Forklift Simulator

Safety-Centric Productivity

The Vortex® forklift simulator training pack teaches forklift operators the skills they need to work productively and safely in a port environment.

Following industry best practices, trainees learn basic vehicle handling skills, fork spacing and positioning, as well as how to safely handle a variety of loads before taking control of the real equipment.

Forklift Simulator Training Pack Features

Forklift Simulator

Competency Based Training

The safe operation of forklifts requires a solid foundation of knowledge and ability. The Vortex forklift simulator training pack is built around skill-specific scenarios designed to demonstrate operator basics, highlight areas for trainee improvement, and present more challenging techniques when the apprentice is ready.

  • Drive and steer the forklift around objects.
  • Maneuver in confined spaces
  • Handle different fragile or sensitive loads without damaging them
  • Load and unload in challenging conditions
  • Avoid collisions
Forklift Simulator Training

True-to-Life Simulation

The Vortex forklift simulator training pack delivers a true-to-life, stimulating experience based on the behaviour and mechanics of the real machine, including load limits and the ability to topple when improperly handled.

Offering a variety of loads along with instructor-triggered challenges, machine faults, and pedestrian traffic, this training pack offers an environment that moves from developing specific skills to challenging students and accelerating development.

Forklift Training Simulator

Flexible to Unique User Needs

CM Labs offers flexible customization options for the forklift simulator that allow the vehicle simulation to be adjusted to the unique needs and capabilities of the customer’s equipment:

  • Vehicle performance: Adjust and tune vehicles to specific capabilities (accelerations, max speeds, stearing deadband)
  • Scoring: Set customer-specific, objective scoring criteria for each scenario.
  • Branding: Customer logos can be integrated within the environment, on the vehicles, and on after-action reports
  • Further customizations: Available upon request
port equipment simulator

Complete training solutions for port operations

From ship-to-shore and ship pedestal cranes, to reachstacker and other cargo handling equipment, we offer a wide range of ports and container terminal equipment training simulators that can run on a single hardware platform.

Realistic simulators are an effective tool to evaluate and assess apprentices-in-training for both efficiency and safety. Tracking vital metrics across the entire training scenario, instructors can review statistics after completion, allowing for detailed after-action reviews and reporting.

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Vortex Ports hardware platforms

Vortex simulators represent the most advanced, realistic training solutions available today. One simulator can train across all equipment types, and flexible display options mean you can start on the desktop, or engage trainees with full immersion.

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