Products for Material Handling

ZF Technology for Material Handling

ZF develops and produces axles, transmissions and steerings for diesel and electric forklift trucks, harbor and ground support equipment and in this field is one of the world's leaders in technology and innovation.

ZF Moves the World

Cost reduction thanks to system solutions, dynamic safety functions, lower energy consumption and productivity increase by smooth material flow are the key factors for applications in material handling. The high competency in transmission, axle and software development offers more than the sum of its individual advantages. This leads to significant fuel savings and efficiency increases.


Intralogistics with electric drives

Front and rear drives for electric counterbalance lift trucks and ready-to-install complete systems for any kind of warehouse handling equipment are developed and produced by ZF with various alternative solutions to suit individual customer requirements.

Diesel & Gas Forklift Trucks

ZF offers reliable systems, which fulfil the high demands made on the driveline and transmission of lift trucks with combustion engine.

Ground Support & Harbor Equipment

Ready for take-off. ZF provides solutions for a broad range of harbor equipment and GSE vehicles like aircraft tow tractors, cargo loaders, belt loader, passenger stairs, and towbarless tractors.

Telescopic Handlers

Telescopic handlers can be changed quickly for various jobs. The versatility concerning their areas of application requires a high degree of flexibility and maneuverability. ZF offers tailor-made solutions which meet precisely these demands.

Terminal Tractors

Strong competition drives container port and depot owners to improve their profitability and efficiency. The ZF product solutions offer both advantages for terminal tractors.



This electromechanical power steering system for four-wheel front-drive counterbalance forklifts will soon replace the hydrostatic ones used to date.


With the eTRAC series, ZF develops and produces innovative drive systems for electric lift trucks.


Premium solution for vehicles up to 5 t, respectively 10 t lifting capacity: Our well-proven ERGOPOWER transmission series extended by two more sizes.

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Industrial Applications

Whether by sea, by land or on rails – ZF provides comprehensive solutions for off-road mobility.