eureka magazine: High productivity starts at the bottom

22 Jul 2014

A secure base

First we have to ask the question: what is a good floor? The answer may be almost too obvious: a clean, flat floor without cracks and holes and of course with a long life span. True…but reality requires a more thorough investigation. We begin by looking at the components... Read more

eureka magazine: The future of counterbalance lift trucks

22 Jul 2014

This article focuses on the counterbalance market, but the Cat® Lift Trucks development and production centre in Järvenpää, Finland, is also able to call upon its long experience in the fields of warehouse and AGV technology to enhance a wide range of products.

The main drivers of change... Read more

eureka magazine: The secret of successful tendering

21 Jul 2014

When a company reassesses or reviews its materials handling fleet strategy, it takes time to reach the right decision. After all, a fleet is a major financial outlay and it is important to get it right – to have a fleet that sits nicely in the ‘Cinderella zone’ – not too big, not too small, just... Read more

Heavy duty efficiency from intelligent electric lift truck design

4 Jul 2014

The latest 4 to 5 tonne electric counterbalance range from Cat® Lift Trucks has been designed to offer a very efficient and cost-effective alternative in situations that would normally require an IC engine truck.

Power and economy

While the power of the Cat® EP40-50(C)(S)2 range is... Read more

eureka magazine: Demystifying the choices for pallets

16 Apr 2014

While much attention is given to expensive and often highly sophisticated material handling, storage and transport equipment, a supply chain’s efficiency and profitability can be jeopardised by something as simple as using the wrong pallets.

Mark Nicholson takes a look at the issues... Read more

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