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      What is a pallet jack and what do you need it for in logistics?

      A pallet jack belongs to the material handling equipment with or without electric drive. A pallet truck can be used to transport pallets and mesh boxes, which is why it is used in the logistics industry, among others.

      But what does a pallet jack actually look like? A lift truck consists of two tines made of metal. With the load rollers, which are located under the metal tines, you can drive under the pallet. If the pallet is to be lifted, only the hydraulic lifting cylinder needs to be actuated. After actuation, the pallet is lifted parallel to the floor.


      The difference between pallet jacks and forklifts

      Although forklifts also belong to the industrial trucks, they differ from the pallet truck in some respects. Our trucks are equipped with lift trucks and thus can transport your goods from the curb.

      The pallet jack

      • No driver’s license necessary
      • A pallet jack is pushed or pulled
      • Compact, lightweight and mobile
      • For safety reasons: annual UVV inspection for all industrial trucks

      The forklift truck

      • Driving license required (for industrial trucks)
      • A forklift truck is driven
      • Heavier, larger and bulkier
      • For safety reasons: annual UVV inspection for all industrial trucks

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