Information for entrants
Start of the entry phase:
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Deadline for entries:
Friday, November 18, 2016
The VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Sector Association is sponsor of the International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY).
CeMAT, the world's leading fair for intralogistics, is an exclusive IFOY partner and the platform for the award presentation.
Messe München with its trade fairs transport logistic, bauma and IFAT is official IFOY partner and host of the Test Days 2017.
CHEP is official partner of the IFOY Award.
Fronius International GmbH is official partner of the IFOY Award.
Coming up: IFOY AWARD 2017
September 1, 2016 marks the start of the entry phase for the IFOY Award, and intralogistics companies will be able to enter their vehicles and solutions up to November 18, 2016. The "International Forklift Truck of the Year" IFOY is presented in eight categories to the year's best new materials handling equipment and application solutions in industry, trade and services. The winners of the IFOY Award will be selected and the award presented by an independent jury at a gala dinner during the transport logistics in Munich. During the 5 months prior to this, the crème de la crème in the field of materials handling equipment will undergo an unique testing and selection process as well as a Innovation Check made by scientist. Entrants for the award can register their entries here.
IFOY Award Ceremony 2016
It was the highlight of the intralogistics year. 350 guests of honour accepted the invitation to celebrate the winners of the International Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY) Award 2016 on the opening ceremony of the CeMAT fair Hannover.
IFOY 2016 Winners
There were once again major celebrations when the all-important words – "And the IFOY Award goes to …" were spoken at the beginning of the CeMAT. The names of the winners of the "Intralogistics Oscars" are traditionally a well-kept secret, and even the winners are kept in the dark until the last minute. There were 13 trucks and solutions reached the finals of the international "Intralogistics Oscars": In the end, BYD, Crown, Jungheinrich and SSI Schäfer won the prestigious IFOY Awards in five categories and were presented with the metal and glass trophies to the accompaniment of applause from the 350 invited guests.
All about the winners.
IFOY Testing Days 2016
During the testing days for the International Forklift Truck of the Year, IFOY for short, on February 24 and 25 at the Hannover Messe trade fair venue, 25 jury members tested the nominated vehicles from manufacturers BYD, Crown, Jungheinrich, SSI Schäfer, Still und Toyota that had previously been nominated for the final round. 100 invited guests made the trip to Hannover to watch the tests as they were being carried out in Hall 9.
The nominees are ...
The IFOY organisation has announced the nominations for the IFOY Award 2016. 13 trucks and solutions from BYD, Crown, Jungheinrich, SSI Schäfer, Still and Toyota Material Handling have been chosen for the final round from all the entries.
IFOY Conditions of Participation
Preconditions, costs, formalities - everything entrants need to know about participation.
The IFOY Award is presented in recognition of the year's best forklift and warehouse trucks and system solutions.
The IFOY Test focuses on cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, sustainability, safety, ergonomics and design