Do Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Forklifts Make Sense?

Written by editor on March 19, 2012 – 10:18 pm -

Fuel cells are emerging technology for forklifts and warehouses. This article looks at the Pros and Cons of fuel cells versus other fuels for lift trucks. Also, an ROI is provided for justifying fuel cells over lead-acid batteries, battery changers and battery rooms.


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Green Supply Chain Reduces Costs by 5%-20%

Written by editor on June 9, 2011 – 7:30 am -

How to be Green in your Supply Chain, Logistics and Warehouse. Wal-mart and Tesco have lessons for how to desing environmentally conscious supply chains. This article asks the 5 questions that will help your business create a Green initiative and an environmentally focussed plan for the future.


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NEWS: Jungheinrich Top Green Supply Chain Partner

Written by editor on June 2, 2011 – 9:57 am -

Food Logistics named Jungheinrich as one of the top 20 Green Supply Chain Partners for…


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Automation FAQ: Which is Better, a Vertical Lift Module or Carousel?

Written by eromaine on April 8, 2011 – 1:06 pm -

Which Is Better a Vertical Lift Module or Carousel? This is like asking which child…


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Video: Nuvera shows off hydrogen fuel cells for lift trucks at Promat 2011

Written by Administrator on March 22, 2011 – 10:08 am -

Video: Hydrogen fuel cells are a viable alternative to lead acid batteries in lift trucks, says Nuvera


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Electric Forklifts vs LP Forklifts – Reduce Operating Costs

Written by smunton on January 2, 2011 – 1:47 am -

Read this article to answer questions like: How much does it cost to fuel an LP forklift or an electric lift truck? What is the true cost lease cost of an electric or propane forklift? How much electricity or propane does a lift truck use?


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The Most Efficient Forklift Battery Chargers

Written by smunton on January 1, 2011 – 5:22 pm -

An expert comparison of the efficiencies of various different forklift charging technologies. The article draws the conclusion that newer charging technologies justify their higher purchase price through energy efficiency.


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