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Hyster forklift truck and materials handling equipment distributor Barloworld Handling lifts Multimodal performance

Barloworld Handling will be exhibiting on stand 231 at the Multimodal 2010 exhibition in April showing the freight transport and logistics industry ways to boost materials handling fleet performance and efficiency.
The NEC in Birmingham will play host to Multimodal 2010 (April 27-29), where Barloworld Handling will present the latest developments used to optimise materials handling operations and the advantages of working with Barloworld.
"Multimodal gives us the opportunity to continue dialogue with many companies in the sector and demonstrate the breadth of our experience and intelligent service offering" explains Mike Parkin, Ports and Terminals Sales Manager at Barloworld. The company supports many of the largest materials handling fleets nationwide and is highly experienced in the sector with representation in almost every major UK port. Barloworld is the UK distributor for Hyster, with a comprehensive range of lift trucks renowned for their durability and reliable performance in tough applications.

Visitors to Barloworld’s stand will see Hyster’s new three wheel electric truck which is claimed to be the most energy efficient truck of its type and features an innovative steer axle providing highly manoeuvrable performance within the confines of a warehouse environment. The company will also be showcasing its new fleet management system which features a unique telemetry device fitted to trucks which automatically transmits usage data directly to Barloworld’s back office system.

"The combination of Barloworld’s specialist knowledge and application based solutions ensures maximum availability and lifts the performance of the handling fleet. We work in close partnership with our customers to understand and improve operations, optimising fleet size, managing utilisation and minimising costs such as tyres, brakes and batteries" adds Mike.
Equipment available from Barloworld to assist the freight and logistics industry includes a full range of Hyster ReachStackers, empty container handlers, high capacity forklift trucks and smaller trucks ideal for warehousing activity. Barloworld also supplies sideloaders for handling long and awkward loads, terminal tractors, access equipment, industrial cleaning equipment and various other types of equipment for ports, terminals and warehousing applications.

Through Barloworld’s national support infrastructure the company has an unmatched capability to support multi-site operations and meet the varied requirements of larger fleet operators. Barloworld’s range of service includes planned maintenance, battery management, short term hire, driver training, 3D warehouse simulation and other intelligent services to help customers get more performance, availability and cost efficiency from their materials handling fleets.

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