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DHL Express plans Gold Coast facility Australasia News
Gold Coast, Qld DHL Express will open a new purpose-built service centre on the Gold Coast, within the key industrial area of Molendinar. Expected to be fully operational in the second half of ...
FDM Warehousing chooses Eastern Creek Australasia News
Sydney, NSW Belgian-owned logistics and transport group FDM Warehousing will set up in Frasers Property’s Eastern Creek Business Park in Sydney's west, moving into a new $31 million purpose-built warehouse. ...
Dates confirmed for changes to CoR laws Australasia News
Canberra, ACT The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has confirmed that reforms to the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws will be implemented from 1 October. NHVR CEO Sal Petroccitto says the ...
Global NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Briggs Equipment acquires Hitec
UNITED KINGDOM Briggs Equipment has executed a purchase agreement to acquire Hitec Lift Trucks Ltd, with completion expected by 1 June 2018. The independent dealer based in Wellingborough will become ...
Kalmar to go electric by 2021
FINLAND Kalmar has announced its commitment to reduce emissions in cargo and materials handling operations by fostering eco-efficient technologies. Kalmar says electrically powered versions of its full offering will be available ...
Leasing market confidence falls
UNITED STATES The latest survey from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation shows a fall in confidence. The May 2018 Monthly Confidence Index  found confidence in the equipment finance market ...
New Turkish manufacturer aims for exports
TURKEY Production has just begun on Turkey’s first locally designed and produced forklift, the Anadolulift. Erkan Boylu, managing director of Modern Dis Ticaret, aims to produce 50 units in the ...
Movers & shakers
Shoppa’s Material Handling, Dematic
Liebherr opens Rognac branch with new order
FRANCE Liebherr has marked the opening of a new facility in Rognac with the delivery of the first of two new reachstackers to Lyon Terminal. The river port of Lyon ...
JCB moves telehandler production
UNITED STATES JCB is moving production of its 505-20TC Loadall compact telescopic handler to its North American headquarters and manufacturing facility near Savannah, Georgia. Installation of the new production line has begun, ...
L�bre buys 14 Genie lifts
FRANCE Cold insulation specialist L�bre SAS recently took delivery of 14 Genie GS-1932 scissor lifts to assist in the installation of new state-of-the-art premises in Nantes. The project will be completed ...
Hydrobolt taps into Doosan versatility
UNITED KINGDOM When the contract on its forklift truck fleet came up for review, Hydrobolt turned to its long-standing supplier of materials handling equipment, Rushlift, a wholly owned subsidiary of Doosan Industrial ...
Man dies in Seattle forklift accident
UNITED STATES A man died after being trapped under a forklift on Monday morning, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The Seattle Times quotes fire department spokesman Hilton Almond saying the ...
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Cascade Celebrates 75 Years of Success
Cascade Corporation celebrates 2018 with a milestone anniversary.
Excellent news for all companies that use pallets
A new study undertaken in the United States has shown that companies across the world can slash their supply chain costs thanks to a simple, UK-developed product.
HUBTEX compact reach truck for high load-carrying capacities
The transport of heavy loads in narrow aisles is a particular challenge for intralogistics providers. Very few forklift manufacturers are capable of delivering the necessary load-carrying capacities in the required compact design.
New KOOI Push-Pull models can be equipped with "Slipsheet Save"
The new KOOI Push-Pull models PP-Q and PP-M can now be equipped with the so called "Slipsheet Save". This function makes it possible to keep the slipsheet in house and ready for reuse.
We celebrate the 10th anniversary of BlackForxx!
We cordially invite you to celebrate the 10th anniversary of BlackForxx on June 14th 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m and June 15th 2018 from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Find out more...
SUN-TWS: OneSource
SUN-TWS, is among the top five largest manufacturers of Off-Highway industrial pneumatic and fork lift solid tyres in the world. To continue its successful export drive, the company recently exhibited at CeMAT in Hanover.
Software shaping the future of warehouse management
Companies in the warehouse management sector that don't take advantage of new software and IT logistics technologies will be left behind by their competitors.
India’s leading event on redefining logistics is back in June 2018
India’s most popular, innovative and business generating show on warehousing, material handling, storage, automation, packaging and supply chain.  With a successful history of seven remarkable years.
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Veshai Handling Equipment Co., a leading designer and manufacturer of electric lifting and materials handling equipment, is expanding their dealer network - Contact us for more information.

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Safety First (Blog)
Nick Welch: Are your training records up to standard?
It’s vital that records of forklift operator training are held by all employers, because it is proof that training - not just testing - took place, according to Nick Welch.
VESHAI is looking for global partners
Cascade Celebrates 75 Years of Success
Excellent news for all companies that use pallets
HUBTEX compact reach truck for high load-carrying capacities
New KOOI Push-Pull models can be equipped with "Slipsheet Save"
We celebrate the 10th anniversary of BlackForxx!
SUN-TWS: OneSource
Software shaping the future of warehouse management
India’s leading event on redefining logistics is back in June 2018
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