Complete Hyster solutions at Transport and Logistics 2017

A range of robust Hyster® trucks to support efficient warehouse operations were on show at Transport and Logistics 2017 in Antwerp, Belgium, from 17-19 October. Visitors to the exhibition had the opportunity to talk with the experts from dealer B-CLOSE about how Hyster® lift trucks can contribute to a low cost of operation in warehouses […]

High frequency chargers help keep Hyster truck operations lean and green

To support busy materials handling operations utilising electric forklift trucks, a range of High Frequency Chargers are available for Hyster® trucks.  This helps optimise charging time, helping businesses to improve efficiency, reduce costs and become more environmentally friendly. For example, high frequency chargers could enable operations to charge batteries up to 95% in less than […]

Hyster brings the fuel-efficient future to Greenport

Hyster will address fuel efficient handling in ports at this year’s Greenport Congress in Amsterdam, taking place from 11-13 October “Ports, hinterland operations and inland terminals can all benefit from the fuel savings offered by the latest generation of fuel efficient lift trucks and container handlers,” says Rainer Marian, Big Trucks Sales Director for Hyster. […]

Hyster® develops 48 tonne electric truck

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster® laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed. “The first electric Hyster® Big Truck, powered by lithium-ion battery, is at our test facility in Weeze, Germany,” reveals Jan-Willem van den Brand, Director Big Truck […]

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 […]