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|Local News||FROM THE FORKLIFTACTION.COM EDITORIAL TEAM|
|NTP Forklifts Australia moves Australasia News|
Adelaide, South Australia NTP Forklifts Australia has moved into a new $5.5 million head office at Gepps Cross in Adelaide after almost 30 years at its previous location.
The decision to move... [more]
|Warehousing and storage industry targeted by WorkSafe Australasia News|
Melbourne, Victoria Warehousing and storage is one of eight high-risk industries that WorkSafe Victoria is targeting as part of a 12-month enforcement blitz.
Over the past five financial years, more than... [more]
|Tauranga plans upgrade at container terminal Australasia News|
Tauranga Port of Tauranga is planning significant capital expenditure at its container terminal over the next few years to boost productivity levels.
This follows the announcement that Mediterranean Shipping Company... [more]
|Submissions open for Supply Chain awards Australasia News|
Perth, Western Australia Submissions are now open for the longest-running national awards program in the supply chain, logistics and transport industry.
The Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards (ASCL) will recognise... [more]
|Global News||FROM THE FORKLIFTACTION.COM EDITORIAL TEAM|
|European forklift market grows |
GERMANY The European industrial truck market is on the road to recovery, according to the latest fact sheet released by the European Federation of Materials Handling (FEM).
Order intake data... [more]
|Dealerships swap NMHG territories|
UNITED STATES MH Logistics Corp and Yale Industrial Trucks-Pittsburgh Inc have acquired territories from each other to pursue what each dealership sees as a growth opportunity.
The non-real estate business transactions... [more]
|Moffett Engineering rebrands |
IRELAND Moffett Engineering Ltd, which makes Hiab Moffett truck-mounted forklifts and is a part of Cargotec Corp, has changed its name to Cargotec Ireland.
The company, which celebrated its 65th... [more]
|DFK Cab Ltd forms North American subsidiary |
UNITED STATES DFK Cab Ltd is chasing more North American business after establishing subsidiary DFK America Inc and moving to set up a warehouse in Downers Grove.
“We have full access... [more]
|UK firm warns workers using forklifts|
UNITED KINGDOM A UK law firm has issued a warning to all employees who work around forklifts.
Winston Solicitors LLP issued the warning last week after a Scottish firm was fined... [more]
|JCB trucks work for World Scout Jamboree |
SWEDEN Scout leaders have deployed 80 JCB machines to build and operate a campsite at a world Jamboree for 40,000 participants.
JCB’s Swedish dealer, Söderberg & Haak Maskin AB,... [more]
Free vests boost forklift safety
- Reading, United Kingdom
JCB team achieve world record
- Rocester, United Kingdom
Keppel receives VNA trucks
- Foshan, China
Clark honours top managers
- Lexington, KY, United States
MCFA reaches milestone of 350,000 forklifts
- Houston, TX, United States [more]
|Lift West paints forklifts pink |
UNITED KINGDOM South-west England forklift supplier Lift West Ltd and St Margaret’s Hospice have joined forces to raise money in support of cancer patients.
The idea for the project came from... [more]
|Agency casts forklift operators as film extras |
UNITED STATES Boston Casting Inc is seeking experienced and licensed forklift operators to work as extras in the feature film “R.I.P.D.”
The forklift-related filming is slated to occur on or around... [more]
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|Durable Cat® lift truck fulfills customer’s high expectations |
At Kidex, lift trucks are used in heavy-duty applications, where durability is essential. After streamlining its forklift fleet, Kidex chose a Cat DP55N for its factory and have found it both reliable and cost efficient. [more]
|RAEDER-VOGEL® - New exclusive trade partner for forklift wheels and castors for Switzerland and Liechtenstein: MAPO AG |
RAEDER-VOGEL® and MAPO AG recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement for Switzerland and Liechtenstein for wheels and castors for industrial trucks, such as drive wheels, press-on tyres, load wheels, running wheels, idler wheels, pallet rollers and stabilising castors manufactured by RAEDER-VOGEL®. [more]
|Rapid Lift announces arrival of its new TEU forklift range with deals such as the FG25TS from only $14,990 + GST |
Rapid Lift is proud to announce its position as the sole distributor of the TEU forklift range to the Australian market. Derived from the latest technology in Japanese engineering, TEU produce quality lift trucks at an affordable price. [more]
|DOOSAN sells ‘FLYING MULE’ CARGO Mover to Lufthansa |
Doosan has sold two specialist air cargo LEHF75 slave pallet movers, nicknamed 'the mule', to German airline Lufthansa. Designed to carry loads up to 7,500kgs, the mule handles ‘Unit Load Devices’ or ULDs’ containers.
|Ground Level Container Access Ramps |
Forklift Traders offers a popular and low cost solution to unload containers with a forklift. The Work Cover approved CRN65 Container Access Ramp is designed for bridging into standard containers from ground level. [more]
|Virtual Risk Manager allows effective FLT operator risk assessment, monitoring and improvement |
Originally developed for the on-road fleet sector, with well over 1,000,000 million drivers engaged over the last 15 years in organisations around the globe, Virtual Risk Manager allows effective FLT operator risk assessment, monitoring and improvement [more]
|CeMAT ASIA grows its lead |
CeMAT Asia continues to build on its already impressive position as Asia’s leading trade fair for intralogistics. This year’s fair is expected to feature more than 400 exhibitors and occupy about 25,000 square meters (280,000 sq. ft) of exhibition space. [more]
|RTITB Assist: Training Champions |
The RTITB Operator of the Year Grand Final is just over two weeks away. The Grand Finalists share their thoughts on the impending final, for which 8 tests have now been finalised. See video highlights from this year’s competition. [more]
|Continuing growth in cargo handling facilities and infrastructure brings keen interest to Materials Handling Middle East |
With $80 billion investment in airport infrastructure across the GCC set to drive exponential growth in trade, Materials Handling ME is expected to attract keen interest from international and regional companies looking to strengthen their presence in the Middle East.
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|DEALER WANTED FOR BEST SELLING FORKLIFT SNOW PLOUGHS |
UK based Forklift Attachment manufacturer, BFS, are looking for Global Partners to help meet demand for their snow ploughs.
Ian Baker, Sales Director, says -
“From simple Internet marketing, our Dealers enjoy high volume cash sales, dispatched same day from their own stock. Our unique Snow Ploughs having galvanized frames and polyethylene dishes are dispatched to our Dealers “flat packed”, 15 on each pallet, no protective packaging is required, making transport and storage incredibly cheap. Our Dealers assemble (just 5 bolts) and dispatch to suit demand (and demand can be massive!)”
BFS - Value for Money Products, Built to Last!
To share in the success of this high demand product, please contact us without delay.
BFS Forks and Attachments e: email@example.com w: www.bfsltd.co.uk t: 0044 121 557 1935
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Forkliftaction.com is an excellent, informative publication and its popularity in the industry continues to grow, writes Warren Cornil.
It’s my good fortune to do business nationally and internationally... [more]