News Edition #1019 - 1 April 2021
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They say the show must go on, and that was certainly the case for the International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Awards.
Normally, this note would be written in Germany, where I would be judging the awards in a chilly exhibition hall, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, I - like many of the international judges - performed my duties virtually.
The Test Days were conducted last week, and while many of us weren't there in person, we were able to see the finalists in action and to hear the assessments of the expert advisors and to discuss the results via Zoom.
The jury is now in the deliberation phase and we will make our recommendations soon, but we are still not sure when and how the winners will be announced. Last year, this was done virtually for the first time, but organisers are confident that a "real life" ceremony is still possible.
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Vehicle maker Toyota has commissioned Victoria's first commercial-grade permanent hydrogen production, storage and refuelling facility at its former manufacturing site at Altona in Melbourne's west. Toyota Australia president and...
The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) says that the creation of a National Operating Standard offers the opportunity to enhance the safety and productivity outcomes of heavy vehicle operators - key...
Agricultural giant T&G Global is harnessing virtual reality technology to recruit and train Hawke's Bay locals in positions it's struggling to fill, particularly forklift drivers. The company has partnered...
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Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA) will launch a two-brand, one-channel distribution trial program with the dealer networks of its two main group companies - Toyota Material Handling and The...
After closing the 2020 financial year better than had been initially expected, Jungheinrich predicts that the global market for materials handling equipment will continue to grow in 2021 in...
Cargotec Corporation has signed an agreement to sell its Navis business to Accel-KKR, a Silicon Valley-based leading technology-focused investment firm, for an enterprise value of EUR380 million (USD447 million...
Hy-Tek Material Handling and WorldSource Integration have been acquired jointly by Dunes Point Capital to form Hy-Tek Holdings, a materials handling automation integrator serving clients in diverse end markets...
Hyundai Material Handling, JLG, Crosby Group, ELOKON
Britain's biggest equipment rental company is investing in 2,100 new JCB machines in a deal worth GBP65 million (USD89.5 million) - the biggest ever order from a UK customer in...
Boston Dynamics adds robot - Waltham, MA, United States
PowerBatt increases warranty - Bratislava, Slovakia
Pulseo innovation honoured - Paris, France
Crown Paints has added further units to its existing fleet of Flexi articulated very narrow aisle (VNA) warehouse trucks which operate at the company's production facility in Hull. Crown...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has imposed a USD177,490 fine on Seneca Foods Corp. for two repeat and three serious safety violations involving forklift training and machine...
Christian charity World Vision International is seeking bids for forklifts for a three-year project in the United States. The charity says the project involves working to support families without...
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