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.
IFOY Test Days 2017
The race is on: The IFOY Test Days 2017 have begun and the nominees undergo thorough testing over the course eight days on the grounds of IFOY partner Messe Münchnen. 25 jury members and their advisory teams out of the logistics media and purchasing executives from industry and logistics from all over the world travel to the venue to cast their vote. In total, more than 100 guest follow the tests. The leading contestants for the IFOY Award 2017 are a well-kept secret right up to the last minute before the names are revealed at the IFOY Award Night on the transport logistic opening day in the BMW Welt and the audience hears the all-important words: "And the Winner is...".
IFOY AWARD 2017: Finalists announced
Eleven trucks from Crown, Jungheinrich, kickTrike, SSI Schäfer, Still, Torwegge and UniCarriers have been nominated for the final round from all the entries.
During the compulsory IFOY Test Days in March on the grounds of IFOY partner Messe München, all nominated vehicles will undergo rigorous trials in competitive testing sessions over the course of one week.
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