Toyota extends its T-motion towing range for item handling

Toyota has extended its tow tractor line-up with a wide range produced by Simai, specialist in the towing business and part of the Toyota group. 

This update to the existing T-motion range - tow solutions for effective item-handling - will provide an even stronger offer to ensure customers can benefit from a continuous flow of goods.

Toyota Material Handling has extended its tow tractor line-up with a wide range produced by Simai, specialist in the towing business and part of the Toyota group. A new electric vehicle, Toyota 3TE25, has also been introduced to replace the current heavy-duty range.

Lean-thinking

Based on the proven Toyota Production System, Toyota applies its lean approach principles to logistic processes, with the same goals - elimination of waste, maximum added value and total quality. With this lean thinking everything is moved just in time, generating a smooth workflow. Tow tractors are perfect for this, transporting multiple loads in a train of carriers from station to station, in a safe way. Automated towing is then the next step in lean transportation, offering higher productivity with less waste and a more sustainable way of material handling.

A versatile line-up for a wide range of applications

The updated comprehensive towing range consists of only electric-powered vehicles, providing powerful and clean tow solutions from 0.8 tonne all up to 50 tonnes. Manoeuvrable indoor models, stand-on models for easy on/off, comfortable long-distance tractors for outdoor use; the T-motion range of Toyota can cover any application.

"From order picking or e-commerce to manufacturing or airports, or just wherever a load needs to be moved: for each business we have an efficient tow solution with dedicated load carriers," confirms Craig Walby, Director Product Management at Toyota Material Handling Europe.

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