News Edition #1116 - 23 February 2023
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It's very handy when you can employ your own technology at home, as KION well knows. The German giant has started work on a new parts centre which will rely heavily on its automation technology, from Dematic conveyor systems to Linde AMRs.
Automation will not only increase the efficiency of parts distribution, but the new site will also be an ongoing testing ground for the group's technology - and another working example to share with customers and prospects.
It also shows KION's faith in its latest generation of Li-ion forklifts and pallet stackers, which will be deployed in the centre.
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Capitol Chilled Foods (Australia) has been convicted of Category 2 charges with a $300,000 fine by the ACT Industrial Court Magistrate. In 2022, the company pleaded guilty to charges...
Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has announced the return of its National Skills Competition for Toyota forklift technicians and apprentices. The 2023 competition marks the first time the contest...
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Construction work is beginning at Kahl, near Linde's base of Aschaffenburg, on a new KION spare parts distribution centre which will be completed in January 2025. The distribution centre...
Travis Perkins Group, the UK's largest distributor of building materials, is accelerating its decarbonisation plan by switching out over 1,000 diesel forklifts with electrics by mid-2024. The multi-million pound...
Oceaneering International has received an order from a leading international manufacturer for 85 MaxMover CB D 2000 autonomous counterbalance forklifts for three of its manufacturing facilities. The forklift systems...
Hiab has received a large order for 507 Waltco tail lifts from a rental company operating in all 50 US states. The customer has ordered four different liftgate models...
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Ausa has closed a deal with Ahern Denmark, the Nordic division of the Ahern Group, to distribute its dumpers, rough-terrain forklifts and telehandlers in Denmark. This means that Ahern...
Equipment dealer Shawmut Equipment has added Manitou MHT heavy-capacity telehandlers and MRT rotating telehandlers to its product line-up after becoming an authorised Manitou dealer. Scott McGuigan, managing director for...
AutoStore has launched what is believed to be the first pay-per-pick service. The new offering will lower the entry price point to help retailers meet the growing need for...
WorkWhile has launched the first-of-its-kind in-app training and forklift certification to meet the high demand for certified forklift operators. The launch comes amid the ongoing shortage of skilled labour...
MHEDA has released its latest list of award winners recognising members that embody excellence in key areas such as business practices, professional development and industry advocacy. The 2023 Most...
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Delta will be attending both ProMAT and LogiMAT 2023 to showcase its power and automation products and solutions for smart logistics.
Raben Group in Poland, a logistical company dedicated to comprehensive logistic services in Europe, recently implemented the RAVAS Pick by Weight solution.
When the premier manufacturing and supply chain trade event of 2023, ProMat, returns to Chicago on March 20, it will include over 1000 exhibits and a comprehensive Educational Conference of over 150 sessions.
The Inside Warehouse Logistics Expo (IWLEX23) is taking action to support the UK warehouse and intralogistics sector's move towards increased sustainability by introducing the Carbon Net Zero Zone.
Supply Chain Partners is excited to launch Supply Chain Partners Virtual Summits for 2023, with six Virtual Summits now open for registration.
Taking place on 23 and 24 March 2023 in BITEC-Bangkok, Smart Delivery Expo (SDE), co-located with Smart Retail Expo, focuses on understanding the future of ASIA's Delivery in Smart Ways.
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