With recent advances in lithium-ion technology, lift truck fleet managers have more power source options than ever. As lithium-ion batteries gain attention as an alternative to lead-acid batteries, it is important to consider the potential trade-offs involved for different applications.
There are several benefits to using lithium-ion batteries. They:
However, since the technology is relatively new, there is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding its long-term return on investment given its higher cost.
As a total solutions provider, Crown can help you evaluate your application to determine if lithium-ion batteries are a practical alternative power source for your fleet. Some key questions to consider include:
In addition to delivering innovative lift trucks and material handling equipment, Crown offers a wide variety of smart warehouse solutions to optimize your operations. Helping you maximize the efficiency of your fleet with thoughtful recommendations is one of the many ways we can partner with you for success. Crown can provide knowledgeable insight to help you determine the best power source for your application. To learn more or to schedule a consultation, please contact your local Crown dealer.