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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 ...
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Cascade's High-Performance J-Series Carton Clamps
Cascade Corporation showcases the features of their advanced J-Series Carton Clamps in this latest video.
Rebuilt Flexis offered with new truck warranty
Narrow Aisle Ltd has announced that remanufactured machines in its Flexi ECO AC range of 'second life' articulated reach trucks are now offered with the same factory warranty terms as new-build Flexi units.
When An Employee Becomes Mentally Ill: A Manager’s Guide
The Workplace Health & Safety Show (22-23 May) at Sydney’s International Convention Centre is making mental health and wellbeing a key pillar of the two day safety exhibition
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Smart logistics and Industry 4.0 have created an ever growing demand for data input as a tool to optimise supply chains and reach required profit levels.
Bolzoni Auramo: More Efficiency in the Forest Products Handling
Forklift attachment manufacturer Bolzoni Auramo has a complete range of clamps for efficient and damage-free handling of Forest Products through the logistic chain.
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Cascade's High-Performance J-Series Carton Clamps
Rebuilt Flexis offered with new truck warranty
When An Employee Becomes Mentally Ill: A Manager’s Guide
Bring your supply chain to the next level with RAVAS mobile weighing
Bolzoni Auramo: More Efficiency in the Forest Products Handling
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