The new Side-Entry End Rider, Center Rider Stacker, and Industrial Tow Tractor maximize efficiency while improving operator comfort.
Toyota Material Handling, a prominent player in material handling innovation, is introducing three new electric forklift models, expanding its already impressive range of material handling solutions. The latest electric product launch includes a Side-Entry End Rider, a Center Rider Stacker, and an Industrial Tow Tractor. These additions provide customers with enhanced efficiency, versatility, and top-notch performance, all while prioritizing operator comfort.
“Toyota’s culture is built on the guiding principle of kaizen, or continuous improvement. The drive to continually improve permeates every facet of our company, from the broad range of products we manufacture to our unwavering commitment to provide our customers with the smartest and most reliable solutions available in the material handling industry,” said Jaksa Pejnovic, Toyota Material Handling Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “We believe these new Toyota electric products will help customers get even more efficiency and productivity out of their operation.”
Side-Entry End Rider
The new electric Side-Entry End Rider, available in 6,000 and 8,000-pound models, is designed for efficient cross-warehouse transportation and order picking. It boosts uptime and reduces energy costs through various features, including an automatic parking brake and standard power steering. With a forward-facing position and excellent visibility for operators, this product allows for easy picking and placing of loads. It also incorporates a unique multifunction ergonomic control handle. The Side-Entry Rider excels in maneuverability with its best-in-class turning radius and speed reduction during turns, making load transportation around corners a breeze. Quick access to the operator compartment from both sides of the truck ensures smooth operation.
Center Rider Stacker
The new electric Center Rider Stacker features an innovative three-in-one design, combining the functionalities of a center rider, order picker, and counterbalanced forklift into a single machine. With a lifting capacity of up to 2,500 pounds and a maximum lift height of 72 inches, this versatile equipment offers exceptional utility and value. It brings about reduced labor, operational, and equipment costs while increasing productivity. The Center Rider Stacker is equipped with an ergonomic multifunction control handle for easy operation, and additional controls integrated into the backrest are available as an option. Its center rider chassis enables operation in narrow aisles, on trailers, and excels in tasks such as long runs, staging, and cross-dock work.
Industrial Tow Tractor
The new electric Industrial Tow Tractor boasts an impressive towing capacity of 15,000 pounds on flat surfaces. It comes equipped with standard electric power steering, offering operators effortless steering, improved ergonomics, and exceptional control. With its AC Drive Motor, this tugger delivers the necessary power to accomplish daily tasks efficiently. It is designed to meet the demands of customers who seek to maximize productivity per trip.
In addition, the Industrial Tow Tractor incorporates regenerative plugging, which not only reduces energy costs but also enhances efficiency and productivity throughout each shift. The ergonomic design of this powerful machine includes an operator compartment sensor, ensuring that operators stand in the optimal position for maximum comfort.
“Warehouses and distribution centers everywhere need material handling equipment that can help them keep pace with the speed of commerce,” said Tony Miller, Toyota Material Handling Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations, and Strategic Planning. “Our customers have been asking for specific and sustainable solutions that get the job done. By adding these new models to Toyota’s expansive and growing lineup of electric products, we are in a position to lift up customers with the material handling solutions they need to be successful in today’s demanding market.”
The Toyota Industrial Tow Tractor and Center Rider Stacker are designed to be compatible with Toyota Lithium-Ion Batteries. These new electric models from Toyota offer optional features that enable customers to customize their orders according to their specific requirements. Options include cold storage conditioning for temperature-sensitive environments and PIN code access to enhance security.
To explore the complete range of innovative electric products and warehouse solutions by Toyota Material Handling, visit the newly launched ToyotaForklift.com.