The successful Yorkshire-based logistics specialist Expect Distribution has added further Flexi articulated lift trucks to the already extensive fleet of Flexi very narrow aisle machines that are in operation across its multi-user warehouse facilities in Halifax and Bradford. Expect provide storage and transport logistics for a diverse range of clients and the trucks are required […]
Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) has taken delivery of two state-of-the-art remote-controlled ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, and 10 hybrid-rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs), as part of the latest steps in the planned expansion of Jeddah Port’s premier facility to double annual container throughput capacity to 5.2 million TEUs by 2023. RSGT CEO Jens Floe said, “This is […]
Since its UK launch in 2020, Platform Basket’s Spider 20.95 tracked platform is proving a huge success with UK tree surgeons who are benefiting from its work envelope, unrestricted platform capacity and range of features suited to the arboricultural sector. Shaun Day, managing director of UK distributor Promax Access, said, “Although we only took delivery […]
A selection of Sinoboom electric-powered scissor lifts have just been delivered to Malcop, a new customer for Sinoboom. This is the first sale to a customer in Spain for Sinoboom BV. Malcop is one of Spain’s key names in the construction equipment rental industry, with branches across the country in Alicante, Madrid, Valencia, Murcia, Albacete, […]
Skyjack division has delivered the latest of a series electric scissor and articulating boom orders to Hainan Airlines, China. The airline chose Skyjack products due to their reputation for manoeuvrability and precise positioning capabilities which is required within the aviation industry. Today, there are more than 30 Skyjack machines in use by Hainan Airlines in […]
Kalmar, will supply a further eight fully electric light forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres as part of an agreement concluded in January 2020, which includes an option for the purchase of a total of 16 electric forklifts during 2020 and 2021. Delivery is scheduled to take place during Q4 of 2020 and […]
Beyer-Mietservice KG, headquartered in the Westerwald region and with service centres all over Germany, has increased its fleet of rotating telescopic handlers and accessories. The rental company, which operates throughout Europe, opted for Magni machines because of their focus on technology and environmentally conscious innovation. Earlier in the year Riccardo Magni, managing director of Magni, […]
Power Towers Ltd, a JLG company and a leading global manufacturer of low level access, has closed an important supply agreement with Boels Rental. Boels Rental is significantly expanding its low level access offering with a Power Towers line of products. These new solutions will create a safer working environment while improving operator productivity. Jonathan […]
Nationwide Platforms continues to invest in its fleet with the delivery of 86 electric, hybrid and Stage V-compliant scissor and mast lifts from Skyjack. Looking to provide its customers a solution to the ever-increasing emission and noise pollution regulations, Nationwide Platforms ordered a range of electric scissor and mast lifts, as well as Stage V-compliant […]
Jungheinrich is building a new logistics centre for Wegmann automotive in Veitshöchheim, Lower Franconia, Germany. This major project at the company’s headquarters is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021. Wegmann Automotive is the global market leader for balance weights and battery bushings for automotive production. The company is the exclusive supplier to […]
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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.