Some things are worth the effort! After a long time of pursuing this important customer, Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), the fastest-growing materials handling equipment (MEH) supplier in the country, has succeeded in getting an order for equipment from leading pharmacy and health and beauty retailer Clicks’ Cape division.
“We are delighted about this. Clicks is obviously an extremely professional and important player in the warehouse equipment space and this is an important moment for us. We will endeavour to show Clicks, as we have done with so many other major retailers, that our product and our service is as good as it gets,” said Grant Laight, Western Cape Regional Sales Manager, GLTC.
Clicks’ initial order was for five machines: five Crown ESR 5260 2 ton reach trucks with 11.5m masts and a Crown SCT 6040 1.8 ton counterbalanced forklift.
The Crown ESR 5260 is well-known for its speed, power and height reach. Its three key features are the unique Optimised Cornering Speed (OCS) system, a top speed of 14 km/h and an extended lift height of 13m. OCS ensures that the ESR always stays within safe limits whilst travelling. The system automatically monitors the truck’s steering angle and handling as it travels into or out of a turn, adjusting the vehicle’s speed as required.
The Crown SCT 6040 is part of the newly released Crown SC 6000 series, which offers a combination of stability, advanced technology and task-focused ergonomics. The new lift trucks are capable of performing a wide variety of material-handling tasks in both indoor and outdoor conditions.
“When working on ramps in particular, the forklift can be easily and safely manoeuvred, thanks to the ramp hold function and automatic speed control,” adds Laight.
All five machines come with double batteries as they will be required to operate at least 300 hours per month.