Blog Category:Resource Center/BLOG

Blog post - Forklift Rental, Service and Parts Specials to Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Forklift Rental, Service and Parts Specials to Help During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 5th, 2020  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

The global outbreak of COVID-19, or coronavirus, continues to evolve and disrupt many aspects of our daily lives. During these difficult and uncertain times, we want to remind you that...

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Blog post - Customer Spotlight: Hirsch Pipe & Supply 

Customer Spotlight: Hirsch Pipe & Supply 

April 3rd, 2020  | 
Electric ForkliftsResource Center/BLOG

Hirsch Pipe & Supply is a leading wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies with twenty stores in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego County. The company was founded in 1933 on the principle that superior service makes the difference.   Along...

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Blog post - How California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Can Bolster Your Budget 

How California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Can Bolster Your Budget 

March 30th, 2020  | 
Electric ForkliftsResource Center/BLOG

It’s a very different environment today than it was just a few weeks ago. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has many businesses worried about finances, the future, or, most likely, both. Thinking...

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Blog post - A Message to Our Valued Customers and Partners During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

A Message to Our Valued Customers and Partners During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

March 21st, 2020  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

Dear Valued Customers and Partners, The evolving situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has all our attention. Toyota Material Handling Solutions (TMHS) is open and focused on continuing to serve...

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Blog post - All You Need to Know About Lithium-Ion Batteries  

All You Need to Know About Lithium-Ion Batteries  

March 2nd, 2020  | 
Electric ForkliftsResource Center/BLOG

If you’ve noticed the recent buzz around lithium-ion batteries, there’s a reason for it. The small rechargeable batteries are used in consumer products and electric vehicles and are becoming popular in...

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Blog post - How to Tell When it’s Time to Service Your Forklift

How to Tell When it’s Time to Service Your Forklift

February 16th, 2020  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

It's always a good idea to keep a regular service schedule for your forklift fleet, but we all fall behind or forget occasionally. When it comes to keeping forklifts safe...

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Blog post - Forklift Tires: What You Need To Know

Forklift Tires: What You Need To Know

February 4th, 2020  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

Just like an automobile, tires have a significant impact on the safety and performance of a forklift. It’s critical to be aware of your options, what you need for your...

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Blog post - Common Questions About Forklift Training

Common Questions About Forklift Training

December 30th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGTraining

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets and enforces standards to make sure we all work in safe and healthful conditions. There are significant consequences and fines for breaking OSHA’s rules, so...

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Blog post - Electric vs. IC Forklifts: Pros and Cons

Electric vs. IC Forklifts: Pros and Cons

December 10th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

Experts at Toyota Forklifts often share their knowledge through in-depth whitepapers. Toyota’s nine-page white paper, Forklift Decisions and Responding to the Electric Trend, written in partnership with New Equipment Digest, examines the factors...

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Blog post - Can Ergonomics Help You Save Money?

Can Ergonomics Help You Save Money?

November 11th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

Products made with the latest state-of-the-art ergonomic features are great for your employees. However, you might not realize they can also be great for your finances, too. Read on to learn how certain ergonomic...

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Blog post - How to Tell If You Need a New Forklift 

How to Tell If You Need a New Forklift 

November 6th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

Forklifts are the workhorses of the material handling industry. A quality forklift lasts a long time, but unfortunately, they don’t last forever. Most business owners want to get the most...

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Blog post - How 360 Support Helps Unplanned Downtime 

How 360 Support Helps Unplanned Downtime 

October 21st, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

If you’re in the manufacturing or distribution industry, you probably know that unplanned downtime is one of the worst things that can happen to a business. It often means productivity comes to a standstill. Nothing is being produced, packaged, or moved, but your overhead expenses...

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Blog post - Problem-Solving Guides from Material Handling Experts

Problem-Solving Guides from Material Handling Experts

September 25th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

If you’re a Supply Chain Management Professional, you’ve probably got one thing on your mind: how to get products to market quickly and cost-effectively. Your job is hard. Toyota’s experts...

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Blog post - Customer Spotlight: G.E. Forwarders

Customer Spotlight: G.E. Forwarders

September 17th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOG

Shipping containers are the standard vessel to transfer goods by road, rail, and sea. They've been around for a long time and haven't changed much over the years for three...

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Blog post - Buying an Electric Forklift? Consider Toyota First

Buying an Electric Forklift? Consider Toyota First

September 5th, 2019  | 
Electric ForkliftsResource Center/BLOG

There are a lot of forklift brands, so how do you determine which one is best for your business and your forklift operators? There are many reasons to consider Toyota,...

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Blog post - Why You Need a Workplace Safety Program

Why You Need a Workplace Safety Program

August 19th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGTraining

Workplace safety and forklift training mean developing processes to eliminate personal injuries in the workplace. A well-thought-out safety program includes many components like identifying hazards, evaluating workplace safety policies, and regularly...

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Blog post - Finding the Bright Side of Automation 

Finding the Bright Side of Automation 

August 7th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGSystems & Automation

Automation is a hot topic. More and more companies are turning to robotics and technology to automate processes to increase efficiency and create safer working environments. So, what exactly is...

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Blog post - Safety: Protect Your Employees and Your Bottom Line 

Safety: Protect Your Employees and Your Bottom Line 

August 7th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGTraining

Every company has a moral and legal obligation to keep their workers safe. Many companies have an ongoing safety program, but some companies don't make safety a priority. Especially when...

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Blog post - Can Automation Help Create Safer, More Engaged Employees?

Can Automation Help Create Safer, More Engaged Employees?

June 10th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGSystems & Automation

Automation is getting a lot of attention lately. We are fascinated with the rise of self-driving cars and robots delivering packages right to our homes. Plant and warehouse managers who...

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Blog post - Top 3 Reasons to Follow Your Forklift Maintenance Guidelines

Top 3 Reasons to Follow Your Forklift Maintenance Guidelines

May 13th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGService

Keeping up with regular forklift maintenance is critical to your business operations. Like any machinery, forklifts need service to keep running in optimal condition. Check out the top three reasons...

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Blog post - Ready for Retail: Choose Solid Non-Marking Tires

Ready for Retail: Choose Solid Non-Marking Tires

May 9th, 2019  | 
PartsResource Center/BLOG

If you’re a retailer who relies on forklifts to stock shelves and maintain your storefront inventory, you know how difficult it can be to keep pristine floors when forklifts are...

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Blog post - Forklift Trip Points

Forklift Trip Points

May 2nd, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGTraining

In the material handling industry, falling or tripping can turn out to be a lot more than just an embarrassing moment in front of co-workers and friends.  Especially when forklifts...

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Blog post - 10 Facts About Toyota Forklift Training

10 Facts About Toyota Forklift Training

April 22nd, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGTraining

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration, or OSHA, requires anyone who operates a forklift to undergo forklift operator safety training. Any individual must also get certified on every type of...

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Blog post - ProMat 2019 Recap: The Latest Material Handling Equipment & Technology

ProMat 2019 Recap: The Latest Material Handling Equipment & Technology

April 22nd, 2019  | 
EventsResource Center/BLOG

ProMat 2019 has officially wrapped. Over 45,000 manufacturing and supply chain professionals were in attendance for the industry's largest conference, held April 8-11th at Chicago's McCormick Place convention center. This...

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Blog post - The Best of the Best – Toyota Genuine Parts

The Best of the Best – Toyota Genuine Parts

February 28th, 2019  | 
PartsResource Center/BLOG

The best way to maximize the value of your Toyota Forklift is by replacing its parts with the originals. Spare parts seem like a commodity that you purchase without much...

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Blog post - #1 Logistics Solutions Provider in Los Angeles – Video

#1 Logistics Solutions Provider in Los Angeles – Video

February 22nd, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGVideos

Toyota Material Handling Solutions is #1 in market share for a reason. Besides having the best products including world #1 Toyota, we provide the BEST customer experience. This will show...

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Blog post - What Are Critical Spare Parts?

What Are Critical Spare Parts?

February 14th, 2019  | 
PartsResource Center/BLOG

Keeping too large of an inventory of spare parts on hand can hinder both your budget and the physical operating space of your business.  But what happens if your forklift...

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Blog post - The Toyota Value Story

The Toyota Value Story

February 8th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGToyota Production System

Engineering Engineering and innovation excellence are Toyota trademarks when it comes to forklifts.  Each part, component, or attachment in a Toyota forklift is designed to help increase productivity and uptime. ...

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Blog post - Valuing the Toyota Production System

Valuing the Toyota Production System

February 7th, 2019  | 
Resource Center/BLOGToyota Production System

For decades, Toyota has been a leading supplier of innovative forklifts –– one in every five forklifts around the world is a Toyota.  The quality, durability, reliability and overall value...

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Blog post - Toyota’s Environmental Focus

Toyota’s Environmental Focus

December 14th, 2018  | 
EnvironmentResource Center/BLOG

Protecting the Environment Toyota has an incredibly rich history of environmental care.  No other forklift manufacturer, nor many companies in general, can match Toyota’s history of protecting the environment while...

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Blog post - Cold Room Forklift and the Battle Against Condensation

Cold Room Forklift and the Battle Against Condensation

November 1st, 2018  | 
Cold StorageResource Center/BLOG

Operating forklifts in cold storage facilities can often present several challenges that can limit the success of a company’s operations. To make sure you have the best facility design and...

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Blog post - The Benefits of Leasing a Toyota Forklift 

The Benefits of Leasing a Toyota Forklift 

September 17th, 2018  | 
Financial ServicesResource Center/BLOG

Adding a Toyota forklift or a fleet of forklifts to your operation can have a major return on investment (ROI) for companies that carefully do their homework and get the...

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Blog post - Toyota 360 Support

Toyota 360 Support

September 6th, 2018  | 
Resource Center/BLOGToyota 360

Toyota Forklifts are Built to be the Best Improving the efficiency and productivity of tens of thousands of businesses, Toyota Forklifts have been recognized as the world’s best-selling forklifts since...

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