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Lift Truck Series: A new technician vision
The demographics of technician hiring and retiring do not paint a pretty picture for the near- or long-term future of the technical workforce. The...
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Innovative lift trucks and slotting strategies increase capacity and picking efficiency
In today’s fast-turn, service-driven distribution paradigm, fast, accurate order fulfillment defines success.

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<p>This is a still from a 3D render of one of Bastian Solutions’ latest concepts, an automated guided vehicle (AGV) carrying a robot that picks product and builds mixed case pallets.</p> By Josh Bond · February 21, 2017
Combining the capabilities of integrators and forklift makers will pool expertise among manufacturing, designing and servicing a variety of intralogistics systems.
By MMH Staff · February 14, 2017
Valued at $35.3 billion in 2014, the market is projected to expand to $55.9 billion in five years.
By Josh Bond · February 3, 2017
In the quest to identify and control maintenance costs, fleet-tracking devices can support the goals of the operator and manager.
By MMH Staff · February 2, 2017
To align with market changes and customer needs, Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) has created a new business division to manage North American activities in the area of logistics solutions named “Toyota Advanced Logistics Solutions” (TALS). TALS shall be operated separately from the forklift business, except for coordination in strategic areas as appropriate.
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2017
Forklift manufacturer to help send a child and his family on a dream trip to Hawaii.
By MMH Staff · January 31, 2017
Companies break ground on site that will produce components used primarily by MCFA for forklift production at its Houston manufacturing plant.
By Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
The demographics of technician hiring and retiring do not paint a pretty picture for the near- or long-term future of the technical workforce. The lift truck industry is attacking the shortage head-on with improvements and initiatives designed to grow the technicians of tomorrow—today
By Josh Bond · January 12, 2017
Electric equipment offers more data, which is only as good as the practices to apply it.
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2016
Attachments can impact a forklift’s rated capacity, but by how much? Too many equipment users don’t know the answer. Lift truck safety equipment to help reduce risk. Forklift safety features
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
Following the rapid development of fleet management solutions and a flurry of adoption, the lessons learned are informing a new vision of how best to optimize a fleet.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
Freezers are often separate both physically and from a fleet management perspective, but some of the biggest savings lie inside those insulated walls.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
New forklifts handle seasonal peaks in production and temperature.
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By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
Large, successful organizations are integrating hydrogen fuel cell technology into their lift truck fleets and benefiting from lower operational costs, reduced emissions and improved reliability.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2016
Minimal equipment downtime helps custom manufacturer meet variable demand.
By MMH Staff · October 17, 2016
In response to its high rate of lift truck tire replacements, Estes uses a patented technology that reduces its trucks’ travel speed. Lift Truck maintenance scheduling

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