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RT 4000 series / Low-lift pallet truck

RT 4000 series
RT 4000 series

Discipline: Product

RT 4000 series
RT 4000 series
RT 4000 series

Discipline: Product

The RT 4000 series low-lift pallet trucks are designed for the toughest dock and transport applications in modern logistics. With AC-performance, intuitive controls and compact dimensions, the RT is the right tool for busy and tight areas. The carefully shaped cockpit embraces operators while the suspended floorboard minimizes shocks to their body. The patented Entry Bar Safety Switch also protects operators’ feet. A key challenge was for designers to create three different operator compartments for this low volume product family. The solution is an elegant, user-centered design that leverages commonality without compromising ergonomics.

  • ASSESMENT CRITERIA Practicability, Usability + Ergonomics, Safety

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry

  • TARGET REGIONS Australia/Oceania, Europe

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 25 - 36 months


Client / Manufacturer


Crown Gabelstapler GmbH & Co. KG
Feldkirchen, Germany

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Crown Equipment Corp.
New Bremen, OH, United States

Christian Molnar, Caleb Meyer, Jim Kraimer

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