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Forklift skills in demand Australasia News
Sydney, NSW Materials handling skills are among the most sought-after in Australia, according to a new report. Research conducted on behalf of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) found that forklift ...
Ports handle more freight Australasia News
Melbourne, Vic Australian ports recorded in excess of 1.94 million twenty foot equivalent (TEU) container movements during the first quarter of 2019, according to a compilation of the latest data by FreightWaves. ...
Freight lobby looks for traction Australasia News
Canberra, ACT The Freight on Rail Group (FORG) of Australia is seeking to speak at the next Transport and Infrastructure Council (TIC) to help gain the sort of traction road transport has ...
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KION pushes ahead with strategy
GERMANY The KION Group is forging ahead with its KION 2027 Strategy and investing in future growth. "The clear focus on our strategy, which was launched last year, has ...
JCB secures large order from Nixon Hire
UNITED KINGDOM JCB is celebrating its biggest single order from leading equipment rental business Nixon Hire as it invests in a brand new telehandler machine fleet worth almost GBP14 million (USD18 million). ...
Riwal invests in fleet expansion
NETHERLANDS Dutch aerial work platform and telehandler rental and sales specialist Riwal is investing nearly EUR100 million (USD112 million) in its fleet during 2019. About 75% of the investment will ...
TVH Canada expands facility
CANADA TVH in the Americas (TVH), a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the materials handling and industrial equipment industries, has moved into a larger facility in Mississauga, ...
Motrac gets Linde exclusivity
BELGIUM Motrac Handling & Cleaning has been appointed as the exclusive importer of Linde Material Handling products for Belgium. Motrac has, to date, been the exclusive distributor of Linde ...
SGL acquires IC Logistics
SWEDEN SGL E-Commerce A/S, a part of Scan Global Logistics Group, has acquired one of the leading Scandinavian fashion fulfillment operations - IC Logistics, the logistics activity arm of Danish IC ...
Rushlift boosts rental fleet
Rushlift GSE, the specialist airport ground support equipment subsidiary of Doosan Industrial Vehicles UK, has announced plans to invest GBP2.2 million (USD2.8 million) in its national short-term rental fleet over ...
Sideloaders make the most of narrow aisles
GERMANY Manufacturer Gaugler & Lutz is using automated Hubtex sideloaders to maximise productivity at its new logistics centre in Aalen-Ebnat (Nord) in Germany. The leading supplier of core materials and ...
Examinations aren’t thorough - warning
UNITED KINGDOM Thousands of businesses operating forklifts may, unknowingly, be falling foul of the law over their Thorough Examinations, according to industry leaders.   Studies have shown that 93% of ...
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