Jungheinrich to Highlight Safety, Efficiency and Flexibility at IMHX Showcase

18th July 2016

Logistics BusinessJungheinrich to Highlight Safety, Efficiency and Flexibility at IMHX Showcase

At IMHX 2016 (NEC, Birmingham, 13-16 September) Jungheinrich UK Ltd will be showcasing and demonstrating the significant customer benefits delivered by its broad range of materials handling products and intralogistics solutions. The company will be on Stand Nos: 10L61 / 12X95 / AM13.

With the theme ‘Jungheinrich Intralogistics. Your Connection to a World of Solutions,’ the company will showcase how leading UK businesses across industries as diverse as manufacturing, warehousing, transportation and logistics, retail and wholesale are boosting operating efficiency and throughput, improving safety, increasing energy savings, reducing total cost of ownership and ramping up productivity thanks to Jungheinrich technology.

This year at IMHX, Jungheinrich will have multiple stands representing different, key areas of focus. In addition to the Jungheinrich main stand there will be the Jungheinrich Used Equipment stand – featuring 5-Star re-manufactured trucks and a live auction for used equipment; the Jungheinrich Intralogistics Solutions stand within the Automated Materials Handling Systems Association (AMHSA) pavilion; and the Apprenticeships and Human Resources stand – to support the skilled workforce needs of the company’s rapidly expanding UK operation.

The main stand will feature sections dedicated to specific benefits of the company’s range. For example, within the area devoted to Safety, Jungheinrich will be showcasing a number of new technologies and assistance features that improve warehouse safety, help prevent accidents and reduce the cost of damaged goods.

Space on the main stand will also be dedicated to Efficiency. Jungheinrich will highlight how the company is leading the way in improving intralogistics efficiencies with solutions that increase throughput, maximise truck fleet utilisation and optimise the effectiveness of personnel. A great example is the new Jungheinrich easyPILOT on the ECE horizontal order picker which significantly improves picking performance while relieving strain on the driver. The truck automatically moves with the operator and stops as soon as he uses the remote control or reaches a pre-defined destination. As a result, both of the operator’s hands are free to focus on order picking while unnecessary and repetitive actions can be avoided – saving time and fatigue.

There is an area dedicated to Jungheinrich’s Integrated Energy Solutions which enable multi-shift operation with no battery change for the lowest energy consumption, a reduced carbon footprint and increased productivity. Jungheinrich has supplied products with 12 Volt fully integrated Lithium-Ion batteries since 2011 and 24 Volt options since 2014. At IHMX 2016 Jungheinrich will introduce the first Lithium-Ion batteries in the 48 Volt range with 360 and 480 ampere hours. This completely maintenance-free technology – which is capable of short interim charges and delivers high value, a small carbon footprint, fast recharging times and a long battery life, can now be applied to reach trucks and counterbalance forklifts. Visitors will be able to view the latest electric pedestrian forklift fitted with lithium-ion technology – the EMD 115i. Thanks to the battery‘s compact dimensions this is the world’s shortest electric-powered pedestrian truck in its class.

Jungheinrich will also focus on its Flexibility by highlighting the company’s extensive range of materials handling solutions from entry-level models to the most complex automated solutions, most of which have broad optional capabilities and can be customised for specific needs.

Live demonstrations of Jungheinrich’s state-of-the-art Automated Pallet Mover and the new Very Narrow Aisle EKX 5 Series will be another feature of the show. The EKX 5 is the winner of the 2016 International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) award and visitors will be able to get hands-on experience of it at IMHX.

Jungheinrich is the only logistics systems and materials handling equipment vendor capable of delivering solutions that meet customer needs across the entire intralogistics spectrum – from a single hand pallet truck through to a fully automated turnkey warehouse solution.

“We’re very excited about the significant breadth and depth of intralogistics solutions that we are able to show and demonstrate at IMHX 2016,”
explains Jungheinrich UK Ltd’s Managing Director, Jan Lorenz.

He adds: “These solutions increase productivity and efficiency, reduce total cost of ownership and improve safety which, in turn, creates significant value for our customers. We will have a team of product and solution experts on hand throughout IMHX to provide advice and guidance on how Jungheinrich’s solutions can be tailored to any company’s unique needs.”