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Pentagon Freight expands fleet

2021-08-25 14:10 Kind:转载 Author:Pentagon Freight Source:Pentagon Freight
Pentagon Freight has taken delivery of four new Hyster forklifts to help bolster operations at its Dartford warehouse hub. The new...
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Pentagon Freight has taken delivery of four new Hyster forklifts to help bolster operations at its Dartford warehouse hub. The new trucks are all fully customised to meet specific working requirements on site and have been configured to maximise efficiency and operator safety.

As part of the product configurations, various safety and performance features were applied to each of the trucks. These include a full steel operating cab, customised fork heights, lowered overhead guards and non-marking tyres for the indoor trucks.

As a global leader in delivering freight forwarding and logistics services, Pentagon required a new approach to its industrial equipment to help manage workflow and stay on top of demand. The trucks will each perform a specific role within Pentagon's operations, such as working within containers, indoor environments and transporting goods across a busy site. By tailoring each machine's configuration to match up exactly with its working environment, Pentagon will be able to maximise productivity and precision, both of which are crucial within the freight and logistics sectors.

Bruno Ambiel, Briggs Equipment's regional sales executive, says he worked with the Pentagon team to understand their requirements and supply a solution that ticks every box. "This includes the supply of suitable equipment from our hire fleet to cover the short period from initial order to delivery.

"We have worked closely with our manufacturing and technical partners to develop and configure each truck and ensure they fit seamlessly into their operations," he adds.

Keith Sayers, general manager, southern region, Pentagon Freight, found Briggs to be "professional, knowledgeable and fully transparent in supplying a bespoke end-to-end solution for our business needs".

"Briggs have also remained fully engaged with Pentagon in an after-sales capacity, to ensure we have the right support when and where needed," he says.

The value of the fleet upgrade has not been disclosed.

HYSTER is one of the world's leading makers of forklift and warehousing trucks. With 70 years dedicated experience in the materials handling industry and an exclusive network of dealers, we believe we can provide lift truck users with a unique combination of quality products and after sales service.

Our aim is to ensure that your trucks are available when you need them, allowing you to concentrate on your core business.

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HYSTER has been building lift trucks for over 70 years. The HYSTER story began in 1929 in the North American Lumber industry, with the supply of logging winches. The name HYSTER came from the cries of the workmen-"hoist'er".

The company then began to look for ways to improve general materials handling, and in 1934 built their first piece of mobile lifting equipment called a "cranemobile" which would later become known as the "karry krane".

The first HYSTER lift truck was built in 1935 and by the end of 1940's, HYSTER lift trucks, of various types could be found on ports and docksides, and loading timber yards throughout the U.S.A. and other parts of the world.

In the 1950s, HYSTER established its European headquarter in England, and then built its forklift manufacturing plants in the Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland and Italy, as well as in Australia. In late 1950s, HYSTER invented "Monotrol Pedal Technology" which controls both directions and acceleration. This technology was one of the most advanced technologies and has been used in forklift industry till now. With the developing of its business, HYSTER has built 14 manufacturing plants all over the world with a 16% world market share.

HYSTER Company is the first U.S. lift truck manufacturer to receive ISO9002 registration. The Testing Center which was built in 1960s in Portland is the biggest and best equipped lift truck testing center in the world. Today customers consider the word "HYSTER" and "lift truck" to be synonymous. We, HYSTER China with such a proud heritage will strive hard to make sure that doesn't change.

Shanghai HYSTER has been active in China for many years. Our commitment to serving our customers has led us to make a major investment in China. A totally new, award winning manufacturing and servicing facility became operational in 1999. Besides manufacturing a range of HYSTER products at this facility, the national HYSTER distribution and service network is managed from this centrally situated facility which is located in the Pudong, Shanghai industrial zone.

HYSTER China Headquarter is located in Jinqiao, Pudong Shanghai. The plant was formally opened on April 8th, 1999 with a 26,379m2 facility and over 100 employees. It adopts latest DFT (Demand Flow Technology) in its manufacturing and management system for 2-3 ton diesel trucks followed by one new range of 1.5-2.5 ton electric truck.

HYSTER China will use its worldwide resources to serve the domestic and multinational corporations in China.

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