New Double Deck Truck EXD-S 20

Liftpallet truck with two load levels

Hamburg, (PresseBox) - The ever growing volume of transported goods requires better use of the space available on lorries in order to reduce the number of journeys. Optimised loading is also a cost saving advantage for the logistics service providers in this competitive market. Making full use of the available height means a gain of up to 30 percent more space for pallets that cannot be stacked, e.g. yogurt cups. This is why double deck loading is becoming more and more important. Market research predicts great opportunities for double deck equipment. In Germany or Europe respectively, over 50,000 units are forecast to be in operation by 2010.

Against this background the Hamburg based Still GmbH is continuing its warehousing product range offensive at a high pace, including the double deck vehicles. The EXD-S 20, a 2.0 ton truck, is a heavy duty double deck vehicle derived from the EXU-S as another vehicle in the range of modular trucks by now being made by Still for several years. This means that the motor frame, the cockpit and many other components are identical. The load capacity of each pair of forks in double deck operation is 1,000 kilograms.

The integrated height detector allows different driving speeds depending on the travel direction and load. Depending on the preferred application, different mast heights are available for loading lorries and for stacking. The truck is available with two different battery trays, for 450 or for 600 ampere hour batteries. The battery is changed from the side.

With the EXD-S Still has created a vehicle combining improved performance with ergonomics and a modern design. This way nothing will stand in the way of an increase in double deck loading.

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Picture: New Still EXD-S 20 double deck truck

STILL GmbH

STILL - the leading supplier of industrial trucks and services for intralogistics in Europe

What the company founder Hans Still set in motion in 1920 with great creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and quality, has developed into one of the most innovative suppliers of a complete range of forklift trucks, platform trucks, tractors, plus the latest warehouse handling equipment and forward looking services.

Today, in Europe alone, more than 6000 qualified employees from Research and Development, Production, Marketing and Service are involved in meeting the requirements of our customers all over the world.

The key to the company's success is highly efficient products, stretching from complete solutions for specific industries, for large and small operations, right up to computerised logistics programs for effective warehouse and material flow management.

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