IFOY Categories 
Intralogistics Products and Solutions

 

The mission of the IFOY Award is to identify and recognise the year's best intralogistisc equipment and intralogistics solutions as well as engage in activities in order to assess outstanding technical and strategic achievements in intralogistics as well as generate stimuli for innovation.

The IFOY Award is presented in up to eleven categories. The categories represent a theoretical selection. They are not necessarily carried out every year. The IFOY organization decides, in consideration of the technical specifications and after consultation, if and for which category a vehicle/solution is nominated. Applicants can also assign a ranking of possible categories during the application process. 

The IFOY organization decides whether a presentation before the jury is required at the Test Days.

 

1. Counter Balanced Truck up to 3.5 t

The award goes to the best counter balanced truck with a load-bearing capacity of up to 3.5 tons inclusive. The jury assesses the innovative quality, technology, design, ergonomics, handling, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability of newly developed materials handling equipment.

 

2. Counter Balanced Truck from 3.5 t

The award goes to the best counter balanced truck of the year with a load-bearing capacity of over 3.5 tons. The jury assesses the innovative quality, technology, design, ergonomics, handling, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability of newly developed materials handling equipment.

 

3. Heavy Load Forklift and Special Vehicle

The award goes to forklifts and vehicles for special tasks: container stackers, transportable forklifts, heavy-load forklift from 8 tons, special special vehicle manufacturing 

 

4. Warehouse Truck "highlifter"

The award goes to materials handling equipment from the 2nd shelving level like high-bay trucks, VNA trucks or reach trucks, pedestrian-controlled highlift trucks, order-picking trucks, et cetera.

 

5. Warehouse Truck "lowlifter"

The award goes to materials handling equipment up to 1st shelving level like pedestrian-controlled lowlift trucks, lift trucks, tow tractors, tugger trains, order-picking trucks, et cetera.

 

6. Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) / Shuttle

The award goed to shuttle (systems), driverless transport systems, automated/partially automated materials handling equipment in the context of the application options.

 

7. Intralogistics Robot

The award goed to shuttle (systems), driverless transport systems, automated/partially automated materials handling equipment in the context of the application options.

 

8. Intralogistics Software

The award goed to apps and intralogistics system or software solutions in the context of the application options like warehouse management systems, truck guidance systems, advanced driver assistance systems, fleet management systems, et cetera.

 

9. Integrated Warehouse Solution

The award goes toa warehouse concept that has been successfully realized at the customer's location in the industrial, trading or service sector.

The primary criterion is the innovative quality of an overall integrated intralogistics solution in a specific application. The jury attaches major importance to the detailed description of the solution and its proven success. The entered solution is assessed in particular with regard to novel/innovative quality, customer benefit, sustainability and marketability. Key performance figures must be submitted to document the success of the solution.

 

10. Special of the Year

The award goes to components or technical details that significantly improve economics or environment, the physical or psychological conditions of the user, like ergonomic innovations, safety assistant solutions, automation solutions, drive technology, forklift attachments, et cetera.

 

11. 2018 only: Crane and Lifting Appliance (every 2 years)

The award goes to cranes for various applications, like bridge- and gantry cranes, wall travelling cranes, jib cranes, overhead monorail crane, light cranes, et cetera or lifting appliance like chain hoists and rope hoists, winches, magnet lifter, vacuum lifter, lifting platforms and mobile elevating work platforms, et cetera.

 

Conditions of Participation

Directly to the free Registration for Submission of Entries