Engineering News | Materials-Handling and Logistics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling-and-logistics Sun, 24 Oct 2021 07:28:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Constant improvement leads to new forklift range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/constant-improvement-leads-to-new-forklift-range-2021-08-13-1 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592211 1629100249 1628805600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956374_resized_materialshandlingenmoffettm4nxtruckmountedforkliftshamrock0720211022.jpg RAISING THE BAR The Moffett M4 NX truck-mounted forklifts feature greater performance, enhanced styling, improved safety and comfort, as well as easier maintenance 511 287 Offloading and warehousing job supply on the rise https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/offloading-and-warehousing-job-supply-on-the-rise-2021-08-13-1 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592214 1629100387 1628805600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956394_resized_materialshandlingenimperiallogistics111208duane1022.jpg DRIVERS WANTED General assistants, van assistants, code 10 drivers, code 14 drivers, forklift drivers and reach truck drivers are all in demand 511 287 Electric forklifts future-proof businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-forklifts-future-proof-businesses-2021-08-13-1 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592212 1629100480 1628805600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956382_resized_materialshandlingenbaolismithpowerequipmentforklift0820211022.jpg PLUGGED IN Diesel-powered forklifts are declining in favour of electric-powered forklifts 511 287 Resilience ensures positive outlook for logistics company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resilience-ensures-positive-outlook-for-logistics-company-2021-08-13-2 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592215 1629104000 1628805600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956399_resized_materialshandlingenunitranswarehouse0720211022.jpg WHERE THE MAGIC HAPPENS Unitrans is focusing on new business growth opportunities through continuous delivery of world-class, innovative, cost-effective solutions 511 287 New forklift range available in S Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-forklift-range-available-in-s-africa-2021-08-13-1 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 592213 1629104060 1628805600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956386_resized_materialshandlingentcmt5cforklifttruckscriterion0720211022.jpg ELEVATED MODEL The TCM T5C has improved features for easier manoeuvrability, more operator comfort, better safety on site and lower maintenance requirements 511 287 Forklifts offer increased safety, productivity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forklifts-offer-increased-safety-productivity-2021-01-22 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 05 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 574670 1612192013 1612476000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000920550_resized_moffetttruckmountedforkliftsmhl0120201022.jpg CREATIVE SOLUTIONS Through flexible Moffett truck-mounted forklifts, the Shamrock Handling Concepts team offers customers creative solutions to logistics challenges, by ensuring deliveries arrive safely on time, in perfect condition and at the most economic price 511 287 New load-turning function for cranes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-introduces-load-turning-function-for-its-cranes-2021-01-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 05 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 574530 1612246620 1612476000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919249_resized_demagmaterialshandling012121022.jpg CAN YOU HANDLE THE LOAD Load-turning function achieves maximum safety as an optional feature, which eliminates the need for any additional engineering 511 287 Lift built for stringent environmental regulations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scissor-lift-purpose-built-for-stringent-environmental-regulations-2021-01-22 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 05 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 574668 1612246717 1612476000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New addition to mobile robot offering introduced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-introduces-new-addition-to-mobile-robot-offering-2021-01-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 05 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 574528 1612246781 1612476000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919245_resized_omronhd1500materialshandling0121.jpg KEEP IT MOVING The payload capacity of the HD-1500 enables transportation of large automotive components such as car chassis and voluminous pallet size payloads 511 162 Company ensures dependable systems for its customers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-ensures-dependable-systems-for-its-customers-2021-01-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 05 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 574533 1612247055 1612476000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000919237_resized_criterionequipmentstcmforklifttrucks01211022.jpg DESIGNED FOR GREATNESS Criterion Equipment’s range of TCM forklift trucks is designed for high efficiency, safe operation, low maintenance requirements and extended service life 511 287 Focus set on intellectual support services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focusing-on-intellectual-support-services-2020-08-14 Cameron Mackay Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560718 1597238076 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Storage range introduced to Southern Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/storage-range-introduced-to-southern-africa-2020-07-29 Cameron Mackay Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560559 1597238990 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888484_resized_foodles0720201022.jpg SUPPLY CHAIN ENHANCING The Gonvarri range will further enhance LSE’s capability to deliver projects – including providing mobile racking systems and pallet shuttles for food and beverage customers 511 287 Rising demand for lithium-ion-powered forklifts anticipated https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rising-demand-for-lithium-ion-powered-forklifts-anticipated-2020-07-28 Cameron Mackay Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560461 1597239066 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888492_resized_lithiumionbattery0720201022.jpg CLEAN HANDLING The highest demand for lithium-ion-powered forklifts has been from fast-moving consumer goods applications that require clean environments for food 511 287 Tech crucial to market sales in local industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-crucial-to-market-sales-in-local-industry-2020-07-28 Cameron Mackay Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560521 1597239127 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888481_resized_andrewdawsonmacmobile0720201022.jpg ANDREW DAWSON What’s important is enabling retailers, with their own methodology software-wise, to generate orders and use the call centres to create new sales and awareness 511 287 Company’s belt products ideal for diverse sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companys-belt-products-ideal-for-furnaces-2020-07-28 Cameron Mackay Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560453 1597239161 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888243_resized_bmgsknucklebackfurnacebelts0720201022.jpg HANDLING THE HEAT BMG’s high-temperature Cambridge Knuckleback belts are recommended for safe and efficient conveying near ovens, kilns and furnaces 511 287 Rocky political climate hinders conveyor industry growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rocky-political-climate-hinders-conveyor-industry-growth-2020-02-07 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542315 1580894814 1581026400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000847901_resized_mhlcmasaconveyorunderground0120201022.jpg BUMPY RIDE The health of the local conveyor manufacturing industry directly depends on the health of the mining industry ealth mining industry 511 287 New forklift models for South African market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-forklift-models-for-s-african-market-2020-02-07 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542356 1580895368 1581026400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000847997_resized_mhljacavir10120201022.jpg RAISING THE BAR The new models of JAC forklifts will enter the South African market this year 511 287 Telematics company introduces live streaming https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telematics-company-introduces-live-streaming-2020-02-07 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542506 1581401927 1581026400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000848263_resized_mhlmixvisionviewingmixtelematics0120201022.jpg IN REAL-TIME The live streaming service helps fleet managers to improve driver safety and compliance 511 287 Automated solution supplied to OEM https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automated-solution-supplied-to-oem-2020-02-07 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542434 1581402227 1581026400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000848273_resized_mhlseweurodrivemoviplcgroup0120201022.jpg MOVING TECHNOLOGY Incorporating the freely programmable MOVI-PLC into the HandlingKinematics solution allows for greater flexibility 511 287 Excavation and loading fleet adds new machines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-machines-added-to-excavation-and-loading-fleet-2020-02-07 Darren Parker Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542368 1592811841 1581026400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000848058_resized_mhlgemsanysy5000120201022.jpg CAN YOU DIG IT A fifth SY500 excavator has been added to the mining contractor’s fleet 511 287 Traka https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/traka-2019-08-16 Creamer Media Reporter Materials-Handling and Logistics Mon, 23 Sep 2019 11:59:00 +0200 528435 1569232789 1569232740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000818028_resized_orangeandblacktransparent1022.jpg 511 287 Distributor extends food handling belting range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributor-extends-food-handling-belting-range-2019-07-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527345 1565677059 1565906400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Distributor sets new lift truck warranty standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributor-sets-new-lift-truck-warranty-standards-2019-07-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527346 1565677059 1565906400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Drive company supplies inverters for warehouse expansion project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-company-supplies-inverters-for-warehouse-expansion-project-2019-08-05 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527755 1565677060 1565906400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Forklift equipment supplier invests R45m in STR fleet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forklift-equipment-supplier-invests-r45-million-in-str-fleet-2019-07-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527340 1565677058 1565906400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 S African materials handling industry yet to embrace automation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-materials-handling-industry-yet-to-embrace-automation-2019-07-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527351 1565677059 1565906400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Specialist moves to diversify into agriculture, food & bev https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weba-leverages-expertise-to-diversify-into-agriculture-food-bev-2019-08-30 Nadine James Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527170 1565677057 1565906400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000815334_resized_webachutessystemsmaterialshandling1022.jpg SMOOTH TRANSITION Weba Chute Systems is officially diversifying its client base, having infrequently participated in non-mining projects over the years 511 287 African Transport Operations Agency (ATOA) https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-transport-operations-agency-atoa-2019-02-01 Creamer Media Reporter Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509899 1559029351 1559253600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777580_resized_pic21022.jpg 511 287 Department sets height restrictions on high cube containers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-cube-containers-height-restrictions-2019-01-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508880 1548749390 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775371_resized_materialshighcubecontainers0120191022.jpg HEIGHT LIMITS Standard containers reaching an overall height of 4.3 m, would not be permitted to transport a high cube container 511 287 Company enjoys sweet success with premium chocolate contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-company-enjoys-sweet-success-with-premium-chocolate-contract-2019-01-18 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508947 1548749391 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775572_resized_materialslindtpartnershipwithimperial0120191022.jpg PARTNERSHIP Lindt seven year contract with Imperial Logistics’ still going strong 511 287 Freight utility company receives new specialised excavators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-utility-company-receives-new-specialised-excavators-2019-01-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508898 1548749391 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775439_resized_materialshpeafricaandtptrichardsbay0120191022.jpg NEWLY FITTED The Hyundai 26 t R260LC-9S excavators have been fitted with specially designed 1.6 m³ heavy-duty buckets and 2.5 m³ coal buckets to maximise a railway car’s unloading speed 511 287 Company introduces excavator with lower fuel consumption https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-introduces-excavator-with-lower-fuel-consumption-2019-01-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508760 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775378_resized_materialsdoosanexcavators0120191022.jpg DOOSAN DX220LCA-2 EXCAVATOR Outstanding features of the excavator include lower fuel consumption and greater productivity 511 287 ‘Scale’ matters in South Africa’s logistics game https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scale-matters-in-s-africas-logistics-game-2019-01-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508869 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775397_resized_materialsbidvestlogistics012019.jpg COMFORT Some of the new vehicles include ergonomically designed trucks to ensure the driver’s comfort 511 340 Dachser South Africa driving excellence in road freight services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dachser-south-africa-driving-excellence-in-road-freight-services-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493611 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742524_resized_dachser07181022.jpg STRATEGIC GOAL Dachser South Africa’s aim is to ensure that logistics is tailored to meet clients’ specific requirements 511 287 GLTC offers fleet management system to protect bottom line https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safeguarding-the-bottom-line-through-the-goscor-fleet-management-system-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493958 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743305_resized_goscorevm07181022.jpg ECONOMIC CHALLENGE Current tough operating and economic conditions are putting a strain on already constrained bottom lines 511 287 Interroll makes modular conveyor platform for logistics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interroll-makes-modular-conveyor-platform-for-logistics-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494059 1534227763 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743469_resized_interroll07181022.jpg FLEXIBLE ALTERNATIVE Interroll designed the critical components of our state-of-the-art conveyor platform to operate at temperatures as low as -30 °C 511 287 Company offers paper alternative to wooden and plastic pallets https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-offers-paper-alternative-to-wooden-and-plastic-pallets-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493580 1534227761 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742467_resized_kimmoboard07181022.jpg VISUAL RESEMBLANCE Honeycomb fibreboard technology takes its name from the visual resemblance to a bee’s honeycomb 511 287 Local company to introduce new plastic pallets https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-to-introduce-new-plastic-pallets-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials-Handling and Logistics Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493594 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742494_resized_premierpallets1022.jpg NEW PRODUCT The plastic pallets were manufactured in South Africa SOURCE 511 287