Industrial transport vehicles are widely used in ports, stations, airports, freight yards, factory workshops, warehouses, distribution centers and distribution centers. They are essential equipment in pallet transportation and container transportation for pallet cargo handling and handling in cabins, carriages and containers.
Forklift truck plays a very important role in the logistics system of enterprises and is the main force in material handling equipment. Widely used in stations, ports, airports, factories, warehouses and other sectors of the national economy. During the Second World War, forklift trucks were developed. Forklift trucks have been manufactured in China since the early 1950s. Especially with the rapid development of China's economy, the material handling of most enterprises has been separated from the original manual handling, replaced by forklift-based mechanical handling. Therefore, in the past few years, the demand of forklift truck market in China has increased at a double-digit rate every year.
There are many forklift brands available in the market, and the models are complex. In addition, the products are highly technical and professional. Therefore, the selection of models and suppliers is a common problem faced by many enterprises. This paper focuses on the selection of models, brand selection, performance evaluation criteria and contribution rate of forklift trucks overseas market in China.