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Welcome to the Toyota Material Handling Australia blog and feature articles page. Below you will find experts' opinion pieces and reviews relevant to the Australian forklift industry.

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INSIGHT- TMHA a winner at Bathurst 1000

INSIGHT- TMHA a winner at Bathurst 1000

TMHA recently took our highly modified 40-foot shipping container to the Bathurst 1000 and its state-of-the art facilities...

29/10/19

INSIGHT- TMHA a winner at Bathurst 1000
INSIGHT - Toyota forklifts and Coates Hire

INSIGHT - Toyota forklifts and Coates Hire

We at Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) have been fortunate enough to develop a longstanding (and growing) relationship with Australia’s largest and most diverse equipment rental company, Coates Hire......

11/09/2019

INSIGHT - Toyota forklifts and Coates Hire
INSIGHT - TMHA leading the charge in automated guided vehicles

INSIGHT - TMHA leading the charge in automated guided vehicles

In recent years there has been a shift towards automating warehouse logistics via the use of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) instead of using conventional forklifts. The trend is driven by improved AGV affordability......

13/08/2019

INSIGHT - TMHA leading the charge in automated guided vehicles
INSIGHT - TMHA’s finest ensure continued customer excellence

INSIGHT - TMHA’s finest ensure continued customer excellence

It was my pleasure in May to see staff from across the spectrum of Toyota Material Handling Australia's business recognised and rewarded for being at the pinnacle of their respective professions.....

15/07/2019

INSIGHT - TMHA’s finest ensure continued customer excellence
INSIGHT - Growth drives new TMHA Adelaide and Orange branch openings

INSIGHT - Growth drives new TMHA Adelaide and Orange branch openings

This month I had the pleasure of attending the official opening of Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA)’s new Adelaide branch and the occasion was befitting of such an impressive facility....

28/05/2019

INSIGHT - Growth drives new TMHA Adelaide and Orange branch openings
INSIGHT - TMHA growing grassroots skills with record apprentice intake

INSIGHT - TMHA growing grassroots skills with record apprentice intake

We at Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) consistently foster young talent in our business – in fact we initiated our apprentice program more than a decade ago, so it was highly rewarding...

23/04/2019

INSIGHT - TMHA growing grassroots skills with record apprentice intake
INSIGHT - Toyota debuts automated Toyota BT reach forklift at Auspack 2019

INSIGHT - Toyota debuts automated Toyota BT reach forklift at Auspack 2019

In another exciting demonstration of how Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) is bringing leading-edge technology to the local market, we for the first time publicly showcased our automated Toyota BT RAE160 reach forklift...

27/03/2019

INSIGHT - Toyota debuts automated Toyota BT reach forklift at Auspack 2019
INSIGHT - Toyota turret trucks a cool choice for air-con maker

INSIGHT - Toyota turret trucks a cool choice for air-con maker

In a display of how Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) can partner with our customers to assist in achieving efficiencies, we recently consulted with National air-conditioning manufacturer ActronAir...

22/02/2019

INSIGHT - Toyota turret trucks a cool choice for air-con maker
INSIGHT - TMHA tips for 2019 business efficiency

INSIGHT - TMHA tips for 2019 business efficiency

With the new year arrived, it’s timely to consider concepts and practices your business can observe to lift the efficiency and longevity of your forklift fleet...

17/01/2019

INSIGHT - TMHA tips for 2019 business efficiency
INSIGHT - Toyota Hydrogen Forklifts Charge Down Under

INSIGHT - Toyota Hydrogen Forklifts Charge Down Under

In another remarkable example of Toyota Material Handling Australia receiving the latest technologies shared from the Toyota Group’s automotive arm, a pair of hydrogen fuel cell-powered forklifts...

21/11/2018

INSIGHT - Toyota Hydrogen Forklifts Charge Down Under
INSIGHT - TMHA Heavily Modifies Forklift For Worker

INSIGHT - TMHA Heavily Modifies Forklift For Worker

When you think of forklifts, you commonly expect drivers to be big, burly men, often squeezed into a tight forklift cabin. However, as with most things in life, perceived stereotypes can be far from reality...

16/10/2018

INSIGHT - TMHA Heavily Modifies Forklift For Worker
INSIGHT - Our Future, After 50 Years Of History

INSIGHT - Our Future, After 50 Years Of History

Fresh from 50th anniversary celebrations for Toyota forklift sales in Australia, Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) is poised for even more exciting times as new technologies create greater efficiencies, cost-savings and improved operator safety...

14/09/2018

INSIGHT - Our Future, After 50 Years Of History
INSIGHT - Reflections on TMHA’s 50th Anniversary

INSIGHT - Reflections on TMHA’s 50th Anniversary

Fifty years of Toyota forklift sales in Australia is a significant milestone for Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA). Looking at the world material-handling market, the USA is the largest. But TMHA is an impressive eighth...

22/8/2018

INSIGHT - Reflections on TMHA’s 50th Anniversary
INSIGHT - National Skills Competition / National Sales & Service Awards

INSIGHT - National Skills Competition / National Sales & Service Awards

It was impressive to see the countless hours of technician study and practice put to the test by Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) during our recently held National Skills Competition....

16/7/2018

INSIGHT - National Skills Competition / National Sales & Service Awards
INSIGHT - Toyota Production System

INSIGHT - Toyota Production System

Recently we caught up with TMHA director of sales Cameron Paxton for a chat on how the Toyota Production System benefits customers...

22/6/2018

INSIGHT - Toyota Production System
Top 5 Crucial EOFY Tips For Your Business

Top 5 Crucial EOFY Tips For Your Business

The end of financial year usually signifies a busy time of retail sales, the completion of bookkeeping and a time for reflection and planning for your business’s fiscal...

20/05/2018

Top 5 Crucial EOFY Tips For Your Business
INSIGHT - Sales Director Interview (April)

INSIGHT - Sales Director Interview (April)

Recently we caught up with TMHA director of sales Cameron Paxton for a chat. Cameron has had a front-row seat for the extraordinary growth of the Toyota forklift business in Australia and was especially keen to talk about the Toyota Advantage...

20/4/2018

INSIGHT - Sales Director Interview (April)
How can automated forklifts simply optimise your warehouse?

How can automated forklifts simply optimise your warehouse?

Time is money: these days everything needs to go faster & cheaper. And of course in your warehouse you want this to happen in a safe way. Because let’s face it, who can afford to waste resource or slow down operations these days? So why not consider automating all repetitive tasks?

15/03/2018

How can automated forklifts simply optimise your warehouse?
The Australian Pallet Story

The Australian Pallet Story

They are the unappreciated material handling component. They work hard, require no servicing and can even be recycled when they reach the end of their serviceable lifespan. In Australia, they comprise 10 equal-length slats of wood stapled or nailed together...

28/09/2016

The Australian Pallet Story
Toyota SAS: How these six features could save your life

Toyota SAS: How these six features could save your life

Electronic stability control (ESC) is commonplace in modern vehicles; the Australian government made it compulsory for all new vehicles sold from November 2013 to be equipped with some form of ESC. Most drivers may take it for granted...

21/09/2016

Toyota SAS: How these six features could save your life