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Forklift manufacturers in the United States will mark National Forklift Safety Day on June 12, with events in Washington DC and at factories and dealerships around the country.
This will be the fifth incarnation of the day which, many say, has become entrenched in materials handling.
Of course, every day should be forklift safety day, not just in the United States, but everywhere.
Obviously, commemorations like these are important, but creating a persistent atmosphere of vigilance and consideration is essential to ensure ongoing safety.
So, in the words of a long-forgotten TV cop many years ago, "let's be careful out there!"
This Week's Feature
Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News   
Intelligent management - Fleet and Asset systems
Five years ago, telematics was the buzzword in fleet and asset management. In 2018, it is believed that less than 20% of the I million forklifts in the USA use any sort of fleet or asset management tools. Melissa Barnett looks at the reality behind the stats, investigates whether it is a worldwide phenomenon and finds out where fleet and asset management is headed. [Read the full report]
Local NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Toyota launches Huski Skytower Australasia News
Moorebank, NSW Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has further expanded its product range with the Huski SV-E Skytower range of compact, self-propelled scissor lift work platforms. TMHA last week launched five ...
Supply chain adopts blockchain Australasia News
Brisbane, Qld PwC, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the Port of Brisbane are working on a new solution aimed to boost efficiencies in the country's international trade systems. ...
ICHCA Australia conference success Australasia News
Melbourne, Vic Organisers have declared the combined Global Shippers Forum (GSF) and ICHCA Australia conference held last month at the Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre a great success. There was a ...
Global NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Hyster-Yale completes Maximal purchase
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling has completed its acquisition of 75% of the outstanding shares of, and a controlling interest in, Zhejiang Maximal Forklift Co., Ltd. The purchase price of USD90 ...
Sun Tyre buys STARCO
SRI LANKA Sun Tyre & Wheel Systems (SUN-TWS), part of the TVS Group of India, has acquired STARCO Lanka Private Limited, based in Sri Lanka. SUN-TWS has an extensive portfolio ...
EKKO appoints CFE Equipment Corp
UNITED STATES EKKO Material Handling Equipment has appointed CFE Equipment Corporation as an exclusive authorised distributor of EKKO products in Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland  and in the Tennessee areas of Bluff ...
Mariotti USA adds dealer
UNITED STATES Mariotti USA, distributor of V.Mariotti products in North America, has increased its presence in Minnesota and North Dakota with the appointment of Fairchild Equipment as an authorised dealer. ...
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Xtreme Manufacturing, UniCarriers Europe, MHEDA
Camso adds tyre fill service in the UK
CANADA Camso, through its Solideal On-Site Service operation in EMEA, has introduced a pneumatic Tyre Puncture Protection Program in the UK. “Efficiency and cost control are the focus of today’s ...
Yale assists pet charity - Greenville, NC, United States
Riwal picks up business award - Warsaw, Poland
Mobicon wins Malaysian port order
AUSTRALIA Mobicon Straddle Carriers recently delivered four Mobicon Top Frame Straddle Carriers to be used at Northport's Container Terminal in Port Klang, Malaysia. The four Mobicon Top Lift Machines are ...
TWW expands fleet
UNITED KINGDOM A Coventry company has turned its waste and materials handling fleet completely JCB yellow with its latest order of four new machines.    Wastemasters Hire's latest purchase ...
Reid Gantry to the rescue
UNITED KINGDOM When a seal pup became trapped by boulders on a South Wales beach, Reid Lifting came to the rescue with one of its lightweight gantry cranes. The gantry system ...
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Getting to grips with complex demands
Two-week intralogistics industry event 'World of Material Handling' kicks off in Mannheim.
Piggyback aches and pains
Customers can now enjoy the benefits of extended life cycles and much less associated maintenance by simply fitting FMX to their truck mounted forklifts.
It is difficult to manage something that you can not measure!
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Keytroller Introduces First Access and Monitoring System for Small Fleet
The Keytroller 106 access and monitoring system connects seamlessly using Bluetooth
to iPhone or  iPad 106 app - allowing users to easily program or review data on-the-go. Suitable for small fleet needs and budgets.
Bolzoni attachments optimize Fleet TCO and Full Service Leasing
Starting from the attachment project phase the Bolzoni Auramo and Meyer Engineering Dept. are strongly focused on the technical features that will grant optimized TCO, in line with the forklift truck fleet.
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.
Cascade Celebrates 75 Years of Success
Cascade Corporation celebrates 2018 with a milestone anniversary.
India’s leading event on redefining logistics is back in June 2018
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Getting to grips with complex demands
Piggyback aches and pains
It is difficult to manage something that you can not measure!
Keytroller Introduces First Access and Monitoring System for Small Fleet
Bolzoni attachments optimize Fleet TCO and Full Service Leasing
Excellent news for all companies that use pallets
Cascade Celebrates 75 Years of Success
India’s leading event on redefining logistics is back in June 2018
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