Industry Trade Organization Awards Prestigious MVP Honor to Riekes Equipment OMAHA, NE (January 1, 2021) – In a year where it can be hard to find things to celebrate, Riekes Equipment has been awarded the prestigious Most Valuable Partner MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). The MVP Award…

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Riekes Equipment Supports University of Kearney Program Industrial Distribution and Material Handling Promoted as a Career Option for Students OMAHA, NE (November 17, 2020) – Riekes Equipment is proud to announce their support of the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Industrial Distribution Program (UNK ID) which provides Nebraska students with career options in material handling,…

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Heavyweight Handler offers productivity advantages, labor savings compared to manual lifting crews and dolly transportation To streamline the otherwise time-consuming and labor-intensive process of manually loading and unloading flat-pack and odd-shaped items, Yale Materials Handling Corporation introduces a new solution – the Yale MTR007-F Heavyweight Handler™. The Heavyweight Handler uses floor-level base support to slide under items…

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (July 9, 2020) – Hyster announces recognition from Inbound Logistics and Food Logistics for the company’s innovative lift truck power options that can help customers mitigate environmental impact and deliver the performance to address operational challenges. Hyster made the Inbound Logistics list of 75 Green Supply Chain Partners for Hyster Power Match, a…

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GREENVILLE, N.C., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hyster Company announces its new H40-70UT Series, a sit-down, counterbalanced forklift for customers seeking a practical, cost-effective solution that is backed by the power of the Hyster name. “The Hyster® UT Series rounds out our comprehensive range of lift trucks, which includes the Fortis and XT lines, allowing customers…

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Omaha, NE (5/8/2020) – Riekes Equipment is proud to announce its recognition by Yale Materials Handling Corporation with the 2019 Dealer of Excellence award. This annual award honors Yale Dealers that have exhibited focused leadership and continue to drive their customers to the highest level of performance in all functional areas of materials handling. “Although…

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Like you, Riekes is deeply concerned about COVID-19 (the coronavirus), and there is no higher priority for us than the well-being of our employees, partners, visitors and customers. Riekes Equipment is a part of the nation’s critical infrastructure as defined by 42 U.S.C 519c(e), Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21) and the United States Department of…

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Omaha, NE (01/07/2020) – Riekes Equipment has been awarded the prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for 2020, based on their accomplishments in 2019. For the tenth consecutive year, since the Award’s inception, Riekes has earned an MVP Award from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). Award recipients must satisfy a…

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Riekes Equipment has completed a 3,800 sq. ft. addition to their Grand Island location. The new building increases the size of their current facility allowing room for both shop and equipment expansion. The expanded area will have additional indoor storage for trucks and includes a new loading dock. “We are very excited about the expansion;…

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As supply chain operations are pressured with increasingly rigorous fulfillment requirements and problems with labor availability and turnover, they need solutions capable of delivering productivity, dependability and reduced total cost of operations. The Yale®MPE080VG end rider with Driven by Balyo technology has been honored as one such solution, named a Product of the Year finalist. It…

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Hyster Announces End Rider Series with Industry-Exclusive Features Greenville, N.C. (March 5, 2019) – The materials handling industry is ever-changing with new technologies being introduced in increasingly shorter intervals. The new Hyster® End Rider series embodies the future of warehousing and materials handling, integrating innovative technologies, forward-thinking design and revolutionary features so customers can be better prepared for…

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