Revolutionary New Features and Trends in Lift Truck Design Are Benefitting the Supply Chains That Rely on Them
By Greg Baer, MHI Director of Sales
Even a casual browser passing through the lift truck exhibits at ProMat 2017 could clearly see that today’s load handlers are packing every bit as much technology as today’s consumer cars. And not just operator amenities like integrated cup holders and onboard charger ports for mobile devices, but a variety of features that make these vehicles more environmentally friendly and autonomous while minimizing maintenance.
MHI Solutions checked in with some of the leading forklift original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)—all of whom happen to be MHI member companies—to find out more about the revolutionary features and trends in lift truck design, and how those benefit the supply chains that rely on them.
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