Press Releases Yale Introduces High-Capacity Lift Truck Designed for Maximum ManeuverabilityGREENVILLE, N.C. (May 28, 2020) - Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces a new addition to its high-capacity range of lift trucks, specifically designed to maximize maneuverability in dense storage configurations. Available in 15,500 and 17,000-pound capacities, the Yale® GP155-170SVX ICE pneumatic tire forklift offers a shorter counterweight, turn assist system, optimized forward visibility and a rearview display to optimize control in confined, congested spaces.Hyster-Yale Group releases free operator training video content to help supply chains during COVID-19 pandemicGreenville, N.C. (May 26, 2020) – As businesses reopen and face an influx of new labor, Hyster-Yale Group announces the availability of free lift truck operator training video content for supply chains adapting to the effects of COVID-19. The giveaway offer is meant to help businesses adhere to current health and safety protocols as they onboard the necessary labor to keep operations moving as the economy reopens. Yale Robotic Reach Truck Wins Gold Edison AwardGreenville, N.C. (April 14, 2020) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the company’s first Edison Award, taking home gold in the autonomous work solutions category with its robotic reach truck. A panel of over 3,000 executives from around the world recognized the Yale® robotic reach truck for its use of innovative technology to expand the capability of lift truck-based robotics and address key business challenges facing warehousing and logistics operations. Yale Earns Spot on Green Supply Chain Partner List for Lift Truck Power SuiteGreenville, N.C. (Aug. 14, 2019) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces recognition from Inbound Logistics as a green supply chain partner, making the publication’s list of 75 Green Supply Chain Partners for the eighth time. Yale earned a spot on the 2019 list for its Power Suite, offering the broadest range of power options across the company’s comprehensive range of lift trucks.Yale Vision telemetry earns spot on list of 100 top supply chain projectsGreenville, NC (July 30, 2019) – With supply chain operations under intense competitive pressure to increase service levels and control costs, innovative solutions are critical to unlocking greater efficiency. This year, Supply & Demand Chain Executive recognizes Yale Materials Handling on its list of 100 top supply chain projects, for its Yale Vision telemetry installation at the Continental Tire facility in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.Yale to focus on safety aspects of advanced productivity solutions for 2019 National Forklift Safety DayGREENVILLE, N.C. (June 5, 2019) – With warehousing and manufacturing operations steadily adopting more advanced technologies to improve performance, success requires sophisticated expertise and a proven commitment to safety. In recognition of the sixth annual National Forklift Safety Day onHyster-Yale Group to Collaborate with RICO on Explosion Proof Lift TrucksHyster-Yale Group is pleased to announce a new offering which converts their 6,000 lbs. capacity Yale® electric counterbalance lift truck to a certified EX model through RICO Manufacturing, Inc. (RICO). With over 70% of the parts and truck systems remaining intact, authorized Yale dealers will be fully equipped to service and support the RICO-branded EX trucks.Yale Recognized for Comprehensive, Commercially Available Power Suite with GOOD DESIGN AwardGREENVILLE, N.C. (May 28, 2019) – The Chicago Athenaeum recognized Yale with a 2018 GOOD DESIGN™ Award, for its ERC120VH four-wheel counterbalanced lift truck with a unique power solution – lithium-ion power available as an OEM option from the factory.Yale Showcases Comprehensive Suite of Lift Truck Power Options at ProMat 2019GREENVILLE, N.C. (April 8, 2019) – While today’s supply chains constantly explore advanced, experimental technologies to streamline costs and boost performance, re-examining often-overlooked lift truck power strategies can actually unlock meaningful advantages. At ProMat booth #S3603, Yale Materials Handling Corporation is showcasing its suite of proven lift truck power options that optimize fleet structure, productivity, labor efficiency and more.Yale Debuts Industry-First Dual-Mode Pantograph Robotic Reach Truck at ProMat 2019CHICAGO (April 9, 2019) – E-commerce and SKU proliferation pressure operations to provide access to vast inventories, but labor shortages can leave them scrambling for resources to handle critical storage and retrieval tasks. At ProMat 2019 in booth #S3603, attendees can view the brand-new Yale® robotic reach truck, an industry-first pantograph robotic lift truck capable of autonomously depositing and retrieving loads from locations as high as 30 feet and reaching into double-deep storage.Yale Exhibits Lithium-Ion Counterbalanced Lift Truck, Next-Gen Power Chassis at ProMat 2019CHICAGO (April 10, 2019) – The pace of change keeps accelerating, with increased performance standards and strengthened government regulations pushing materials handling companies to innovate. At ProMat booth #S3603, Yale features two recent products of its research and development initiatives, showcasing the company’s first counterbalanced lift truck with a factory-integrated lithium-ion battery pack and a concept vehicle featuring its next-generation power chassis.Yale to Feature Innovative Warehouse Products, Power Options and Automation Solutions at ProMat 2019GREENVILLE, N.C. (March 26, 2019) - Warehouses operate in an increasingly competitive environment, characterized by labor challenges, faster delivery demands and shifts to advanced technologies. At ProMat 2019 in Chicago, Yale Materials Handling Corporation will highlight a comprehensive lineup of innovative solutionsYale Honors Industry-Leading Partners with 2018 Dealer of Excellence AwardGREENVILLE, N.C. (March 14, 2019) – Today’s supply chain operations are subject to intense competitive pressure, with a greater variety of equipment and technologies at their disposal than ever. For lift truck dealers, success in such a climate demands consultative knowledge and dedicated, efficient support. With the 25th annual Dealer of Excellence Awards, Yale Materials Handling Corporation honors top-performing independent dealers who exhibit these qualities, enabling customers to achieve the highest levels of materials handling performance.Yale Telemetry Solution Enables Operations to Take Charge of Lift Truck BatteriesGREENVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 21, 2019) – Poor management and charging habits for lift truck batteries can lead to diminished performance, premature replacement and most importantly, unplanned extra costs. Yale Battery Vision is a wireless battery management solution designed to help prevent these issues by providing valuable, real-time insights to maximize lift truck battery performance and longevity.New Yale® End Rider Pallet Truck Engineered to Boost Order Picking Productivity, Slash Cost of Operation in WarehousesYale Materials Handling Corporation announces the debut of its new end rider pallet truck series, designed to help operations boost labor efficiency and increase throughput in order picking, unloading and other warehouse tasks. The Yale® MPE060-080VH end riders feature a comprehensive lineup of ergonomic, productivity-enhancing and maintenance-friendly features, designed to address the labor challenges and cost pressures facing supply chains. Industry-First Telemetry Mobile App Brings Power of Lift Truck Data to Users Anywhere, AnytimeGREENVILLE, N.C. (Jan 22, 2019) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces a new mobile app for its Yale Vision telemetry solution, the first and only telemetry-focused app available from a lift truck manufacturer. The app works as a companion to the existing Yale Vision desktop portal, bringing data-driven insights and management functionality to the warehouse floor for easier, more efficient fleet management. Yale Highlights Robotic Counterbalanced Stacker Lift Truck at PACK EXPO ChicagoCHICAGO, IL. (Oct. 15, 2018) – In an age of increasing demand and limited workforce availability, operations are turning to robotic solutions to optimize workflow and enhance labor efficiency. Yale Materials Handling Corporation is highlighting the latest addition to its robotic lift truck lineup, the Yale® MC10-15 counterbalanced stacker Driven by Balyo. Attendees can see the robotic CB stacker in action at PACK EXPO 2018 in Chicago’s McCormick Place at booth E-7856 in the Upper Lakeside Center. Exceptional Service Honored with Yale 2017 Dealer of Excellence AwardGREENVILLE, N.C. (August 16, 2018) – In an age of tight competition and increasingly well-informed customers, lift truck dealers can make an impact with consultative knowledge and outstanding support. Yale Materials Handling Corporation honors dealers who exemplify those qualities with its 24th annual Dealer of Excellence Awards. Yale Reaffirms ‘Green’ Status with Recognition from Food Logistics for Sixth Consecutive YearGREENVILLE, N.C. (July 11, 2018) – With the modern supply chain composed of many moving parts, attaining corporate sustainability targets requires support from a wide range of trusted partners. Food Logistics addresses this imperative with its annual list of Top Green Providers, and recognizes Yale Materials Handling Corporation for the sixth consecutive year in the alternative energy, material handling and lift trucks categories. The company was honored for its advanced power solutions that can improve both corporate sustainability and lift truck performance. Yale Celebrates Safety Culture for 2018 National Forklift Safety DayGREENVILLE, N.C. (June 7, 2018)– With the fifth annual National Forklift Safety Day (NFSD) coming up June 12, Yale Materials Handling Corporation celebrates its year-round investment in safety. Company representatives will be in Washington, D.C. June 11-12 for the official NFSD events, participating in educational sessions and meeting with congressional representatives on safety, education and workforce. Yale Donates Pallet Truck to Pet Food CharityGREENVILLE, N.C. (May 31, 2018)– Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces its donation of a Yale® YA55-PT manual hand pallet truck to the Pet Food Pantry of Eastern North Carolina. Prior to the donation, Pet Food Pantry accumulated significant operating costs by regularly renting pallet trucks in order to process deliveries. Yale’s contribution enables them to completely remove that expense and dedicate more resources to their mission.Yale Celebrates GOOD DESIGN Award Win for Innovative Reach TruckGREENVILLE, N.C. (May 2, 2018) – From SKU proliferation to rising land costs, warehousing operations require a solution designed to address industry challenges. The Chicago Athenaeum recognizes the Yale® MR14-25 moving mast reach truck as such a solution, naming it a GOOD DESIGN™ award winner in the industrial category.Yale Wins Gold Again with Product of the Year Award for MX SeriesGREENVILLE, N.C. (April 19, 2018) – Now in its 30th year, Plant Engineering’s annual Product of the Year award recognizes the latest manufacturing innovations that help businesses achieve greater performance. The durable, versatile Yale® GP040-060MX pneumatic tire lift truck emerged as the ultimate solution in the materials handling systems category, taking home the gold. Papé Material Handling Expands to Become Yale® Dealer in Northern CaliforniaGREENVILLE, N.C. (April 6, 2018) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Papé Material Handling to its network of leading independent Yale® dealers in the Northern California territory, effective March 29, 2018.Yale Industry Marketing Manager Shelley Bell Named to 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to KnowGREENVILLE, N.C. (March 28, 2018) – With unprecedented access to information, today’s B2B buyers conduct over half their research online before making a purchase. As such, they expect consultative, application-focused advice from vendor partners that goes beyond basic product information. Supply & Demand Chain Executive honors seasoned experts who offer such knowledge through the Pros to Know award program and has named Shelley Bell, Manager, Industry Marketing for Yale Materials Handling Corporation, a 2018 Pro to Know. Yale Responds to Evolving Industry Landscape with Sales Training ProgramGREENVILLE, N.C. (January ,31 2018) – The past decade has seen a radical shift in the role of the B2B salesperson. With approximately 60 percent of customers now beginning their buying process online, digital access to product information means control lies in the hands of the customer. This transformation means customers now look to salespeople to deliver value as a consultative solutions provider. The Academy by Yale is a multi-phased training program designed to better position sales professionals as experts in distribution and fulfillment markets.Twice as Nice! Yale Honored with Two MHPN Product of the Year AwardsGREENVILLE, N.C. (January 9, 2018) – The results are in! The third annual Readers’ Choice Product of the Year awards from Materials Handling Product News (MHPN) have come to a close, recognizing winners across 13 categories that drive greater performance in supply chain operations. The Yale® MC10-15 counterbalanced stacker Driven by Balyo came out on top in the automated guided vehicles (AGV) category, and the direct-store delivery (DSD) package for the Yale® MPB045-VG walkie pallet truck won in the lift trucks and accessories category. Yale Announces Attachment Ready Trucks to meet Demand for Integrated SolutionsGREENVILLE, N.C. (December 5, 2017) – Specialized applications have little tolerance for attachment integration issues or malfunctions that could cause downtime and eat into profits. To streamline installation and improve reliability of its integrated solutions, Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces a new line of attachment ready trucks. Engineered with a modified front end, these trucks allow for Bolzoni Auramo paper roll and bale clamp attachments to fit seamlessly on a broad range of Yale® cushion tire and pneumatic tire lift truck models. Yale MX Series Recognized as 2017 Product of the Year Finalist by Plant EngineeringGREENVILLE, N.C. (November 14, 2017) – From growing fulfilment requirements to labor challenges, today’s operations face a variety of external pressures and require versatile, reliable solutions to get the job done. Plant Engineering recognizes the Yale® GP040-060MX as such a solution, naming it a finalist for its annual Product of the Year awards in the material handling systems category. From manufacturing to retail and distribution, the MX combines productivity, operator comfort, dependability, simple service and low total cost of operation into a best-fit package. Hyster-Yale Group Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with RICO for Pegasus Elite LineGREENVILLE, N.C. (September 25, 2017) – Hyster-Yale Group (HYG) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with RICO Manufacturing (RICO) to become the exclusive distributor of RICO’s Pegasus Elite Counterbalance lift truck line. Yale Showcases Robotic End Rider Lift Truck at PACK EXPO Las VegasGREENVILLE, N.C. (September 25, 2017) - More than 30,000 attendees and 2,000 suppliers are at PACK EXPO this week to experience the latest packaging technology innovations and address operational challenges from SKU proliferation to labor availability. Automation takes center stage at booth 7379 in the upper south hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, with Yale Materials Handling Corporation demonstrating its robotic end rider lift truck Driven by Balyo.Yale Earns Spot on Green Supply Chain Partner List for Seventh Consecutive YearGREENVILLE, N.C. (August 22, 2017) - Supply chain sustainability efforts play an integral role in increasing productivity while reducing costs and environmental impact in an ever-changing, demanding delivery climate. In recognition of continued leadership in such sustainability initiatives, Yale Materials Handling Corporation earned a spot on the Inbound Logistics annual list of top 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) for the seventh consecutive year thanks to its lithium-ion and hydrogen fuel cell power systems and telemetry solution. Yale Celebrates National Forklift Safety Day with Safety Resources, TrainingGREENVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2017) – OSHA estimates nearly 35,000 serious injuries happen each year as a result of forklift misuse. To emphasize the importance of proper forklift operation and training, Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces its support of the fourth annual National Forklift Safety Day, which takes place on June 13. Sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA), the event includes educational sessions and meetings in Washington, D.C. Yale Honors Outstanding Performers with 2016 Dealer of Excellence AwardGREENVILLE, N.C. (May 4, 2017) – Though popular movie and music awards have come and gone, this awards season is not quite over. Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the recipients of its 23rd annual Dealer of Excellence Award, recognizing top performing dealers that have exhibited focused leadership and continuous commitment to customers.Yale Recognized for Innovative Power Solutions with SDCE Green Supply Chain AwardGREENVILLE, N.C. (April 20, 2017) – This weekend, one billion people in 192 countries will celebrate the 47th annual Earth Day, raising awareness for environmental protection and promoting green practices. Yale Materials Handling Corporation takes a leading role helping operations achieve strategic supply chain sustainability goals, as evidenced by its 2016 SDCE Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Yale Showcases Virtual Reality Reach Truck Simulator at ProMat 2017CHICAGO (April 5, 2017) – As today’s warehousing operations face demanding delivery expectations for speed and accuracy, maximizing workforce productivity is critical. At ProMat booth #S1003, Yale Materials Handling Corporation offers an interactive demonstration of its reach truck simulator, designed to help screen applicants based on driving skill and improve operator training. Innovative Yale Robotic Lift Truck Wins Gold Product of the Year AwardCHICAGO (April 4, 2017) – Some of the best and brightest in manufacturing and engineering attended the 2016 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing ceremony on April 3. The Yale® MPE080VG end rider Driven by Balyo emerged a winner, taking home the gold Plant Engineering Product of the Year award in the materials handling category. Yale Expands Capability of Robotic Lift Trucks with New Counterbalanced StackerCHICAGO (April 3, 2017) – With thousands of materials handling and logistics professionals at Chicago’s McCormick Place for ProMat 2017, Yale Materials Handling Corporation introduces the latest innovation in its robotic lift truck lineup. At booth #S1003, attendees can view a dynamic demonstration of the Yale® MC10-15 Driven by Balyo, a counterbalanced stacker model capable of not only point-to-point horizontal transportation, but vertical movement, able to autonomously retrieve or deposit pallets from elevated spaces. Yale Robotic Lift Truck Honored by Plant Engineering for InnovationGREENVILLE, N.C. (March 23, 2017) – As supply chain operations are pressured with increasingly rigorous fulfillment requirements and problems with labor availability and turnover, they need solutions capable of delivering productivity, dependability and reduced total cost of operations. Plant Engineering has honored the Yale® MPE080VG end rider with Driven by Balyo technology as one such solution, naming it a Product of the Year finalist. It operates as a robotic lift truck using Driven by Balyo technology, independently picking up, transporting and dropping off pallets anywhere on the floor using existing structural features to navigate – no installation of tape, wire or other extra infrastructure required.Yale Celebrates 2016 GOOD DESIGN AwardGREENVILLE, N.C. (March 20, 2017) – Yale Materials Handling Corporation is honored to accept a 2016 GOOD DESIGN award for the MPB045VG walkie pallet truck with lithium-ion battery, announced at the GOOD DESIGN gala in New York. Since its inception in 1950, the GOOD DESIGN awards remain one of the oldest, most recognized programs for design excellence worldwide.Yale Invites Attendees to Break Free from Inefficiency with Innovative Solutions at ProMat 2017GREENVILLE, N.C. (March 16, 2017) – Technology is driving change at an unprecedented pace in supply chain operations. Solutions based on technologies that first emerged only a few years ago are now almost status quo. At the largest expo for manufacturing and supply chain professionals in North America, Yale Materials Handling Corporation presents an innovative lineup of lift truck solutions designed to help attendees take control of their future.Yale Expands Driven by Balyo Robotic Lift Truck LineupGREENVILLE, N.C. (March 9, 2017) – For supply chain operations striving to meet faster delivery expectations while dealing with labor availability and retention challenges, Yale offers a new addition to its automation lineup. The Yale® MO70T tow tractor now joins the company’s MPE080-VG end rider model, utilizing Driven by Balyo technology to autonomously navigate through warehouse environments and execute mission-critical load transportation tasks. Yale Direct Store Delivery Package Provides Perfect Formula for Direct Store DeliveryGREENVILLE, N.C. (March 6, 2017) – Retailers and manufacturers rely on direct store delivery (DSD) for fast, efficient replenishment and need dependable, maneuverable pallet trucks to keep deliveries on schedule. Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the direct store delivery package, a suite of features for the MPB045VG walkie pallet truck, designed specifically for DSD applications. Highlights include a mid-mounted DSD handle, moveable load backrest, load retention strap system and lithium-ion power. Yale Named to Food Logistics 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology ProvidersGREENVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 24, 2017) –Yale Materials Handling Corporation has been recognized by Food Logistics as a leading provider of technology-driven solutions that help power critical supply chain and logistics operations. The FL100+ list serves as a reference guide of organizations that offer products and services that enable companies to facilitate efficient transportation and warehousing, minimize food waste, facilitate safe operations and assure regulatory compliance. This year, Yale was recognized for its wireless asset management technology, alternative power solutions and full line of lift trucks.Yale Debuts Versatile GP040-060 MX with over a Trillion Possible ConfigurationsGREENVILLE, N.C.(Oct. 11, 2016) – Whether paying for unnecessary features or sacrificing quality in the name of cost reduction, operations can struggle to find the lift truck that perfectly fits their application. From manufacturing to retail to distribution, the new Yale® GP040-060MX offers the versatility, durability and efficiency to thrive in a range of applications and industries. With over a trillion possible configurations, the Yale MX is a customizable, best-fit solution that provides the ultimate in productivity, operator comfort, dependability, simple service and low total cost of operation. Yale Named to SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2016GREENVILLE, N.C. (July 21, 2016) – Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects list comprises the most innovative and transformative projects in the material handling industry. Yale Materials Handling Corporation earned its place on the list for its redesigned slotting strategy using specialized lift trucks for Nature’s Best, a wholesaler of natural and organic products. Yale Recognized as Green Supply Chain Partner for Innovative Power SolutionsGREENVILLE, N.C. (July 14, 2016) – As businesses look to improve performance while emphasizing emission reductions and sustainability, finding a supply chain partner with the ability to support such initiatives is critical. The Inbound Logistics annual list of 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) recognizes supply chain, logistics and transportation partners based on criteria of green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement and industry recognition. Yale Materials Handling Corporation made the list for the sixth consecutive year thanks to its innovative hydrogen fuel cell and lithium-ion power solutions. Yale Recognized as 2016 Top Green Provider by Food LogisticsGREENVILLE, N.C. (June 28, 2016) – The 2016 Food Logistics Green Providers list saw a new record high for applicants, confirming the emphasis the industry places on environmental stewardship and boosting cost and energy efficiency. For the fourth consecutive year, the publication named Yale Materials Handling Corporation to the list as a Top Green Provider, honored for its lithium-ion and hydrogen fuel cell power solutions. Yale Celebrates National Forklift Safety DayGREENVILLE, N.C. (June 14, 2016) – For the $165 billion U.S. materials handling industry, safety and productivity go hand-in-hand. Regular operator training and consistent, safe processes yield increased operational efficiency and overall output. To help educate customers, the general public and officials about the importance of safe forklift operation, Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces its support for the third annual National Forklift Safety Day, today, June 14, 2016. Meticulously Designed Yale® Three-Wheel Stand Receives Bronze Product of the Year AwardGREENVILLE, N.C. (May 11, 2016) – The 28th annual Plant Engineering Product of the Year Award program celebrates cutting-edge, innovative product development. Such innovations advance the industry with new levels of productivity, accuracy and efficiency to drive maximum benefits for end users. Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces its ESC030AD three-wheel stand has been honored as a bronze Plant Engineering Product of the Year Award winner. The Yale® three-wheel stand was recognized in the materials handling systems category for its ability to perform in extreme environments, while maximizing operator comfort and productivity. Yale Celebrates Exceptional Performance with Dealer of Excellence AwardsGREENVILLE, N.C. (April 27, 2016) – In recognition of its top performing dealers, Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces its 2015 Dealer of Excellence award recipients. Yale® dealers play a critical role in driving maximum value for end-users through their materials handling expertise and responsive support. This award honors their leadership and commitment to the highest levels of performance in all functional areas of their dealership.