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Windsor Materials Handling Acquires Geolift

Windsor Materials Handling Acquires Geolift

Business, Dealer, Top Stories
Windsor Materials Handling is pleased to announce the business is expanding into the South coast area of the UK following the acquisition of Southampton-based material handling equipment supplier, Geolift. The move marks the opening of Windsor’s 13th branch across the UK. The entire workforce at Geolift will be incorporated into Windsor, their knowledge and expertise will be utilised to grow the new Southampton branch of the business. Aiming to be the leading supplier of handling equipment on England’s south coast, Geolift specialised in the hire and sale of new and reconditioned forklift trucks and sideloaders from popular brands Doosan, Boss, Combilift, Terex and Fantuzzi. Managing director at Windsor Materials Handling, Stephen Burton, said: “In addition to the local presence w...
DD for Davis

DD for Davis

BREXIT, Top Stories, UK Today
Brexit Secretary David Davis quits David Davis has resigned as Brexit Secretary, complaining that the government's agreed policy makes it look "less and less likely" that the UK will leave the customs union and the single market. Theresa May faces MPs later, as she outlines the plan discussed by the cabinet, with critics complaining that it will lead to a "soft" Brexit. Mr Davis - who was followed in his resignation by junior minister Steve Baker - said the UK could be left in "at best a weak negotiating position". But the prime minister said she didn't agree and thanked Mr Davis "warmly" for his work. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg says another key Leave campaigner, Environment Secretary Michael Gove, is favourite to take on the Brexit brief, which includes leading negotiati...
The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

General, Handling, Industry, Logistics, Top Stories
Speaking at this week’s United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) Annual Awards Lunch, Peter Ward – UKWA’s CEO, warned that global political and economic uncertainty allied to societal shifts and changing consumer behaviour is creating “a perfect storm that is driving an unprecedented pace of change within the logistics sector.” However, he added, the future offers tremendous opportunities for those companies capable of adapting their working practices to the needs of the modern commercial landscape. Peter Ward said: “The continued demise of the high street means that retailers are having to face up to the challenge of re-shaping their routes to market to meet the ever-increasing demands of technology-enabled consumers. As a result, logistics has become ‘the new retail’. “But,...
Hawthorne at 30

Hawthorne at 30

Dealer, Featured, General, Latest, News, Top Stories
Established in 1983, Hawthorne has supplied the forklift industry with quality used forklift trucks for the last 35 years and is still owned and managed by the Forsyth family.   They have been located at our current site since 2000 and continue to supply the trade and end users with a wide variety of the most popular makes & models. Toyota / Linde / Yale / Hyster / Mitsubishi / Caterpillar / Komatsu / TCM / Kalmar / Nissan / Daewoo / JCB / Manitou are just some of the manufacturers we stock. Daniel Forsyth said "As an independent dealer, we can advise you on the best machine for the job. We also specialise in  the export of quality used forklift trucks to dealers all over the world." ​"We have a fully equipped, dedicated workshop to carry out any necessary repairs to our...
Nexen breaks new Ground

Nexen breaks new Ground

Featured, Latest, Manufacturer, News, Top Stories
Nexen launches rough-terrain models Suffolk, United Kingdom Nexen has expanded its product portfolio with the addition of 2WD and 4WD rough-terrain machines. Designed to work in some of the toughest applications with capacities from 1,800 kg to 5,000 kg, these trucks provide superior performance in extreme conditions. The 2WD 1,800 kg, 2,500 kg and 3,500 kg capacities feature a jaw-type 100% differential lock with a power shift transmission that provides ultimate traction during inclement weather conditions. They are powered by the proven Mitsubishi S4S engines. The 5,000kg model features the Deutz EU3B. The compact range has been specifically designed to work where space is at a premium. The 4WD models are equipped as standard with a fully tilting overhead guard to ensure eas...
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