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 […]
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 […]
Manitex International Inc a leading international provider of cranes and specialised industrial equipment, has announced that it has reduced its European bank debt by approximately €4.96M, effective from 20 July 2020. Improvements in working capital, via accelerated inventory turns and other operating cashflow that the company has generated since reporting its first quarter results has […]
Cargotec’s CEO Mika Vehviläinen says that the company’s half year financial report – from January to June 2020 – show that Cargotec has given a solid performance in an exceptional environment. He says, “The second quarter began in a very exceptional situation with the rapid spread of the coronavirus in our main market areas. The […]
UK rental company, 2 Cousins Powered Access, is growing its hire fleet with the addition of its first Snorkel lifts. The company took an initial delivery of two Snorkel A38E electric articulated boom lifts from Snorkel UK in early July, which is the first part of a new order and larger investment into their fleet. […]
JLG has appointed Industrial EquipSol Limited in Bangladesh as distributor for JLG’s access portfolio . “JLG is pleased to announce this distribution agreement with EquipSol,” said Ian Hume, sales director JLG Middle East, Africa, Russia and India. “In EquipSol JLG has found a knowledgeable partner in the Material Handling and Industrial segment.” The past six […]
The first Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which took place on 9 July had the lifting industry taking to social media in-force. The day was all about getting the whole industry and the associated supply chains to recognise the importance of high standards in lifting, the significance of quality and how to ensure lifting best […]
Combilift is a winner at this year’s IFOY Awards 2020 (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year), one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry which honours the best products and solutions of the year. The company won the Warehouse Truck Lowlifter Category with its innovative Combi-CS […]
EnerSys a leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, has continued operations through the COVID-19 pandemic while respecting health guidelines and regulatory compliance to ensure the safety of its employees and customers. In an effort to promote safer business practices both in its facilities and in the field, the company has implemented enhanced hygiene […]
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LHI November/December 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: industry’s eminent leaders to tell us about their year.
The Insider: Doug Stitt, of The Caldwell Group Inc, says don’t waste time over things you can’t control.
MEWP spiders – adoption and product development trends.