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Comprehensive lift trucks resource. Includes news and product reviews regarding forklifts and their safe and efficient use within warehouses and distribution centers.

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By MMH Staff · February 14, 2018
Scott Johnson, vice president of CLARK, takes up the gavel.
By Josh Bond · February 8, 2018
Self-driving vehicles reduce time and waste in large facility’s complex manufacturing operations.
By Josh Bond · February 8, 2018
Once a fleet is wrapped in a layer of data collection, it can be connected to warehouse and labor management to drive improvements.
By MMH Staff · January 26, 2018
KION Group to acquire minority stake in leading Chinese manufacturer to extend its offering in the fast-growing market for entry-level warehouse equipment.
By MMH Staff · January 25, 2018
How to prepare service practices to achieve the best maintenance benefits provided by greater connectivity.
By Josh Bond · January 21, 2018
Mobile, connected and critical to the movement of goods, the modern lift truck and picker are helping unlock the next level of productivity. Technology for lift trucks, ergonomics in lift trucks, Internet of things in the warehouse, Interconnected Lift Trucks
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2018
Modern Materials Handling sat down with Kevin Lacy who is responsible for the safe and efficient movement of all modes of transportation through research and development of effective policies to improve traffic flow and safety for all.
By Josh Bond · January 17, 2018
Electric equipment continues to displace its internal combustion counterparts—even up to 92,000-pound capacities—and offers benefits far beyond energy costs. Benefits of Electric lift trucks. Buying electric forklifts, hyster forklifts
By MMH Staff · January 5, 2018
A thorough and ongoing analysis of processes can identify plenty of opportunities to boost warehouse efficiency.
By MMH Staff · January 4, 2018
Contract supports the overall maintenance effort of a fleet of up to 700 prime movers and trailer sets.
By Gary Forger · December 15, 2017
Established guidance systems can now have been joined by new game-changing technologies. Instead of simply moving from Point A to Point B, AGVs and other automatic vehicles now can determine their own route and easily adapt to changes on the facility floor. That opens up a new world that might fit your future.
By Josh Bond · December 15, 2017
In step with automotive innovations, lift trucks are gradually moving toward autonomy.
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2017
Technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace, and a focus on safety is the best way to keep up. Forklift Safety Tips, Lift Truck Safety Tips, Lift truck accident prevention
By MMH Staff · December 6, 2017
Maximal, which had 2016 revenues of approximately $66 million from sales of nearly 6,000 units, specializes in utility and standard segments in China.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · December 6, 2017
The top lift truck suppliers list is changing with industry acquisitions causing a dramatic departure from the norm.

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