CAT lift trucks recognized as a top green provider
Food Logistics, a food and beverage supply chain publication, named Cat Lift Trucks a 2012 “Top Green Provider” based on the manufacturer’s industry-leading lineup of electric lift trucks that offer zero exhaust emissions and low energy consumption. Each year, Food Logistics invites its readers to nominate a provider that has developed pioneering, innovative and creative products, services and programs to help their customers in the foodservice industry achieve sustainable or “green” goals. “We’re honored to have Cat Lift Trucks recognized by Food Logistics as a Top Green Provider,” said Kent Eudy, vice president of sales and marketing, Cat Lift Trucks. “We are dedicated to providing high-quality, energy-efficient products for the food and beverage industry, which makes this recognition an especially significant honor.” Cat Lift Trucks electric battery-operated lift trucks provide a clean environment for indoor applications, including refrigerators and freezers in grocery and
food distribution centers. Equipped with the power to last up to two shifts on a single battery charge in most applications, the electric pneumatic tire Cat® lift trucks do not consume fossil fuels nor emit dangerous greenhouse gases, making the lift truck series ideal for the food industry. The publication also recognized Cat Lift Trucks development of the Lift Truck Cost Comparison Tool, which factors in a lift truck’s total cost of ownership – acquisition, fuel and maintenance – with return on investment. This tool allows customers to easily identify the most efficient lift truck solution for their material handling application. With the Lift Truck Cost Comparison Tool, businesses can evaluate and compare operation costs in dollars for fuel or electrical energy.