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Launch of Toyota Traigo24 Compact Electric Forklift

The new Toyota Traigo24 electric counterbalance range offers a choice of models with capacities of 1, 1.25 and 1.5 tonnes with lift heights up to 6.5 metres. The easy-to-drive compact 3-wheel truck allows for safe and efficient operations in tight spaces or congested areas. A wide range of light to mid-duty applications can be handled by…

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Global Materials Handling Joins Toyota UK Dealer Network

Toyota Material Handling UK (TMH UK) has added Saint Helens-based Global Materials Handling Ltd to its dealer network as an official Toyota dealer for the north west of England. Global Materials Handling managing director, Andy Evans, attended a signing ceremony at the company’s premises in Haydock, which was also attended by TMH UK managing director,…

Healthcare

Raising a Glass to Warehouse Automation

Warehouse automation is helping the beverage industry combat new commercial pressures in the post-pandemic era, says Paul Freeman, Head of Logistics Solutions for Toyota Material Handling. With increasingly fickle consumers demanding new brands and flavours all the time, drink manufacturers are continuously looking to add to their product offerings. As a result, across the beverage…

Appointments

Toyota Material Handling UK Announces Senior Internal Appointment

Toyota Material Handling UK has appointed company veteran Stuart Reilly as Director of Rental & Used. Reilly has been with TMHUK for two decades, holding leadership positions within the company’s after sales, rental and hand pallet truck departments. A former general manager of Toyota’s operation in Scotland, he says: “The further development of our Rental…

Environment

Toyota Offers Lithium-ion, Lead-acid and Hydrogen Forklifts

Toyota Material Handling UK has launched a new range of electric counterbalance forklifts. Designed for both indoor and heavy-duty outdoor applications, the Traigo80 80-volt electric counterbalance range is offered with a choice of lithium-ion, lead-acid or fuel cell power solutions. Customers who opt for lithium-ion batteries can select two intelligent energy packs based on Toyota’s own…

Environment

Whitworths switch from gas to lithium-ion powered forklifts

Switch from gas to lithium-ion powered forklifts brings productivity benefits for Whitworths Dried fruit, home baking and snack products company, Whitworths, has replaced the gas-powered counterbalance trucks in operation at its Northamptonshire production and storage facility with lithium-ion machines from the Toyota range. In all Toyota has supplied Whitworths with 27 new three- and four-wheel…

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Supporting Leicester South Foodbank

13.12.2021, 16:58 Supporting Leicester South Foodbank Toyota Material Handling is helping vulnerable people in the East Midlands by donating a counterbalance forklift and two hand pallet trucks. The company will also maintain and service the trucks at no cost, and is providing driver training lessons to volunteer staff at the foodbank to ensure that the…

Environment

Toyota Introduces Lithium-ion Forklift Models

23.09.2021, 22:52 Toyota Introduces Lithium-ion Forklift Models Toyota reports nearly a quarter of its electrically powered forklift truck models in the United Kingdom are now powered by Lithium-ion cells. The global Lithium-ion battery market is expected to be worth around US $1,400,000 by 2026 according to a recent forecast by India-based analysts, Research Dive which…

Automation & AI

The Need for Forklift Safety

12.08.2021, 14:39 The Need for Forklift Safety Paul Mulcahy, QHSE Manager at Toyota Material Handling UK, explains why vigilance is needed to prevent accidents involving forklift trucks. Despite the noteworthy efforts over many years of such respected organisations as the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA), British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) and the United Kingdom Warehousing…

Environment

Automating Warehouse Operations

08.07.2021, 14:23 Automating Warehouse Operations Paul Freeman, managing director of Toyota Material Handling, explains why SME warehouse operators and e-commerce retailers are increasingly deploying automated intralogistics technology in response to demand for online shopping. With developments in technology leading to the emergence of flexible and scalable products that deliver a notably faster return-on-investment than the…

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When Your Customer Becomes Your Perimeter

12.11.2020, 14:28 When Your Customer Becomes Your Perimeter Tomas Rollo, Enterprise Architect at Toyota Motor Europe, will be explaining the role of predictive identity governance in transforming the vehicle manufacturer into a fully-fledged mobility company at a webinar on 9 December at 2pm Central European Time (CET). Entitled, “An Identity Use Case: The User As…

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Empowering Workforces with AI and Computer Vision

25.02.2020, 11:35 Empowering Workforces with AI and Computer Vision San Francisco, California based visual intelligence platform Invisible AI has raised US $3.6 million of seed funding to support commercialization of its edge-based computer vision platform.   Led by venture capital firm 8VC, investors in the company’s initial funding round include iRobot Ventures, K9 Ventures, Sierra…

Appointments

NEST Names Shannon Puckett COO

27.01.2020, 21:23 NEST Names Shannon Puckett COO New Jersey based NEST Integrated Facilities Management has appointed Shannon Puckett as Chief Operating Officer.   In her new role, Puckett will oversee NEST’s network of over 26,000 independent service providers (ISPs) in the United States and Canada ensure their compliance to local and national requirements and manage…

Automation & AI

Reducing Electricity Usage

15.01.2020, 08:49 Reducing Electricity Usage Polyteck Group is offering commercial clients an innovative technology-led solution for reducing their energy costs. Offering energy savings of up to 60 per cent on The SolarCool system can reduce client electricity usage for air conditioning or refrigeration by up to 60% while Marketed by its manufacturer as “the most energy efficient…

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