Roy Xu (Xu Yiping)
General Manager, JHL Rental
Topic: Understanding China’s forklift rental market.
Roy Xu has worked in China’s forklift industry for more than 20 years and is now heading JHL Rental, the new forklift rental joint venture between Jungheinrich and Heli.
His career in the industry began in 1997 with Galaxy Logistics System (Shanghai), a Taiwanese company that represented Jungheinrich in China. In 2004 he joined Jungheinrich Forklift (Shanghai) and spent four years there before moving to Shanghai Hyster Forklift Manufacturing for two years.
He returned to Jungheinrich Forklift (Shanghai) in 2010 as General Manager before taking on the job, in 2016, of leading Jungheinrich Heli Industrial Truck Rental (JHL Rental), the joint venture between Jungheinrich and Heli which operates a rental fleet of 6,600 units.