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Sustainable Benefits of Maintenance-Free Power
In this podcast, Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director for Peerless Media’s Supply Chain Group, is joined by Mark Walker, Vice President of EnerSys Sales, North America, in discussion on the many benefits Maintenance-Free Power—including Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) and Lithium-ion (Li-ion)—can…
Wireless Charging for the Materials Handling Industry?
In this special podcast, Resonant Link CTO Aaron Stein discusses why the lift truck industry is ripe for an energy transformation.
Electric Trucks are Poised to Tackle the Pressures of E-commerce
Electric lift trucks are evolving to deal with pressures wrought by e-commerce, including labor shortages and higher handling volumes, through high- and low-tech means.
Benefits of the EnerSys EnSite Experience
In this podcast, Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director of Peerless Media's Supply Chain Group is joined by Chris Wayment, Field Sales Enablement Manager and NexSys Specialist at Enersys.

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Bastian Solutions CB18 AGF: Smart, Efficient Manufacturing and Distribution Material Handling – no Operators Needed
Say goodbye to inefficient manual operations with the Bastian Solutions CB18 AGF – the future of safe, fast and...
New Technology Can Give Lift Truck Operators a Hand
Operator Assist Technology (OAS) helps warehouses keep pace with demand and help labor resources.

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Hydrogen Fuel Cells - Dispelling Common Myths
Though the population of fuel cell-powered forklifts in the US has grown beyond 25,000, there are still common myths that persist about deploying them.

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Ideal Power Source
A well-suited power source will optimize your forklift's potential by maximizing productivity, minimizing operator involvement, reducing maintenance costs and eliminating unplanned downtime.

Six Signs You Need to Rethink Your Power Source
Is your power source optimal, or are you just accepting the status quo?

Lift Trucks are the Key to Goya Food’s Efficient DC Operations
The leader in Hispanic food and beverage products puts a variety of lift trucks and racks to work in its distribution centers, including a special Goya spec truck.

Advantages of Using Automation Technology on Manned Forklifts
How automation technologies can improve operating efficiency and reduce collisions on manned forklifts.

How Automation Technologies Improve Forklift Operating Efficiency and Reduce Collisions
Reduce accidents and minimize costs from damage and downtime with backup sensing systems.

Lift Truck Technology Connects Pickers to Productivity
Mobile, connected and critical to the movement of goods, the modern lift truck and picker are helping unlock the next level of productivity.

Robotics Return-on-Investment: Financial & Operational Sense
Robotic material transport solutions help address labor issues, control costs and drive greater efficiency, productivity and reliability, in this paper we examine the evolution of robotic technology and autonomous load transportation solutions, and the value drivers spurring their adoption.

Small Data, Big Impact
The importance of extracting actionable insights from lift truck telematics to improve efficiency and protect the bottom line.

Lifting America: The Economic Impact of Forklift Manufacturers, Dealers and Distributors
This report highlights the importance of the industry to the US economy in terms of jobs, wages, tax revenue, and GDP, and quantifies the economic contribution of industrial truck manufacturing and its support services in the US.

The Economic Impact of the Industrial Lift Truck
A new study from the Industrial Truck Association and Oxford Economics details how forklift manufacturers, dealers and distributors drive billions of dollars and thousands of jobs into U.S. economy.

Lift Truck Equipment: Shift Toward Maintenance
Effective parts supply chain management is a critical objective for lift truck dealers, especially as users’ demands for maintenance services continue to rise.

Lift Truck Data Helps to Shape Power Consumption Options
The growing reach of telemetry means power decisions are fueled by a greater amount of available data.

Raymond Handling Launches Pink Pallet Jack Online Auction to Benefit Breast Cancer Charities
All proceeds raised from the Pink Pallet Jack auction will be donated to the Tina Fund in Greene, New York and the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation in Fremont, California.

Yale Highlights Alternative Power Options and Autonomous Equipment
In addition to the debut of a robotic end-rider, Yale is showcasing a suite of alternative power solutions including lithium-ion battery technology, hydrogen fuel cells, compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

Increasing Slot Capacity and Picking Efficiency
Create up to 140 percent more pick slots while minimizing travel and labor requirements.

Enhancing Productivity through Safety
Reduce costs and boost employee performance with a comprehensive lift truck safety program.

AeroVironment Debuts New PosiCharge ProCore Series of Premium Intelligent Chargers
The industry's first electric forklift chargers to enable charger configuration and management via mobile phone app, supports and charges any material handling battery - regardless of type, brand, voltage or size.

From Liquid Propane to Electric Lift Truck Fleet Conversion
The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview on how transitioning your fleet from Liquid Propane to electric lift trucks can increase your fleet’s productivity, lower total cost of ownership, improve environmental conditions for your employees.

DHL Global Forwarding Electric Forklift Conversion
For a new facility in Chicago, DHL Global Forwarding converted to electric lift trucks, and the results provide better uptime and a cleaner environment.

Featured Companies

Delta-Q Technologies provides power management and power conversion solutions that improve the performance and durability of electric drive vehicles and industrial equipment.
KION Group
The KION Group sells forklift trucks, warehouse technology and associated services from its seven brand companies around the world. It is the European market leader, number two in the world and a leading international supplier in China. The Linde and…
Landoll Corporation
Landoll’s goal is to provide the best solution for your material handling needs. Bendi articulating and Drexel SwingMast® Narrow Aisle and Very Narrow Aisle forklifts can provide that solution through increased utilization of space, improved productivity, greater flexibility and…
Green Cubes Technology
Green Cubes Technology develops and manufactures a complete portfolio of modern electrification power solutions, including the market-leading lithium Ion (“Li-ion”) battery. Green Cubes clean, connected, and cost-efficient power solutions allow industrial customers to transition away from fossil fuels and legacy…
The Forklift Center
The Forklift Center strives to be the #1 resource for all things related to material handling. Along with valuable information that will help any customer find the right forklift faster, The Forklift Center is also a cost compariosn tool. Companies can…
Carolina Handling
For 55 years, Carolina Handling has helped customers move more, faster, and with less cost through proven intralogistics solutions. We have the equipment, parts, and strategic insight to help you find your peak efficiency, minimize downtime and get more out of…
Toyota today manufactures a diverse line-up of vehicles all over the globe, and as an innovative leader, Toyota is well-known for its management philosophy and the world’s first mass-market hybrids.
Resonant Link
Resonant Link delivers 5x faster and highly-efficient wireless power for applications big to small, from massive lift trucks to medical devices smaller than a fingernail, to help people, businesses, and the planet thrive. What can fast, safe, and reliable wireless…
A leading provider of warehouse products for more than 60 years, Jungheinrich® offers a comprehensive range of forklifts and very narrow aisle lift trucks with capacities ranging from 2,000 to 19,800 pounds. Through a manufacturing and distribution agreement with Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America…
Advance Lifts
Advance lifts has been building scissors lifts since 1974. Our modern 120,000 Sq. Ft plant located in St. Charles, IL houses state of the art equipment and is manned by a well-trained group of employees who are dedicated to providing our customers…
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Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
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A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.

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An investigation into how supply chains have changed, where they are heading, and how you can prepare.