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Top tips for couriers to be more sustainable over Christmas

Christmas is around the corner, and this year’s festivities look set to be more digital than traditional. With the second lockdown due to end on 2nd December, the likelihood of people turning to online retailers for presents remains high. The pandemic is pushing people towards online shopping…

  • 03/12/2020

Forklift operator refresher training essential for a safe return to work

To maintain safety and compliance as operations resume and forklift operators return to work, RTITB is reminding employers of the necessity to provide assessments and refresher training. “We are now, fortunately, in a situation where many operations are re-starting or returning to…

  • 21/07/2020

Combi-CS pedestrian stacker wins prestigious IFOY Award 

Combilift is a winner at this year’s IFOY Awards 2020 – 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…

  • 16/07/2020
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New Hyster website to meet demand for used equipment

Hyster Europe launches a new website to help end users find high-quality used and refurbished Hyster lift trucks for their specific application needs. “Not every application demands a new machine, a used or fully refurbished Hyster lift truck, supplied by an official Hyster…

  • 07/07/2020

Battery care when forklift fleets get back to work

As lockdown begins to lift and logistics operations prepare to get back to work, rarely has it been more important to pay proper attention to forklift batteries that have been out of action for several weeks. Hoppecke Industrial Batteries is reminding businesses to treat the live wet chemistry in…

  • 30/06/2020

Developers launch first phase of 1.4m sq ft Derbyshire warehouse development

Joint venture partners St Francis Group and iSec have launched the 1.4m sq ft Horizon29 warehouse and logistics development at Markham Vale in north Derbyshire. The high profile scheme, located between Sheffield and Nottingham at the former Coalite works, just off junction 29a of the M1, is being…

  • 28/04/2020

Exporta launches new entry level collapsible plastic pallet box at an amazing price

Exporta, the UK’s Product Handling Experts have added a new base entry level model of their Hercules collapsible plastic pallet box to their range at an amazing price level. Exporta have expanded their collapsible pallet box range with the addition of a brand-new entry model version of their…

  • 12/03/2020
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NexSys® battery range now covers all materials handling vehicle applications

Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) battery technology from EnerSys®, long-established in providing highly flexible, maintenance-free operation for materials handling vehicles, is now available in two forms. First is the NexSys CORE battery (available only in EMEA markets), a high-performance…

  • 11/02/2020
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Interroll complements Modular Pallet Conveyor Platform (MPP) with stacker crane and transfer car

Innovative solutions for the fully automatic handling of pallets: With a new stacker crane for dynamic storage and a transfer car, which enable the fast and safe storage and retrieval of up to 100 pallets per hour, Interroll is expanding its Modular Pallet Conveyor Platform (MPP), a flexible…

  • 05/02/2020
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HAE and Hire Industry team up to tackle digger and dumper safety issues

Hire Association Europe (HAE) has joined forces with Travis Perkins Plc and other industry partners to set up a working group aimed at improving the safety of digger and dumper operations on construction sites. Investigations by Travis Perkins suggested that the risks posed by diggers and dumpers…

  • 05/12/2019