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Prepare for These Future Fleet Management Challenges Now to Reduce Costs Tomorrow

The direction of the material handling industry is rapidly evolving, and with emerging technologies and EU directives come new fleet management challenges you need to prepare for.

Fleet Management // 5 min read

How Managed Fleet Services Can Benefit Your Organisation

We frequently discuss fleet management with our customers — but is it worth the extra expense? Read on to discover why managed fleet services are a worthy investment.

Fleet Management // 3 min read

3 Warehouse Optimisation Techniques You Need to Know

When looking to cut costs and improve efficiency, certain warehouse optimisation techniques can help. Here are three practical solutions you can’t afford to miss.

Fleet Management // 2 min read

How TCM Forklifts Helped to Transform Heineken's Operation

In 2016, Heineken Hungary partnered with logistics specialist Nagoya to streamline its forklift operation. Discover how adopting our electric trucks led to a significant reduction in CO2 emissions, improved efficiency, and reduced their TCO.

Case Studies // 3 min read

The True Cost of Forklift Accidents Revealed

In addition to human injury, the true cost of forklift accidents includes downtime, stalled production, damaged stock, and damages to machinery and other equipment — all impacting revenue.

safety // 4 min read

How Fleet Management Analytics Are Transforming the Material Handling Industry

Technology continues to advance at a disruptive rate, and fleet management analytics are no exception. Here’s how it will affect the material handling industry in the future.

Fleet Management // 3 min read

First Look: FD 60-100 Diesel Counterbalance Truck Relaunch

This month saw the exciting relaunch of our FD 60-100 diesel counterbalance truck model. Explore its new and improved features and updated look here.

Efficiency // 3 min read

Attention, Operations Managers: How to Improve Warehouse Productivity Overnight

From injured operators and drained batteries to low data visibility, operational downtime causes a multitude of warehouse inefficiencies. Learn how to improve warehouse productivity today.

Fleet Management // 4 min read

Increase Fuel Efficiency by Choosing the Right Forklift Battery

With so many different battery types on the market, it can be difficult knowing whether you’re using the most cost-efficient option. Discover how to boost fuel efficiency and reduce the TCO of your fleet.

Batteries // 5 min read

Fleet Management Costs: What is the True Cost of Your Forklift Fleet?

The acquisition cost of a forklift is only one factor in the overall cost of ownership. Identifying your forklift TCO is key to reducing total fleet management costs.

Fleet Management // 8 min read

The TCM Dealer Conference 2018 Looks to the Future of Material Handling

On May 15th, 46 delegates joined us in Budapest for The TCM Dealer Conference 2018 to discuss the future of the material handling industry and the key trends shaping it.

Material Handling // 3 min read

Material Handling Survey 2017 Reveals Key Challenges to Productivity

In a previous post, we shared our early findings from the Material Handling Survey 2017. Now the survey is complete, we are back to report on the key challenges limiting material handling productivity.

Material Handling // 4 min read

TCM Nominated for the 2018 Ergonomics and Safety FLTA Awards

We’re really pleased to announce that TCM were finalists in the 2018 FLTA awards, and our EO and FB series were nominated for the Ergonomics and Safety categories respectively.

safety // 4 min read

Preventing Common Forklift Accidents in Your Workplace

Forklifts are one of the most useful pieces of equipment in a modern warehouse. With some forklifts able to lift and shift up to 5000kg, they make moving heavy and awkward items that was once a full day’s job—if possible at all—into a straightforward, manageable task.

safety // 6 min read

Improving Operator Efficiency by Creating Comfortable Working Environments

Operator safety is one of the most important considerations when it comes to investing in a new forklift for your business. However, businesses often become preoccupied with preventing major injuries to pedestrians and operators in the workplace, but overlook day-to-day injuries to operators that can have a long lasting impact on their workforce.

safety // 7 min read

How to Create a Culture of Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and safety is an ever present topic for businesses within the material handling industry, particularly as the equipment required to transport and move goods can pose a significant health risk to your workforce.

safety // 6 min read

How to Make Sure Your Business is Ready for 2040

It’s likely that you’ve heard about the new legislation regarding the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans.

Batteries // 5 min read

Early Results from the Material Handling Survey 2017

For the past couple of months, we have been running a survey to inform our upcoming 2017 report on material handling and how the equipment and processes used can impact business productivity.

Material Handling // 3 min read

How to Choose the Right Forklift Truck Battery

This is the third in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

Why Forklift Servicing is Essential for Battery Efficiency

This is the third in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

The Environmental Benefits of Electric Forklift Trucks

This is the second in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

Reducing Energy Costs by Choosing the Correct Battery Technology

This is the first in a series of four articles from Hoppecke UK this month, which focus on batteries and the areas you need to consider if opting for battery powered equipment.

Batteries // 2 min read

The Benefits of Switching from ICE to Electric Forklifts

This month, Andrew Helan from GNB is giving us expert insight into batteries and their growing role in the material handling industry. Here we have post number three of four, which looks at why making the switch to electric forklifts from ICE could benefit your business.

Efficiency // 1 min read

How Businesses are Embracing the Future with Lithium-Ion Forklift Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries offer exceptional performance compared with traditional lead-acid. In this post we talk about the benefits of this new innovative technology. 

Batteries // 1 min read

Recommended Safety Features to Reduce Forklift Truck Accidents

We all know that forklift truck accidents aren't good for anyone—the operator, your business, or your trucks.

safety // 2 min read

What Forklift Size Should You Be Using?

So you’ve had your forklift truck for a year, and everything has been running smoothly. However, changes are coming. You’ve just received an email for your supplier letting you know that they're changing their packaging sizes. Will your forklift be the right size after the change?

safety // 2 min read

Seasonal Forklift Problems: How Was Your Christmas Rush?

The last few months of the year can be particularly busy for every industry. Whether you're in retail distribution, wholesale, manufacturing, or the food and drink industry, the latter of the year presents a different challenge. The seasonal increase in demand for goods before the year's end means that few people experience a lightened workload before getting merry for the holidays.

Efficiency // 2 min read

Which Forklift Truck Lights Should You Choose?

Forklift truck lights can significantly increase operator visibility in the warehouse, improving safety in the process. However, with different types of lights on the market, it can be difficult to know which to choose. Read on to learn about the difference.

Parts // 1 min read

Are Your Forklifts Fuel Efficient or Guzzling Away Thousands?

Thanks to the advice of TCM dealer Cam Forklifts, George Walker Transport is now going to save hundreds of thousands in fuel costs.

Efficiency // 1 min read

How Can OEM Genuine Parts Benefit Your Operation?

Purchasing aftermarket and imitation material handling parts might seem like a quick fix at the time, however they're associated with a number of disadvantages when compared to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. Here's why.

Parts // 1 min read

How to Choose a Material Handling Solutions Provider

Choosing the right material handling solutions provider is integral to your business' growth. They should be able to identify a problem you have, find the appropriate solution, and help you be successful.

Material Handling // 2 min read

What Makes Us a Global Force in Material Handling?

An increasing number of businesses are choosing to have one company they partner with to manage the material handling needs of whole continents, rather than having different manufacturers by country.

Material Handling // 2 min read

Look After Your Forklift Flock with Fleet Management

Effective forklift truck fleet management is essential for limiting or even eradicating unnecessary downtime. More importantly, it can increase the longevity of your trucks and ensure the safety of operators.

Fleet Management // 2 min read

Investing in Your Business by Choosing the Right Forklift Supplier

We all know that money doesn't grow on trees. However, if you invest in the right resources, you can create value that helps your business grow and ultimately make more money. 

Material Handling // 2 min read

What Makes a Valued Forklift Supplier?

Too many companies are attentive before the deal is done, then once the contract has been signed, they're too busy to call. 

Material Handling // 2 min read

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Material Handling Equipment Supplier

Don't get burned by the devil in disguise. Here are 10 things to consider when choosing your next material handling equipment supplier. 

Material Handling // 3 min read

Forklift Dealers vs Manufacturers: What's the Difference?


It's an important decision choosing your next material handling equipment supplier, and if you get it wrong, it could be disastrous for you and your business.

Material Handling // 3 min read
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