Lift Trucks

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 3, 2017
A new single-supplier fleet has helped optimize operating costs, productivity, storage and safety.
By Chris Lewis · August 3, 2017
As fleet managers strive to optimize the usage and lifetime of batteries and chargers, they are embracing new approaches to battery and power management.
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
From forklifts to mobile picking robots to automated last-mile delivery, new technologies will either perish or they will reshape the industry.
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.
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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.
By MMH Staff · July 12, 2017
Leading provider of mobile asset management technology acquires maker of electronic products for managing forklifts, construction vehicles, and other industrial equipment.
By MMH Staff · July 11, 2017
From 335 employees to nearly 1,200, MCFA will produce its 450,000th forklift this month.
By MMH Staff · June 28, 2017
New products are part of goal to increase South Carolina facility capacity to 12,000 lift trucks a year by 2020, up from 3,000 in 2015.
By MMH Staff · June 13, 2017
Industrial Truck Association raises awareness for forklift safety, engages stakeholders to help spread the message.

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