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Burkhard Balz appointed Senior Vice President Automation Systems at Lenze

Burkhard Balz appointed Senior Vice President Automation Systems at Lenze

Burkhard Balz (55) was appointed Senior Vice President Automation Systems at the global automation specialist, Lenze. As a successful manager with international leadership experience, Balz will enhance the corporate group. In this newly created role, he will lead the systems business segment and continue to intensify the growth of this …

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HAE has joined forces with Travis Perkins Plc

HAE and hire industry team up to tackle digger and dumper safety issues

Hire Association Europe (HAE) has joined forces with Travis Perkins Plc and other industry partners to set up a working group aimed at improving the safety of digger and dumper operations on construction sites. Investigations by Travis Perkins suggested that the risks posed by diggers and dumpers to users and …

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LiftEx heads for Liverpool in October 2020

LiftEx heads for Liverpool in October 2020

The 16th annual LiftEx and the 3rd LEEA Awards will take place on 13–14 October 2020, at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre, UK. As flagship event for The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), LiftEx inspires, educates and unites the industry through educational and technical sessions, presentations on innovation, a packed exhibition …

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The container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg to be fossil-free by 2020

The container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg to be fossil-free by 2020

A machine park completely run on renewable fuels, a doubling of rail-borne freight and optimising of loading and discharge operations. These are parts of a new climate strategy launched by APM Terminals Gothenburg today. The strategy supports the Port of Gothenburg climate goal of reducing carbon emissions by 70% throughout …

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RENAULT TRUCKS PERKS UP PERKINS DISTRIBUTION

Renault Trucks perks up Perkins Distribution

Coinciding with its 20th anniversary, Perkins Distribution has recently added six new Renault Range T460 6×2 tractor units to its 25-vehicle fleet. Based at The Metal Centre, a purpose-built 240,000 sq. ft storage and logistics facility in Wednesbury in the West Midlands, Perkins is one of the UK’s leading distributors …

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TOUCHPATH LAUNCHES TOUCHCOUNT INVENTORY CYCLE COUNT SYSTEM

TouchPath launches ‘TouchCount’ inventory cycle count system: Real time accuracy with no production stoppages

Unique ‘TouchCount’ system maintains a current and accurate, 360 degree view of warehouse inventory Live-counts inventory with zero disruption to warehouse product flows – unlike most ERP system cycle counts Easy to use and customisable for company-specific working practices Records inventory count information from all types of data capture scanning …

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Yanmar to showcase ViO17 at the 2020 Executive Hire Show

Yanmar to showcase ViO17 at the 2020 Executive Hire Show

Yanmar Compact Equipment Europe (CEE) will showcase its ViO17 mini excavator at this year’s Executive Hire Show. Representatives from the company’s UK and European sales teams will be located on stand K48 at the leading trade event, which takes place between 5-6 February at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Compact, …

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Injuries arising from poor manual handling costs the UK economy millions each year

Improving holistic wellbeing pays dividends

‘You can’t be a safe worker if you’re not a healthy worker’. According to Graham Sharp, Managing Director of materials handling specialist, Stanley Handling, this statement from Professor Dame Carol Black, the government advisor on health and work, should be on display in every warehouse and factory. The link between …

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New unique and innovative Lithium powered pallet truck from Logitrans

New, unique and innovative Lithium powered pallet truck from Logitrans

The Danish manufacturer of material handling equipment, Logitrans A/S, now launches a fully powered pallet truck with Lithium battery – a pallet truck with focus on high performance and efficiency. Features of the new pallet truck are smart and robust design – and focus on safety and ergonomics of the …

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Acclaim Handling Awarded Health & Safety Standard ISO 45001

Acclaim Handling awarded Health & Safety Standard ISO 45001

Award-winning Acclaim Handling is a forklift hire sales and materials handling equipment specialist, headquartered in Purfleet in Essex. The company also has six regional service centres across the UK and Ireland and has been a Hyundai forklift distributor since 2012. Acclaim Handling Limited has recently announced that it has been …

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