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The events sector needs more support

Live events around the world have been devastated: from major festivals and landmark theatres, to grassroots venues and business events. Without major immediate support from government, the entire supply chain is at risk of collapse. A supply chain that includes some of the most skilled and technically expert members of the lifting industry. #WeMakeEvents – […]

08/10/2020 - 8:58 PM
News  >  Awards

Talent in Logistics puts forklift operators to the test virtually

This year, the UK’s Talent in Logistics Award for Forklift Operator of the Year will be determined by a series of virtual competition finals in September, specially adapted to keep people socially distanced and safe. The Forklift Operator of the Year award, delivered in partnership with UniCarriers, will be filmed and made available to watch […]

08/5/2020 - 3:08 PM

GK Hire targets clean rooms with 21 new Genie GS-1330m scissors

Based in Dublin, Ireland, rental firm GK Hire, has taken delivery of 21Genie GS-1330m scissor lift platforms. Featuring a power-efficient e-drive system for full-day, emissions-free runtime and weighing less than the standard service elevator capacity limitation of 1000kg (2205lb),the Genie GS-1330m scissor lift combines a maximum working height of 5.9m (18ft 8in), a lift capacity […]

08/5/2020 - 11:28 AM

JLG announces changes in leadership in EMEAIR region

JLG has made several organisational changes for the EMEAIR region. Tjitske van Hellemond has accepted the role of director of Customer Care EMEAIR. In her new role, she will be responsible for all purchasing, marketing, and sales of JLG’s Parts and Service organisation across the region. Karel Huijser, general manager and vice president for JLG […]

08/4/2020 - 1:19 PM

Haulotte appoints a new distributor in Africa

Haulotte named Premium Group as a distributor of the full range of its aerial equipment and telehandlers in 12 African countries. This partnership will enable the Group to provide a better local service support to the end-user contractors and rental companies in the Africa Zone. Premium Group will be an authorised distributor in Morocco, Senegal, […]

08/4/2020 - 12:35 PM

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July/August 2020

In this month's issue

Featured News

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Opinion Pieces

Exciting times ahead for the logistics industry

“Nobody can say that the present time is not an exciting period for anyone involved in transport and logistics,” says Rob Fisher, show director of IMHX. IMHX  is the UK’s largest logistics and supply chain exhibition. The next event in the IMHX series takes place on September 14-16, 2021, at the NEC, Birmingham “Logistics organisations […]

07/21/2020 - 1:31 PM

The war not yet won

Our challenge is an eternal one.  The wrestle with gravity. It was here before us, and it will outlive all of us.   I feel a burden of responsibility heading up our 75 year old association. As well as to the current and future membership, the initial aspirations of LEEA’s Founding Fathers weighs heavily on […]

07/14/2020 - 4:00 PM