eureka magazine: Rise of the drones

18 October 2018

The potential of unmanned vehicles in logistics and warehouse management has been talked up a lot in recent years, but what is the reality? Ruari McCallion has sent out scouts. If the stories had turned out to be true and the reality had matched the enthusiasm, our skies by now would have been...

eureka magazine: Time is money

27 July 2018

Mark Nicholson Of all the processes in a warehouse operation,order picking is often the most expensive in terms of employee time. Mark Nicholson looks at some time-saving advances in scanning technology and order picker truck design which promise improved profits through faster work flow. For...

New Cat® 1.4-2.0 tonne 48V electrics: the automatic choice

24 July 2018

Cat® Lift Trucks has described its new range of 1.4 to 2.0 tonne 48V electric counterbalance trucks as the automatic choice for agile performance in tight spaces. Compact, highly manoeuvrable, and packed with intelligent control systems, their behaviour automatically adapts to drivers’ wishes and...

Cat® launches new low-level order pickers

11 July 2018

Optimum use of energy has been the designers’ focus in developing the new NO-N2 range of low-level order pickers from Cat® Lift Trucks. As well as delivering the best energy efficiency in the market, this warehouse equipment is designed to energise drivers by reducing fatigue and boosting every...

Cat® multi-way reach truck reaches Safety Award final

8 November 2017

The versatile all-new N2 generation of multi-way reach trucks from Cat® Lift Trucks has been announced as a Safety Award Finalist in the FLTA Awards for Excellence. A panel of expert judges from the industry will examine the shortlisted entries in each category over the coming months. Winners will...

Celebrating our company’s 25th anniversary

20 June 2017

Celebrating our company’s 25th anniversary with Special Edition Lift Trucks and Warehouse Equipment We celebrate our silver anniversary by shipping several 25 Years Special Edition Cat® warehouse and forklift trucks from our factories in Järvenpää and Dalian. It’s already 25 years since Cat® Lift...

Cat® multi-way reach truck: the ultimate in versatile motion

10 April 2017

With its all-new N2 generation of multi-way reach trucks, Cat® Lift Trucks has raised the bar for flexibility in multi-directional travel. Non-stop mobility in every direction In addition to forward/backward, sideways, diagonal and rotational motion, the new NRM20N2 and NRM25N2 models now have two...

eureka magazine: People get ready

3 April 2017

by Ruari McCallion The UK’s decision to leave the EU has generated uncertainty across Europe. Ruari McCallion tries to firm things up a little. The UK’s Referendum vote to leave the EU was unexpected, to say the least, and generated quite a lot of uncertainty, which is something that business...

eureka magazine: Where do I build my warehouse?

3 April 2017

By Gian Schiava Before deciding how to shape a materials handling operation, companies need to consider where to build their new warehouse. E-commerce has revolutionised the game, and supply chains and markets are undergoing serious changes. Gian Schiava explores several recent surveys and helps us...

eureka magazine: Lifting the safety standard

3 April 2017

Muddy, rutted access routes, and tradesmen milling around, are just some of the challenges facing the forklift operator on a construction site. How does the health and safety professional reduce the risks and improve safety? Gay Sutton reports. The construction industry is one of the most hazardous...