IRVINE, Calif., (July 22, 2014) – Toyota Material Handling U.S.A., Inc.’s (TMHU) lift trucks ranked number one for the tenth year in a row for quality, value and lowest cost of ownership.
In a recent study conducted by Peerless Research Group respondents were remarkably satisfied with Toyota’s durability, longevity, reliability and value for the investment.
“We have ten Toyota trucks with over 20,000 hours each and they are still running with excellent run time and minimal down time,” said a survey respondent. Another responded “A regular preventative maintenance plan is all we have needed to keep our Toyota fleet running.”
Peerless Research Group surveyed 380 qualified respondents involved in the purchasing of material handling equipment. Respondents represented companies from a wide range of industries including: food and beverages; automotive and transportation; and fabricated metals and industrial machinery.
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ABOUT TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A., INC.
Celebrating more than 45 years in business in North America, TMHU is the supplier of Toyota lift trucks, the No. 1 selling brand since 2002. In addition to a full line of high-quality lift trucks, the company’s extended industrial equipment solutions include Automated Guided Vehicles and scissor lifts.
Quality is the hallmark of the Toyota Production System practiced at all Toyota manufacturing facilities, including Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg., Inc. (TIEM), a zero-landfill facility in Columbus, Ind. TIEM, named a North American Best Plant by IndustryWeek magazine, is a member of the National Safety Council, complies with the ISO 14001 standard from the International Organization for Standardization and has produced more than 450,000 Toyota lift trucks since its opening in 1990. Toyota’s commitment to excellence in customer service extends throughout the U.S. and Canada. With more than 70 authorized Toyota Industrial Equipment dealers and more than 220 dealership locations throughout North America, Toyota dealers offer comprehensive customer service and support, including one stop shopping for both new and used lift trucks, rentals, parts and service, fleet servicing and financing.