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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Oil & Steel has formalised SNM Lift as an Oil & Steel distributor for the market in north-west France. The SNM Group, founded in 1981, is a French company specialising in the sale and handling of mobile cranes (SNM Cranes), but also in equipment for the transfer of containers and hydraulic cranes (SNM Heavy Handling) […]
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received an order for four forklifts from Yizheng Port Co Ltd, including two Kalmar Essential Forklifts with a lifting capacity of 16t and two Kalmar Heavy Forklifts with a lifting capacity of 25t. The order, which was concluded through Kalmar’s local dealer Suzhou Hefeng Industry Equipment Co Ltd, was booked […]
UK minicranes, glass lifting and powered access hire specialist, Hird has expanded its network by opening of a new depot in the West Midlands. The company’s Western Operational Hub on the Hayes Trading Estate in Halesowen, West Midlands, will offer a full range of minicranes, glass lifting equipment, access platforms and training courses. It fills […]
As businesses around the UK work towards reopening and re-establishing their operations, there may be a tough road ahead for companies to return to good financial health. Referencing an article in The Times newspaper, analysis by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows that nearly half of all UK businesses do not have enough cash […]
Brett Wood, the president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling (TMHNA), has been appointed as senior executive officer of Toyota Industries Corportation (TICO) – TMHNA’s parent company. Wood becomes the only non-Japanese TICO executive. Wood, a 31-year veteran of Toyota, will maintain his current responsibilities as TMHNA president and CEO in addition to his new […]
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In this month's issue
VR simulation training.
Joel Cox, THE INSIDER, says keep testing.
Celebrating Forklift Truck Safety Day.
Brett Woodland, AWRF president brings technical expertise to sales.