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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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Fleet management technologies continue to become more capable and more diverse, even as some fleet managers are trying to figure out what all the data...
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Making the Case: IC Pneumatic Forklifts solve your company’s most pressing pain points
Download this new "Making the Case" e-book for an in-depth look at how Toyota's line of material handling equipment has been designed and manufactured...

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By MMH Staff · August 22, 2017
Declining lithiun-ion battery prices and increasing focus on AGVs identified as key trends in global industrial battery market.
SPECIAL REPORT
By MMH Staff · August 21, 2017
If you are planning to buy or lease a lift truck in the near future, you’re not alone. 2017 Lift Truck Acquisition & Usage Study
By MMH Staff · August 11, 2017
In the slightly modified category "Integrated Warehouse Solution," the focus is not on the vehicles but on planning and implementation expertise.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2017
Enhanced partnership to provide TMW users with improved management and visibility to external service events.
By Josh Bond · August 7, 2017
For all the advances in lift truck technology and fleet management, operators will always be the heart and soul of a fleet. As manufacturers and equipment purchasers place more value on that piece, the role of the operator extends from design to daily use.
By Gary Forger · August 7, 2017
According to our readers, there’s some strong buying expected in lift trucks this year. In fact, 42% of the lift trucks being purchased are for expanding fleets while 58% are replacement trucks.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2017
Modern Materials Handling's staff sat down with Brett Wood to discuss the Lift Truck industry.
By Michael Levans · August 4, 2017
If there’s one piece of equipment that deserves the majority of our attention for a given month it would have to be the lift truck—what we traditionally call the backbone, the workhorse, the most fundamental piece of equipment to be found in any materials handling operation.
By Josh Bond · August 4, 2017
Time, money and an ongoing commitment ensure an effective training program, and anything less can jeopardize productivity, profits and safety.
By Josh Bond · August 3, 2017
A new single-supplier fleet has helped optimize operating costs, productivity, storage and safety.
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Walmart to expand use of hydrogen fuel cells in its distribution center material handling fleet by $80 million.
By MMH Staff · July 31, 2017
Since 1992, MCFA has more than quadrupled its employee base, and facility size has expanded from 172,000 square feet to 866,512 square feet.
By MMH Staff · July 12, 2017
Industry activity supports 209,000 jobs, in addition to more than half a million forklift operators in the U.S.
By Josh Bond · July 12, 2017
Narrow and very narrow aisles offer many of the benefits of automation at a lower cost and complexity, but they also present users with a set of potential pitfalls.
PREMIUM
By MMH Staff · July 12, 2017
Download this new "Making the Case" e-book for an in-depth look at how Toyota's line of material handling equipment has been designed and manufactured from the ground up with operator safety, comfort, productivity and efficiency in mind.

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