Industrial trucks in energy transition

Par ediallo - 11 August, 2021 - 20:59

For a long time, internal combustion engines were the preferred choice for forklift trucks, but they have been replaced by electric versions that better meet the environmental, HR and economic challenges of warehouses. The adoption of lithium-ion batteries is accelerating, while hydrogen energy is still in the running.

Whether in terms of performance, cost control or carbon footprint, the warehouse is the focus of attention.

Among the future challenges facing manufacturers and logistics providers, process optimization, mechanization, automation and even robotization include energy consumption.

This means rethinking the design of greener buildings, setting up intelligent consumption management systems, and above all, replacing traditional fossil fuels with cleaner and often more profitable energies. Material handling equipment is obviously (...).