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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 […]

05/08/2020 - 15:08 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 […]

05/08/2020 - 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 […]

04/08/2020 - 13:19 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, […]

04/08/2020 - 12:35 pm

SNM Lift is official Oil & Steel dealer for North-West France.

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) […]

04/08/2020 - 12:24 pm

Kalmar delivers forklifts to Yizheng Port Co

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 […]

03/08/2020 - 18:56 pm

Hird expands with new West Midlands depot

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 […]

03/08/2020 - 18:31 pm

 Total business liquidity program for Snorkel UK customers

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 […]

03/08/2020 - 18:16 pm

Brett Wood appointed to senior executive officer of Toyota Industries Corporation

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 […]

28/07/2020 - 16:11 pm

Gartner survey reveals 17% of chief supply chain officers are women

While supply chain organisations deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, they still pursue gender equality goals. According to Gartner, Inc’s 2020 Women in Supply Chain Survey among 177 supply chain professionals, 17% of chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) are now women – a 6% increase compared to 2019 and the highest rate since […]

28/07/2020 - 14:44 pm

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