Building Materials


Move bricks, precast concrete, pipes and other construction and building materials more efficiently. Discover a broad range of proven Hyster forklifts.  


Whether mining for raw materials, manufacturing precast concrete or handling bricks and blocks, construction and building material operations like yours face major hurdles. You have to deliver the right products and outstanding service while protecting your bottom line. 

Need help finding the right solution? Connect with our building material experts.


Customer Expectations

Day in and day out, the pressure grows to deliver outstanding customer support every step of the way.

How will you exceed your customers’ expectations? 

  • Offer personalized service and empower your team to make things right 
  • Embrace telemetry data to help identify bottlenecks and use your material handling fleet more effectively to drive operational productivity 
  • Utilize the latest technologies to help reduce downtime and keep your supply chain moving


Hiring people who are willing to learn your industry is one thing, but it’s often difficult to keep them.

How will you reduce turnover and retain knowledge? 

  • Offer advanced ergonomic lift truck solutions to prioritize comfort and help reduce musculoskeletal problems 
  • Implement continuous operator training and development programs to keep your team engaged 
  • Use telematics to simplify checklists and reinforce positive behavior 


Tough demands and inexperienced operators can’t be allowed to compromise workplace safety. 

How can you prioritize safety and help reduce incidents? 

  • Establish a culture of safety starting at the top and adopted by the front-line workers 
  • Leverage awareness solutions, including visual and audible alerts and lights, to help meet the needs of your particular application 
  • Take advantage of lift trucks with stability systems engineered to help reduce the likelihood of forward and sideways tip overs and promote safe operating practices 
  • Use telematics to restrict lift truck access to certified operators and provide training updates 

Sustainability Goals

As customers and end-users become more aware of their impact on the environment, they are opting for companies who have prioritized green supply chain management.

Go green while still meeting demand

  • Source from suppliers who share your same sustainability goals
  • Develop a recycling plan for by-products of your operation
  • Embrace alternative power sources in your lift truck equipment

Tight Profit Margins

Everything from raw materials to transportation costs are on the rise. 

Increase profitability by lowering your operating costs 

  • Right-size your fleet, reduce administrative costs and extend useful life of equipment 
  • Deploy telemetry to help lower overall materials handling costs 
  • Install lift trucks that offer greater fuel efficiency and lower maintenance costs 


Proven approaches to increase productivity.

Innovations to help reduce downtime and improve safety – ultimately lowering your operating costs

Use your data to cut operating costs

Discover how telemetry and fleet management can help increase uptime and lower total cost of ownership of your lift trucks.

Increase safety through innovation

Your operations are always evolving and so are the material handling solutions designed to help increase safety and reduce incidents.

Unlock cost savings and performance

Offering the broadest variety of power options – unrestricting your choice and a power solution built around your unique requirements for costs, labor, maintenance, emissions, space and more.

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