Is a Lithium-ion pallet truck the right choice for you?

Lithium-ion batteries are becoming more widely available as a power option in the growing electric forklift market. But is lithium ion the right power choice for a pallet truck? That depends on the specific requirements of the individual operation. The dependable Hyster® P1.6-2.2 Pedestrian Powered Pallet Truck can now be specified with a 56 Ah […]

Are batteries the future of flt power?

“Can EuroBat make Hyster customers ‘lose their bottle’?” That was the question being discussed by Mathew Allen, Solutions Manager Counterbalance Products EMEA for Hyster Europe at the EUROBAT Forum 2017 in June. The 2017 Forum for EUROBAT, the association for the European manufacturers of automotive, industrial and energy storage batteries, took place on Friday 9th […]

A guide to lift truck transmissions

Lift trucks vary considerably in their technical makeup, especially IC (internal combustion) engine powered trucks, with the transmission being a defining factor. But what are transmissions, and why do they matter? Choosing the right transmission for a specific application can be the source of many operational benefits. Hyster offers several transmission options in its range […]

4 safety tips before setting off in a forklift

A new Forklift Safety Tips poster from Hyster reminds those in applications and busy warehouses of the importance of safe, efficient forklift operation. The poster covers many aspects of forklift safety, but here are four top tips for operators to consider before setting off on a forklift. Training and Safety Clothing Only operators who have […]

Tracking mixed lift truck fleets

Whether your application tackles its challenges with electric, LPG or diesel powered lift trucks, or a mix of all three, the Hyster® Tracker telematics system can help to effectively manage your operation. Hyster® Tracker is an accurate fleet management system, providing a balance of information and simplicity to help materials handling operations by highlighting opportunities for […]

3 Ways to weigh with your Hyster forklift

Mobile scales provide a great solution for applications that need to accurately weigh the loads they are handling with a Hyster® truck, allowing operations to weigh during transport. As applications no longer need to transport every load to a static scale for weighing, this saves valuable time, space and manpower. There are many Ravas mobile […]

ATEX compliant forklifts and chemical waste management

The risk of explosion is continuous in the highly regulated chemical waste management industry. It can be a tough, dirty and challenging environment for lift trucks operating on these sites, and for the operators. David Reeve, Industry Manager, explains how Hyster supports these businesses with exactly what they need. Most chemical waste management sites will […]

Hyster® trucks offer reliability in Romania

A full range of Hyster® equipment is available to support demanding applications across Romania with Hyster distribution partner – CEMPS. To support operations in Romania, CEMPS provides new Hyster® trucks, with full service and maintenance contracts. Reliability and strength is essential for applications in Eastern Europe. Tough, durable Hyster® forklift trucks and warehouse equipment meet […]

The 4 wheel zero turn revolution

“The rear wheels turn more than 90° which allows the truck to turn within its own circle. This Hyster® 4-wheel truck turns like a 3-wheel truck.” Consider this for a second in relation to your application. In short, it means your application can have smaller aisles, more storage space and potentially higher capacity trucks as […]

Hyster: Back in Bulgaria

After a break of almost three years, Bulgaria now has an official Hyster® dealer again. The new representative of the brand is HYSTER BG, part of STAMH Group. Starting from October 2016, Hyster BG is now the official representative for Hyster® materials handling equipment in Bulgaria. The company is a subsidiary of STAMH Group and […]

Made in Italia – Hyster warehouse trucks

Storage capacity in warehouses is often in short supply, making having the right materials handling equipment vital for efficient, productive operations and maximum uptime. To help applications maximise every square metre, a number of reliable yet compact Hyster® warehouse trucks are available. From VNA machines, Reach Trucks and High, Medium and Low Level Order Pickers, […]

Tough zinc coated pallet truck withstands corrosion

The Hyster solutions team has adapted the P1.6-2.2 powered pallet truck to meet the needs of applications that require a high resistance to corrosion. Using even the toughest pallet truck in arduous, outdoor working conditions can present challenges. For example, the salty, wet environment of a port application could cause premature corrosion on certain parts […]

Two Hyster solutions shortlisted for FLTA awards

Two innovative Hyster products have been announced as finalists for the UK’s FLTA (Fork Lift Truck Association) Awards 2017. With zero emissions and advanced energy efficiency, the Hyster® J8.0XN Lithium Ion powered electric forklift has been shortlisted for the ‘Environment’ category at the awards. This truck represents a significant advance in the energy efficiency of […]

Virtual forklift experience with Hyster at LogiMAT 2017

At #Logimat2017 Hyster will offer visitors a chance to experience a high-tech #simulator, which shows how a forklift operates even under the most difficult conditions. “Our stand space at Logimat is simply too small to present the vast range of #Hyster® innovations,” says Emmanuelle Eroglu, Hyster Marketing Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. “We will […]

How to beat the Cross-Dock Clock

Rapid turnaround, perishable goods and high volumes may be the key factors for cross-docking in your operation, but what is the best way to meet or beat the clock? Paul Smith from Hyster explains. The most important thing for efficiency in today’s logistics operations is to keep the lorries on the road. Cross-docking operations present […]

Give me five! To the side…

With approximately half of all electric trucks being sold with more than one battery for exchange between shifts, it is no wonder that Hyster has developed five ways to make it even simpler to exchange the battery on its 1.5 to 3.5 tonne J series trucks. In fact, it is reported that it is possible […]

THE TOP 10 HIGHLIGHTS FROM #HYSTERHUB16

Showcasing Robust Solutions for Challenging Applications Hundreds of visitors to the Hyster® HUB event (#HysterHUB16) from 4th – 7th October 2016 in Weeze, Germany, had the opportunity to experience a wide range of Hyster® products.  From warehousing equipment to container handlers, Hyster educated guests about how these tough, application centric solutions offer both durability and […]

Hyster Approved Used – The way forward?

Hyster ‘Approved Used’ forklift trucks are said to deliver a higher rate of reliability and better value than some of the lower priced new trucks currently on the market. David McIntyre from Hyster explains why this is his opinion, and what operations managers should look for in a refurbished 2-3.5t capacity forklift. “Demand for refurbished […]