Quality Hyster® trucks: Made in Europe

Across three major manufacturing locations in Northern Ireland, Italy and the Netherlands, quality Hyster® trucks, from warehouse equipment to container handlers, are being made in Europe.  Hyster® Company uses global expertise and resources to ensure that all components are produced and all trucks are assembled to the same worldwide quality standards.  While each site across […]

11 ways to optimise materials handling operations with telematics

Optimising materials handling operations relies on knowing what trucks and operators are doing and how they are performing, from individual trucks to the entire fleet.  The Hyster Tracker telematics solution has been developed to enable applications to monitor performance in real time via Wireless Asset Management.  This helps keep operations on track, helps mitigate risk, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Efficiency for Ports and Freight: Hyster at Multimodal 2017

Hyster solutions to help improve efficiency for port and freight terminal operators were the focus on the Briggs Equipment stand at Multimodal 2017. Shippers and cargo owners visiting the exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, had the chance to find out about how Hyster® equipment, such as ReachStackers, Laden or Empty Container Handlers and heavy […]

Hyster and Trimble: Working together for weighing solutions

To support port, terminal and intermodal freight operations with weight verification, Hyster is working in cooperation with Trimble, a leading global provider of onboard weighing solutions for a wide range of applications that maximise productivity. In order to meet recently introduced Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirements, container handling applications now need to provide […]

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 […]

Aisle have a Spacesaver please

Space is a problem for many warehouse managers, particularly during peak times. That’s why Hyster offers the choice of more compact IC lift trucks that are narrow and short enough for specific operations, while still providing lift capacities ranging from 2 to 7 tonnes. So which tough, durable Hyster® Spacesaver should you choose? For a […]

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 […]

Bumpy, Dusty, High Shock-load operations

Storing slabs, brick or block presents tough conditions for a lift truck. Typical concrete storage sites are mostly unpaved and bumpy and can sometimes cause “load bouncing” when transporting long and heavy loads, often with an attachment. The strong Hyster® mast design is an important feature for bumpy sites, as seen on this 12 tonne […]

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 […]

Panalpina receives first Hyster reachstacker at Port of Hamburg

In the heart of the Port of Hamburg at Dradenauhafen, Panalpina Welttransport (Deutschland) GmbH is now using its first Hyster® ReachStacker. The RS45-31CH machine, which has a load capacity of 45 tonnes, is used by Panalpina mainly for the handling of containers for grouped goods. The container handler was officially handed over in a small […]

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 […]

Bolzoni attachments showcased at Hyster® Hub 2016

At the Hyster® HUB 2016, attachment manufacturer #Bolzoni showcased its solutions to support tough materials handling applications. Vittorio Lucchini, Export Manager for Bolzoni explained some of the benefits. Paper “For the challenges of the paper industry, Bolzoni offers a range of well-designed and strong paper roll clamps with built-in damage reduction characteristics. In combination with […]

INTERMODAL AFRICA 2016: HYSTER SOLUTIONS FROM SHIP TO PORT-SIDE STORE

In November 2016, Hyster attended the 16th Intermodal Africa event in Mombasa, Kenya, to showcase solutions for container ports and terminal operations. Over 500 conference delegates visited the event to learn more about overcoming challenges in transportation, logistics and supply chains in African ports and container terminals. In the exhibition, visitors had the opportunity to […]

RAVAS weighing systems for SOLAS at the Hyster Hub

At the Hyster® HUB in October 2016, RAVAS showcased a range of mobile weighing systems to help support Method 2 shippers following the introduction of SOLAS mandatory container weighing requirements. RAVAS mobile weighing systems are scales that can be integrated to Hyster® materials handling equipment such as pallet trucks and stackers, order pickers, reach trucks […]

The Hyster ‘cool truck’ for paper and recycling industries in action

Recycling and paper applications face specific challenges when using lift trucks, as dust, dirt and loose debris in the working environment can lead to cooling problems. To help overcome these challenges and enhance operations in extreme environments, Hyster has developed the dependable ‘Cool Truck’. The new Hyster® ‘Cool Truck’ uses an innovative hydraulically controlled cooling […]

Trans Middle East 2016: Hyster trucks for ports and terminals

In October 2016, Hyster attended the 12th Trans Middle East conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to showcase solutions for ports, terminals and container handling in the Middle East. Over 400 conference delegates visited the event to learn more about efficiency in logistics operations, innovations in intermodal transport and best practice for ports and container terminals. […]

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 Calls for Forklift Monitoring and Controlled Operator Access

Hyster Company is encouraging forklift owners, operators and managers to boost the efficiency of their operations by analysing usage data, restricting access and controlling daily checks.  “Many businesses are lacking suitable monitoring for their forklift fleet,” says Thomas Toenders, Telematics Solutions Specialist for Hyster.  “Quite often, they may not realise that they can be much […]

Sub-Zero Hero –The New Hyster® cold store reach truck

The new cold store reach trucks from Hyster® turn the heat up on drivers while keeping components well protected from condensation. “Frozen cold stores are among the most challenging warehouse environments, mainly due to condensation and the need for driver comfort,” says Ron Farr, Manager Warehouse Solutions for Hyster. “Rugged Hyster products thrive in extreme […]

Tough New Pedestrian Stacker From Hyster®

Hyster® has launched a series of tough new pedestrian stackers that are easy to manoeuvre while stacking and retrieving loads from racking up to 6m high. “These reliable, compact and energy efficient stackers are perfect for the storage rooms of supermarkets, for retail operations such as DIY stores, for small scale warehouses and for manufacturing […]

Hyster Forklift Factory Sets Worldwide Standard for Quality

Hyster celebrates 35 years of manufacturing in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.   “We have been making Hyster forklifts in Northern Ireland since 1981,” says Alan Little, Vice President Manufacturing & Logistics EMEA. “Back then, forklifts were less sophisticated, but we had the same principles of total quality management throughout the manufacturing process. “In the 80’s, reliability, […]

Tough New Hyster® Xt Forklift Series

Hyster® is introducing into European production a tough and durable series of 2.0 – 3.0 tonne capacity forklift trucks, built in the UK to suit a variety of everyday indoor and outdoor applications in logistics, distribution and manufacturing.   The Hyster® H2.0–3.0XT series, available with either diesel, LPG or dual fuel engines, give maximum uptime […]

Hyster Celebrates 35 Years of Success in Craigavon

The 20th and 21st April saw the celebration of 35 years of manufacturing tough Hyster® forklift trucks in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, where the latest product, the Hyster® XT Series forklifts is being introduced into European production.   On the first day of the event, guests heard the story of the forklift factory, which began with the […]

24 Hours in the Warehouse with Hyster

How does a busy warehouse thrive during a 24 hour shift?  Ron Farr, Manager Warehouse Solutions for Hyster, explains some of the biggest materials handling challenges in the warehouse and how to overcome them with the right equipment.  [Q]: When goods arrive at the warehouse there are often heavy time pressures to get the lorries […]

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 […]