For Heineken International, the reliability and efficiency of its distribution chain
are of the utmost importance and Hyster® lift trucks are in use within many
of the 70 Heineken sites around the world, including Italy, France, Poland,
Slovakia, Russia, Cork in Southern Ireland, and also Ghana, Nigeria and Egypt.
Heineken Ireland is a wholly owned subsidiary of Heineken International whose portfolio of brands includes Heineken, the best-selling beer in Ireland, Murphy’s, Amstel and Coors Light.
The Cork site founded in 1856, now employs 485 people and ships 2 million kegs
per year to pubs, hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and wholesalers.
The brewery’s yard operations are intense, loading and unloading on average
20 lorries each day.