Equip your route delivery vehicles with the fuel, time, labor and money saving HTS Ultra-Rack Hand Truck
Sentry System for hand trucks! Lost, stolen and damaged hand trucks, wasted fuel and lost route time is now
history! Prevent accidents, increase your payload requirements, worker productivity and route safety today!
Welcome to HTS Systems, manufacturer of the patented HTS Ultra Rack/Hand Truck Sentry System.
The patented HTS Ultra-Rack® is the safest, fastest, easiest and most economical method for securing
and transporting hand trucks aboard commercial delivery vehicles. The electronic powered Hand Truck
Sentry® or (HTS) uses a cab dash (electrical) release system for quick access of the hand truck. The dash
release switch includes an LED indicator light with alarm, to confirm the HTS Ultra-Rack® is safely locked.
Your drivers will never drive-off without their hand trucks again! Go Green and Save Green!
The HTS Ultra-Rack is made in the United States and manufactured in an environmentally friendly solar powered facility.
The HTS Ultra-Rack® uses automotive electronic latch technology similar to powered door locks with a
built-in warning system used on service utility trucks. The Food Service and Beverage Industry, Parcel and
Freight Companies and Armored Car Fleets can now take advantage of: The World's Ultimate Logistics
Advantage for Hand Trucks! If your route drivers use hand trucks to move merchandise and you're
looking for new and faster methods to save fuel, reduce costs, save and increase profits, then you need
our HTS Ultra-Rack/Hand Truck Sentry System today! Fleets can save thousands in fuel costs!
Images courtesy of LT Verrastro Coors Distributing Scranton, PA - Freightliner Corporation Portland OR., VT Hackney and
Kidron a Division of VT Specialized Vehicles Corporation Washington, NC. - Keystone Refinishing Madisonville, Pennsylvania
Piece of Cake Rahway, NJ. - Dillon Floral Supply Dunmore PA. - Atlas Distributing Clarks Summit PA. - Willow Run Foods
The HTS safely transports most commercial delivery hand trucks. Image courtesy of Banko Beverage, Miller Distributor - PA. Image courtesy of Sherwood Freightliner Sterling - Dunmore, PA.
Mack Truck MS250 cab-over Miller Lite beverage truck using the HTS-10T Tilt Mount Ultra-Rack, locking a Magliner commercial aluminum hand truck.
"The Hand Truck Sentry System streamlines the process of loading, unloading and storing hand trucks aboard commercial delivery vehicles."
Joanne Hayes-Rines - EDITOR - Inventor's Digest - Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA - MAY 2006
We may be new... but we have earned the approval of company owners, fleet managers and route drivers
Never waste fuel, route time or labor costs to retrieve hand trucks!
The HTS Ultra-Rack automatically informs the driver when
their hand truck is not loaded properly and safely aboard!
You can find our HTS Ultra-Rack products on all types of delivery
trucks throughout the Northeast, Illinois, Texas, Florida, Alabama,
Tennessee, Colorado, Arizona, California and Northwest to
Fairbanks, Alaska. After six years on the road, 5-6 days per week
and thousands of cycles later, our first installation units still look and
operate like new! The HTS Ultra-Rack® is built tough and made to
last! The electronic Hand Truck Sentry System® hand truck
safety rack attaches to most route delivery vehicles and safely
transports your hand trucks with more efficiency than ever before,
with faster and easier access! It's practically effortless access!
Image courtesy of Deka Batteries - East Penn Manufacturing Company
Lyon Station, Pennsylvania and Freightliner Corporation - Portland, Oregon
"We're very happy with the way our hand truck Ultra-Rack units are working, if not... you would have heard from us!"
Keith RABERT - FLEET MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - DEKA BATTERies - EAST PENN MANUFACTURING COMPANY - AUGUST 2008 - customer OVER 4 years
This new 2011 Volvo D13 is equipped with an HTS-10T Ultra-Rack front mount unit and the new HTS-KRA Keyless Remote Access. The KRA allows quick access using a keychain remote button.
East Penn Manufacturing (Deka Battery) is constantly moving forward, innovating and exploring new vehicle designs, safety products and productivity enhancement devices to add to their fleet
equipment. HTS Systems is proud to work with East Penn Manufacturing - Deka Battery over the past 4 years. Their proactive suggestions helped us to make design improvements to our products.
The HTS Ultra-Rack Hand Truck Sentry System quickly pays for itself while it increases the efficiency, the safety and the profitability of your delivery system by:
● Reducing the time of each and every delivery stop by increasing the ease of access, storage and retrieval of the hand truck, consistently reducing labor costs.
● Reducing the liability of the company resulting from hand trucks falling from delivery vehicles during transportation, reducing insurance costs and protecting brand image.
● Reducing the likelihood of injuries to the route driver due to insecure or unsafe handling and retrieval actions, thereby preventing workmen’s compensation claims.
● Reducing the time lost by having to return to the previous delivery stop to retrieve the lost or forgotten hand truck, thereby lowering fuel expenses and labor costs.
● Reducing the damage to packages and other fragile merchandise due to loose hand trucks bouncing around within the cargo area, thereby lowering freight claims.
● Reducing bacterial or hazmat cross-contamination contact of product cargo, customer delivery locations thereby preventing illness, liability and insurance costs.
● Reducing costly temperature loss and fuel expenses by reducing open door time and total number of entries within refrigerated or cold plate food service truck bodies.
● Reducing the chance of hand truck theft or damage and merchandise theft from unattended or unlocked delivery vehicles, while providing a superior theft deterrent.
● Reducing the loss of valuable cargo space when transporting a hand truck within the vehicle interior, thereby increasing the vehicle's payload and storage efficiency.
No matter what make or model of delivery truck you operate, there's an HTS Ultra-Rack unit ready for you!
Image courtesy of LT Verrastro, Inc. 375 North 7th Avenue Scranton, PA. 18503 P.L.C.B. ID 864 Coors Distributing, Freightliner Corporation, GMC Trucks and International Navistar. 10-2008
"The HTS significantly improves the productivity and performance of our route operations and our hand trucks always come home!"
MICHAEL MAY - FLEET OPERATIONS MANAGER - LT VERRASTRO importing millerCOORS DISTRIBUTING - APRIL 2007 - customer OVER 4 years
"I love this hand truck holder! I've had it for over two years and when I don't have my truck, I miss it!
Jerry CHimil - route driver - LT Verrastro Importing MillerCoors Distributing - Scranton, Pennsylvania - customer 4 years - September 2010
Image courtesy of Doug Billig Fleet Manager - Durdach Bros. Distributors - Paxinos, Pennsylvania and Keystone Refinishing - Madisonville, Pennsylvania - HTS-30D Direct Mount Ultra-Rack 06-11
"The HTS hand truck rack works great! It's tough enough to survive a forklift collision! We've ordered more HTS-30D units and rear camera systems.
Doug Billig - Fleet Supervisor 14 years - Durdach Bros. MILLerCOORS distributors - PAXINOS, Pennsylvania - customer 5 years - JUNE 2010
Where and how a route driver transports a hand truck aboard a vehicle can make a huge impact on worker safety, route productivity and profitability.
Images courtesy of Richard Mummey - Interstate Battery of Allentown. Route drivers Rick Smith and Jeff Jones display their Kenworth delivery trucks equipped w/HTS-10T Ultra-Racks. 02-12
"I encourage you to take a good look at it. These units save us time and effort daily. The nice part is the unit comes with a key remote the RSM can
activate while approaching the vehicle." RICHARD MUMMEY - Interstate Battery of Allentown - Walnutport, Pennsylvania - CUSTOMER 4 YEARS - FEBRUARY 2012
Image courtesy of T. Verrastro Distributing, Inc. of West Hazelton, Pennsylvania - Fox Ledge Spring Water Company - Eclipse Fleet Service - Group Hesse Beverage Bodies 07-21-2012
"Your HTS hand truck carrier racks are the best thing out there, when we bought them; we knew it would take-off around the country!"
Thom Verrastro JR. - T Verrastro Distributing, Incorporated - West Hazelton Pennsylvania - CUSTOMER 5 YEARS - July 2012
Images courtesy of Piece of Cake Frozen Specialties of Rahway, New Jersey. 9-2012 Ford F350 Super Duty pick-up trucks with HTS-10T Hand Truck Sentry System securing hand trucks.
Ford F350 equipped with new HTS-APS09 Boss snow plow frame mounting bracket. Piece of Cake Frozen Specialties of Rahway, NJ. has been an HTS Systems customer for over five years.
"I ordered your Hand Truck Sentry strictly out of necessity, there was no location to store a hand truck safely aboard my smaller pick up trucks.
"Once we used them we noticed we were saving time, effort and cargo space! Your products are GREAT, they’re easier and safer.”
“I would recommend your HTS products to anyone!" Jim Binaris - OWNER - customer for over 5 years. - September 2012
Images courtesy of Gibbons Ford Dickson City, PA. and Ford Motor Company - Ford Transit van. HTS-20SFT Ultra-Rack unit swings open beyond 90° and to 180° to allow full open door access.
No matter how or where you store a hand truck inside a cargo van, it takes up valuable cargo space, damages product, requires physical effort and can cause work related injuries. Not Anymore!
Image of StrongPak Stericycle Navistar DuraStar MaxxForce series with HTS-10T Tilt Mount Ultra-Rack. HTS-30D Direct Mount with HTS-VDM (Vertical Deck Mount) for 18-20" inch rear decks.
HTS-10T Tilt Mount units installed by Utilimaster Corporation and distributed by IDG Industrial Distribution Group. HTS-VDM displayed on Johnson's Refrigerated Bodies cold plate freezer truck.
Images courtesy of Ryder Truck and McLane Distribution Services. HTS-30DTF-2 units with load lock bar carrier. B&P Liberator hand trucks, Magliner curb ramp and load lock bars secured.
Volvo Ryder Truck with HTS-30DTF-2 Ultra-Rack unit securing B&P Liberator hand trucks. B&P Liberator hand trucks, Magliner ABS curb ramp and Kinedyne load lock bars safely locked.
Images of Mitsubishi Fuso Canter F180 chassis with Morgan Truck Body and B&P Liberator. Mitsubishi Fuso F180 with HTS-10T Tilt Mount Hand Truck Sentry System locking B&P hand truck.
Images courtesy of Damian's Ice Cream and Morgan Corporation. HTS-VDM vertical deck mount bracket for rear landing platforms. Häagen-Dazs Magnum Ice Cream truck with HTS-30D unit.
The HTS Ultra-Rack saves a route driver a minute or more per delivery stop, that's about 2.5 hours per week!
For one delivery vehicle over a 4 year time period = $4,800 dollars in labor + $400 in fuel savings + $300 in hand truck replacements = $5,500 dollars!
It's simple; save a minute per stop X 30 stops per day = 600 mins. per month or 120 hours per year X $10 per hour = $1,200 dollars in annual savings!
Include additional payload cargo area, less freight claims damage, less driver injuries, reduced DOT fines, reduced liability and insurance costs = $2,000
every 4 years! Add it up, $5,500 dollars + $2,000 = $7,500 dollars per delivery vehicle over a 4 year time period! Save approximately $1,875 dollars
every year, per delivery vehicle! Prevent a workmen's compensation injury claim or an expensive liability lawsuit and well... you get the point!
Industry Overview Summary: Workmen's Compensation ▪ Ergonomics ▪ Cross-contamination ▪ Corporate Liability ▪ Insurance Costs ▪ Risk Management
The average cost for an MRI scan is $1,500 dollars, the average Workmen's Compensation claim is $15,000 dollars and the average legal liability lawsuit
settlement for businesses is $150,000 dollars! The HTS completely revolutionizes route safety and worker productivity, while reducing corporate risk!
Reducing physical climbing, lifting and lowering can reduce back injuries, tripping and falls; thereby decreasing risk, worker injuries and insurance costs!
Any driver who rushes back (off-route) in a hurry to retrieve their forgotten hand truck is no longer a safe driver, they instantly become a liability!
Unsanitary and deplorable events often occur in alleys, service entrances and parking lots of night clubs and restaurants in the early morning hours.
Hand trucks travel across filthy sidewalks, through mud puddles, near leaking dumpsters, public rest rooms, dirty coolers and oily loading dock areas.
Manually lifting hand trucks aboard food service delivery vehicles increases the likelihood of transferring hazardous ground source bacteria from tires,
onto work uniforms and hands, onto food cartons. This cross-contamination increases the possibility of salmonella, E. coli and Listeria bacteria illness!
Cross-contamination of bacteria, chemicals and dirt onto food products and sanitary medical supplies can be reduced when transporting hand trucks
out and away from products. Hand trucks often transfer contaminates into food refrigeration vehicles or track out chemicals or spread disease from
hazardous shipments. The HTS reduces hand truck tires and load plate surfaces from retransferring contaminates to customer locations and products.
Reduce fuel consumption for refrigeration-freezer units by retaining temperature in food service trucks; reduce total entries and open-door time!
Prevent warm hand trucks from acting as a heating element, prevent temperature loss, thermostat activation, saving reefer fuel in warmer climates!
HOLD THE COLD! FUEL SAVINGS $$$ WHEN NOT TRANSPORTING A HAND TRUCK WITHIN REFRIGERATED TRUCK BODIES
It’s nearly impossible to control the length of time or the number of times a refrigeration cargo door is opened during a delivery stop. Many refrigerated truck bodies have shut-off switches that
prevent the reefer unit from running while the cargo door remains open. This option can save energy and can lower fuel costs; however it does not prevent expensive temperature loss. Often the
final return trip back to the truck can be the most important when trying to retain cargo temperature! After the driver gets his delivery checked in, rotates and stocks their customer order, signs
bill and receives payment. This time can average 10-15 minutes; ample time for most thermostat controls to recover their safe operating temperature and properly shut down. The driver then exits
the building and must reload their hand truck aboard the vehicle. Opening the freezer door pulls the cold air outward and closing the door pushes the warmer air inward. This action results in major
internal temperature loss! Refrigeration companies informed us that if the ambient temperature is 75-80° degrees or above, this would cause the reefer system thermostat to recover for
approximately 5-8 minutes. Eliminating a 5-8 minute cycle time X 20 stops per day can save a minimum of 100 minutes of reefer time per day. Refrigeration manufacturers informed us that most
refrigerated systems use a gallon of diesel fuel per hour. Preventing a fuel loss of 1.5 gallons per day X $4.25 per gallon can generate a savings of $6 dollars per day, $30 dollars per week or
$120 per month, per delivery vehicle! Access and navigate the narrow aisle of freezers much safer, faster and easier when grabbing small orders. Save time, no moving or climbing over hand truck.
Refrigerated truck body manufacturers using thermo cameras have discovered that metal hand trucks heat up quickly in warm weather and act as a heating element, triggering thermostat controls!
What other investment could you possibly make in your company and truck fleet that will give you that large of a return and that type of protection?
The Hand Truck Sentry is a hand truck safety rack, hand cart carrier, dolly cart rack or hand truck lock rack; whatever you call it, it's so much more!!
The Hand Truck Sentry is the only material handling equipment and truck accessory that reduces route time, labor costs, climbing, injuries, workmen's
compensation, product damage, freight claims, vehicle wear and liability. The only delivery tool that saves fuel, cargo space, hand trucks and money!
The HTS is a hand truck safety rack that's safer, faster, easier; a one-handed method and patented solution that pays for itself over and over again!
The ancient hand truck carrier racks of the past eventually fail and it usually occurs when the delivery truck is traveling. Often these types of failures
result in catastrophic highway accidents, severe injuries and costly lawsuits and legal settlements. http://www.handtrucksystems.com/press.htm
Images courtesy of LT Verrastro Coors Distributing Scranton, PA. - Keystone Refinishing & Sandblasting Madisonville, PA. - Freightliner Corporation OR. and Mickey Beverage Bodies NC. 4-07-10
HTS-30D Direct Mount Ultra-Rack units with B&P Liberator and Wyse Carts beverage hand truck. M2 tractor with driver and helper HTS dash release switches and LED rear camera screen.
Safety and route productivity is a high priority for LT Verrastro Importing. Reducing accidents and saving route time with a rear camera system and HTS units has saved their business thousands.
The HTS LED switch prevents the route driver from leaving their hand truck behind, saves route time, fuel, labor and prevents dangerous detachment.
Please contact your nearest VT Hackney Truck Body or Kidron Refrigerated Truck Body representative for pricing and installation locations. VT Hackney is an HTS Systems Ultra-Rack distributor.
HTS-30D Direct Mount Ultra-Rack installation on this Molson Canadian Lager, Mickey Beverage Body was completed by Durdach Bros. Distributing fleet mechanics three years ago. 8-2010
We can't stress enough; that if you're using rubber straps, bungee cords, cables, chains or any type of flexible tie-down method to secure your hand trucks aboard the
exterior of your delivery trucks; PLEASE STOP IMMEDIATELY! We have seen the highway accidents, the property damage and the physical injuries. Your own insurance
company can also verify and document our findings. It takes more time and it involves more lifting, reaching and climbing, if you don't have an HTS Ultra-Rack. If you don't,
by all means, safely secure your hand truck within the cargo area. (as required by DOT safety regulations) Safety & Ergonomics in the Delivery Vehicle, an
internet web site, public statement from Magline, Inc. manufacturer of Magliner hand trucks. "To avoid accidents and prevent damage to your hand truck, always make
sure to fasten it securely inside your vehicle with a strap or other device." If you're storing the hand truck inside the vehicle, we couldn't agree more! It's a safety hazard
and a DOT safety violation if you don't comply. Your driver could be cited and fined for not securing their hand truck! Many delivery companies are unaware of these vital
Department of Transportation (inside storage) safety requirements. It's true the exterior of the delivery vehicle is a superior location, a more ergonomic method for storing
and transporting your hand truck; if you do it safely! Make it a safer place out there for everyone, by ordering your new Hand Truck Sentry System today!
The UD Nissan fleet trucks shown above have the HTS-10T Tilt Mount Ultra-Rack (Hand Truck Sentry System) and Cold Car USA cold plate freezer body.
Efficiency, productivity and safety is the mission of both Cold Car USA and HTS Systems. Deliveries get done safely, quickly and easily, every time!
Truck chassis and body assemblers have chosen the HTS Ultra-Rack for completing their cold plate and freezer system applications. They realize that the HTS Ultra-Rack
retains cold temperature, increases cargo space, fuel savings and worker (safety) productivity. The cold plate (freezer body) and HTS Ultra-Rack work very well together!
Images courtesy of LT Verrastro - Keystone Refinishing and US Truck Body of Streator, Illinois. Kenworth T300 cab interior with HTS LED IDEC hand truck release switch above camera screen.
The new HTS-30DTF Tractor Frame Ultra-Rack Hand Truck Sentry System is now available for larger commercial semi-tractor trailer chassis models.
Images courtesy of Willow Run Foods Kirkwood, New York and Ryder Truck Syracuse, New York - HTS-30DTF B&P Liberator hand trucks locked safely aboard Freightliner Columbia tractor.
The HTS-30DTF Ultra-Rack allows food service fleets to transport hand trucks quickly and safely behind the semi-tractor chassis. B&P Liberator hand trucks locked safely aboard tractor frame.
Freightliner Columbia tractor cab interior - HTS LED release switches for driver and passenger side. HTS-30DTF tractor frame safely secures both standard and cart convertible hand trucks.
Willow Run Foods required a safe and reliable location to transport their hand trucks aboard their Ryder Freightliner equipment. Ryder Truck Leasing asked us if we could
find a solution. This new HTS tractor chassis application allows one or two of our HTS-30D Direct Mount Ultra-Rack units to install on big rigs, without drilling or welding.
The HTS-30DTF (tractor frame) attaches to the tractor chassis frame C channel quickly and easily; it can also be removed and re-installed on new leased fleet equipment.
This tractor chassis design is for both day or sleeper cabs; allows full tolerance for any turning radius and user standing clearance between reefer trailers and tractor cab.
Excellent application for delivery companies backhauling sealed loads, full trailers with zero equipment space and/or semi tractors that must drop-hook or travel bobtail.
Photos courtesy of McLane Distribution Services and Ryder System of New York - HTS-30DTF-2 units. Freightliner Cascadia day cab tractor w/ 30DTF-2 Hand Truck Sentry System. 9-2013
Images courtesy of Eclipse Fleet Service and Coca-Cola United, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Ford F550 Group Hesse Body equipped with HTS-30D Ultra-Rack - B&P Liberator hand truck secured.
HTS-30D Ultra-Rack on Coca-Cola Ford F550 quick response merchandising truck allows additional cargo space, prevents product damage and increases route safety.
Ford 20012 F550 cab interior with HTS LED IDEC hand truck release switch open-unlocked warning indicator. B&P Liberator beverage hand truck locked aboard Coca-Cola delivery truck.
Images courtesy of Joe and Matt Wilkins of Tooling Concepts of Elkhart Indiana. Chevy Silverado and Ford F150 pick-up trucks with HTS-10T units securing B&P Liberator hand trucks. 9-2011
The HTS-10T Ultra-Rack is compatible with most pickup trucks, when using the proper HTS adapter plate kit. Everyone knows that cargo space is money; use it wisely!
“We're very happy with your hand truck racks because they eliminate shaking and vibrating on the front of the vehicle. They're very easy to use and
extremely reliable. They always release and open when you push the cab button and they do what you promised, no false claims" MATT Wilkins
The new HTS-20S-TD Ultra-Rack Hand Truck Sentry System is now available for smallerelectric-battery powered utility mail-parcel delivery vehicles.
Cargo space can be very limited on smaller delivery vehicles and tossing the hand truck in with packages or products can cause expensive damage to fragile shipments.
Securing and transporting the hand truck safely on the exterior of the delivery vehicle reduces vehicle wear and tear, freight claims and costly work (driver) related injuries.
Our fleet customer in California required a safer and more ergonomic method to transport their hand trucks on Taylor-Dunn vehicles, requiring less physical lifting height.
HTS Systems' HTS-20S-TD Ultra-Rack equipped on Taylor-Dunn Manufacturing Company ET-150-74 Electruck. HTS-20S-TD is compatible with the B-248 GT and ET-150-74 chassis TD models.
HTS-20S-TD Swing Mount Ultra-Racks for B-248 GT. HTS-20S-TD Taylor-Dunn sub mount assembly for ET-150-74 vehicles. HTS-20S-TD Taylor-Dunn Ultra-Rack unit - complete kit.
Keystone Light (Coors Brewing) Freightliner M2 Mickey Beverage Body with HTS-30D Ultra-Rack. B&P Liberator beverage hand truck locked safely aboard Seagram's Escapes delivery truck.
You’re using the Hand Truck Sentry System, the world’s most advanced hand truck retaining apparatus for
delivery vehicles. Now… you can take it up a notch! Add the new HTS-KRA Keyless Remote Access option!
The HTS-KRA saves route time, fuel and prevents worker injury by reducing climbing and lifting at every delivery location. HTS-KRA keychain remote clips to a belt loop for quick and easy access.
“The Hand Truck Sentry System makes my work day much easier and safer, it’s a more secure and faster method”
Rick Smith - route driver 11 years - interstate battery of allentown - walnutport, pa. - september 2010 - customer 2 years
“The HTS Keyless Remote Access is a valuable resource that allows me to save time and energy throughout my day!"
Tim Mulhall - Route driver 2 years - Interstate Batteries of Northeast PA. - Clifford , PA - September 2010 - customer 4 years
The new HTS-KRA Keyless Remote Access kit allows the route driver to quickly unlock and release their hand truck with the simple push of a button. The new HTS-KRA installs in just 15 minutes.
It's ideal for route drivers who must first check their customer's inventory or confirm an order on site or for parcel drivers who discover a large outbound pick-up after carrying in a small delivery.
Images courtesy of Tom Oliver of Interstate Batteries of Northeast Pa. and Kevin May of Keystone Refinishing & Sandblasting. Remote Keyless Access now available for all HTS Ultra-Racks. 7-10
Safety equipment is always a wise investment and it comes with a substantial payback return! Investing in safety equipment, such as a rear camera
system or our new Hand Truck Sentry System will save your delivery company thousands of dollars annually! Most work accidents are preventable.
The Freightliner M2 tractor shown below is 90 percent less likely to back into another vehicle, building or people. The driver and helper will never leave
a hand truck behind, lose one off the back from theft or accidental fall. The two man team assigned to this route truck are more likely to return from
their route quicker and safer; while saving thousands of dollars in labor, fuel and insurance costs. Yes... the payback is substantial!! $$$
Interstate Batteries of Pocono Mountains 335 Peterbilt route delivery truck w/ HTS-10T. Magliner hand truck locked securely aboard Interstate Batteries Peterbilt delivery truck. 02-2013
“Your hand truck rack is a time saver and a space saver; love it”
Tom GENERY - interstate batteries ROUTE DELIVERY DRIVER - IBS of POCONO MOUNTAINS - Scranton, Pennsylvania - FEBRUARY 2013
ACDelco Batteries GMC 4500 chassis route delivery truck with Mickey Battery Truck Body. Images courtesy of B&I Auto Supply ACDelco Batteries distributor and B&P Manufacturing 11-10
It's time to discover what the Beer, Soft Drink, Freight and Battery industry have known for years! Having your hand truck readily available on the
exterior of the vehicle offers many ergonomic, productivity and safety advantages, as it provides a powerful list of payback benefits. Now you can do it
safely! You're guaranteed to save route time, fuel, cargo space and reduce lifting, climbing and falls; thereby preventing worker compensation injuries!
There are 15 excellent reasons to outfit and equip your delivery fleet with an HTS Ultra-Rack! The three most important benefits are safety, route time
and fuel savings. The Hand Truck Sentry System is a tested and proven solution that surpasses ancient designs, unsafe methods and costly storage
locations. Make the right choice! Take your fleet into a new direction where the road is much safer, your drivers and cargo better protected, while
you're saving green in your wallet and in our environment! The HTS Ultra-Rack is safer, faster and easier than any other hand truck retaining method
available. HTS Systems designed the HTS using automotive parts and manufactures the safest and most advanced hand truck securing systems in the
commercial delivery industry! The HTS Ultra-Rack Hand Truck Sentry System is the most reliable and the best hand truck safety rack in the world!
We guarantee that your route drivers will become very attached to the HTS Ultra-Rack in 2-3 days and their hand trucks in 2-3 seconds! Very Fast!
Images courtesy of United Beverage Company of NEPA - Pittston, PA. - Kenworth Truck Corporation PACCAR - Kirkland, WA. and MillerCoors Brewing Company LLC. - Milwaukee, WI. 5-2006
"I like it... because it's just faster and easier!"
Joe VOITEK - Route Driver - United Beverage Company OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA - July 2006
Every month large companies will spend millions of dollars marketing their products, advertising and protecting their brand's positioning, identity and reputation. Just one accident resulting in a
serious injury or death caused by negligence can damage the reputation and inadvertently change the confidence and opinion of the buyer towards the brand's name. This consumer perception may
take years to overcome, even if the company is later found not negligent or liable for a highway accident! Adverse media exposure that focuses on a brand name vehicle can have dire consequences.
When we visit with our HTS customers and their route drivers we discovered that most beverage distributors and food service employees are very protective as they proudly express their loyalty
and the quality of their company's products and brands. Companies have long known that employee professionalism, attitude and appearance are extremely important to protect the brand's image.
Providing new technology or equipment that allows route drivers to accomplish their tasks safer, faster and easier reduces daily stress and dramatically improves a driver's confidence and attitude.
The Hand Truck Sentry System HTS Ultra-Rack is a quick lock, safe transport tool that completely revolutionizes the loading, unloading and storage tasks of delivery drivers using hand trucks!
Some of our HTS Systems' fleet customers include: Carvel Ice Cream, Chevron Energy, Coca-Cola, Deka Batteries, FedEx Ground, Hawk Air Freight, Interstate Batteries, Pepsi Cola Bottling,
Penske, MillerCoors Distributors, Morgan Corporation, Red Bull Energy Drink, Rhino's Energy Drink, Ryder, Sikorsky Aircraft, Stericycle StrongPak, Tooling Concepts and Utilimaster Corporation.
Images courtesy of FedEx Ground Pittsburgh, PA. - Navistar Warrenville, IL. and Utilimaster Truck Bodies July 2008 Image courtesy of Sterling Truck - Redford Township, Michigan 11-2006
Sterling 360 cab-over and Mickey Body vending design using the HTS-10T with a B&P Manufacturing Liberator hand truck HTS-10T Ultra-Rack unit professionally installed
by Freightliner ▪ Sterling ▪ Western Star of Phoenix Arizona (Temperature 101°F)
"It was very easy to install your hand truck carrier on the new Sterling 360, the next one will go on even faster.
José - Service Technician - Freightliner ▪ Sterling ▪ Western star of Arizona (FAZ) - Tolleson, AZ. - November 2006
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"I probably do my routes 30 minutes quicker than before I had it. I had
my doubts when I ordered but you have a great product and wish you
the best on this!" The best thing is knowing that the dolly isn't going to
fall off the truck and potentially hurt or kill somebody behind you while
you're going down the freeway at 65 miles per hour!
Steve Shea - Alpine BOTTLED WATER COMPANY - LITTLETON, CO. - SEPTEMBER 2006
Ergonomics and Safety is the key to gaining higher worker
productivity, reduced labor expenses and liability issues.
The HTS Ultra-Rack is a new hand truck safety rack designed to increase worker safety by utilizing an ergonomic concept. Use less time and physical effort to accomplish the same task, by using a safer, easier and advanced technology.
Outfit your route delivery vehicles with the safest,
fastest and easiest safety rack system in the world!
The HTS Ultra-Rack can pay for itself in less than
one year and then saves you $$$ thousands of $$$
dollars each year! Guaranteed to save you money!
Fact: On average, it takes approximately 0.5 to 1.5 (½ - 1½) minutes to unload and reload a hand truck aboard a commercial route truck, depending on the truck body type,
door locks, deck height, securing method, cargo space, driver fitness and the hand truck weight and model. Unlocking padlocks, unlocking and reopening doors,
physical lifting and climbing and moving cargo to access is valuable time! Upon completing the delivery; the driver will loose additional time to reopen the cargo area
to safely store hand truck aboard the vehicle. Many drivers toss their hand trucks on top of fragile products causing claims damage. When drivers must back track off
route to retrieve a forgotten hand truck it usually takes about 20-30 minutes round trip. Hand truck retrievals can cost delivery companies thousands in fuel and labor!
The average route driver will forget their hand truck 4-6 times per year. Most supervisors only hear about it once or twice, or when the hand truck is lost or stolen!
Unloading and reloading the hand truck aboard vehicles with a hasp bar or a rubber strap hand truck carrier frame requires additional time and the use of both hands.
When a driver works off the back of the truck and also docks to warehouse doors it is very common for him to remove the hand truck from vehicle to the loading dock
area so that a pallet jack or forklift can enter. Often times the driver forgets to reload the hand truck aboard the cargo area before departure, leaving it miles behind!
Opening a refrigerated truck body to reload hand trucks will draw cold air outward, closing the door forces warm air inward; causing unnecessary thermostat restarts.
Fact: Unload and reload your hand truck in just 6-8 seconds when using the HTS Ultra-Rack on any model of route delivery vehicle! It takes only 3-4 seconds to access your
hand truck and 3-4 seconds to safely store the hand truck aboard the route vehicle using one hand! Saving a driver a minute or more during each delivery stop X 30
stops per day = equals a labor cost savings of 2.5 hours per week! Also... your drivers will never forget their hand trucks, waste valuable time, labor or expensive fuel
when using the HTS Ultra-Rack! That's how the HTS Ultra-Rack is able to pay for itself in less time than most route delivery vehicles can wear out a new set of tires!
Save thousands by retaining expensive cargo temperature when not reloading hand trucks aboard refrigerated bodies. Prevent recovered reefer units from restarting!
Image courtesy of Huff Ice Cream - Sidney, New York, Freightliner Corporation - Portland, Oregon and Ryder Truck - Miami, Florida December 2008
The HTS-10T shown with the new High Position HTS adapter plate designed for low bumpers, chassis frames or trucks equipped with low profile tires.
"An example of functional engineering at its best! John Huff - OWNER - Huff ICE Cream - Sidney, New York
Easy & Fast Installation - Rust & Corrosion Resistant - Super Tough & Durable - Hand Truck Safety Rack
The HTS Ultra-Rack is designed to transport the delivery industry's most popular commercial hand trucks and it can be mounted on nearly any type of
delivery vehicle. The HTS Ultra-Rack adapter plate makes it possible for you to install your Hand Truck Sentry System Ultra-Rack unit on almost every
medium and light truck chassis! Contact your local Penske or Ryder service facility for professional installation and service on company leased Freightliner and Navistar trucks.
Images courtesy of Interstate Batteries of Atlantic City New Jersey - Egg Harbor Township - Dallas, Texas / Kenworth Trucks - Kirkland, WA and International Navistar - Warrenville, IL. 11-08
HTS-10T Tilt Mount on 2006 Kenworth T300 and 4700 Navistar securing Harper commercial hand truck; installed by Interstate Batteries New Jersey.
"The HTS units installed on both my Kenworth and Navistar trucks prevent my drivers from leaving the warehouse without their hand trucks, so now
I don't have to waste expensive fuel and my valuable time to bring them one!"
Ray NORTON - Interstate Batteries - Atlantic City, New Jersey - October 2008 - HTS Ultra-Rack customer for 4 years.
Images courtesy of Interstate Batteries of Northeast Pennsylvania - Kenworth Corporation Kirkland, WA and International Navistar Corporation - Warrenville, Illinois July 2006
"You have an excellent product! I liked the HTS Ultra-Rack so much... I decided to outfit all my route trucks!"
Tom Oliver - Interstate Batteries - Northeastern, Pennsylvania - August 2006 - HTS Ultra-Rack user for 4 years
"We've had the Hand Truck Sentry System for almost four and half years; it has been extremely reliable and it reassures me.
Shannon Crozier - route driver 5 years - Interstate Batteries of Northeast PA. - Clifford , PA - September 2010 - customer 4 years
Images courtesy of Interstate Batteries of Central New York - Syracuse, NY. - Ford F550 - HTS-10T Tilt Mount unit. Ford F550 cab interior shown with HTS LED indicator release switch. 11-09
"Thank you for the good service and a quality product!" dave & DEBBIE Lewis - owners - Interstate Batteries of Central New York - Syracuse, NY - February 2010
Images courtesy of Interstate Battery of Allentown PA - Richard Mummey owner - Kenworth Truck Corporation Kirkland, WA - B&P Manufacturing Liberator Hand Trucks Cadillac, MI 9-2010
“I’m always searching for new methods to save my route drivers time and that can save my business money”
Richard MuMMEY - INTERSTATE BATTERY OF ALLENTOWN, PA. - November 2008 - HTS Ultra-Rack customer 2 years
The HTS Tilt Mount Ultra-Rack Hand Truck Sentry System offers many advantages over the older out-dated factory OEM hasp-bar and unsafe rubber strap carrier racks.
The Hand Truck Sentry System eliminates the possibility of the driver leaving the hand truck miles behind; saving route time and fuel. The front OEM hasp-bar racks are
not designed to accommodate hand truck models equipped with stair climbers or a nose plate extension. OEM hand truck racks allow hand trucks to tilt and lean outward
and shift during vehicle movement. The Hand Truck Sentry System does not require padlocks to prevent theft or bungee cords to prevent leaning, vibration or movement.
OEM and Aftermarket hand truck racks require two hands to off-load and reload the hand truck. You need only one hand to operate the HTS Ultra-Rack Hand Truck Sentry!
Having an extra free hand to hold your paperwork or to allow the driver to firmly brace himself on slippery, ice or snow covered ground surfaces is extremely beneficial.
Images courtesy of Flickr gallery member Navymailman and Interstate Batteries distributor. Kenworth T300 - Mickey Battery Body - Harper Hand Truck - OEM Safety First Hasp Rack 9-2009
We are confident that we have a safety and ergonomic enhancement that can reduce the amount of times the vehicle vault is opened by 45% percent! Reduce the vault
access by hundreds of times per week and also decrease the standard delivery (open-door) time, by hours per week; thereby increasing the armored personnel safety,
the vault security, the route productivity; while reducing risk and company liability. We have observed many guards leaning and reaching with their torso inside the vehicle.
The guard’s visibility momentarily obstructed, their back facing towards crowded sidewalks and parking lots, while focusing on lifting and handling their hand truck.
The hand truck tires and load plate often transfer dirt, mud and snow into the cargo area, causing currency bags and valuable items to become wet or dirty.
We have also been informed by armored guards who had injured themselves because they slipped on wet floors within the vehicle and fell onto their hand trucks.
We are very confident that our HTS-10T units can increase armored personnel safety, vehicle vault security, route productivity, fuel economy and save armored car
companies thousands of dollars per vehicle!
Images courtesy of Banko North Beverage Scranton, PA and Mack Trucks Allentown, Pennsylvania 8-2007 Image courtesy of Piece of Cake Frozen Specialties, Inc. - Rahway, New Jersey 7-07
HTS-10T Tilt Mount installed on Mack Truck cab-over Miller Lite beverage truck. The HTS can save your company hours of labor per week! The HTS can
save your drivers a minute or more per stop and reduce fuel waste! The HTS-10T can install on all sizes of delivery trucks from tractor trailer rigs to
smaller Ford F350 pick-up trucks. If your delivery vehicle is smaller and it has a limited cargo capacity, then the HTS Ultra-Rack is perfect for you!
"We appreciate how you stand behind your products, your customer support is always there for us, you're enthusiastic to resolve any issue.
Our route drivers always use it and they never forget their hand trucks. You have a great product!"
THOMAS LYNCH - Vice President - BANKO NORTH - MILLER BEER DISTRIBUTOR - MAY 2007 - HTS Ultra-Rack customer 4 years
"Your device is working great! You guys have an outstanding product and my Dad loves it too!"
James Biniaris - OWNER - PIECE OF CAKE - RAHWAY, New Jersey - APRIL 2008 - HTS Ultra-Rack customer 3 years
"I've been using this hand cart system for a long time; LOVE IT! It's the best thing I've ever used!
Joe Roedel - route driver - BANKO NORTH BEVERAGE COMPANY - Scranton, Pennsylvania - HTS customer 4 years - September 2010
"I've had this for 5 years now; I absolutely love it! I haven't forgotten my hand cart since.
Greg Davis - route driver - BANKO NORTH BEVERAGE COMPANY - Scranton, Pennsylvania - HTS customer 4 years - September 2010
Images of older and out-dated OEM and Aftermarket hand truck racks for commercial route delivery vehicles and Schwan's Consumer Brands Freschetta Pizza 4300 Series Navistar with HTS-10T.
Pepsi Cola Bottling Orlando, FL - chains and wire cables securing hand trucks - Image courtesy of FormerWMDriver - flickr Coors Light Mickey Beverage Bodies HTS-30D Direct Mount Ultra-Racks
"That just looks annoying to deal with! I'm sure there's a better and safer way to carry these hand trucks."- Alan "There is a better way... HTS" - Mike
Equip all your commercial cargo delivery vans, for Ford and Sprinter van models! The HTS-20S Ultra-Rack
speeds up route deliveries, saves valuable time, reduces physical effort and increases cargo space.
Images courtesy of Dillon Floral Supply Company - Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania and B&P Manufacturing Company - Liberator Aluminum Hand Trucks - Cadillac, Michigan 9-2008
The HTS-20S Swing Mount Ultra-Rack - Hand Truck Sentry System saves 12'-15' cubic feet of cargo space every day or 240 -300 cubic feet per month and reduces delivery time and damages!
In the commercial van market for companies that deliver parcels, documents, paper and janitorial products, food vending and medical supplies there are no ideal methods to safely transport a hand
truck, without tossing it into the vehicle. Current methods take-up valuable cargo space and decrease payload storage, damage product and require greater physical effort to stow the hand truck.
Parcel drivers constantly handle and shuffle their hand trucks within the van to gain access and to reach their cargo shelves and packages. A standard aluminum commercial hand truck transported
inside the delivery van will use up approximately 12' -15' cubic feet of valuable cargo space. When a hand truck is transported inside a delivery van 5 days a week it translates to a payload loss of
240-300 cubic feet per month. Most parcel drivers move their hand truck out of their way continuously, actually handling it more than they use it for customer deliveries! It is dangerous and a DOT
safety violation to transport a loose hand truck within the cab or cargo area, all equipment must be secured. The HTS Ultra-Rack is the most advanced hand truck securement system for commercial
delivery vehicles in transit. The HTS-20S Swing Mount unit is designed for the rear of most delivery vans. The HTS-20S Swing Mount can solve nearly every issue associated with smaller delivery
vans that transport hand trucks, saving our customers time, fuel, cargo space and profits! Maximize your cargo capacity and route productivity, reduce freight damage and prevent floor corrosion.
HTS-10T Tilt Mount Ultra-Rack - Deka Battery - Freightliner M2 HTS-20S Swing Mount Ultra-Rack - Sprinter and Ford vans HTS-30D Direct Mount Ultra-Rack - Mickey Beverage Body
Designed for the front of medium and light duty delivery trucks. HTS-20S fits most commercial cargo delivery vans. Installs on the rear of most beverage side-loader truck bodies.
HTS-10T Tilt Mount $ 539.00 HTS-20S Swing Mount $ 849.00 HTS-30D Direct Mount $ 539.00 HTS-30DI Interior Mount $ 375.00
Effective August 2009, HTS Systems has been able to reduce production and assembly costs and pass the savings directly to our distributors and their customers. Recently three of our main
component suppliers have offered us exceptional volume pricing and with our new assembly operations, it now allows us to offer you the best HTS Ultra-Rack pricing ever! Now it's more affordable
to outfit all your route trucks and delivery vans in your company fleet. As always, our HTS Systems' product safety, reliability and quality control will never be substituted for price.
We hope with the present state of our economy that we can continue offering these outstanding new lower prices! Take advantage of the ultimate OEM and Aftermarket truck body and material
handling equipment for hand trucks! Contact your local HTS Systems' distributor for more information on how to place your HTS Ultra-Rack order today!
HTS-20S Ultra-Rack Swing Mount - Freightliner Sprinter van rack - B&P Liberator Hand Trucks Images courtesy of Freightliner Corporation and Ryder Leased Trucks - Miami, Florida 9-2008
Prevent your drivers from leaving without their hand trucks, confirm a secured attachment before departure, eliminate hand truck retrieval time, reduce fuel loss
and labor costs. To sum up, you can stop the unnecessary shuffling and handling of your hand truck within the vehicle. Presently, your drivers are
moving their hand truck more than they're using it! A standard commercial hand truck stored inside a delivery van will use up approximately 12-15 cubic feet of
valuable cargo space. Transporting a hand truck inside a delivery van 5 days a week is a payload loss of 240-300 cubic feet per month! Loose hand trucks
that bounce or get thrown within the cargo area can often puncture or break open food or medical containers. The HTS also eliminates cargo-to-container contamination
caused by hand trucks and reduces parcel damage and freight claims. The HTS Ultra-Rack was designed to deliver! The HTS pays for itself in 8-10 months, then
saves thousands in operation costs! If you're looking for additional fuel and time savings, improved cargo and safety methods to prevent accidents; you've found it!
The new HTS-20S Swing Mount Ultra-Rack opens to 90 degrees in 3-4 seconds to quickly access the left rear van door. Simply remove the safety pin, release the ramp pin and swing the HTS unit
outward 90 degrees till the holding pin latches. To close release the holding pin and return the safety pin. The holding pin prevents the HTS-20S from accidentally swinging closed on an incline.
Mercedes Sprinter van with new HTS-30DI Interior Mount Ultra-Rack unit. 08-11 B&P Liberator hand truck safely locked for transport. Activate and unlock hand truck by contacting push rod.
The new HTS-30DI Interior Mount Ultra-Rack installs inside the vehicles cargo area safely secures commercial hand trucks during travel. Prevent damage to fragile cargo,
interior damage, broken windows, tripping, falls and worker injuries. Comply with DOT safety regulations, keeping all material handling equipment secured before travel.
The HTS-30DI unit is a vehicle cargo interior mounting application only and includes a manual release method. It does not include an electric dash kit or warning system.
HTS-30DI is an excellent application for parcel freight companies, vending delivery vans, armored trucks, medical supply, food service routes and professional contractors.
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