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, […] Read More

4 ways to improve the view on a Hyster counterbalance truck

Even with the best counterbalance forklift truck, the optimum warehouse layout and the most experienced forklift operators, efficiency in applications can be reduced if the driver has a limited view of the fork position, load or the working surroundings. Hyster camera solutions from Orlaco can provide greater visibility, helping applications improve efficiency and operator comfort […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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, […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More

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 […] Read More