Terex AWP, the global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services, has opened its first distribution centre in the Middle East dedicated to its Genie® branded aerial access equipment. Located in the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai, on the premises of third-party logistics providers Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WWS), the new distribution facility will hold a broad selection of Genie boom lifts and scissor lifts to be able to provide quick response to customers’ critical business requirements.
Sharbel Kordahi, Managing Director, Terex Equipment Middle East (TEME), and Genie Sales Director for Middle East, South Africa, Russia and CIS, Terex AWP, says: “The market is evolving and this distribution centre is geared to the specific needs of customers in the Middle East, and as such, the main focus will be on considerably speeding up the delivery of critical and one-shot orders. At the same time, our distributors will continue to maintain their own stocks of Genie equipment on their own premises to ensure the best response possible to all customers throughout the region,” says Kordahi. He concludes: “We chose WWS as our logistics and solutions provider for this new distribution centre because they proved particularly well-suited to our specific requirements. In addition to their extensive experience in the industry, as well as the space required to stock a sufficiently large number of Genie units, they are also ideally located for inbound and outbound freight to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman and other countries in the region. We are confident that can we count on WWS to help deliver the results that our customers’ business success relies on.” Like any other Terex AWP facility around the world, this new Genie distribution centre will also handle pre-delivery inspections and the fitting of certain options.
Dimos Maschinenbau GmbH, a manufacturer of warehouse and industrial trucks as well as system supplier for the air cargo sector, is establishing a branch office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With this move, the family business based in Peterberg, Germany, is strengthening its local customer and project support and taking a big step towards internationalisation. […]
Centrocar, a multinational company dedicated to construction equipment and services, has been named as Haulotte’s new distributor in Angola and Mozambique. The Haulotte Africa subsidiary relies on a network of 14 distributors on the African continent. Haulotte has signed a distribution contract with Centrocar Angola and Centrocar Mozambique to meet the steadily increasing demand for […]
Verton has appointed Welgro as its first distributor in South Africa. The partnership means that Welgro’s clients will be able to safely improve their productivity and bottom line by using Verton’s remote-controlled load-management system. Welgro was founded in 1986 and specialises in supporting large Tier 1 companies in the mining, engineering, industrial and agricultural sectors. […]
Cargotec and Konecranes have continued their dialogue and cooperation with relevant competition authorities to find satisfactory ways to mitigate concerns raised by the competition authorities to secure approvals to complete the merger of Cargotec and Konecranes. Based on ongoing dialogue with the authorities the remedy requirements are more complex than expected. Cargotec and Konecranes have […]
The safety and efficiency of wind turbines and construction projects are in the spotlight with the announcement of a partnership between Verton and SpanSet Axzion GmbH. SpanSet Axzion will be Australian company, Verton’s distributor in Germany. SpanSet Axzion GmbH is part of the international SpanSet Group, supplying individual custom-made products and unique solutions for the […]
Sinoboom BV, the European subsidiary of the Chinese MEWP manufacturing specialist, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Trackunit confirming the telematics solutions specialist as preferred partner in the design, installation and delivery of these data services for Sinoboom equipment. Sinoboom BV and Trackunit have collaborated closely to create the specially customised solution with […]
Supporting its partners to provide the best customer experience is an important part of Haulotte Iberica’s service. The subsidiary has concluded an agreement with Elevarte, a Spanish rental company based in Madrid, for an enhanced cooperation over maintenance work, equipment upgrade, genuine spare parts use, and continuous training. According to Tomás Javier Moreno, commercial department […]
JT Energy Systems, the joint venture between Jungheinrich and Triathlon Batterien GmbH, has acquired a stake in the Dresden-based AI company and battery specialist NOVUM. As part of their close technological cooperation, the partners are jointly extending the service life of lithium-ion batteries. The use of AI-based analysis tools makes used vehicle batteries fit for […]
With the intention of advancing the integration of robotics with access equipment, JLG Industries has entered a developmental partnership with RE2 Robotics, a leading developer of intelligent robotic mobile manipulation systems. The collaboration aims to deliver improved operator safety and enhanced productivity on job sites. “Robotic technologies have long been used in a variety of […]
The latest climate research proves an urgent need to cut emissions in order to limit global warming to 1.5°C. Konecranes wants to be a part of the solution and has announced new climate targets that will target emissions in both its own operations and its value chain. The new targets support Konecranes’ efforts to cut […]
01/02/2022 - 12:00 pm
LHI October 2023
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25 years of growth for Combilift.
Faresin marks 50 years
The Insider – Joel Cox.
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