News Edition #1064 - 17 February 2022

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Where Just In Time was the mantra until a couple of years back, we are increasingly hearing about Just In Case inventory management. This means hoarding materials to avoid the supply chain blockages which have been so challenging since the start of the pandemic.
For materials handling, this probably means increased demand for warehouse space, more intensive use of equipment and further labour requirements.
Much of that is great news for manufacturers and vendors, but not so much for end-users who will not only be working harder, but may also find themselves stretched to meet demand. And the cost of machines will no doubt be on the rise again.


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New warehouses for Auckland  Auckland, New Zealand

Two large warehouses for food and retail goods worth more than NZD250 million are to be built south of Auckland as supply chain strategies change to counter the pandemic...

Supply chains still stretched - JLL  Sydney, NSW, Australia

The disruption to supply chains that has affected the movement of goods since the start of COVID is likely to continue through to 2023, but everything from the size...

Forklift and warehousing solutions specialist, Yale, is expanding its new UX Series with the introduction of its GPD5070UX6 range of 5-7 tonne forklifts, designed for enhanced safety, comfort, and ergonomics. The series comes with a range of optional extras that can be seamlessly integrated into the forklift and is backed by Yale's global network of authorised dealers.

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Terex sales, profits rise  Norwalk, CT, United States

Terex Corporation has reported fourth quarter 2021 income from continuing operations of USD58.0 million - up from USD14.9 million in the same period last year. Sales rose from USD786.7 million...

Kaup marks 60 years  Aschaffenburg, Germany

Kaup is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Started in 1962 with five employees, the medium-sized family business from Aschaffenburg now employs around 900 people worldwide. Managing director Holger...

Haulotte adds African distributors  Maputo, Mozambique

Centrocar, a multinational company dedicated to construction equipment and services, has been named as Haulotte's new distributor in Angola and Mozambique. The Haulotte Africa subsidiary relies on a network...

New leadership at Sellick  Harrow, ON, Canada

Sellick Equipment Ltd has appointed Colin Sellick as president of the company. This follows the retirement of founders Howard and David Sellick last month. Colin Sellick, who represents the...
MAXAM Tire has launched an all-new proprietary compound, EcoPoint3, to be fully integrated into its solid tyre range at the new automation-heavy factory. In addition to incorporating the new...

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JLG extends scissor lift line  McConnellsburg, PA, United States

JLG Industries has added two new scissor lift models: the electric-drive ES2646 and the hydraulic-drive R2646. The ES2646 and R2646 models share a common chassis and platform, offering 32...
ID Logistics, one of the European leaders in contract logistics, will acquire 100% of Kane Logistics, an American contract logistics business. Eric Hémar, chairman and CEO of ID Logistics...

Hyster offers Li-ion options  Surrey, United Kingdom

Hyster is offering Sunlight Group lithium-ion batteries as an option for selected Hyster forklifts and warehouse trucks in Europe. The Sunlight Li.ION FORCE batteries, which will be available for...

RCT applies safety solution  Houston, TX, United States

Equipment Depot recently partnered with smart technology specialist RCT to develop forklift seatbelt safety solutions. Equipment Depot approached RCT to provide an operator safety solution to fit into two...

Poultry companies fined for accident  Craigavon, United Kingdom

Two Northern Ireland poultry companies have been fined following an accident in which an employee sustained life-changing injuries when he was crushed by a forklift truck. Moy Park and...
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Forklift and warehousing solutions specialist, Hyster®, is expanding its new UX Series with the introduction of its H5.0-7.0UT range of 5-7 tonne forklifts, designed for enhanced safety, comfort, and ergonomics.

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