Shipping & Logistics

Keeping goods on the move is vital to successful shipping & logistics operations. Speed, accuracy and capacity shape profitability. Wolter has the breadth of offering and the expertise to help you optimize all three.

Some of the main productivity challenges that affect shipping & logistics include:

  • Increasing demand puts a huge strain on existing capabilities
  • With so many moving parts under pressure to go faster all the time, safety becomes a growing concern
  • Every order and fulfillment error negatively impacts increasingly aggressive schedules
  • The need to store and move more goods demands better utilization of every square foot of available facility space


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Our experts can help you select the right forklifts for your needs. Choose from 3- or 4-wheel cushion tire electrics with 24-, 36-, 48- or 80-volt batteries and capacities from 3,000-36,000 lbs. Cushion tire, internal combustion units are available in gas or diesel with capacities ranging from 3,000-40,000 lbs. No matter which unit or units you choose our parts, service and maintenance programs help ensure maximum uptime. Certified training improves operator productivity and overall plant safety. Fleet Management tools help you optimize productivity while minimizing lifetime operating costs. Plus, new and used options, as well as your choice of purchase, rental and lease agreements means Wolter has what it takes to put you in the driver’s seat when it comes to the future of your equipment fleet.

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Narrow Aisle Forklifts

All our narrow aisle units are designed to operate in 9-11 ft aisles and our very narrow aisle units are performance matched to the needs of facilities with storage rack aisles less than 9 ft wide. These aisle configurations can increase your storage capacity by anywhere from 15-60%. Choose from narrow aisle reach trucks, deep reach trucks and order pickers with capacities ranging from 2,500-5,500 lbs. Our very narrow aisle (VNA) options include turret trucks, articulating electric forklifts, side loaders and omni-directional forklifts. No matter which ones are right for your operations Wolter training, parts, maintenance and service programs can help you make the most of them.

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Pallet Trucks & Stackers

Wolter offers both walkie and rider electric pallet trucks, as well as manual hand pallet jacks to accommodate virtually every need and budget. Capacities range from 2000-8,000 lbs. Our stacker offering includes manual straddle, walkie straddle, walkie, walkie fork-over units with capacities ranging from 1,000-5,000 lbs.

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Utility Vehicles

Industrial utility vehicles and utility trucks transport both operators and light-to-medium loads quickly throughout large facilities. At Wolter, we offer a variety of industrial personnel and burden carriers, as well as stock chasers. Personnel carriers move at speeds up to 13 mph and have the ability to tow 4,600 lbs, while moving up to 8 individuals at a time. All are comfortable, safe and easy to operate. 

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Automated Vehicles

AGVs are an ideal way to keep product moving and get it delivered on time, every time. Deliveries can be pre-scheduled or activated with the touch of a button for increased efficiency. Transport materials in less active areas quickly and in more active areas with less risk of accident, injury or product damage. Wolter’s automation team can help you match the equipment to your need, from Automated Guided Forklifts and Automated Guided Tuggers to Automated Very Narrow Aisle Forklifts, Automated Guided Carts, Automated Guided Dollies and more. They’re a cost-effective way to keep your workplace safe, secure and on the move.

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Wolter’s conveyor experts can help you determine the best conveyor solutions for your facility’s unique needs. From powered roller systems to gravity, belt, pallet and accumulating conveyors, we’ve got you covered. Consider overhead conveyors to maximize space and move product vertically or horizontally. Use Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors (VRCs) to move goods forward and backward, up and down between levels or floors in a safe, low-cost way. And to react more quickly to ever-changing customer orders, utilize advanced sortation conveyors to help you merge, divert or accumulate product using gravity driven or automatic roller conveyors. Our expertise helps ensure that put aways and fulfillment are complete and accurate. 

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Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS)

AS / RS, Shuttle Systems, Micro-Fulfillment & Auto Storage all require little intervention. A fully automated system can work a full 24-hour shift, 7 days a week to keep orders moving and ensure product is available and ready for fulfillment with automatic putaways. They offer the flexibility to store and retrieve pallets, totes, cartons and various other containers. Automated systems improve order accuracy and consistency. Because they can operate in the dark, they even can help cut your energy costs. 

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Palletizing Robots

These automated stacking solutions have the ability to determine and execute the most effective way to load cases by length, width, height and stability of material. More importantly, they also know how your customer needs to unload the pallet according to their needs. As a result, you improve shipping efficiency while also enhancing customer satisfaction.  

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Pallet Racking

Wolter offers a wide variety of pallet racking solutions to meet your needs, including selective pallet racks, drive-in pallet racks, push back pallet racks, pallet flow racks, portable racks and over dock door storage pallet racks. In addition, mobile pallet racking enables you to gain access to large, heavy pallets quickly. Single, multi-bay or cantilever racking systems can be mounted on mobile stands which utilize guidance rails to allow forklifts and other material handling equipment to gain access to fulfill orders. This configuration saves on travel distances, aisle space and allows you to use FIFO where possible. 

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Ergonomic Solutions

If you want to improve employee productivity and reduce fatigue and risk of injury, Wolter has the ergonomic solutions for you. Choose from picking solutions with AGVs that automatically adjust to operator heights, to adjustable height work surfaces, robotics, personal back support braces and more. 

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Plant & Facility Solutions

Wolter can put a fresh set of eyes on your facility to reimagine your footprint to address your operational needs more effectively. From wire partition systems for added safety to loading dock solutions for enhanced safety and productivity, we’ve got you covered. Conveniently and cost-effectively gain more usable work and storage space with mezzanines. Easily add modular in-plant offices. The possibilities go on and on with Wolter.

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Warehouse Products

Wolter is your one-stop-shop for all your facility’s material handling needs. From pit-mounted dock lifts to plastic pallets, wire shelving, matting, bins, totes, shrink wrapping equipment and so much more. To make shopping easier, our digital catalog can be searched by drop down menus, keywords or product number.

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