Choosing the perfect mushroom picking lorry – what's worth knowing?

Jun 26, 2024

Running a mushroom farm is quite a challenge. A key element of success in this industry is maximizing productivity, which translates directly into higher profits. One piece of equipment that can make a significant difference to production efficiency is a mushroom picking lorry. But which lorry should you choose? What should you pay attention to in order to make the right investment and achieve the expected results?

In the article we have prepared, you will find detailed information on the features and functions that the ideal mushroom picking lorry should have. We will discuss what materials and construction are best to ensure durability, safety and comfort. You will find out why ergonomics is so important and what modern technological solutions can help increase the efficiency of your mushroom farm.

Key aspects when choosing a mushroom picking lorry

  • Speed and control – a well-designed lorry should offer a controlled and constant speed of movement, regardless of the load. This article explains why the minimum travel speed is as important as its maximum value, and how speed control can affect harvesting efficiency.
  • Operation and maintenance – the ease of disassembly of drives and other lorry components is crucial for regular disinfection and hygiene maintenance. We discuss what to look out for to avoid problems with difficult access to the various parts of the lorry.
  • Power system – the performance of the batteries and their impact on the running time of the lorry is another important aspect. In this article, you will find advice on how to choose a lorry with low power consumption and long operating time per charge, which will translate into greater efficiency.
  • Work safety – ensure the health and safety of your employees by choosing a lorry with the right safety systems. We will outline what mechanisms should be included in a good lorry to prevent accidents and increase comfort.

GROWTIME lorries - tailor-made solutions for your mushroom farm
GROWTIME, based on years of experience, has created two innovative lorry models: the Newton and the Pascal. Each has unique features, which are described in detail in the article on our blog. In it, you will find out why the Newton model, with its electric winch, is ideal for working at different heights, while the Pascal model, with its advanced hydraulic system, provides maximum comfort and safety. Enjoy the read!

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