Report forecasts growth in automated truck loading systems

By |2018-08-07T18:29:15+04:00August 28th, 2016|Categories: Interesting|

Report highlights key factors influencing the growth of the ATLS market. By MMH Staff · August 24, 2016 The global automated truck loading system (ATLS) market was valued at $1.67 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach $2.88 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 7.65% during the forecast period. The report defines and forecasts [...]

Women make their mark

By |2018-08-07T18:29:15+04:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: Interesting|

Walk through any materials handling exhibition, and the trousers will outnumber the skirts by a significant margin. And that reflects the gender reality of the industry. But, it’s changing, as Allan Leibowitz reports. Liz Richards, CEO of the US-based MHEDA industry group, notes that she is seeing more and more women attending the association’s educational conferences, [...]

Get the Right Lift Truck for the Job – Call Sun Equipment

By |2018-08-07T18:29:15+04:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Interesting|

A growing number of low-cost lift trucks offer new avenues for pairing equipment and applications, but less cautious buyers might find that small up-front costs come at a steep price. August 01, 2016 - MMH Editorial We’ve all seen the shiny new truck on the job site with an extended cab, leather, DVD player—and a tailgate [...]

Linde Material Handling’s LSP driver assistance system now also available for IC forklift models

By |2018-08-07T18:29:15+04:00July 29th, 2016|Categories: Design, Interesting, Safety|

Linde Material Handling’s LSP driver assistance system now also available for IC forklift models The innovative Linde Safety Pilot (LSP) is now optionally available also for forklift trucks with internal combustion engine. Being the world’s most modern assistance system for counterbalanced trucks, it supports the forklift driver and reduces risks during operation. The sophisticated system continuously [...]


By |2018-08-07T18:29:15+04:00July 9th, 2016|Categories: Interesting|

Toyota Launches Forklift Electronic Diagnostic System - COLUMBUS, Ind. (February 5, 2016) – Toyota Industrial Equipment (TIE), the world’s leading brand of material handling equipment, recently launched the Toyota Electronic Diagnostic (T.E.D.) expert system for dealer technicians. T.E.D. was designed to help Toyota’s nearly 3,000 dealer technicians save time by accessing information online [...]

History of the Fork Truck –

By |2018-08-07T18:29:16+04:00July 1st, 2016|Categories: Interesting|

October 17, 2011 by Rick LeBlanc 1 Comment This article from The Palletizer, a U.S. Naval magazine for suppliers during the Second World War, reviews the history of the fork truck, up to the mid-1940s. The Palletizer was a key communication medium of the Navy to share materials handling best practices with its suppliers.   History [...]

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