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Turret trucks a cool choice for air-con maker


Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 ( #910 ) - Marsden Park, NSW, Australia
Local News Story
ActronAir has added Toyota BT Vector VCE150A turret trucks
National air-conditioning manufacturer ActronAir turned to Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) to help plan the materials handling requirements and provide equipment for its new warehouse in Marsden Park, New South Wales.

A pair of Toyota BT Vector VCE150A turret trucks are at the heart of a new 21-strong all-electric fleet of Toyota Material Handling equipment chosen by ActronAir for the new expanded warehouse and distribution facility.

ActronAir started as a family business in a garage in Winston Hills 34 years ago and has grown to have branches throughout Australia. It remains 100 percent Australian-owned.

ActronAir national warehouse and logistics manager Mark Horan says the need for a new headquarters and accompanying equipment rose from the business's constant growth.

"Our new warehouse at Marsden Park is 2.5 times the size of our old one, but even with the new 25,000 sqm facility, we still needed to use the space as efficiently and productively as possible.

"We knew, of course, that to squeeze out every bit of usable warehousing space, we needed very narrow aisles and to rack as highly - as safely - as possible. However, our business is quite unique in that a lot of our air-conditioning equipment is custom-made and requires non-standard pallet sizes and storage racks.

"Unlike other places where you design and build your storage system and then put in your materials handling equipment, we went the other way around," says Horan. "The detailed design for the warehouse was set around the capabilities of the equipment. So, the Toyota turret trucks did help optimise the warehouse design."

Toyota BT Vector VCE150A turret trucks are a key part of the solution which also includes 12 Toyota BT Reflex RRE160H high reach forklifts, five OSE120CB low-level ride-on pallet-runner/order pickers and 8FBJ35 and 8FBN30 counterbalance four-wheel forklifts.
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