Toyota BT Levio LWI160 Lithium-Ion pedestrian-operated truck

The BT Levio LWI160 is the first truck designed solely around a modular Li-ion battery concept making the powered pallet truck very compact, incredibly light and highly energy efficient.
The new Li-ion designed Levio LWI160, revolutionary and innovative…
The BT Levio LWI160 is the new modular approach from Toyota built around Toyota lithium-ion batteries. The entire design of the powered pallet truck has been optimised thanks to the removal of the traditional battery tank allowing an optimal fit of all components. This results in a very compact machine, which is smaller, lighter and more energy-efficient. The LWI160 is easy and safe to operate in low, medium and high intensity pedestrian applications. Whether it’s in confined areas, back of stores, distribution centers or on-board lorries, the LWI160 is up for the task. This truck comes with a maintenance free Lithium-ion battery for fast and opportunity charging ensuring high availability and flexibility.
  • Lithium-ion battery for increased productivity
  • One compact machine size for all battery capacities
  • Low weight, low energy consumption, low noise
  • Optimised corner control reducing damage or injuries
  • Available for Ambient or Cold Store environments
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Toyota Tonero Stage V Internal Combustion Counterbalance Forklift Trucks

The new Tonero counterbalanced trucks from Toyota now include in-house Toyota engines surpassing the latest European Stage V regulations. We commit to respond and provide cleaner solutions with the same quality and performance our customers would expect, whether it’s diesel or LPG forklifts trucks.
The new Toyota Tonero improved, cleaner and leaner. The new optimised Tonero has been designed for productivity, efficiency and the environment. The Tonero Stage V includes Toyota leanest industrial engines optimising performance and driveability, meaning lower fuel consumption, less maintenance and cleaner operations whether it’s a diesel or LPG truck. We strive to continue developing increasingly efficient IC CB trucks with lower emission levels, as well as minimising total cost of ownership. The new Tonero models include many new features and improvements meeting customers’ requirements in terms of quality, driveability and safety. The new counterweight design has been improved to ease access for service, increasing productivity and resulting in time saving. The Toyota ultra-clean and highly fuel efficient 1ZS engine built in-house now includes a diesel particulate filter (DPF) for cleaner material handling operations.
The new dashboard display is easy and intuitive thanks to all the controls now integrated in one place ensuring higher productivity and efficiency.
The new Toyota LED lights improve drivers’ visibility, for safer handling. LED lights are extremely energy-efficient, reduce service costs and increase availability as well as productivity.
  • Toyota lean industrial engines (diesel or LPG)
  • Optimised performance and driveability
  • Enhanced ergonomics for driver comfort
  • Cleaner operations, lower fuel consumption, less maintenance

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Smart Trucks with Integrated Telematics – Always Connected

Trucks can’t talk… Data can!

We the team at Storage Systems are proud to introduce an Industry first, benefiting our business partners/customers operations.

All our Toyota Material Handling warehouse trucks are now factory fitted with Integrated Telematics as standard, making them Smart Trucks.

This allows them to be connected and send online information to our Toyota I_Site Fleet Management System which can now be activated with just one click at no extra cost to our clients. Once activated the technology allows our customers to keep control of their business by monitoring, measuring and improving their operations. This is a powerful solution for exploring and realizing improvements in several essential areas such as reduction of costs, increased utilization ratios, control of machine access, tracking of driver’s certification, battery charging cycle monitoring, Geo-fencing – GPS tracking of the truck and of course increased safety in the workplace.

As standard, Smart Trucks from Toyota Material Handling now give our clients an overview on a range of information which is accessible whenever and wherever via a web browser, tablet or smartphone. Smart Trucks provide the right information to make sure clients are in control of their operations and even allow them to take action from a distance if necessary.

Another addition to the Storage Systems range of products that enable our customers to benefit from the advancement in the field of Intralogistics.

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Toyota Material Handling – System of Active Stability Driving Tips


1. Leave promptly. Don’t start the engine until you’re ready to go. This avoids fuel wastage due to unnecessary idling and ensures that the engine warms up as quickly as possible.
2. Don’t make sudden changes in speed. Maintain a steady pace within the limit set at your premises. Drive smoothly, accelerate gently and read the road ahead to avoid unnecessary braking. This can also reduce maintenance costs.
3. Decelerate smoothly. When you have to slow down or stop, decelerate smoothly by releasing the accelerator in good time.
4. Don’t rev the engine and accelerate unnecessarily. Coasting towards a stacking destination is more efficient than driving quickly and stopping abruptly. Accelerating quickly uses a lot of fuel – accelerate smoothly, without straining the engine.
5. Train your drivers. Good training not only improves safety but also makes your drivers more aware of how to drive efficiently; for example, they will learn to approach a stacking destination correctly at the first attempt, avoiding uneccesary manoeuvring.
6. Don’t idle. If you do have to stop during a handling operation, for example, to wait for the load to be ready, avoid wasting fuel by turning the engine off if it looks like you could be waiting for
more than a minute.

7. Keep up-to-date with maintenance. This is extremely important in keeping your truck fuel efficient. Get it serviced according to the manufacturer’s schedule to maintain the forklift’s efficiency.
8. Choose the best tyres and check their condition frequently. If your truck is fitted with pneumatic tyres, make sure they are inflated correctly. Under-inflated tyres increase fuel consumption
and will have a shorter life. Check tyre pressures at least once a month. Pneumatic-shaped cusion tyres need to be replaced periodically. New tyres give better grip and are bigger, therefore
requiring fewer revolutions to travel the same distance, which will also lead to fuel savings.
9. Engine oil and air filter. Make sure you use the correct specification of engine oil (refer to the service manual and advice from Toyota). Fluid levels should be checked every month and kept in line with manufacturer recommendations. Check the air filter – if clogged, fuel consumption will increase. Be sure to use Toyota Genuine Parts when replacing the filter to ensure optimum operation.
10. LPG bottle. Did you know that a substantial amount of all gas purchased in bottles is returned to the supplier? You can save money by making sure that your operator fully empty the bottle
before they change it.


11. Forklift truck operators should operate only those trucks which they are qualified and licensed to operate.
12. Forklift trucks should never be left unattended without first shutting off the power, removing the key, neutralising the controls, setting brakes and lowering the forks.
13. Operators should make a careful check of brakes, horn, steering mechanism etc. before use of the truck. Never operate faulty equipment and report faults without delay.
14. Never exceed the safe working load weight.
15. Never allow others to ride on forks or use the forks to raise people to a height.
16. Always keep arms, legs and head inside the operator compartment.
17. Always position loads into the heel of the forks for stability. Do not attempt to move unstable loads.
18. Slow down where aisles cross; at sharp curves; ramps; blind corners; on wet, slippery or rough floors; in congested areas; and when vision is limited or obstructed.
19. Never drive along with the forks raised and always lower the forks before parking.
20. Watch out for pedestrians – especially when approaching aisle crossings or whilst negotiating bends.
21. Look in the direction of travel. Keep a clear view of the path at all times. Always look backwards when backing up, even for short distances.
22. Take particular care on bends and inclines to prevent overturning. Do not park on a ramp or inclined surface, unless absolutely necessary, in which case set the parking brake and chock the wheels.

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