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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 Goes ‘Business Class’ With Refurbished Forklifts

INSIGHT - TMHA Goes ‘Business Class’ With Refurbished Forklifts

During 2016 Toyota Material Handling Australia intends to establish a new sales channel exclusively for our rebuilt and refurbished forklifts. The goal is to have one such outlet in every capital city, independent of our new forklift sales centres...

29/04/2016

INSIGHT - TMHA Goes ‘Business Class’ With Refurbished Forklifts
Purchasing v Renting - Which Is Best For You?

Purchasing v Renting - Which Is Best For You?

There is simply no textbook answer to the question ‘should I purchase or rent a forklift?’. There are a few points to consider when deciding which route is the best one for your company since numerous factors determine the need for material handling equipment in the first place...

20/04/2016

Purchasing v Renting - Which Is Best For You?
Forklift Battery Care Tips

Forklift Battery Care Tips

Installing a new forklift battery is not as simple as replacing the batteries in a TV remote control. If you’ve ever seen the sheer size of the battery in your battery-electric forklift, you would realise that these batteries are made to last a long time...

13/04/2016

Forklift Battery Care Tips
Which Type Of Forklift Fuel Is Right For You?

Which Type Of Forklift Fuel Is Right For You?

There are many fuel types for forklifts but do you know what the advantages of each are? The type of application you have may determine whether you purchase a diesel, gas (LPG) or battery-electric forklift...

08/04/2016

Which Type Of Forklift Fuel Is Right For You?
INSIGHT - Forklift Fleet Management Made Simple With I_Site

INSIGHT - Forklift Fleet Management Made Simple With I_Site

You've got to love a Toyota innovation! In my view there was probably never a time when it was enough just to sell a good product. Today, more than ever, all the parameters of Enterprise Resource Planning come into play to ensure that the sale is only one part of the relationship we build with our customers...

30/03/2016

INSIGHT - Forklift Fleet Management Made Simple With I_Site
How To Get The Most From Your Forklift Battery

How To Get The Most From Your Forklift Battery

Recent figures show that battery-electric forklifts accounted for over half of all new forklifts sold last year. However, many battery-electric forklift owners don’t know how to correctly maintain their battery for maximum results...

16/03/2016

How To Get The Most From Your Forklift Battery
Toyota In The Limelight At Forklift Performance

Toyota In The Limelight At Forklift Performance

Forklifts may not be the first thing you'd associate with a contemporary dance performance, but later this month Toyota's newest forklift truck will feature in a breathtaking dance-acrobatic performance on Queensland's Gold Coast as part of the Bleach Festival...

09/03/2016

Toyota In The Limelight At Forklift Performance
Understanding Your Load Capacity

Understanding Your Load Capacity

Not all forklifts are made the same, and one forklift won’t be suited to every task. Because of the variety of uses, there may be some instances where a particular forklift is operating right on its recommended load limit...

01/03/2016

Understanding Your Load Capacity
10 Ways To Be An Efficient Forklift Driver

10 Ways To Be An Efficient Forklift Driver

At TMHA we believe in efficiency for successful operation and maximum productivity. Here are 10 tips to make sure you get the most out of your forklift...

23/02/2016

10 Ways To Be An Efficient Forklift Driver
INSIGHT - by Steve Takacs, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Toyota Material Handling Australia

INSIGHT - by Steve Takacs, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Toyota Material Handling Australia

The decrease in sales of forklifts in 2015 (down 11.6 per cent from 2014) highlights fundamental changes to the logistics industry as a whole and to the forklift sector in particular...

15/02/2016

INSIGHT - by Steve Takacs, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Toyota Material Handling Australia