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Sometimes, Jungheinrich is not yellow but gold.

Sometimes Jungheinrich is even better than yellow, it is gold.

Year after year, our solutions win awards. Although our customers’ satisfaction is the greatest praise for us, we are delighted about each and every prize. Because under the scrutiny of independent juries – industry experts, product designers and trade journal readers – only the best will prevail.

Dr Lars Brzoska,
Chairman of the Board of Management

„Your satisfaction is the most important award for us.“

iF Design Award

IF Design Award

"Let your design shine!" – true to the motto of this year's IF Design Awards, our electric pallet truck ERE 225i outshone the competition and scooped the coveted prize in the "Automobiles and Vehicles" category.

Radiant winner: The ERE 225i impresses with compact precision.
As one of the most prestigious design awards in the world, the iF Design Award once again honored creative brands, newcomers and startups with its high distinction for excellent design in 2022. The participants competed in 9 disciplines and a total of 81 categories against each other. Those who convince, find worldwide recognition. That is why we are particularly pleased about the victory of our ERE 225i electric pallet truck, which impressed the jury above all with its successful symbiosis of compactness, safety and comfort.

Due to the innovative design of the ERE 225i up to 270 mm in the L2-measure of the truck could be saved compared to previous models. Above that the lithium-ion battery has been integrated into the vehicle chassis, and the turning circle of the vehicle has been significantly reduced. The driver benefits from outstanding maneuverability – even in the tightest of spaces. Fixed side guards provide optimum protection for the operator and ensure a high level of working comfort and safety, while a practical onboard charger enables fast charging at any socket.  

Concerning the qualities of the ERE 225i, the jury is unanimous: The truck is among the best in its class in many respects, which is reflected in consistently high scores. In a three-day selection process, the jury of 75 renowned international design experts elected this year's winners. For the first time after the Corona break, the jury was able to discuss, nominate and vote on site in Berlin, with strictly neutral jury standards guaranteeing a fair evaluation. 

Representing all winners, the trophies will be awarded to the 73 gold winners on May 16, 2022 at the Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin in front of a large audience from the international design scene.

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Platinum honour by EcoVadis

EcoVadis is one of the leading sustainability assessment platforms and evaluates the environmental and social practices of companies. The areas audited include the environment, labour and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.

Responsible business is part of Jungheinrich's self-perception

Jungheinrich was honoured by EcoVadis for its commitment to corporate social responsibility and awarded a platinum medal. This places Jungheinrich among the most responsible one per cent of more than 85,000 certified companies and among the top companies in terms of sustainability.

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Red Dot Design Award

The jury has decided: Our electric stacker truck ERD 220i is among the best of the best in the supreme discipline of product design at the Red Dot Award 2021.

On the road to victory: Our ERD 220i wins in the product design category.
Since 1955, the Red Dot Award: Product Design has annually selected the world's best and most innovative products from over 60 countries in around 50 categories. The desired prize is awarded exclusively to products that clearly stand out in the market through their groundbreaking design. We are proud that our ERD 220i electric pallet stacker was able to convince the jury in 2021.

It is well known that the critical jury of the Red Dot Award, consisting of around 50 international experts, is not easy to convince. But when a product combines groundbreaking design and a high level of innovation, the way to the top of the podium gets pretty short. The evaluation criteria include product characteristics such as degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics or ecological compatibility.

Here, the ERD 220i scores in many respects: Compact design paired with advanced technology and maximum functionality make him an exemplary pioneer in the stacker truck segment. Thanks to its specially designed chassis contour, it is predestined for fast and safe ramp travel. Optimum energy efficiency is ensured by a fully integrated lithium-ion battery, while the convenience charging function guarantees fast and flexible charging processes. The vehicle concept is rounded off by intuitive user guidance and high safety standards. Successful all around, as the jury also finds!

True to the Red Dot Award motto "In search of good design and innovation" we look forward to the creative gathering at Red Dot Design Week from June 21st to 25th 2021, where this year's winners will be honored and celebrated online or on site.  

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On the move: The Pallet Champion 2021.

With a handling performance of impressive 146 pallets per hour, our LPG forklift TFG 320s not only outperforms its hydrostatic equivalent in the VerkehrsRundschau test, but also all forklifts tested over the past 24 months.

Clear winner: Our TFG 320s LPG forklift beats them all.

Based on the established forklift tests of the VerkehrsRundschau, the German weekly magazine for freight forwarding, transport and logistics, the forklift with the highest turnover is awarded with the title "Pallet Champion" every two years. This time, our LPG forklift TFG 320s receives the title. Justifiably, because the compact combustion forklift impressively demonstrated its performance twice.

Under real conditions, the VerkehrsRundschau test team challenged two of our hydrostatic forklifts to a test of strength on a specially constructed test course. For evaluation purposes, a comparative performance check was carried out for loading and unloading a semi-trailer with 32 Euro pallets, with both trucks completing the course in the high-performance setting. While the diesel front loader DFG 316s completed the task in 29:37 minutes at consumption costs of 1.11 €, the TFG 320s needed only 26:16 minutes at low consumption costs of 0.82 € and thus emerged as the winner from this duel.

In addition, the VerkehrsRundschau tested a large number of other forklifts over the past 24 months with regard to their handling performance. A total of 17 criteria were considered, such as working behaviour, steering, workplace or energy management. Also in comparison with all other test vehicles, the TFG 320s convinced as the winner with a handling performance of 146 pallets per hour. Congratulations!

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Best of Industry Award

The Best of Industry Award has once again recognised outstanding products from the industry: Our lithium-ion reach truck ETV 216i convinced the jury right across the board.

Efficient winner: Best of Industry Award for the ETV 216i.

Already in its fifth year, MM Maschinenmarkt recognises impressive innovations in the field of industrial products. We are delighted that the world’s first reach truck with fully integrated lithium-ion technology ETV 216i has been able to convince the industry experts, winning the coveted trophy in the category of operating technology for Jungheinrich. An elaborate selection procedure led to 31 nominees being chosen in eleven categories. The winners were subsequently selected by an independent jury in conjunction with online voting organised by MM Maschinenmarkt.

The ETV 216i is an in-house development made at the Jungheinrich plant in Norderstedt. This piece of impressive engineering comes with a spacious operator workplace, perfect all-round visibility and maximum energy efficiency. The ETV 216i combines permanently high power and performance for storage and retrieval or order-picking operations with the advantages of a powerful and space-saving lithium-ion battery. This fully integrated lithium-ion technology ensures zero maintenance, a long service life and fast charging times. There is no longer the need for tedious battery changes, which ultimately saves time and costs.

The award for the ETV 216i is further proof for us that we are well equipped for the future with the continuous further development of our products and solutions in times of rapid transformation.

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ETV 216i

The ETV 216i reach truck is the ideal partner for effective and safe stacking and retrieval operations as well as the provision of pallets for order picking.

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Best Logistics Brand 2020.

Awarded once again. For the fourth time, Jungheinrich wins the prestigious industry award "Best Logistics Brand”.

Victory in several categories: Jungheinrich continues to impress as an outstanding logistics brand in 2020.

Every year, Germany´s leading logistics brands are awarded for their outstanding work in the reader and expert poll "Best Logistics Brand". The choice is made between brands that have a particularly high market relevance due to the highest sales in the German market. To determine the winners, eleven categories were formed to cover all major areas of the logistics industry. They include, for example, industrial trucks, logistics consulting, logistics services on land, sea or in the air as well as IT for warehouse management.

With their vote, the LOGISTIK HEUTE readership decides which brands they like the best. We are very proud that we were able to convince the jury in two categories at the presentation of the industry award in 2020. Jungheinrich wins in the category "Conveyor and warehousing technology, order picking" and also takes second place on the winners' podium in the category "IT for Warehouse Management".

We are extremely pleased about these awards because they are the best proof for us that professional analogue and digital processes go hand in hand at Jungheinrich and that we are able to impress with integrated warehouse solutions in the long run. Our gratitude goes to the readers, our customers and the initiators of the award, the leading German industry magazine LOGISTIK HEUTE and the Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) e.V., for offering this annual platform which allows us to measure ourselves against other strong brands from the logistics industry time and time again.

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Service Management Award

For more than 25 years, the Service Management Award presented by the Kundendienstverband Deutschland KVB (Customer Service Association Germany) has honoured exceptional service ideas or innovations. In 2019, our simulator for professional forklift training was able to triumph over competitors like Audi and thyssenkrupp.

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Virtual training for more warehouse safety

Using our simulator, forklift drivers can train on various truck types in a virtual warehouse environment. This provides specific benefits whenever resources are scarce: e.g. when no trucks or trainers are available (during high season or around Christmas time) or there is not enough space in the warehouse for practice drives.

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IFOY Award

Victory for Jungheinrich at the IFOY Award.

Innovation is rewarded: Jungheinrich has once again won the sought-after prize at the IFOY Award, the "International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year". 

Warehouse Truck of the year 2019.

15 products from twelve different manufacturers were nominated for the IFOY Award 2019 – a wide range of innovative solutions and forward-looking logistics trends. We are very proud that one of our products convinced the jury so that it was honoured at the IFOY Award Night in the Hofburg in Vienna.

The victory in the category “Warehouse Truck” goes to our world's first lithium-ion reach truck, the ETV 216i. This truck truly impresses with its integrated lithium-ion battery for maximum 24/7 performance and his revolutionary truck design.

The jury emphasizes in its statement: “The ETV 216i, which for the first time uses a custom-made lithium-ion battery, heralds a new generation of reach trucks. The result is a compact machine with numerous improvements in terms of ergonomics, performance and safety.”

ETV 216i
Warehouse Truck of the year 2019.

Reach truck wins the IFOY Award 2019.

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German Design Award 2019

Every year, the renowned German Design Award and its top-class jury celebrate the most innovative and pioneering products as well as international design trends. We are proud that Jungheinrich’s innovative design approach has been rewarded with a total of five awards in 2019, including a GOLD award for the revolutionary ETV 216i reach truck.

Five-time win for Jungheinrich at the German Design Award 2019.

The German Design Council are the experts in brand and design in Germany. Once again, they presented the German Design Award for 2019 for outstanding products and pioneering projects that are both highly successful and contribute to the German and international design landscape. Jungheinrich’s reliable instinct for innovative design trends was rewarded with an amazing total of 5 awards.

Our big winner is the reach truck ETV 216i – its completely new, revolutionary truck design convinced the jury and was rewarded with gold in the “Industry” category. The secret of this innovative truck: A integrated lithium-ion battery, which fits in perfectly with the overall concept of the truck and renders the ETV 216i a well-proportioned, high-performance storage and retrieval tool. According to the jury, the truck looks “lightweight, dynamic and compact, and the brand’s core values have been magnificently transposed into the design.”

The EJE 116 electric pallet truck, the expert in the economical transport of pallets over short distances, also won in the “Industry” category. This vehicle impresses with its compact, consistent design and innovative multifunction tiller arm with advanced sensor technology – making for reliable and ergonomical operation.

Moreover, the strategic reorientation of the Jungheinrich brand was rewarded in the “Brand Identity” category, with the company now representing a seamless and holistic brand experience across all contact points. For one, this is reflected in our successful LogiMAT trade fair appearance for the international trade fair for intralogistics solutions, which also won the Winner Award in the “Fair and Exhibition” category. In addition, the new Jungheinrich Intranet was honoured with a Special Mention by the jury for enhancing simple and intuitive employee communication.

This is a great result that makes us extremely proud and motivates us to continue our visionary thinking and to remain open to new technologies and design trends.

ETV 216i
GOLD Winner in the category “Industry”

Our big winner is the reach truck ETV 216i.

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EJE 116
Winner in the category "Industry"

The expert in the economical transport of pallets over short distances.

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Content Best Practice Award

Logistra Readers' Choice: Innovations 2018

The readers have voted! At the annual Readers’ Choice "best pratice: Innovations 2018" the magazine LOGISTRA honors the best and most innovative logistics solutions of the year. We are very pleased to announce that our ETV 216i wins in the category forklift trucks.

Innovative victory: Our ETV 216i wins at the LOGISTRA Readers' Choice.

As part of its Readers' Choice "best practice: Innovations 2018" LOGISTRA, the practice magazine for commercial vehicle fleets and warehouse logistics, honors outstanding and innovative products which were developed in the logistics industry the past year. We are proud to say that the LOGISTRA readers voted the latest innovation in our lithium-ion technology, our reach truck ETV 216i, straight to the podium.

24 impressive innovations were presented in eight different categories. Every year the editors of the LOGISTRA magazine choose the candidates and try to find out which innovations the intralogistics industry needs the most and which products could transform logistics processes to the better. For this choice not only novelty is important, practicality also decides. As an ideal partner for effective stacking and retrieval the ETV 216i has a lot to offer. Thanks to a compactly installed lithium-ion battery a completely new and revolutionary vehicle design was realized. It does not only offer increased performance in the warehouse, but also ergonomically optimized working conditions for the driver and maximum safety through perfect all-round visibility.
The ETV 216i is an innovative overall concept where battery and vehicle form a harmonious unit which boosts throughput performance to the maximum with integrated Li-ion power – our benchmark for effective logistics processes.

Innovative victory:
Our ETV 216i wins at the LOGISTRA Readers' Choice.

The LOGISTRA readers have voted: Our reach truck ETV 216i is one of the smartest logistics innovations of 2018.

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Immersive Learning Award 2018

Only the most innovative companies are able to convince the jury of the Immersive Learning Award: Just like Jungheinrich with its VR training – the project wins gold in the category “Customer Project”. The award will be granted as a part of the Lear Next in three categories: "Standard Tools", "Standard Content" and " Customer Project ".

Gold for Jungheinrich VR training.

Jungheinrich wins Gold in the category "Customer Project" at the Immersive Learning Award 2018, which is a great honour especially in times of digitalisation and the increasing use of virtual learning tools. The project "VR Training at the Jungheinrich Training Centre" shows impressively how employees and customers can benefit from the use of new technologies like virtual reality (VR), and how learning success can be achieved faster and more economically. "If you don’t strive to improve, you cease to be good." This quote from Philip Rosenthal is the motto according to which the 54 employees of the Jungheinrich Training Center have been working since 2008. With success: In 2017, 4,250 participants took part in 850 trainings, immersing themselves into those new worlds of learning.

Gold for Jungheinrich VR training.
Winning with learning effect!

Jungheinrich wins at the Immersive Learning Award 2018 in the category "Customer Project".

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German Brand Award 18

German Brand Award 2018

In 2018 the German Brand Award honors outstanding achievements in the field of brand management for the third time. We are very proud to be a Gold Winner in the category "Industry Excellence in Branding".

Jungheinrich wins Gold at the German Brand Award 2018.

The German Brand Institute and the German Design Council once again nominate successful brands for outstanding brand management and sustainable brand communication at the German Brand Award 2018. We are honored to receive the Award as the Gold Winner in the category “Industry, Machines & Engineering”. This award has a very special meaning, because it confirms that Jungheinrich has done everything right concerning the strategic reorientation of the brand. The jury statement says: “With its new brand design, Jungheinrich has provided a prime example of what professional brand management should look like – and has done so clearly and demonstrably down to the minutest details.”

The Jungheinrich brand DNA unfolds as a holistic and convincing brand experience across all contact points, with the individual group divisions appearing completely rounded. This creates a coherent brand strategy for employees, service providers and customers. The digitization of the brand has been successfully promoted at all levels to take advantage of the great growth opportunities of globalization, e-commerce and Industry 4.0 and provide professional brand work. A level of consistency that convinced the jury. The basis for the brand strategy was a well-founded international brand analysis, which also included employees from a wide variety of specialist fields and hierarchy levels. Because only a brand strategy that is credibly demonstrated from the inside out can unfold its positive effect on the brand experience at all contact points.

Gold for Jungheinrich!
German Brand Award 2018

For outstanding brand management, our brand was awarded the Gold Winner in the category "Industry, Machines & Engineering”.

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Best Factory Software 2018

Jungheinrich WMS named “Best Factory Software 2018”.

The Jungheinrich Warehouse Management System (WMS) has been chosen as the “Best Factory Software of 2018” by the Industry 4.0 Research and Application Centre at the University of Potsdam. From a total of 30 systems nominated, a jury made up of scholars and logistics industry representa¬tives selected Jungheinrich’s warehouse management software as the winner in the “Logistics” category. It won over the jurors above all due to its particularly high customer benefits, its easy integration into existing software structures as well as its particularly intuitive and easy-to-use new user interface, which reduces operator errors to an absolute minimum.

Innovation of the Year 2018

Innovator of the Year 

Jungheinrich is “Innovator of the Year 2018”.

For the third time in a row, “Statista” and the German business journal “brand eins Wissen” conducted an innovation survey to identify the most innovative companies in Germany in 2018. More than 2,000 interviewed industry and innovation experts were asked to name their favourites from over 3,400 Germany-based companies out of 20 industries. The ranking also considered various awards, such as the German Design Award, DEKRA Award or the Manufacturing Excellence Award.

The remarkable thing about this prize is that the final evaluation is comprised of an algorithmic weighting of various factors, thus reflecting not only opinions but also facts. Jungheinrich – as a comprehensive system provider in intralogistics – has made it onto the best-of list in the industry “Railway, Ship, Aircraft and other Vehicle Construction as well as Suppliers” in the category “Companies with More than 250 Employees”, proudly accepting the title “Innovator of the Year 2018”.

Innovation and the new development of innovative products and services has always been an important pillar in the company’s success, so that Jungheinrich has become a competent and award-winning partner in terms of lithium-ion technology, automation and safety as well as digitalization and connectivity.

DPDHL Supplier Award

Deutsche Post DHL Group Supplier Award 2017

Jungheinrich honored in the category “Sustainability”.

Jungheinrich AG has won the "DPDHL Group Supplier Awards" – a prize that for the first time has been awarded by the Deutsche Post DHL Group, honoring valued suppliers of the logistics specialist. Our company prevailed in the category "Sustainability".

Among a total of 90 contenders, Jungheinrich won in the category "Sustainability". With this award, the Deutsche Post DHL Group wants to intensify cooperation with its strategic suppliers and recognize their contribution the company's "Strategy 2020".

Jungheinrich member of the Board of Management Dr. Lars Brzoska accepts the award

During the award ceremony in Troisdorf near Bonn, Dr. Lars Brzoska, member of the Jungheinrich Board of Management Sales, accepted the trophy. On behalf of Jungheinrich, he expressed his gratitude: "In order to maximize our customers' benefits, we at Jungheinrich have been focussing on sustainable solutions for more than 60 years. As a family enterprise, we constantly think about future generations. For this reason, the DPDHL Group Supplier Award in the category Sustainability is a special honor and acknowledgement of our efforts, always based on reliability and partnership. By refurbishing used vehicles, for which we've received this award, we give our forklift trucks a second life and thus reduce their CO2 footprint by up to 80 per cent. We will continue to take our ecological responsibility serious by expanding our business model and by using cutting-edge technology made by Jungheinrich, such as li-ion technology to boost energy efficiency, in order to lay the foundation for corporate sustainability."

Honoring refurbishment of used forklift trucks

With the award in the category "Sustainability", the Deutsche Post DHL Group recognized the refurbishment of used forklift trucks in our Used Equipment Center Dresden. With the highest standards of safety, sustainability and strict quality controls, old vehicles are restored to a perfect technical and visual condition in a consistent and for all truck models identical procedure of six steps.

Drastic reduction of CO2 emissions

By implementing a number of technological innovations, which have now become the CO2 emissions benchmark, we have drastically reduced the level of CO2emissions across our entire range of trucks. For this achievement, the TÜV Nord issued the environmental seal of approval "Product Lifecycle Assessment" to Jungheinrich as the first industrial truck manufacturer. Energy efficiency of drive systems remains a key topic of Jungheinrich research, with our lithium-ion technology setting further benchmarks.

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Manufacturing Excellence Award

The Manufacturing Excellence Award has been a benchmarking competition for best practice in the industry for over ten years.

Jungheinrich Landsberg production plant voted best company in the Product Innovation category.

Each year, the Manufacturing Excellence Network honours the innovative strength of the manufacturing industry in the German-speaking world. In a two-stage application process, Jungheinrich Landsberg AG & Co. KG secured the coveted title of Best Company in the Product Innovation category, building on the results of a self-assessment audit and a business review on site by proven experts. 

Prof. Dr-Ing. Thomas Wimmer, Chairman of the Board of Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL) encapsulated it in his laudatory speech:
"Due to its strong competitive position and successful product innovations as well as various idea generators, Jungheinrich is ahead of the competition. A consistently modular product concept guarantees production-oriented customisation and is a sign of intelligent solutions. The Landsberg plant is modern, sustainable and structured for growth"

We are delighted with this recognition from industry experts, which once again proves Jungheinrich's leading position as a provider of intralogistics solutions.

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The FOX FINANCE Award evaluates brand-enhancing content solutions in communication and marketing based on business, CSR/sustainability and other reports in print and online as well as in moving images. The award is considered an efficiency benchmark in corporate reporting.

Jungheinrich wins gold.

Communication performance in reporting is growing and Jungheinrich is at the forefront. Supported by Mittweida University of Applied Sciences and Münster University of Applied Sciences, FOX FINANCE 2017 shone deeply into the corporate reporting efficiency of predominantly globally active companies, organisations and foundations. From among 168 submitted reporting solutions, we were twice able to secure the coveted "Gold" premium ranking.

The awards are determined in a three-stage process. The first round takes place internally at dapamedien Verlag, which launched the FOX AWARDS three years ago. The participating jurors from practice, science and teaching then examine the submitted reports intensively during an extensive jury session lasting several weeks by way of an evaluation grid developed in cooperation with Roland Berger and FOX FINANCE initiator Pia Dahlem. In the case of deviations in these evaluation rounds, a third team is used for the final assessment. Pia Dahlem is convinced that with this complex evaluation process she is able to offer a uniqueness in competition-oriented reporting analysis. 

We agree with her opinion and are delighted with the award for the Annual Report 2016.

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