How to Deliver, Tomorrow

Exciting change lies ahead in materials handling: e-commerce, co-botics, the sharing economy… How will these fascinating developments impact on our industry? How will logistics 4.0 be set up to move goods around the world? How to Deliver, Tomorrow? In FEM, we want to stimulate the discussion on these trends which will make our industry’s future…. Read more »

How to Deliver, Tomorrow

New technical guide on the energy consumption of intralogistic systems

The FEM Intralogistic Systems Product Group has published technical guidance on how to calculate, measure and evaluate the energy consumption of intralogistic systems and material handling equipment. This technical guidance is a methodical approach to quantifying the energy consumption of intralogistic systems during the use phase. It addresses complete intralogistic systems, and also most of… Read more »

European materials handling production value increases slightly in 2016

After two years of steady growth, the European materials handling production value increased more moderately by 1.5% at €62.4bn. Although exports dropped by 10%, domestic demand bounced by 15%. For the third year in a raw, the European materials handling production value increased in 2016. It grew by 1.5% at €62.4bn, of which repair and… Read more »

European materials handling production value increases slightly in 2016

World production of materials handling equipment stable in 2016

Cumulated production value of materials handling equipment in China, Japan, the E.U. and the U.S. was stable at €147bn in 2016. The drop experienced by cranes & lifting equipment was compensated by sustained growth if intralogistics systems and industrial trucks. Contrarily to the year before, the four regions experienced different developments. Whereas the production value… Read more »

World production of materials handling equipment stable in 2016