Technician retrofits a forklift truck with Linde components
How Forklift Trucks Communicate

Linde connect Hardware Components:

Linde connect Hardware

The Linde connect hardware components connect the forklift truck fleet with database software. They collect and transmit control and sensor data and make them available for further processing. Alternatively, they serve as an electronic ignition lock with PIN or RFID identification.

Retrofitting Solutions

New trucks are delivered with the Linde connect hardware as standard, but all components are also available as retrofit solutions for existing forklift trucks and those from other manufacturers. As standard, Linde offers data communication via GPRS to the Linde Cloud and via Bluetooth to local databases. Other wireless transmission technologies such as WLAN can be configured as per the customer's requirements.

access units CAM

connect:data unit (CAM)

Only authorized drivers can unlock and use the forklift truck using a PIN or RFID chip via the connect:access units. The software for additional connect: function modules can be installed via the Bluetooth connection. Both the PIN and the RFID units can be retrofitted with minimum effort to existing Linde forklift trucks or those of other manufacturers.

connect: data unit

connect:data unit (CDX)

The CDX unit collects data on the forklift truck and transmits it via the mobile communication network to the Linde Cloud servers. It can be ordered as a complete retrofit kit from the Linde world distribution center in Kahl. It only takes a few minutes to install the components. The unit is connected to a CAN bus and is ready for operation immediately after installation.

connect: retrofit kit

Bluetooth Retrofit Kit

Forklift trucks that are not equipped with Bluetooth-ready PIN or RFID units can be easily integrated into the fleet management system with the Bluetooth retrofit kit. The retrofit kit is easily inserted into the forklift truck’s wiring harness and connected to the existing access module.

Linde consultant with customer at site

Linde connect Support

All your components from one source: Linde has experts in hardware and software development, product support and consultation who will support you in the design and implementation as well as the ongoing operation of your fleet management system. The Linde connect hardware and software components are continually enhanced and new functionalities added.

Fleet Management

The fleet of the future will be better connected, more efficient and safer. The digital fleet management system connect: from Linde provides the right solutions for this.



You can combine the function modules of Linde connect to form one system that optimally meets your individual requirements.



The Linde connect software provides comprehensive access to all fleet data.