TITLE

UK market drives into an uncertain future

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, James
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/22/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7594, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the condition of the fork lift truck industry in Great Britain. Slowdown in the demand for fork lift trucks; Trends in the development of fork lift trucks; Forecast on the fork lift truck industry in year 2002.
ACCESSION #
6621861

 

Related Articles

  • FORKLIFT TRUCK FOCUS.  // Works Management;Mar2001, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p40 

    Features several forklift trucks in Great Britain. Use of electric lift truck by BAE Systems at military aircraft test site; Launch of BR 16JW electric reach truck by Daewoo; Dambach Hi-Racker Combi, an advanced man-up truck from Narrow Aisle.

  • Less is more. Meredith, Tony // Works Management;Feb2002, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p36 

    Comments on the speculations in the forklift truck industry that manufacturers are trying to sell fewer trucks to their customers. Reasons for the emergence of such rumors; Concerns over the scarcity of support services for existing forklift truck fleets.

  • Lift truck scales handle the heat.  // Material Handling Engineering;Sep97, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p84 

    States that the Mansfield Foundry in Ohio uses lift truck scales from Lift Truck Scale Corp. to transfer molten metal from the furnace to the molds in the production line. System previously used by the company in its operations; Problems with the monorail system; Features of the scale systems;...

  • Service is the new forklift driver. Lock, Geoff // Works Management;Mar2000, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p16 

    Focuses on the services provided by fork lift truck suppliers in Great Britain. Evolution of fork trucks into commodity products; Importance of partnership between suppliers and customers; Details on ways to improve delivery services; Ways to finance truck purchasing; Problems associated with...

  • Best service on paper.  // Works Management;Mar2000, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p23 

    Reports the need of a fleet of fork lift trucks in the manufacturing operations in London, England. Details on the variety of trucks replacing the fleet throughout the country; Impact of the different kinds of trucks on industrial productivity; Importance of the changes in the Wiggins Teape...

  • Onwards and upwards.  // Works Management;Mar2001, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p34 

    Focuses on the trends in the design of forklift trucks. Implication of technological innovations for the user; Changes in body design, integral software and emissions performance; Concern of truck manufacturers over ergonomics and safety; Issues on technology demands and product price.

  • FORKING OUT. Barnett, Colin // Commercial Motor;5/10/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5228, p56 

    The article features Loadmac, a manufacturer of truck-mounted forklift in Great Britain. Loadmac is 80% owned by Mark Hignett--four ex-Moffett-Kooi UK employees own the remainder while working full-time for Loadmac. It is noted that the differences of Loadmac's products from those of other...

  • Mitsubishi Looking For Oldest Running Forklifts.  // Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation;Aug2008, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p12 

    The article announces the launching of the first ever "Keeps on Running" contest of Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks in the U.S. The primary goal of the contest is to invite customers to show their oldest running Mitsubishi forklift truck. The primary criteria of the contest includes the contestants...

  • Truck sales soar.  // Motor Transport;4/8/2004, p14 

    Reports on the record sales of the fork-lift truck industry in Great Britain in 2003 according to the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA). Estimated number of powered truck units ordered from BITA members; Growth of the market for warehouse trucks; Decline in the demand for very narrow...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics