eureka magazine: Safely securing road freight loads

16 April 2014

As many as a quarter of all accidents involving road freight vehicles result from poor load security. Keeping loads secure is a huge subject, on which a number of large regulatory and advisory documents have been written. To understand it all fully you must be prepared to do a lot of reading and...

eureka magazine: The latest on Mission Antarctica

16 April 2014

In eureka 14 and 17 we described the Team Antarctica’s mission to build a solar powered vehicle for their epic Antarctic journey, and how Cat® Lift Trucks supported the project by helping them to do some serious testing under winter conditions in Finland. Unfortunately the team was not ready in time...

eureka magazine: Lessons from the factory

12 July 2013

When buying any piece of equipment, sensible customers will consider not only whether it works well today but whether it will continue to work well in the future. In other words, they are looking for quality. Mark Nicholson has been speaking to the Directors at Cat® Lift Trucks’ production facility...

eureka magazine: Tata Steel IJmuiden

12 July 2013

Lift trucks operate in all kinds of environments. In operations where they unload just two lorries a week they can, as you may imagine, last for decades. But how do they operate in extreme environments where demands are high? Any additional services to encourage customers to invest? Gian Schiava...

eureka magazine: Warehouse improvement

12 July 2013

Logistic managers do not have an easy job nowadays. As companies struggle to reach their desired sales figures, the pressure is on their logistic managers to keep the costs down. At the same time, productivity and performance need to improve. eureka looks at some useful tools to help reduce costs in...

eureka magazine: Flexible logistics

12 July 2013

As more and more of our daily transactions and communications take place online and by smart phone, logistics companies are facing a stark choice – adapt or die. Gay Sutton looks at some of the newly emerging logistics models and asks, are the rest evolving quickly enough? A new report from Barclays...

eureka magazine: Cat dealers ease the credit squeeze

18 March 2013

The ongoing economic crisis is making it difficult for companies to secure the necessary resources to invest in their businesses. How easy is it to gain financing through a dealer in today’s climate and are dealers offering any additional services to encourage customers to invest? Ruari McCallion...

eureka magazine: Cat trucks keep Moët & Chandon fizzing

18 March 2013

In the heart of its Champagne vineyard, Moët & Chandon – the flagship brand of luxury group LVMH – is using its partnership with Aprolis to refocus on its core business and improve efficiency. A bubble of tranquillity… Now that the year-end holiday period is over, let’s focus on one of France’s...