Electric Forklift FAQ: How to Get Great ROI and Cut Material Handling Costs
Investing in electric forklift trucks makes great environmental sense, but what are the costs involved? An electric fleet could actually help you cut your material handling expenses, yet there are still some misconceptions about what electric trucks can offer.
Forklift Charging Station Power Requirements Explained
Whether you’re running one electric forklift truck or an entire forklift fleet, your warehouse needs a designated forklift charging station. Discover how to make your charging room practical, compliant, and safe.
Why Wet-Cell Battery Technology Could Surpass Lithium-Ion
Embracing 2030: Why It's Never Too Early to Prepare
In this article, we reveal why it’s never too early to start your electrification journey, as well as how TCM can help you prepare for 2030 and beyond. Read on to find out more.
Dealer Spotlight: How Lift West Is Helping Its Customers Adapt
Our dealer network is dedicated to helping TCM customers adapt as their business needs evolve and their circumstances change. In recent months, this has become even more crucial. Read on to discover how Lift West is helping customers adapt.
Checklist: 4 Ways to Extend Your Forklift Battery Life
If your business is operating an electric forklift fleet, maintaining your forklift batteries and factoring in sufficient charging time into your shift patterns should be a key priority. Read on to discover how to help protect your material handling investments.
COVID-19 & Your Business: Adapting Your Operation for Downtime
Have you reduced or paused your operation as a result of COVID-19? Though your operation may be experiencing greater periods of downtime than usual, safeguarding your essential workers and maintaining your forklift investments should still be a priority. Read on to learn more and discover how we can support you.
4 Warehouse Sustainability Ideas for Every Industry
With the 2030 ban on petrol and diesel engines looming, and electrification in full swing, a drive towards more sustainable business practices is gaining momentum. Here are four warehouse sustainability ideas to implement in your own operation.
TCM Achieves Finalist Status in the FLTA Awards 2020 for Innovation and Ergonomics
TCM is proud to have been nominated as a finalist in the FLTA Awards 2020 for Innovation and Ergonomics. Read on to find out more about our award-nominated forklifts and discover how they could help transform your operation.
Dealer Spotlight: How Amvar Handling Solutions Identifies the Right Solution for Your Business
TCM’s dealer network is specially trained to assess your business requirements, help identify your needs, and recommend the ideal solution. We caught up with Malcolm Mitchell, Sales & Commercial Director at Amvar Handling Solutions, to find out how this works in practice.
Mitsubishi Logisnext Europe announces a further integration of the Group
Mitsubishi Logisnext Europe (MLE), member of the global Mitsubishi Logisnext Group, accelerates the optimisation of its material handling and logistics solution offers through further group integration in Europe.
Cheatsheet: Key Questions You Should Consider Before Buying Your Next Forklift
As a warehouse manager, we know you pride yourself on ensuring your business’ operations run as efficiently and safely as possible, while maximising profits. This cheatsheet will help you keep key operational considerations front-of-mind.
Forklift Contract Hire vs. Purchase: How to Make the Right Choice for Your Business
Deciding to invest in a forklift truck, or even a forklift fleet, is a significant step for any business, and one that can vastly improve your warehouse operations. But with the option to choose contract hire, renting, or purchasing your truck outright, it can be difficult to know what will best meet your needs. Discover how to make the right choice for your business with our most commonly asked questions.
Dealers' Corner: How to Support Customers Through Changing Times
The material handling industry is changing. With 2020 just around the corner, how will you adapt to customers’ changing needs? Read on for our top four tips and advice.
Why Wet-Cell Battery Technology Could Surpass Lithium-Ion
Looking Ahead: 3 Future Material Handling Challenges You Need to Prepare For
The challenges associated with material handling are growing, with forthcoming legislation driving change in regard to EU directives, emissions regulations, and fleet electrification. At TCM, we’re committed to helping you navigate that change and prepare for the future.
Why TCM's Dealer Network is Built on Customer Partnerships
At TCM, building valuable, long-term partnerships with our customers is at the core of what we do. Read on to discover how we help businesses transform their operations, what this looks like in practice, and how we could support your organisation.
Dealers' Corner: How to Support a Diverse Range of Customer Needs
As the material handling market is evolving, your customers’ needs are changing with it. Discover how we can help you as a TCM dealer to support a wide range of diverse customer requirements.
Dealers' Corner: Achieving Your Business Objectives with TCM
At TCM, we work closely with our trusted dealer network to improve material handling operations around the world. Here’s what this looks like in practice so that together, we can ensure a fully unified sales process for every customer, every time.
TCM Dealer Summit 2019 Reveals the Latest Material Handling Industry Trends
On 10th April 2019, TCM dealers from across Europe gathered at The Belfry Hotel & Resort near Birmingham to discuss the past, the present, and the future of the material handling industry. TCM also announced some exciting new product launches.
Material Handling's Future Is About Holistic Business Models, TCM's Dealer Development Director Reveals
Technological and regulatory change is happening all around us. Material handling must adapt to reflect this by adopting a holistic approach that utilises the best of what we have today while also planning for the future.
Investing in Electric Forklifts: The Ultimate Guide
Are you thinking of investing in an electric forklift truck, but unsure where to start? This guide covers all of the factors you need to consider. Read on to learn more.
How Much Will the Electrification of Your Forklift Fleet Cost?
The upfront cost of electric forklifts is typically higher than their ICE counterparts, but have you stopped to consider the long-term ROI of your initial investment?
TCM Leads Material Handling Industry Towards an Electrified Future
TCM is driving the change towards electrification. Discover how our electric forklift and battery alternatives to the ICE trucks currently available can support your business through this transitionary period.
How to Prepare Your Business for the Electrification of Your Forklift Fleet
Is your business taking steps to prepare for electrification? Don’t wait until 2030 — now is the time to research your options, educate your team and plan for the future before the regulation comes in.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.