TMH moves Queensland branch to Larapinta


Growth means new, larger and purpose-built premises needed to drive efficiencies

September 9, 2011

Expansion has prompted Toyota Material Handling’s (TMH)
Queensland branch to move to Larapinta after 23 years based at Darra.

It is taking up new, larger and purpose-built premises near the Logan Motorway.

"The new 6000 square metre workshop is state of the art and three times the size of the current premises Dan Williams, Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) General Manager Northern Region, says.

"It will have twice as many work bays, as well as larger loading/unloading areas and a customer waiting lounge.

"We expect the new workshop to increase efficiencies through better organisation and by providing higher service levels to our forklift and Huski skid-steer loader customers."

Williams expects increase the speed of machine delivery by bringing storage of new machines onto the same site as the pre-delivery workshop.

"The new facility will have 30 repair service bays and 30 pre-delivery bays, with space to grow the workshop as required and also to handle additional products in the future," he says.

The new workshop has a customer lounge, spray booth, wash-bay using recycled water and overhead gantry, as well as storage space for new stock and short-term rental forklifts.

There is 1000 square metre of office space, 6000 square metre of hard-stand area for loading and unloading, as well as a new unit showroom and technician training facility.

 

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