Parker announces the next-generation of load sensing

Parker Hannifin, a global leader in motion and control technologies, is launching a set of next-generation pre-compensated load sensing (LS) valves, as part of the VA Series, designed specifically for highly demanding mobile machinery applications including: forklift trucks, material handling cranes and reachstackers. The performance of the VA Series mobile directional control valves ensures outstanding […]

11/11/2022 - 16:44 pm

UKMHA presents the Archies 2022

For its inaugural Archies event UKMHA chose the theme of Hollywood Glamour and from the moment the capacity audience entered the VIP Lounge there was a real sense of  dinner and the awards ceremony hosted by Mark Durden-Smith. “It was a fantastic night and we’d like to extend huge congratulations to all the winners” said […]

20/10/2022 - 18:12 pm

Giving a lift to Veterans’ Day

Carolina Handling is the exclusive Raymond Solutions and support centre in the Southeast of the USA for North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida’s Central time zone territory. On 10 October the company will attempt to create the world’s largest pallet painting when it hosts The Patriotic Pallet Project at Greenville Downtown Airport in […]

14/09/2022 - 13:30 pm

Jungheinrich launches entry-level EFG models

Jungheinrich is launching two new series of robust electric forklift trucks worldwide. The new EFG forklifts are cost-effective entry-level models for classic transport and stacking tasks between 1.6 and 3t. From now on, in addition to Jungheinrich’s well-known high-performance electric forklifts, the company will also be offering its customers basic models for light to medium-duty […]

13/09/2022 - 13:21 pm

Ramp up your operations  

The arguments for why electric forklifts are better than diesel are well rehearsed. But, for many, a nagging doubt remains: what about ramps and steep slopes where there’s the very real possibility of power drop-off? These issues have been addressed by Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks with its new, patent-pending,  AutoBoost feature. According to Stewart Gosling of […]

17/08/2022 - 20:30 pm

California offers money for the purchase of new zero-emission forklifts

As the US state of California plans to ban the sales of new propane and diesel-powered trucks starting in 2026, it has already introduced an incentive program for switching to zero-emission forklifts in 2022. The Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) has $125,000,000 to spend on subsidies to encourage California businesses to purchase or lease zero-emission […]

09/08/2022 - 21:06 pm

Narrow Aisle focuses on sustainability

Narrow Aisle Ltd – the VNA materials handling solutions specialist – recently hosted a series of distributor open days at its UK Flexi Truck manufacturing plant in Great Bridge, West Midlands. Attended by some 150 visitors, the three open days gave guests the opportunity to see some of the recent additions to the Flexi Truck […]

09/08/2022 - 17:05 pm
News  >  Awards

Yale wins green award for advancing lift truck power technologies

Yale Materials Handling Corporation has been named a 2022 Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics. The award recognises the company’s growing line-up of lift trucks powered by factory integrated lithium-ion battery power and the Yale Power Suite, a comprehensive range of motive power sources available on a broad lineup of lift trucks. The win […]

09/08/2022 - 16:18 pm
News  >  Events

Labour exchange

The shrinking labour pool is certainly hitting the logistics sector hard with HGV drivers, warehouse order pickers and forklift operators all in short supply. Indeed, it was at a recent event organised by the Institute for Government, that the chief executive of Food and Drink Federation announced that the UK food supply chain is around […]

18/07/2022 - 13:52 pm

UniCarriers upgrades stackers for next-level productivity

UniCarriers has launched an upgraded series of compact pedestrian stackers with features designed to enhance operator comfort and productivity. The CSW125 compact pedestrian stacker and CDW125 compact pedestrian stacker for double pallet handling are suited to cross-docking applications. The new machines are particularly useful in applications such as shop replenishment, order picking and short-distance internal […]

05/07/2022 - 15:53 pm

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LHI October 2022

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