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Inside Contact the Forkliftaction team
The materials handling sector has more than an academic interest in US-China trade tensions.
American end-users are already paying more for forklifts - and not just imported ones - as the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration continue to bite.
So, there were sighs of relief after the recent G20 Summit and word that the next round of tariffs had been postponed. But the market remains jittery about the flagged "new trade agreement", with plenty of evidence that leaders in both the US and China are hosing down expectations.
Local NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Ports of Auckland to build hydrogen facility Australasia News
Auckland In a first for Auckland, Ports of Auckland has committed to build a hydrogen production and refuelling facility at its Waitemat? port. The company, and project partners Auckland Council, Auckland ...
Sydney man killed in forklift accident Australasia News
Sydney, NSW Workcover has launched an investigation after a man was killed in a workplace accident in the Sydney suburb of Banksmeadow last week. The 35-year-old was killed when a truck ...
Henderson crane tower opened Australasia News
Perth, WA The Henderson maritime precinct in Western Australia has received a major boost with the opening of a new Shipside Support Tower. Minister for Defence Industry Steven Ciobo this week ...
Global NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Bolzoni production moves to Alabama
UNITED STATES Hyster-Yale Materials Handling has announced that it will move Bolzoni's North American attachment manufacturing into the company's significantly larger Sulligent, Alabama manufacturing facility over the course of 2019.  This ...
Ballard fuel cells deployed for Daimler
CANADA Ballard Power Systems has confirmed that its fuel cell stacks will be used by Daimler to power materials handling equipment at its Vance, Alabama manufacturing facility. Ballard’s technology is ...
Haulotte launches new rough-terrain platform
FRANCE Haulotte has launched a new line of environmentally friendly electric mobile elevating platforms. The PULSEO range has been debuted with two launch models, HA20 LE and HA20 LE PRO. ...
Port Houston adds hybrid RTGs
UNITED STATES Konecranes has won an order from long-term customer Port Houston, USA for eight Konecranes RTGs equipped with hybrid power packs. These will be the first Konecranes hybrid RTGs to be ...
JMP acquires Alfacon Solutions
CANADA JMP Solutions has acquired the assets of Alfacon Solutions, a custom materials handling solution provider based in Milton, Ontario. The employees of Alfacon now form JMP’s Material Handling Division, ...
Getting to know Christian Harm
GERMANY Christian Harm will join the management board of Linde Material Handling on January 1, 2019. As member of the management board, he will be responsible for finance and for the ...
Alta recognised as top work place - Livonia, MI, United States
Jungheinrich wins Design Awards - Frankfurt, Germany
BOLD new move - Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Shanghai show breaks records
CHINA Organisers are proclaiming the ninth International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines and Construction Vehicles (bauma China), held from November 27 to 30 at the Shanghai ...
JCB secures giant Travis Perkins order
UNITED KINGDOM One of the UK’s largest builder’s merchants has invested in 500 new JCB machines worth more than GBP7 million (USD8.92 million) for its Tool Hire division. ...
Man charged over Trump kill attempt - with forklift
UNITED STATES A 42-year-old North Dakota man has pleaded guilty to an attempt to use a forklift to flip Donald Trump‘s limousine as part of an assassination attempt, according to a report ...
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Grahame Don: Seven reasons why industrial fleet management systems matter
As fleets grow larger and more complicated, it becomes harder to keep track of what you have and how it’s performing. So, Grahame Don argues, you need to get systematic.
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Step-by-step automation of electric multidirectional sideloaders
With the rise of digitalisation, the shortage of skilled workers and the increasing requirements placed on supplier performance, it's clear that smart solutions are required to ensure efficient storage processes.
New CAT® Order Picker sharpens performance at 2nd level
With its new NOL10P 2nd-level order picker, Cat Lift Trucks has expanded the scope for improving efficiency and productivity in picking operations.
Using the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) to Make Forklifts Safer
Nearly every 4 days in the U.S., a loved one is taken from their family - killed in a forklift related accident.  Quarion Technology has the solution to forklift based losses.
Optimize Your Forklift's Batteries, Save Money and Improve Your ROI
In addition to our SLB-Series Smart Load Banks, Eagle Eye carries the LB-Series Constant Current DC Load Banks. They are portable, economic, reliable and user-friendly. Load Banks are designed for battery capacity testing, acceptance testing & More!
Tailoring AGV Solutions to the Automotive Industry
Automotive manufacturers face a unique set of challenges when it comes to material handling automation, and these challenges require a focused approach from suppliers. AGV providers, in particular, need to offer a varied, flexible set of solutions.
Segregating Pedestrians from mobile plant
How to protect your workers from danger of being hit by moving vehicles in your workplace using BodyGuards' "i-Tag" Pedestrian Safety Warning System
The best way to optimise the performance of your forklift batteries
P.B.M. has been providing battery chargers, battery monitoring systems and battery testers since 1973. These devices represent the most reliable way to measure battery efficiency and to recover your battery.
AGV System: Innovation for special handling
When a West Coast manufacturer of Packaging Products wanted to automate their finished goods transport, they looked to Amerden AGVS for help.
SEKO Forklift Scales Improve Efficiency and Create Profitability
Efficient Fork truck operation efficiency means enhanced operating profitability. Combine floor scale accuracy with forklift convenience to create efficient and profitable forklift operation using SEKO Forklift Scale onboard weighing systems!
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Maximal: Compact 4WD rough terrain forklift with Tier4 engine
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Step-by-step automation of electric multidirectional sideloaders
New CAT® Order Picker sharpens performance at 2nd level
Using the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) to Make Forklifts Safer
Optimize Your Forklift's Batteries, Save Money and Improve Your ROI
Tailoring AGV Solutions to the Automotive Industry
Segregating Pedestrians from mobile plant
The best way to optimise the performance of your forklift batteries
AGV System: Innovation for special handling
SEKO Forklift Scales Improve Efficiency and Create Profitability
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