NTT DATA to Develop Robotic Lift Truck Technology with Hyster-Yale Group

Technology to focus on autonomous materials-handling equipment for warehousing and manufacturing facilities

PLANO, TX – Nov. 6, 2023 – NTT DATA, a digital business and IT services leader, announced today an agreement to develop breakthrough robotics technology for automated lift truck solutions with Hyster-Yale Group (HYG). In addition, NTT DATA will manage ongoing maintenance and installation support, wireless assessment services and systems integration services.

“NTT DATA is proud to be expanding our relationship with Hyster-Yale through this robotic lift truck initiative,” said Prasoon Saxena, President, Manufacturing, NTT DATA Services. “Integrating NTT DATA's broader digital capabilities in lift trucks including software product engineering, networking, cloud and consulting, will help drive industry transformation in supply chain logistics.”

The intended output of the collaboration between NTT DATA and HYG will offer major benefits for end users, including:

  • Ease of installation, operation and maintenance
  • Multi-platform capabilities for cloud-based, on-site and on-truck architecture
  • Robust connectivity and ease of integration with other solutions

The capabilities are meant to enable a strong return on investment for customers of all sizes, from small to large fleets. NTT DATA has been a long-term core IT services partner for HYG and offers users access to NTT DATA’s services, including integration and consulting.

“Our focus is leveraging technology to address major labor and productivity challenges for materials handling applications, and it made sense to work with an established and trusted resource like NTT DATA,” said David LeBlanc, President, Technology Solutions Division, Hyster-Yale Group.


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