NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 14, 2012) – Similar to many companies facing pressure to reduce costs and improve operations, Owens & Minor realized it needed greater visibility into its forklift fleet operations to uncover opportunities to increase efficiencies. A leading national distributor of name-brand medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply chain management company, Owens & Minor turned to Crown Equipment, one of the world’s largest materials handling companies, for a fleet and operator management system that could help the company make progress toward its goal. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 14, 2012) —An increased focus on cost reduction is leading many fleet managers to focus on efficiency, utilization, availability and optimization of assets. As new technology enables the collection of information generated at the forklift level, managers are gaining access to meaningful information that is giving them new visibility into operations to answer critical questions.
Two of the commonly asked questions: “How many forklifts do we have? How many do we need?” read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (February 14, 2012) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, today introduced the Crown TSP 7000 and TSP 6500 Series Turret Trucks featuring the company’s innovative MonoLift™ mast. The lift trucks establish new standards in warehouse throughput by offering faster lift speeds, more capacities, higher elevations, and greater operator control and comfort. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 18, 2011) – When Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading forklift manufacturers, began remanufacturing forklifts 10 years ago, it did so based on the principle that its Encore® line of renewed lift trucks should be the best in the industry. In recognition of this commitment, the company is introducing a one-year warranty with no hour limits on all major components of an Encore lift truck. The Encore warranty is currently the most comprehensive among all other major pre-owned forklift brands. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (June 9, 2011) — Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading lift truck manufacturers, announced today that respondents to a DC Velocity magazine survey ranked the company as a market leader for narrow aisle reach trucks, electric counterbalanced, stockpickers and pallet trucks. Respondents also put Crown at the top of fuel cell forklift performance as well as the lift truck manufacturer most associated with fleet management. Crown Equipment sponsored the survey conducted by DC Velocity, which is a national material handling publication. read more »»