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There's been lots of speculation about the impact of the trade war between the United States and China, but a report this week from Bloomberg put a number to that dispute: USD585 billion.
Bloomberg economists say uncertainty over trade could lower the global GDP by 0.6% in 2021.
According to the report, China would be hit harder by the uncertainty factor, with its GDP lowered by 1%, while the tension will shave a 0.6% chunk off America's economic output.
And then there's Brexit!
Local NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

Elevated Access named NZ Sinoboom distributor Australasia News
Auckland Elevated Access NZ Ltd has signed an exclusive agreement with Sinoboom to distribute the Chinese company’s MEWPs in New Zealand. Elevated Access NZ previously represented the company in 2014, ...
Freight companies on board for new airport Australasia News
Sydney, NSW Ten of Australia’s major freight companies have signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with Western Sydney Airport, due to open in 2026. The MOU will see Western Sydney Airport work ...
ALC calls for action after audit Australasia News
Canberra, ACT The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) says the Australian Infrastructure Audit 2019, released last week, highlights the need for more effectively targeting investment in freight infrastructure and prioritising regulatory reforms that ...
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New Hyster UT forklift meets the need for simpler handling Australasia News
Hyster is excited to introduce our new UT Series of cost-effective lift trucks.

In capacities from 1.5-3.5 tonnes, they are an affordable and uncomplicated option for operations for limited work periods, or up to 1,000 hours a year. Benefits include:
  • Cost-efficiency - no advanced features not required for lower usage forklifts
  • Reliable service and back-up from your local Hyster dealer
  • Ideal for a wide range of warehousing and logistics operations
Hyster offers all our customers peace of mind, delivering fast support whenever needed.

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Global NewsEditorial articles by Forkliftaction News

TVH acquires IPS
UNITED KINGDOM TVH Parts Holding NV has acquired the shares of UK-based company Independent Parts & Service Ltd (IPS), a dealer in replacement parts for mobile elevating work platforms and outrigger pads. ...
Konecranes buys Trevolution Service
ITALY Konecranes has acquired Italian Trevolution Service SRL, one of Italy’s largest independent crane service companies specialising in crane maintenance, repairs, modernisations, spare parts, and hoists and components. The ...
East Penn buys majority stake in Navitas
UNITED STATES Battery manufacturer East Penn has acquired a majority interest in Navitas Systems. The acquisition will accelerate East Penn’s expansion of its motive power battery offering, as well as ...
Movers & Shakers
Bis Henderson Recruitment, UKWA
Kensar appointed Doosan dealer
UNITED STATES Kensar Equipment Company has been appointed the exclusive Doosan forklift dealer for the greater Indianapolis area, offering Doosan’s full line of diesel, petrol and electric forklifts. “We’ve built a ...
KION plans new factory in Poland
GERMANY KION Group has announced plans for the construction of a new industrial truck plant in Ko?baskowo, near Szczecin in Poland. Capital expenditure on this project will amount to over EUR60 ...
CLARK service managers meet - Lexington, KY, United States
Raymond recognised for manufacturing leadership - Greene, NY, United States
Crown honoured in Philippines - Manilla, Philippines
Doosan launches new NX series
KOREA, SOUTH Doosan Industrial Vehicle has announced the launch of its new NX series forklift. The new model was recently revealed to seven dealers from six major Asian countries at a ...
FLTA calls for awards nominations
UNITED KINGDOM The Fork Lift Truck Association is calling for entries to the Safe Site category of the upcoming FLTA Awards for Excellence 2020. Organisations that have implemented initiatives to improve ...
Forklift on fire
UNITED STATES Investigators are examining the scene of a factory fire in Poole in southern England, after firefighters responded to a blaze involving a forklift. The fire service was called to ...
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Say hello to the Forkliftaction team at IMHX 2019
There is nothing quite like the buzz of an industry trade show. We're looking forward to catching up with the materials handling community at #IMHX2019 in September. Come say hello to Maria, Ann and Forkliftaction News editor Allan at the FORKLIFTACTION Stand - 20C165.  

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See Cascade's Innovation First-Hand at these Fall Tradeshows
You can find Cascade Corporation exhibiting the latest in materials handling at several upcoming global tradeshows this fall. Visit our booths to see the power of Cascade products and find out how we can help you reach your goals.
Advanced Motive Power Solutions
With more than 85 years of motive power experience and innovation, HAWKER offers the industry's broadest range of products and experts to turn our solutions into real cost savings for your operation.
STB America revolutionizes the forklift battery
Build and grow your private brand at a fraction of the cost of competitors.
ANSI Compliant? GREAT! And you have supporting documentation, right?
All forklift parts providers claim that their products are ANSI compliant. Some boast that they exceed ANSI Standards. Truth, or fiction?
It’s time to register for the IMHX 2019 Forklift Operator Challenge
Talent in Logistics working in partnership with UniCarriers UK are calling for Britain’s most skilled operators to take part in this year’s Forklift Operator Challenge at IMHX 2019 from 24-27 September.
CeMAT RUSSIA established as Russia’s leading intralogistics trade fair
CeMAT RUSSIA, Russia’s leading intralogistics trade fair, is on a course for continued growth.
Long Beach Perfect Venue to Highlight Fuel Cells
The 2019 Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition will feature many different companies involved in the material handling sector and is the perfect venue to showcase the many benefits fuel cells offer.
MHEDA's Rental & Used and Automation Solutions Conference
MHEDA announced a Rental & Used Conference as well as an Automated solutions Conference on October 3 in Rosemont, IL.
IMHX 2019 - exhibitor directory
IMHX 2019 takes place between 24 - 27 September at the NEC, Birmingham. Here's a preview of some of the companies exhibiting at the UK's largest event for logistics and supply chain solutions:
Say hello to the Forkliftaction team at IMHX 2019
See Cascade's Innovation First-Hand at these Fall Tradeshows
Advanced Motive Power Solutions
STB America revolutionizes the forklift battery
ANSI Compliant? GREAT! And you have supporting documentation, right?
It’s time to register for the IMHX 2019 Forklift Operator Challenge
CeMAT RUSSIA established as Russia’s leading intralogistics trade fair
Long Beach Perfect Venue to Highlight Fuel Cells
MHEDA's Rental & Used and Automation Solutions Conference
IMHX 2019 - exhibitor directory
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