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Forkliftaction Blog: Make it Automatic

Posted by CeMAT Team on 23-Jul-2018 11:21:35

First published in Forkliftaction.com News edition #858. Contributor Peter Harvey MBE is chief executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association.

Automation is becoming more popular. PHOTO: AGV Solutions

Technology moves at lightning speed, particularly in warehousing, logistics and transport. Automation has gained a lot of traction in recent years, and for good reason. Its reliable and consistent performance delivers big benefits to companies. At a time when space is at a premium, it ensures operators can fully utilise the space they have. But, more than that, it slashes costs including wages, energy and training.

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Topics: Forklifts

Intelligent management - fleet and asset systems

Posted by CeMAT Team on 13-Jun-2018 11:43:23

First published in the Forkliftaction.com News edition #875.

Five years ago, telematics was the buzzword in fleet and asset management. In 2018, it is believed that less than 20% of the 1 million forklifts in the USA use any sort of fleet or asset management tools. Melissa Barnett looks at the reality behind the stats, investigates whether it is a worldwide phenomenon and finds out where fleet and asset management is headed.

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Topics: Forklifts, telematics

Forkliftaction Report: Deals, expansion and growth Down Under

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Jan-2018 10:00:00

First published In Forkliftaction News on Thursday, Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 

As Australian forklift suppliers and users enter a new year, there is reason for optimism.

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Topics: Forklifts

OPINION: Forklift attachments - right tools, wrong skills?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 18-Mar-2016 09:40:21

This post was written by Forkliftaction blogger, Stuart Taylor, Managing Director of Mentor FLT Training Limited, the UK’s leading provider of training and associated services for all types of materials handling equipment and workplace transport.

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Topics: Forklifts