Move food products faster and more safely

With the global food industry already worth over €7.3 trillion and growing fast, efficient food product movement is critical.


Turn your biggest headaches into opportunities

Global food and beverage sector is forecast to grow 2.9% in 2020. Meet increasing consumer demand and safety regulations.

SKU Proliferation

The demand for more food choices is causing SKU counts to increase rapidly – creating inefficiencies and putting preasure om order picking processes.

How can you take charge of the invasion?

  • Use variable height picking processes to increase SKU capacity
  • Place slower-moving SKUs above faster-moving ones 
  • Add carton live storage to pick lines to accommodate more storage

Use multi-level order picking equipment to access more SKUs.


Delivery expectations

Urbanisation is increasing; forcing drivers to squeeze more stops into tighter delivery windows.

How can you tackle smaller, more frequent deliveries?

  • Stay charged longer and up to 2x faster with lithium-ion batteries
  • Help to empower your operator with greater maneuverability in tight spaces
  • Reduce stress and stabilize loads to help optimize control and operator confidence

Increase efficiency with well -designed warehouse equipment to speed up pallet movements and lorry and trailer loading.

Increase efficiency

Food safety

Protect your operations from contamination and meet growing regulatory pressures.

How are you making safety non-negotiable?

  • Reduce bacteria absorption by using impenetrable materials  .
  • Achieve greater transparency to help isolate concerns to reduce product loss.
  • Utilise food-grade lubricants that are inspection ready and non-toxic.
Ease sanitation concerns

Labour retention

Finding qualified labour is tough – retain your top talent and reduce turnover.

How can you retain talent and reduce turnover?

  • Redirect workers to more value-added tasks by deploying robotic solutions
  • Offer advanced ergonomic lift truck solutions to help reduce musculoskeletal problems related to operation
  • Use telematics to simplify checklists and reinforce positive behavior
Automate repetitive tasks

Tight profit margins

Heightened competition is increasing pricing pressures, resulting in lower margins.

Want to increase profitability and bring more to the table?

  • Right-size your fleet, reduce administrative costs and extend useful life of equipment
  • Automate repetitive tasks and help reduce operating costs
  • Utilise solutions to help reduce picking costs and increase pallets moved per hour
Drive greater results


Take control with Game Changing Solutions

Exceed customer expectations with tough solutions that deliver.

Proven Approaches


Innovations designed to help increase operational efficiency and achieve next level performance.


Cambridge Food chose Hyster and its South African distributor as materials handling partners because they provided the best fit-for-purpose solution and also because Cambridge Food was satisfied that it would receive the requisite levels of after-care service through the local Hyster distribution partner. 

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How George Hammond reduced emissions from its materials handling fleet

The only general stevedoring and freight handling company at the Port of Dover, George Hammond PLC handles 300,000 pallets per year, and despatches, on average, approximately 70 road vehicles a day for UK and European distribution. 

Typical cargo includes palletised bananas, pineapples and melons for brands such as Delmonte, Compagnie Fruitière, Simba, Mack, Fyffes, Canavese, SH Pratt and Keelings and leading supermarkets. 

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Reduce energy costs and help maximize productivity

Discover how telematics and fleet management can help increase uptime and substantially lower total cost of ownership of your lift trucks.

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