Yale 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. On hand to collect the award on behalf of Yale was a delighted Mark Stent, Operations Director in the EEC.
This is a first FLTA Award for Yale in the Ergonomics category, having previously won the Environment Award in both 1999 and 2009, and the Safety Award in 2013. In claiming the award, Yale saw off strong competition, in what was a tightly contested category.
The Yale® MPT Series Rider Pallet Truck has been designed to ensure operators of all sizes can find the comfortable positions which can result in greater productivity. An adaptive seat offers sit, lean and stand functionality at the touch of a button, giving operators full freedom of movement, whether for short or long transfers.
Amongst the other key features of the MPT Series are a low step height for easier on-off access, large floor space, solid grab handle, compact chassis for convenient Europallet handling, electronic flyby- wire steering, clear views and an easily operated butterfly switch that gives control of direction and speed.