseas parcels tipped for 18 December.
In the last ... [more]
|ALC welcomes freight investment priorities Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) says that its Commonwealth Budget Submission 2018-19 provides the Federal Government with a clear pathway to making the right investments to drive greater supply chain ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Renters want flexibility - Jungheinrich|
UNITED KINGDOM Jungheinrich UK has released extensive research into the forklift truck rental market, which reveals strong demand for more flexible acquisition of essential equipment.
For organisations across distribution, logistics ... [more]
|JCB adds Canadian dealer|
UNITED STATES Westcon JCB, headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, is the newest addition to JCB’s growing North American dealer network. The new dealer will sell, rent and service JCB equipment from branches in ... [more]
|Komatsu launches new FH-2 series|
UNITED STATES Komatsu Forklift USA has officially launched the new FH-2 Hydrostatic Drive forklift to its dealers.
The new FH-2 Series offers Komatsu Tier 4 Final diesel-powered pneumatic tyre ... [more]
FEM looks to students
- Brussels, Belgium
UKWA to host urban logistics summit
- London, United Kingdom
TVH employees support breast cancer
- Olathe, KS, United States [more]
|Crown introduces shorter mast option|
UNITED STATES Crown Equipment Corporation has introduced a new, shorter mast option for certain models of its counterbalance forklifts that are used heavily in cross-docking applications.
The new two-stage TL ... [more]
|First Liebherr LRT rough-terrain cranes delivered|
GERMANY Wasel Schwerlastlogistik has accepted two new LRT series rough-terrain cranes from the Liebherr plant in Ehingen. With the LRT 1090-2.1 and the LRT 1100-2.1, the company now has the first ... [more]
|Mayer adds Demag AC160-5|
GERMANY Crane specialist Mayer Autokran-Vermietung from Burgberg in the German Allgäu region has added a Demag AC 160-5 all-terrain crane to its fleet. The crane was handed over by Terex senior ... [more]
|AUSA focuses on visibility|
SPAIN Spanish commercial vehicle manufacturer AUSA is rolling out its Full Visibility System, a safety system that provides two cameras with infrared night vision and eight proximity sensors.
AUSA ... [more]
|Konecranes wins repeat order from Winning Logistics|
SINGAPORE Konecranes has received a repeat order for two Konecranes Gottwald Model 8 Floating Cranes from Winning Logistics Company Limited. From mid-2018, the two new machines will transship bauxite off the ... [more]
|Logistics company fined for injury|
CANADA A Vaughan-based logistics company has been fined after a worker was injured at one of its warehouses last year.
The Vaughan Citizen reports that Consolidated Fastfrate, which ... [more]
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|New Brazil Manufacturing Plant|
Lift Technologies Inc., a leading global supplier of front end equipment for lift trucks and rough terrain forklifts, announces the opening of a new manufacturing plant in Indaiatuba, Brazil. [more]
|DSM makes major savings on pallet repair costs with KOOI Pallet Bumper|
Simple idea; enormous effect. [more]
|GEM One releases the all new Sapphire V2|
GEM One announces the imminent release of their GEM Sapphire V2 rugged and versatile forklift-centric mobile-computing platform. Visit GEM One at MODEX 2018, Booth #B974! [more]
|Turn your forklift or loader into a scale with the TR-1-NK-HE!|
Turn your forklift or loader into a scale with our full feature hydraulic weighing system! Easy to use, easy to install, and cost efficient the TR-1-NK-HE will save you time and money. Made in the USA. [more]
|Innovative Lithium battery pallet truck PPT15-2 from STAXX|
An ideal unit to replace the manual pallet truck and take the hard work out of daily handling! Economical, and efficient, with the Lithium battery pallet truck PPT15-2 you'll save costs and make your job easier! [more]