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13 June 2018

North East fork lift truck specialist Permatt has been awarded a record-breaking contract to supply a fleet of new machines to JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables owned by the TFKable Group. 

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11 June 2018

I am attending the Linde World of Material Handling exhibition in Mannheim today, and took a few minutes out from the hectic schedule to write up some notes on highlights so far.

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24 May 2018

Jungheinrich is building the semi-automated finished goods warehouse for Germany's oldest noodle producer.

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22 May 2018

Briggs Equipment strengthens its presence in the East Midlands with the purchase of Hitec Lift Trucks. Completion is expected no later than 1 June.

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08 May 2018

Linde Material Handling has launched a new hydraulic fork positioner – View – that improves operator visibility when handling loads.

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19 April 2018

Warehouse safety specialist ELOKON has won a further major award – its third in the past few months – this time for its ELOshield proximity detection system.

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16 April 2018

Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed lift trucks are involved in 50% more serious accidents than HGVs.

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04 April 2018

One of the UK’s foremost accrediting bodies for trainers of forklift trucks and related workplace transport operators and instructors – AITT – has announced the appointment of a new General Manager. 

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29 March 2018

Leading solutions provider Linde Material Handling (UK) has opened a new depot in Wellingborough to strengthen its local network and better serve its customers in the region.

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29 March 2018

Toyota Motor North America Service Parts and Accessories Operations (Toyota) group has agreed to purchase I.D. System’s PowerFleet industrial vehicle management solution for 11 parts distribution centres throughout the U.S.

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20 March 2018

Accidents involving forklift trucks are still all too common in the warehouse, but using smart technology such as that developed by ELOKON can greatly reduce the risks of injury to personnel and damage to equipment and the infrastructure.

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20 March 2018

Even Thorough Examinations need through examinations…  

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20 March 2018

So, what’s to be done? With skilled fork lift engineers retiring faster than new ones are recruited there is an acute skills shortage.  

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15 March 2018

Giving lift truck operators the best field of vision is vital to safe operations. However, it’s just as important to consider just how much your workers on foot can see, too. That’s the advice from Mitsubishi, announcing its latest safety innovation: Safety Zone. 

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09 March 2018

Avery Weigh-Tronix has launched a new Revenue Protection solution which can quickly and accurately capture the weight and dimension of parcels and heavy / large freight. 

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09 March 2018

After over 40 years of using the Dawsonrentals name across its various asset provision businesses, Dawsongroup is switching to use of its group title.

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27 February 2018

Mentor FLT Training will join the Fork Lift Truck Association for a must-see seminar on forklift safety fundamentals at The Health and Safety Event NEC in April.

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27 February 2018

On Saturday 24th February, more than 400 of the fork lift truck industry’s leading figures gathered at the International Centre in Telford to celebrate all that’s best in the sector and bestow its most prestigious honour: an FLTA Award for Excellence

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09 March 2018

Toyota Material Handling UK will be displaying a range of equipment ideal for use in the food supply chain at Foodex 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham, 16-18 April 2018.

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28 February 2018

Time is money… and, as any forklift manager knows, downtime can cost you crucial throughput: increasing your overheads and eating into your bottom line.

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FEATURES

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20 June 2018

Logistics managers are being urged to seek absolute clarity over forklift Thorough Examinations, after it was revealed lift trucks are involved in 50% more serious accidents than HGVs.

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20 June 2018

“It’s about so much more than the trucks,” says Jon Buckley, Commercial Director at Toyota Material Handling UK.

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08 June 2018

LKE is more than a manufacturer of trolleys and lifting equipment, it helps a broad range of companies bring a systematic approach to their handling operations. HSS editor Simon Duddy recently met up with the LKE team in the UK to hear more. 

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07 June 2018

A newcomer to the forklift world is a highlight automated model from German industrial group ZF, which is best known as a car parts maker.

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01 June 2018

Building supplies firm The Bradfords Group is boosting its fleet with over 170 new MHE units supplied by Briggs Equipment.

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30 May 2018

With increased demand for ‘connected’ operations, Hyster Europe is supporting applications throughout the logistics chain with innovative 360 degree technology solutions.

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21 May 2018

Linde Material Handling has launched two new lighting products after the sales success of its BlueSpot lighting system.

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21 May 2018

Trelleborg launched ProHD, a tyre compound that is engineered to increase the load capacity in critical material handling applications at the recent CeMAT event.

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10 May 2018

Linde Material Handling UK recently opened its 24th UK location in Wellingborough, near Northampton. At the opening event, HSS editor Simon Duddy sat down with Linde’s UK MD Max Sammartano to hear how expanding infrastructure is only one of the manufacturer’s recent innovations.

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10 May 2018

Tow tractors can help manufacturing operations make the logistics ‘milk run’ more efficient, says Yale Europe Materials Handling. Its two new models offer greater towing capacities.

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08 May 2018

Forklift fleet managers identified fuel as the key total cost of ownership concern in a survey by forklift manufacturer TCM.

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04 May 2018

Switching to Trelleborg’s latest Elite XP premium-quality resilient tyres on its fleet of counterbalance trucks has more than doubled the life of the standard tyres used previously by one of the UK’s most successful foundry businesses, and considerably reduced fork truck operating costs.

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25 April 2018

Narrow Aisle has announced that models across its top-selling Flexi range of articulated forklift truck-based intralogistics solutions are now available with the option of lithium-ion battery power.

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13 April 2018

Typically, order picking applications would not be the first thing you would associate with health and safety risk, but order picking is a labour-intensive process.

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13 April 2018

Handling & Storage Solutions editor Simon Duddy interviews Managing Director of Windsor Materials Handling, Stephen Burton, who lets us in on the secret to supplying the best possible service to the UK warehousing and logistics industry: inspiring change.

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29 March 2018

Battery specialist ECOBAT Battery Technologies (EBT), has raised the concern that the increased use of lithium-ion batteries in forklifts may not be the utopia that many are suggesting. HSS editor Simon Duddy recently met with EBT Industrial to talk batteries.

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15 March 2018

I.D. Systems has introduced a new fleet management solution for small & medium sized fleets.

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08 March 2018

Juice Stored Energy MD Andrew J Clarke tells HSS editor Simon Duddy the mix of balance sheet and operational issues users should consider when assessing forklift battery technology.

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09 March 2018

If you thought lithium based forklifts were just for large fleets – you’re wrong. Paul Brierley of Eastern Forklifts has seen great success selling BYD lithium phosphate battery powered forklifts, largely to SMEs, in East Anglia. HSS editor Simon Duddy talks to Paul.

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01 March 2018

At the Talent in Logistics Conference 2018, professionals from the warehousing and storage, logistics and transport industry will be immersed in engaging debates, lively panel discussions and informative seminars.

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21 February 2017

Firetrack is a fully automated self seeking re extinguisher system, designed for specific designated applications rather than a flood system, though it can be used for this purpose.

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21 February 2017

FTC has developed a range of visual warning devices suitable for any type of materials handling equipment. The safety lighting range has been developed to enhance site safety and increase pedestrian awareness of the presence of moving hazards.

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22 February 2017

Forklift truck and human interaction is one of the biggest hazards in the workplace today, in many businesses there is no way of avoiding this, that is why Fork Truck Control have developed a range of products to assist operators in reversing heavy plant equipment safely.

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21 February 2017

The speed limiter is a very comprehensive and highly reliable product. The system hard ware is produced by Siemens VDO and has been fitted to over 1,000,000 vehicles worldwide.

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21 February 2017

The standard TXP system is designed for internal combustion engine forklifts with an electrically selectable fluid transmission. The system will stop operators from changing gears whilst the engine revs are too high or the road speed is too fast.

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21 February 2017

A modular independent fleet management system designed to meet the demands of an industrial environment, this system will help to ensure the highest safety standards are met. OptaFleet will provide real time management informaion and reduce the total cost of your industrial vehicle fleet.

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22 February 2017

The FM Stand Alone Check System is a new and exciting addition to FTC’s already extensive product range. The system aims to provide a cost effective solution to completely replace paper based pre use check lists on any type of materials handling equipment.

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21 February 2017

Each pedestrian that works in the specified “danger” area will be issued with an active RFID transmitter that continually emits a dedicated radio frequency, this is then detected by a truck based unit.

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21 February 2017

The Fork Truck Control Speed Zoning system offers a cost effective speed limiting solution for sites where there is interaction between forklifts and pedestrians.

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21 February 2017

FTC have developed a range of camera systems to act as a security system and/or as a driver aid. Manoeuvring plant equipment safely can be difficult at times and an FTC camera system with in cab driver display offers the driver additional views to assist.

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07 June 2017

John Lewis and Waitrose were looking to commission a national fleet survey of its battery and charger assets that would provide both basic and advanced information of the installed fleet.

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