Toyota Material Handling Reduces Repetitive Tasks for Humans

Toyota Material Handling releases new carts for warehouses equipped with automation to help reduce repetitive tasks for warehouse workers.

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Toyota Material Handling

Toyota Material Handling releases what it calls the Mouse and Mole, which are automated guided carts (AGCs) designed to cut down on repetitive tasks in the warehousing space while producing dependable outcomes in an efficient manner. The material handling manufacturer focused on driving down installation time and creating versatility in the AGCs while providing a fully customizable automated process. Prior to installation, Toyota personnel works with operations managers of the warehouse locations to map out the most efficient delivery routes to maximize productivity from the AGCs. 

Per Toyota Material Handling

  • The new Mouse and Mole AGCs are available in six models with capacities of up to 4,400 lbs. Both automated carts operate using wireless connectivity and state-of-the-art navigation technology keep the AGCs on task. High-strength magnetic tape guidance provides simple, quick installation while minimizing the likelihood of interference from magnetic fields. Laser obstacle scanners with 15 programmable views and unique RFID markers help ensure reliable performance for minimal down time and disruption.
  • Toyota’s Mouse and Mole AGCs also feature an on-board touchscreen display with direct programming capabilities, automatic dock and battery charge option, and a low-profile design for optimal space utility. Both products are backed by Toyota 360 support, with guaranteed 4-hour emergency response times and an industry-leading 2-year parts warranty.