Industrial handling vehicles are widely used in ports, railway stations, airports, freight yard, factory workshop, warehouse, distribution center and distribution center, in the cabin, car and container for pallet loading and unloading, handling, transportation, pallet is essential in container transportation equipment.
The forklift plays a very important role in the logistics system of the enterprise, and it is the main force in the material handling equipment. It is widely used in various departments of the national economy, such as stations, ports, airports, factories, warehouses and so on. The forklift was developed during the Second World War. China began to make a forklift in 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, instead of the mechanized transportation mainly based on forklift trucks. Therefore, in the past few years, the demand of the Chinese forklift market has increased by two figures every year.
Many forklift trucks are available in the market because of their numerous brands, complex vehicles, and strong technology and expertise, so the choice of models and suppliers are the problems that many shopping companies often face. This paper focuses on the selection of vehicle, brand selection, performance evaluation standard and the contribution rate of China's Forklift overseas market.