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|All eyes are on the US-China trade negotiations, which resume this week.
There are expectations that President Trump will push for increased tariffs, even though the imposts on some forklift components are due to be reduced.
And while the tariffs were designed to give US manufacturers an advantage in their home market, the measures are hurting most of the big names which use either imported materials or components.
It's a balancing act - and one which is being watched closely.
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|Secon eyes logistics hub Australasia News|
Melboune, Vic Property developer Berton Investments has signed up transport group Secon for a new $50 million logistics hub in Truganina.
According to The Australian Financial Review, the 21,000 sqm facility ...
|Employers oppose Kiwi port monopoly Australasia News|
Auckland New Zealand’s largest employer association is opposing any changes to port ownership arrangements.
Brett O’Riley, chief executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA), says suggestions from the Upper ...
|Ports Australia sets priorities Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT Ports Australia has released its three priority policies that the organisation believes will save Australians money, increase international competitiveness, strengthen the economy, create jobs in regional areas and help reduce ...
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|Green Cubes claims Li-ion record|
UNITED STATES Lithium power systems manufacturer Green Cubes Technology has partnered with Preferred Freezer Services to launch the largest lithium battery-powered fleet in the cold storage industry with approximately 9 MWh of ...
|Haulotte shrinks the telehandler|
Haulotte has introduced a new compact telescopic handler designed for tight job sites.
The HTL 3207 is equipped with hydrostatic transmission with an inching pedal for smooth and ...
|Hyundai adds Lift Solutions|
UNITED STATES Hyundai Material Handling has added Lift Solutions, with its headquarters in Omaha, as its latest dealer.
Since 1977, Lift Solutions has provided new and pre-owned forklift equipment, rentals, parts, ...
|Alta Equipment completes acquisition of NITCO|
UNITED STATES Alta Enterprises, trading as Alta Equipment, has completed its acquisition of Northland Industrial Truck Co and its construction equipment group, Northland JCB.
NITCO and Northland JCB will operate ...
|Access equipment boosts Oshkosh results|
UNITED STATES Oshkosh Corporation has reported a 5.5% increase in net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2019. Consolidated net sales reached USD1.99 billion due to higher access equipment, defence and ...
|MCT adds to straddle fleet|
ITALY Kalmar will supply a total of 32 diesel-electric straddle carriers to Italy's Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT), which is owned and operated by Terminal Investment Limited (TIL).
Delivery of ...
|Wagenborg adds all-terrain cranes|
GERMANY Dutch crane service provider Wagenborg Nedlift is expanding its crane fleet.
Following the successful operation of two Demag AC 500-2 cranes and one AC 700-9 crane for several ...
|SBS opens Dallas branch|
UNITED STATES Storage Battery Systems has announced the opening of a new full-service stocking branch in Dallas, Texas, serving the greater Dallas area including Fort Worth, Arlington, Grapevine, Plano, Richardson and Garland. ...
|Jungheinrich opens parts centre in Singapore|
SINGAPORE Jungheinrich is expanding its spare parts logistics capacities in South East Asia.
With the opening of a spare parts centre in the South East Asian trade and logistics ...
|Old Dominion expands rodeos|
Transport company Old Dominion Freight Line is expanding its forklift rodeo program to several branches.
According to Transport Topics, the carrier’s rodeo journey began with a local event at ...