Despite the pressure of high fuel and other operating costs, more than half (51%) of UK third party logistics (3PL) companies expect to invest more in equipment, people and premises in 2014 than they did in 2013.This was one of the findings of 3PL 2013 - a recent survey of warehouse operators undertaken by the industry's trade body UKWA.
UKWA said the ...
An expected surge in factory order books in the New Year means now's the time to replace any fading forklifts in your factory. Max Gosney reveals the key steps to securing your dream machine.
The materials handling market is a "sweet spot" for the rollout of hydrogen fuel cells, according to one expert. They've been introduced in the US, with proven benefits, so why haven't they taken off to the same extent here in the UK?
There are numerous opportunities for UK manufacturers in China, says Mark Morley of GXS
The stark reality of today's business climate is that success is based on volume, profit and customer care. And since volume is driven by product quality and customer care by operating practices, then focusing on costs should be a priority.
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Equipment tagging business Scafftag has launched the LOLER tag inspection system, which is permanently affixed to each forklift truck to enable immediate verification of the truck's maintenance status.
Toyota Material Handling has launched the Toyota Traigo 80-volt electric forklift truck (pictured), with load capacities ranging from 2 tonnes to 3.5 tonnes.
Forklift truck manufacturer Jungheinrich has begun production of a new range of 6-9 tonne capacity IC-engine counterbalanced trucks.
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