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TOP FIVE QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE PURSUING INDOOR FORKLIFT ELECTRIFICATION

TOP FIVE QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE PURSUING INDOOR FORKLIFT ELECTRIFICATION

Demanding industries like transport and manufacturing
have long relied on internal combustion engine (ICE)
forklifts, even in indoor settings. That’s changing. Electric
motive power is increasingly popular among high-intensity
operations, and electric options for forklifts are no longer
limited to lead-acid batteries. The opportunity is there,
but what should you know about electrification for indoor
forklift applications?

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LITHIUM-ION HELPS PAPER AND PACKAGING OPERATIONS

LITHIUM-ION HELPS PAPER AND PACKAGING OPERATIONS

Two large providers of paper and packaging solutions in the US faced similar challenges within their material handling operations. In order to limit costs, reduce emissions, improve their work environment and boost labour utilisation, the paper and packaging companies partnered with Hyster.

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BUILDING A BETTER WORK ENVIRONMENT

BUILDING A BETTER WORK ENVIRONMENT

Robotics are past the awareness stage. From horizontal transportation to storing and retrieving pallet loads at height, increasingly capable robotic solutions are becoming regular fixtures at manufacturing and automation events, and in trade and business publications across the globe.

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CREATING A CULTURE OF SAFETY

CREATING A CULTURE OF SAFETY

When any job or activity becomes second nature, familiarity often breeds inattentiveness—a sense of “autopilot” kicks in, and carelessness can result. Or, if a task or job can be completed more efficiently using some sort of shortcut, human nature will often dictate that action. Unfortunately, both distraction and corner-cutting can lead to disaster for the individual and others. In the materials handling industry, specifically those facilities using forklifts and industrial trucks, safe practices involve multiple layers of application from truck and machinery operations, to employee and visitor conduct

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IT TAKES TWO: BOOST CONTAINER HANDLING CAPACITY AND THROUGHPUT

IT TAKES TWO: BOOST CONTAINER HANDLING CAPACITY AND THROUGHPUT

Severe congestion in container yards can wreak havoc on port terminal operations and subsequent stages of the supply chain.

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IMPROVING STEEL  DISTRIBUTION EFFICIENCY

IMPROVING STEEL DISTRIBUTION EFFICIENCY

With automation, increased connectivity and evolving labour demographics reshaping industrial landscapes, change is constant, and the steel industry is no exception.

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Top Trends Influencing Your Industrial Forklift Selection

Top Trends Influencing Your Industrial Forklift Selection

In tough industrial materials handling operations, no two applications face the same challenges. Even stakeholders across a single organisation will have different priorities
when it comes to selecting lift trucks.

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HVO: A NEW TOOL TO TACKLE SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES

HVO: A NEW TOOL TO TACKLE SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGES

Across the world, focus on reducing materials handling
equipment fuel emissions is intensifying. Sometimes
to meet corporate environmental objectives, and often
hastened by local emissions standards and regulations.

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RETHINK YOUR LIFT TRUCK POWER

RETHINK YOUR LIFT TRUCK POWER

Although they’re not often top of mind, forklift power sources affect your operations every day because the lift trucks they power are responsible for delivering parts and materials throughout your facility and moving final products out. These are bookend functions that keep your operation moving.

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BRINGING BIG TRUCKS INTO THE ELECTRIC AGE

BRINGING BIG TRUCKS INTO THE ELECTRIC AGE

As the world collectively pursues reduced greenhouse
gas emissions, supply chains have a critical role to
play.

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CONTAINER HANDLING & THE CO2 ROADMAP

CONTAINER HANDLING & THE CO2 ROADMAP

Ports and terminals all over the world continue to seek ways to reduce their impact on the environment. Port equipment, Reachstackers and container handlers in particular have all been a major area of focus.

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CHALLENGING TRADITIONS. GROWING AMBITIONS.

CHALLENGING TRADITIONS. GROWING AMBITIONS.

Today, wood is as much of a key resource as ever, seen commonly in the production of furniture, construction products, and more. Considering its long history, it is no surprise that this sector has been one of the more traditional industries when it comes to materials handling.

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7 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING  YOUR IDEAL POWER SOURCE

7 FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING YOUR IDEAL POWER SOURCE

Forklifts have more power source options today than ever. With so many choices available, it’s a perfect time to reconsider if you’re using the right ones.

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3PLS: Rising to the challenge of the now economy

3PLS: Rising to the challenge of the now economy

What are the trends driving evolution in the logistics industry? And how does materials handling equipment help third-party logistics (3PL) firms rise to these challenges?

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BUILDING A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

BUILDING A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

The extraction of raw materials through mining, quarrying and forestry. Constructing infrastructure and buildings. Manufacturing and supplying materials and products. Maintenance, operations, and waste disposal. All of these activities form part of the construction industry, a highly diverse sector that is cemented into the fabric of society and the economy across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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5 PAIN POINTS IN PAPER HANDLING

5 PAIN POINTS IN PAPER HANDLING

Few products as commonplace as paper go through such an extensive lifecycle. From the forest as raw material, to the pulp mill, paper mill, printing house, warehouse, port or terminal, or logistics operation before its final distribution as whatever finished paper product it becomes.

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ZERO EMISSIONS IS COMING TO PORTS

ZERO EMISSIONS IS COMING TO PORTS

Your port terminal operation is going zero emissions. The main question is how?

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UPTIME: 5 STEPS TO KEEP CONTAINER HANDLING MOVING

UPTIME: 5 STEPS TO KEEP CONTAINER HANDLING MOVING

Do you have a plan if container handling equipment suddenly fails? Have you taken steps to make sure your operation is not caught unprepared? Are you taking steps to reduce the risk of failure to begin with?

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DELIVERING CLEAN POWER AND PERFORMANCE TO PORTS

DELIVERING CLEAN POWER AND PERFORMANCE TO PORTS

California’s climate commitment to deriving 50% of the state’s electricity from renewable resources by 2030 is impacting ports along the West Coast. It’s a bold move, but it’s achievable if technology and the infrastructure to support and charge it come together.

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