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Yale expands tow tractor rangeApril 2018Yale Europe Materials Handling expands its tow tractor range with two new models offering greater towing capacities.Yale appoints Tecnomecánica Fiaño as new dealer in SpainApril 2018 Yale Europe Materials Handling has increased its presence in Spain with the appointment of a new dealer covering Galicia.Yale to showcase the future at LogiMAT 2018March 2018As part of its ongoing commitment to the philosophy of ‘SME for SME’ (mid-sized dealers for mid-sized customers), Yale Europe Materials Handling will be exhibiting the future at LogiMAT 2018 in Stuttgart in hall 9, stand B33.Yale® fuels MotoGP™ successMarch 2018For Dorna, the organisers of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship, the right equipment is key to maintaining timely logistical operations and ensuring the racing teams can provide great entertainment for spectators and fans around the world.Service focus improves warehouse efficiencyDecember 2017 When the Neumarkt site for Ehmann Holz-Zentrum was established as a competence centre in 2016, the limited space and out-dated logistics processes needed to be refined.Yale® helps MotoGP™ achieve its hospitality requirementsDecember 2017If anyone understands the importance of timely logistical operations within the MotoGP™ paddock then that person is Robert Berenguer, Logistics Director, Operations Department at Dorna Sports, the company responsible for the organisation of the global motorcycle championship.Finding the right financing option for your materials handling equipmentDecember 2017Materials handling equipment can be purchased with a number of repayment options, leased over a number of years or rented on a short-term basis from 90 days to 12 months through the Yale dealer network.Yale increases footprint in Lithuanian market with new dealer appointmentNovember 2017Yale Europe Materials Handling has increased its presence in Lithuania with the appointment of a new dealer in the country.Backbone of productionNovember 201712 solid hours of operation every day, 230 days per year, up to 5 tonnes per cycle and incredibly important for production: Baustoffwerke Havelland is a producer of building materials and, since March 2017, dependent on the Yale®GDP120DC Heavy Duty Forklift Truck supplied by Yale dealership MF Gabelstapler Service GmbH.Quality equipment and engineering support boost recycling plant’s productivityOctober 2017A purpose-designed materials handling solution that copes with the heat and dust of a demanding lead-acid battery recycling plant is at the heart of the collaboration between Yale® dealer Briggs Equipment and Envirowales.Customized solutions and tailor-made products at the core of Yale RentalOctober 2017Appreciation of materials handling needs and customisation are the key values that distinguish the new Yale Rental service. This service will respond to all materials handling needs thanks to the broad range of Yale products.Yale® technology for the Fruit Industry at Fruit Attraction 2017October 2017Yale Europe Materials Handling official distributors will bring the technology and innovation brand to Fruit Attraction, the international fruit and vegetable trade show.Yale increases footprint in French market with new dealer appointmentOctober 2017Yale Europe Materials Handling has increased its presence in France with the appointment of a new dealer covering the regions of d’Aquitaine and Occitanie.Yale-MotoGP Short Term RentalSeptember 2017 Yale Europe Materials Handling and MotoGP™ successfully began their new brand partnership thanks to the short-term rental scheme on offer from the materials handling manufacturer. The first event covered by the new brand partnership took place from 4-6 August at the Brno circuit in Czech Republic.Yale helps to lift online warehouse exchange platform off the groundSeptember 2017 Yale® has helped to launch the innovative platform, Warehouse Exchange, a new venture by the company behind Returnloads.net.Yale brings award-winning design concept to Rider StackerSeptember 2017Yale Europe Materials Handling announces the launch of the Rider Stacker model MS16S. It follows the same design language of the award-winning MPT Series Rider Pallet Truck combined with the improved through-mast visibility and precise handling of the MS10-20 and MS12-16IL Pedestrian Stackers.Yale Rental in GermanyAugust 2017Materials handling equipment available to hire locally across Germany as Yale® dealer network provides full national coverage. Flexibility, comprehensive industry knowledge and value are the key characteristics of the Yale Rental Service.Yale unveils new brand partnership with MotoGPAugust 2017Yale® is excited to announce its appointment as the designated Forklift Supplier to MotoGP™, the FIM MotoGP World Championship. In partnership with local dealers, Yale will supply forklift trucks for six European editions of the 2017 Championship. MotoGP™, long recognised as the pinnacle of motorcycle racing, shares the same innovative, dynamic and technology driven values as Yale.The engineers behind the award-winning ergonomic Yale rider pallet truckJuly 2017In March 2017, Yale® was delighted to be presented with the Ergonomics prize for the MPT Series Rider Pallet Truck at the FLTA Awards for Excellence ceremony. For all those involved with the project, this moment was the culmination of years of research and development, all geared towards creating the best possible product for customers’ use.Yale Tugger Train System supports line feed manufacturing operationsJune 2017In response to industry insight garnered through its automotive application centres, Yale Europe Materials Handling has launched the flexible, modular Tugger Train System to support Just-In-Time (JIT) and Just-In-Sequence (JIS) manufacturing applications.Yale and CLS build a long-lasting logistics solution with Sacchi ElettrofornitureMay 2017A close service relationship over many years, tailoring the complete Yale® range of products to meet the customer’s requirements has been the secret of success for Yale dealer, CLS with Sacchi Elettroforniture.Bespoke fleet management responds to customer feedbackMay 2017In response to customer feedback, Yale® Europe Materials Handling has developed a bespoke two-tier fleet management programme specifically tailored to each client.Yale strengthens commitment in France with new and extended regional dealershipsMarch 2017Improved customer service levels and local support are key drivers as Yale Europe Materials Handling enhances its dealer network in the French market.Yale powers up lithium-ion across EMEAMarch 2017Yale Europe Materials Handling aims to offer customers working in intensive applications improved efficiency and reduced total cost of ownership as it announces its collaboration with Midac SpA to provide a range of lithium-ion power solutions for the EMEA market.Yale focuses on SMEsMarch 2017Under the slogan "SME for SME" (mid-sized dealers for mid-sized customers), Yale® Europe Materials Handling will be exhibiting together with its German dealers at LogiMAT 2017 in Stuttgart in hall 9, booth F32.Yale Claims FLTA Award in ErgonomicsMarch 2017Yale Europe Materials Handling is pleased to announce that the MPT Series Rider Pallet Truck has been the named the winner of the Ergonomics category at the 2017 Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Awards.Spotlights on Yale thanks to COREPMarch 2017It was just south of Bordeaux, in the city of Bègles, where Alain Petit founded COREP in 1970. The company, where Mr Petit still retains the role of CEO, is now known throughout France as a byword for decorative lighting.Yale aims to raise customer expectationsFebruary 2017Committed to solving the issues that prevent customers from moving goods in the most efficient and cost-effective manner, Yale Europe Materials Handling employs a two-pronged strategy to meet the specific needs of key segments.Yale adds to pedestrian stacker series with initial lift and first 2 tonne modelsJanuary 2017Yale® Europe Materials Handling announces the extension of the popular MS pedestrian stacker series with the MS12-16IL and MS20 both featuring the improved through-mast visibility and precise handling of the recently introduced MS10-16. Yale and Ellerhold Group: Making headlines with customised warehouse solutionJanuary 2017Yale® products have helped printing specialists Ellerhold Group to maximise efficiency in its Zirndorf warehouse with a made-to-measure solution developed by Nuremberg based Yale dealer M. + S. Bauer.Yale selected as finalist in two categories at the FLTA AwardsDecember 2016Yale Europe Materials Handling has been selected as a finalist in the Ergonomics and Innovation categories of the Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence 2017.Talgo and Yale Spanish distributor Hispaman, cooperate for high-speed train project in Saudi ArabiaOctober 2016Talgo and Hispaman sign the agreement for the supply of 9 Yale forklift trucks for high - speed projectNew pedestrian stacker series set to deliver greater operator confidenceJune 2016Yale® Europe Materials Handling is to launch a new pedestrian stacker series that promises to deliver a range of customer benefits including excellent through-mast visibility and precise load lifting controls.Yale® approved used – the way forwardJune 2016As economies grow and cash flows pick up, many businesses turn their attention to upgrading supply chain operations and equipment.New mid-range counter-balance truck offers affordable productivityMay 2016 Yale® Europe Materials Handling is to launch a brand new ICE counter-balance truck offering businesses a solution which has the high quality and reliability expected from Yale whilst being affordable.Yale works together with Nissan Italy in central ItalyMay 2016Nissan Italy established its headquarters in Capena, on the Via Tiberina in the province of Rome, to respond effectively and promptly to the sales and distribution needs of automotive spare parts for the Italian market.Forkway and Yale: The Key To Success At PremdorApril 2016One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of timber doors has recently taken delivery of a new fleet of state-of-the-art Yale® forklifts after awarding another major contract to the Forkway Group.Yale appoints Hungary’s largest independent materials handling equipment dealer - Pagat GoldApril 2016Yale Europe Materials Handling has increased its presence in Hungary with the appointment of a new dealer covering the Hungarian market. Yale completes 2.0 to 3.5 tonne LPG engine switchMarch 2016Yale has announced the completion of an engine alteration programme across its entire 2.0 to 3.5 tonne LPG counterbalance forklift truck range, in which true industrial engines have taken over from automotive-derived units.Energy consumption cut by 10%March 2016Yale Europe Materials Handling has introduced E-steering as standard to its ERP 15-20VT series three-wheel electric counterbalance forklift trucks, improving energy performance by 10 per cent. Yale celebrates production of 400,000th truck at Craigavon plant with charity donationJanuary 2016To celebrate production of the 400,000th truck at its plant in Northern Ireland, Yale Europe Materials Handling has made the largest single charitable donation in its history.Smart choice Yale truck is shortlisted for top awardDecember 2015Yale Europe Materials Handling has been shortlisted in the prestigious Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Awards, which is now open for public voting.Yale ERP15-20VT: Europe’s most energy efficient electric forkliftNovember 2015Yale® has announced a change to the specification of its 3-wheel ERP15-20VT series, which makes this the most energy efficient electric forklift truck available in Europe.Yale on show at Logistica 2015November 2015A range of class leading materials handling equipment will be on show to visitors at the international trade fair for logistics and supply chain management – Logistica 2015.Unique Yale rider pallet truck brings new levels of freedom, comfort and productivityNovember 2015With its new MPT series rider pallet truck, offering unique sit, lean and stand functionality, Yale has introduced a whole new class to the market.Yale increases footprint in Turkey with new dealer appointmentOctober 2015Yale Europe Materials Handling has increased its presence in Turkey with the appointment of Universal Handlers as its exclusive dealer for the country.Trelleborg tyre-saving technology pays off for Yale customersSeptember 2015Trelleborg tyre-saving technology pays off for Yale customers.Yale and Briggs show what’s hot in temperature controlled storageAugust 2015Yale Europe Materials Handling and distribution partner, Briggs Equipment, will be putting the focus on materials handling solutions for the perishable goods supply chain when they exhibit at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) show on 16 and17 September (stand G12).Yale trucks shrug off the big chill for Chiltern Cold StorageJuly 2015Operating in temperatures down to -23°C, a fleet of just four lift trucks is all that is needed to keep the brisk pace of operations going at Chiltern Cold Storage’s 3,300 pallet position cold store in Bourne, Lincolnshire. Yale appoints new brand managerJuly 2015Iain Friar has joined Yale Europe Materials Handling in the role of brand manager, taking over from Steve Ridgway who has now retired from the company.Narrow solutions provide benefitsJuly 2015Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) warehousing is a real option for generating more yield. The question is; how to make an informed choice about VNA forklifts that will deliver the right package of benefits? Warehouse capacity and efficiency increasedMay 2015With a 10,000 square metre site to house its production and storage facilities, a laboratory and testing facility, Elco Burners in Germany has been well placed to cope with its demands as a manufacturer of industrial burners throughout its near 90-year history.Yale Powered Pallet Truck is the Smart ChoiceMarch 2015Yale Europe Materials Handling introduces the new MP Series Pedestrian Powered Pallet truck which offers unique enhanced productivity capabilities and a smoother and more efficient operator experience.Whatever the weather, Yale’s electric counterbalance trucks have the answerJanuary 2015Yale has revealed new options to enhance the number of applications where its electric counterbalance forklift trucks can be used externally including rain, snow and muddy conditions.Ground-Breaking Yale Truck shortlisted tor two top awardsDecember 2014Yale Europe Materials Handling has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) Awards.Cold store reach truck set to heat up the handling marketSeptember 2014Yale’s new cold store MR looks set to get temperature controlled warehouse operators hot under the collar, with a range of features to keep drivers warm, cosy and productive while forcing lifetime costs down to a minimum for fleet managers.Quiet strength from Yale heavy-duty VH electric seriesJune 2014 A powerful, highly productive and ergonomically designed 4.0 to 5.5 tonne electric counterbalance, the ERC 40-55 VH series, has been developed by Yale for arduous applications that require precision when handling heavy loads. Yale provides Vision for fleet operatorsJune 2014 A survey into the industry’s approach to fleet monitoring has found that many operators, owners and managers are not carrying out any evaluation of their materials handling fleet or are using inaccurate or incomplete information although they recognise the potential benefits to their business.Yale cuts costs for Antalis in EstoniaMay 2014Antalis has grown to become one of the world’s leading suppliers of paper and packaging solutions and, despite some tough times in recent years, it’s recently invested in a new materials handling fleet at the heart of its operations in Estonia. New mast design delivers visible productivity improvementsApril 2014A series of product upgrades on Yale counterbalance lift trucks have been introduced offering exceptional operator visibility, promoting higher productivity and reduced maintenance contributing to lower cost of ownership. NMHG Europe awarded Investors in People StandardMarch 2014The NACCO Materials Handling Group Inc. (NMHG) European Headquarters has been awarded the Investors in People Standard.Service Makes All The DifferenceFebruary 2014Smooth logistics processes, coordinated like clockwork, are critical success factors for online businesses. The goods have to reach the customer as quickly as possible and a reliable fleet of trucks are essential for this. Flagship Lift Truck Reaches New Heights For OperatorsOctober 2013Yale’s new MR reach truck pushes levels of productivity and dependability to new heights for warehouse operators while squeezing cost of ownership to an absolute minimum.Yale Trucks Help Keep The Trains Running On TimeOctober 2013A new fleet of Yale lift trucks backed by top-notch service from Bucks-based dealer Forkway is helping to keep engineering firm Alstom’s time-critical train servicing and repair operations running smoothly. Yale Provides Complete Solution For German WarehouseJuly 2013Yale Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) equipment is playing a vital role at a warehouse operated by one of Germany’s leading logistics companies.NACCO Materials Handling Plant Manager To Be Awarded MBEJuly 2013Alan Little, Plant Manager of the NACCO Materials Handling Ltd factory in Craigavon, where Hyster and Yale forklift trucks are produced, has been recognised for services to Industry in Northern Ireland in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 2013. Yale And The Fuel Cell Revolution?June 2013Whilst a number of companies are engaged in looking at alternative energy sources for their materials handling fleets, fuel cell technology remains in its infancy in the UK.Yale Quenches Hövelmann’s Thirst For New Fork LiftsMay 2013One of the leading beverage logistics companies in Germany has turned to Yale and its authorised dealer Helmut Reiter to manage an important part of its materials handling operation.Yale Helps Reduce Order Picking Operator Fatigue With New Scissor Lift ModelApril 2013Yale has introduced a fourth model to its MO series of low level order pickers. The new scissor lift model offers operators significant picking and ergonomic advantages.Easy Counterbalance Forklift Truck Fuel Cost ComparisonFebruary 2013The research and development team responsible for the Yale counterbalance engine-powered lift-truck series has completed an analysis of fuel consumption on its GDP25 VX model and a number of other leading manufacturers’ products.Yale Lights Up FLTA AwardsFebruary 2013Yale Europe Materials Handling has received a prestigious industry award for its LED mast lightingYale Picks Up Digital ResourceJanuary 2013 Yale Europe Materials Handling has launched a new comprehensive online digital presence providing an interactive and informative resource for materials handling professionals.Yale At IMHXJanuary 2013 Yale Europe Materials Handling are taking the opportunity to exhibit selected class leading warehouse equipment models alongside its ‘V’ series of electric counterbalance forklift trucks which are being shown for the first time in the UK when it exhibits at IMHX in Birmingham in March (stand 20C110).Fork Truck Operators Onto A Cushy NumberOctober 2012Yale Europe Materials Handling has introduced a new engine powered cushion tyre VX series into the UK, France and Germany however this could soon extend to other countries to meet demand.Yale Provides Complete Solution For Busy Bavarian Warehouse OperationOctober 2012A major distributor of cleaning and hygiene products in southern Germany has turned to Yale Europe Materials Handling for a complete solution to its warehouse needs after expanding into new, custom-built facilities on the outskirts of Nurnberg.Forkway Gets On Board With Shoreham PortSeptember 2012A thriving commercial Port on the South Coast of England which is widely regarded as one of the most prominent businesses in the area, has taken delivery of 17 Yale fork lift trucks from Forkway Group.Logistics Lifeline For The Channel Islands Enhanced Thanks To Condor’s New Yale® FleetSeptember 2012Condor Logistics has rolled out a new materials handling fleet of 32 Yale VL & VT four wheel and three wheel electric counterbalance lift trucks supplied by the Forkway Group to handle the off-loading of inbound vehicles and the loading of outbound freight vehicles.The Future’s Bright For Yale® Forklift OperatorsAugust 2012 As a result of feedback from operators of lift trucks, Yale has developed mast-mounted LED driving lights for its counterbalance truck series.Diverse Materials Handling Requirement Solved By YaleAugust 2012One of the world's largest polymer companies has turned to Yale, and its authorised dealer Yale CZ Ltd, to manage its complete materials handling operation requirements in the Czech Republic.Forkway And Yale Provide ISG With An Ideal FleetJuly 2012Yale and Forkway, working with exclusive UK dealer Briggs, have delivered a materials handling fleet with 30 per cent reduction in energy consumption and savings of over 300 tonnes of carbon over contract term.Yale® Dealers Reach New Heights At Malpensa AirportJune 2012Italy's leading airport, Milan Malpensa, recently undertook a comprehensive review of its airport logistics facilities. This resulted in the appointment of a new cargo handling partner and materials handling equipment supplier.Yale And BASF Have Perfect ChemistryMay 2012 The world's largest chemical company, BASF, has increased its very narrow aisle (VNA) Yale MTC fleet at its Bradford facility as it looks to provide the most efficient storage and handling solution of chemicals.New Yale Engine Powered Lift TruckApril 2012 Recognising that not every operator of fork lift trucks has a punishing heavy duty handling operation, Yale has introduced an IC engine powered forklift truck designed specifically for the medium duty application segment of the market.Yale® 8-16 Tonne Trucks – An Evolution In EfficiencyApril 2012 The new generation of 8-16 tonne trucks from Yale offers an evolution in both operator efficiency and truck performance to deliver maximum productivity.Warehouse Simulator Shows The Full StoryMarch 2012 Yale's warehouse simulator is an extremely accurate software program designed to provide operators of large warehouses with a sophisticated consultancy solution.When ‘Time Is Money’ Yale Solutions Fit The BillFebruary 2012 The pressure on companies to increase productivity and minimise downtime has never been greater, with the popular saying 'time is money' having more meaning now than ever.