From Imran Khan to £700,000 fines - how the law has transformed the way we work at height & why cutting corners makes injuries inevitable.
If you are currently using a particular fuel type, changing to an alternative could save you more than you think. Electric forklift trucks are much more environmentally friendly compared to diesel and LPG.
Siemens’ £160m wind turbine factory in Hull has brought significant investment in the wind energy sector to the region. Does it signal the beginning of the end for fossil fuels? And what does it mean for the logistics industry?
1. Get the Right Power Could switching to electric save over 30% per annum? Despite the current trend for LPG, electric power and diesel still remain popular forms of operating forklift trucks. However, when it [...]
Should we care if the loser of a tennis match may actually be the all-round winner? The Simpson’s Paradox suggests yes... Occasionally in tennis, the loser can actually win more points than the winner. It [...]
The sales volumes may have always been small, between 1%-5% of the worldwide forklift market, but sideloaders are firmly established as the materials handling equipment of choice for unconventional loads. A variation on the common [...]
Five data sets that on-board systems provide: 1.Trip and Data Recording Date, time, journey duration, vehicle speed, RPM, journey departure and arrival time, driver name, driver ID and vehicle ID are all recorded. 2.Driving Violations [...]
Futurology is a tricky business. Looking ahead usually makes you look like an idealistic idiot or a state-the-obvious fool. Eventually though, progress usually finds a way. For years, there have been announcements about trials of [...]
When John L. Grove retired after spending many years building the family crane manufacturing company into an industry leader, he and his wife set out on a cross-country trip. From that fateful trip emerged JLG [...]
1. Wembley Stadium FA owned ‘venue of legends’. Over ran by 5 years, true cost estimated at £975m. 2. Sydney Opera House Danish designed, performing arts centre and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cost 15 times [...]
Best known for his adage, “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion” former 1950s civil servant, C. Northcote Parkinson, has passed into business folklore as a wry observer of corporate [...]
Batteries are vital components of forklifts. To ensure that your forklifts run well, you need to ensure proper charging. Making certain that your batteries are charged according to the manufacturer’s recommendation will help them to [...]
For anyone unfamiliar with the safety regulations regarding working at height, the HSE’s guidance notes restricting the use of forklift cages may seem fairly relaxed and upbeat. PM28 begins by pointing out it is not [...]