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Komatsu seals forklift deal

East Yorkshire-based Hodgson Sealants has added a seventh Komatsu forklift truck to its fleet of 10 materials handling machines, operating at its 100,000 sq ft factory in Beverley. Supplied on a five-year contract by local distributor Windsor Komatsu, the battery powered FB18-2R will be in operation 12 hours a day, …

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New Forklift Truck Scale Provides Fast and Flexible Weighing Solution to Increase Profitability

Avery Weigh-Tronix has launched an onboard forklift truck scale which it claims can help organisations in the logistics industry increase weekly profitability by £000s by accurately and quickly validating the weight of a customer's load. Typically, a customer estimates the weight of goods to be carried and is charged accordingly. …

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Near 100% Atlet uptime for just-in-time engine builders

A newly-commissioned fleet of Atlet trucks is performing at 99.74 per cent uptime for a just-in-time component supply operation at Cummins Engines' manufacturing plant in Daventry. Cummins' new Atlet fleet comprises twelve UNS Tergo reach trucks, two Presto PLP pallet transporters and a TSP Nova pedestrian stacker. As part of …

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Zero mainenance, zero emission batteries for Link

Link Logistics has installed EnerSys's Hawker Evolution batteries, with high frequency (HF) chargers, for the lift truck fleet at the distribution warehouse operated on behalf of the frozen produce retailer Farmfoods. Hawker has also supplied Link Logistics with a Battery Management System to ensure that all batteries are correctly charged …

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Toyota showcases new forklift at GLEE

Specialist brick forks, a speed controller and on-board weighing system are just three features of the new Builders' Merchants Special being exhibited by TOYOTA Industrial Equipment at GLEE. Specially tailored to meet the needs of builder's merchants, the TOYOTA forklift is the first machine specially developed for the sector. This …

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