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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.

Raymond out to inspire next generation via its virtual Manufacturing Day event
Virtual event starting Oct. 6 celebrates the manufacturing industry, highlights the importance of skills development, with the aim of inspiring the next generation as Raymond continues to innovate. Virtual event is open to all middle and high school students globally via teacher registration.

Leasing’s fleet management upside
Besides ensuring access to newer trucks, leasing processes and contracts help operations adjust their fleet assets to changes in application needs.

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas building new facility to meet demand for electric lift trucks
With a total floor area of 73,000 square feet, the new facility in Houston will expand Logisnext’s current electric manufacturing capabilities by serving as a dedicated fabrication space for in-house welding and painting of masts and frames.

UgoWork signs pan-Canadian distribution agreement with Liftow
Provider of lithium-ion batteries for industrial trucks partners with lift truck dealer and materials handling solution provider.

2023 Lift Truck Acquisition & Usage Study
33-page report covering Lift Truck Acquisition & Usage based on a recently completed survey of material handling decision makers.

The Odom Corporation: A lift truck for every process
In Anchorage, The Odom Corporation relies on lift trucks, fleet management software and lift truck add-ons to manage its beverage distribution center.

Inside the Odom Corporation’s Warehouse: Beverage distribution in Alaska
The Odom Corporation is using lift trucks, high density storage and a pick module to streamline its case-handling operations in Anchorage.

Top 20 lift truck suppliers 2023
It was another solid growth year for most of the Top 20 manufacturers of lift trucks. The pandemic was clearly the trigger for some pent-up demand in 2021, but continued growth in 2022 speaks to the value OEMs bring to the table not just with trucks, but with technologies and automation to improve operational performance.

13th-annual Lift Truck Issue: Make the most of your fleet
This marks the 13th year we’ve focused the majority of this issue on the latest technology and best practice developments revolving around the steadfast workhorse of the materials handling market, the lift truck.

NA and VNA trucks: Jumping on the narrow aisle trend
It seems so many roads lead to smaller warehouse footprints, increased storage density and flexibility to meet order fulfillment needs. Narrow aisle and very narrow aisle trucks are addressing these needs while maximizing operator safety and trust while working at elevated heights.

What are you driving? The 2023 lift truck acquisition and usage study
Here’s a look at the current lift truck usage and purchasing trends for 2023.

Managing for lift truck operator safety
Sure, lift truck operators are on the front lines of safe operation, but having a strong safety program takes plenty of management involvement as well. Importance of forklift safety programs.

Green Cubes announces preferred supplier agreement with Doosan
Under the agreement, Green Cubes will provide its Lithium SAFEFlex batteries and chargers for Doosan's electric industrial trucks.

Narrow aisle success: Think systems, then trucks
Lift truck OEMs offer various trucks suited to narrow aisle and very narrow aisle (VNA) layouts, but it pays to analyze all factors before focusing on specific trucks.

Carolina Handling hosting patriotic forklift auction for charity
Auction of custom-painted Raymond reach truck will benefit two veteran's organizations. The Carolina Handling Patriotic Reach Truck online auction will bconclude at 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2023, which is National Nonprofit Day.

Enersys integrates its TPPL technology with Yale Power Key and Hyster Power Cellect
Step aims at providing fleet managers with more choices to help optimize productivity and reduce total cost of ownership

OnPoint Group sells Concentric, citing focus on critical facility services sector
OnPoint Group announces sale of power business to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

UgoWork receives new financial support, generating over 60 jobs in Quebec
Provider of AI-driven Li-ion battery technology for lift truck fleets receives $3.2 million in financing from the Government of Quebec’s Essor program

Ohio Warehouse Equipment rebrands as NexTier Equipment
NexTier Equipment, provides preowned equipment specializing in forklifts, railcar movers, construction equipment and yard spotters.

7 ways to reinforce lift truck operating best practices
Click through the interactive article to watch seven videos showing some of the capabilities of an Edison Award-winning solution.

September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

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