Big Beasts and Smaller Names in 13-Strong IFOY 2018 Shortlist

5th January 2018

Logistics BusinessBig Beasts and Smaller Names in 13-Strong IFOY 2018 Shortlist

Big beasts of the industry mix with some lesser known names in the final run-off for this year’s IFOY. Thirteen devices and solutions from BYD, Jungheinrich, Liebherr, J. D. Neuhaus, Still, Gebr. Schulte, Wegard, and Witron have been nominated for the International Forklift of the Year. The shortlisted nominees will now face a series of tests during the first week of February, with the gongs handed out in April at the opening evening of CeMAT in Hanover.

The shortlisted nominees are:

Category: Integrated Warehouse Solution
Live extension of Keller & Kalmbach’s central warehouse, Jungheinrich

migrolino – maximum flexibility for omnichannel logistics, Witron

Category: Counter Balanced Truck
ECB50C, BYD (electric)

RX 20, Still (electric)

Category: Warehouse Truck
ECE 225 with easyPILOT Follow, Jungheinrich (electric) (pictured)

EZS 7280, Jungheinrich (electric)

OPX-16 L, Still (electric)

Wegard Trail, Wegard (electric)

Category: Crane and Lifting Appliance
JDN Air Hoist mini 500, J. D. Neuhaus

MK 140, Liebherr

Category: Special of the Year
cross-technology battery charging system SLH300, Jungheinrich

MULTIplus shelf, Gebr. Schulte

EASY Drive steering wheel, Still