With rapidly accelerating developments in technology and seemingly no let-up in the emergence of ever more complex supply chain challenges, the modern logistics professional has a lot to consider before deciding on the materials handling equipment that best suits their company’s intralogistics needs. So, to mark the start of the countdown to IMHX 2025 (September […]
EnerSys has expanded its line of virtually maintenance-free, high-performance NexSys iON lithium-ion batteries with the addition of its 80V model. Engineered for fast recharge, long run times and to deliver high energy capacity in a smaller footprint, the latest NexSys iON battery model provides customers with a power solution designed to meet the energy demands […]
Said to offer super-fast charging and lower total cost of ownership than IC and lead acid battery alternatives, BYD’s range of zero-emission iron-phosphate battery-powered forklifts have proved to be the ‘perfect recipe’ for sustainable food products specialist Devenish in Northern Ireland. For intense operations such as that at Devenish’s Belfast facility, there’s an alternative to […]
Following the announcement in June of a significant investment in its distribution capacity across the USA, South and Central America, Narrow Aisle Ltd – the UK-based manufacturer of Flexi Truck space-saving intralogistics solutions – has made a further major financial commitment to the US market that will see production output from the company’s facility in […]
Since Combilift launched its first C4000 model in 1998, multidirectional capability has been one of the major hallmarks of the company’s wide range of handling solutions. Now, 24 years and thousands of R&D hours later, its latest product takes multidirectional capability to the next level. The Combi-MR4 is a 4-wheel electric powered multidirectional reach-truck, which […]
Hyster Company has been awarded a 2021 Green Supply Chain Award from the Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The company won recognition for a growing range of electric options available for a more expansive set of industries and applications, including those reliant on high-capacity lift trucks traditionally powered by internal combustion engines. “As emissions regulations […]
An innovative new safety device that dramatically reduces damage to stored goods, lift trucks, warehouse or distribution centre building infrastructure and storage systems is now available on Flexi Truck products. The Smart Stop ‘touch sensitive’ in-aisle sensing system causes a Flexi Truck articulated very narrow aisle lift truck’s digital drive system to lock out should the truck […]
The Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world. The customer taking delivery of this special forklift is Metroll, a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of steel building products including […]
Yale Materials Handling Corporation has launched a suite of operator assistance technologies that warehouses can use to help reinforce lift truck operating best practices. The Yale Reliant solution automatically adjusts lift truck performance based on proximity to pedestrians and obstacles, load weight, equipment status and location-specific rules. The technology is the product of more than […]
The PhoeniX AGV, for handling long, heavy and bulky goods is Hubtex’s fully automated electric multidirectional sideloader,multidirectional sideloader and believed to be a world first. In 2021, the customer specific AGV designs will be included in the full product range of electric vehicles for industries including wood, sheet metal, glass and automotive. The basic model […]
16/02/2021 - 11:22 am
LHI September 2023
In this month's issue
Take care of mental health.
Kalmar’s Green Chair online.
Cable management for forklifts
Asian MEWP market.
The Insider, Steve Napieralski.