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 […]

Hyster innovations at TOC Europe 2017

At TOC Europe in Amsterdam from 27-29 June, Hyster Europe discussed projects to electrify container handlers, the launch of a new 11-tonne empty container handling truck, and more. Zero Emissions with Electric Laden Container Handlers In the near future, terminals are expected to be able to electrify their Big Truck fleets and produce zero emissions, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]