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Materials Handling Logistics Expo New Zealand

Materials Handling & Logistics Expo, Auckland

Materials Handling Expo

Materials Handling & Logistics Expo

Retailquip was proud to be an exhibitor at the Materials Handling & Logistics expo, featuring the latest innovations in Supply Chain Management, Forklift Providers, Warehouse Racking, 3PL and freight solutions in Auckland, New Zealand.

Owner, Tom Hart-Davies alongside New Zealand Head of Sales & Marketing, David Xu – featured a number of our different solutions, Roll Cages,  Master Movers and the new Smartcube walk in stillage designed to reduce loading back strain.  It was a great opportunity to meet and discuss with a wide range of businesses about their logistic requirements. We explained the benefit of our Roll Cages from Shed to Shelf featuring the 2 Sided Roll Cage, 4 Sided Roll Cage, York Parcel and Postal Trolley and also the new Foldia Roll Cage.

Our Roll Cages simplify your Supply Chain from A to B, instead of multiple handling and touch points for your products,  this range of equipment reduces these by moving your product seamlessly through your supply chain.

In addition to these core products we also featured the Master Mover Electric Tug range, showcasing the SM100 moving up to 1000kg, and our Master Mover MT4-400 model that at just 250 kg tare weight is rated to tow up to 5 tons.  The Master Mover pedestrian tugs range from 1 ton up to 25 ton and are suitable for huge range of applications in manufacturing and supply chain.


New Zealand Roll Cage Warehouse Purchase

New Zealand Warehouse Stationery Roll Cage Purchase

New Zealand Stationery Warehouse finds new efficiency with Roll Cages.

With over 60 stores throughout New Zealand, The Warehouse Stationary Supply Chain Manager Contacted Retailquip in 2013 interested in reviewing the range of distribution rollcages available in Australia and New Zealand.

Referred by their colleagues at the Warehouse who have used Retailquip Rollcages for a number of years for back of store and shelf replenishment at every site they operate throughout New Zealand – Warehouse stationary commenced trials and evaluation in May/June 2014.  Selecting a number of different Roll Cage configurations, covering design and in store training  – they underwent a rigorous and comprehensive evaluation.  As a result,  they selected the 2 sided HFrame Compactainer and purchased over 500 units for distribution to all their sites.

They also purchased over 200 of the bespoke designed Tidy Bags which have been designed to hang on the side of the Rollcage and are used to segregate plastic and cardboard packaging during the shelf replenishment process.  This has greatly assisted the efficiency of both shelf replenishment and refuse segregation through the entire path of distributing over 8,000 products to shelf.

The Central Operations Manager said to Retailquip “The Cages are working really well in our stores.  We have gained efficiency throughout our store network and ability for replenish in category’s has increased which benefits the customer.  Very adaptable units for us, and provide speed and quality of product to the shelf”.

Rollcage Airport Rollout

Retail Roll Cages on Rental to assist with Stock Move

Last week, Retailquip was pleased to assist with one of the chains operating in Australia’s largest airports – Sydney International Airport – to significantly simplify the distribution of products to their shopping outlets.

Contacted at the last minute, just under 100 Stock Distribution Cages were made available from our Brisbane warehouse,  picked up that day and were in operation on site within 24 hours.

For what is typically used on Pallets, and Forklifts our stock distribution Rollcage fleet were able to easily move large quantities of products to shelf – we provided our Stock Distribution Rollcages – to move electronic products dropped at the receivables dock at Sydney Airport to various outlets.

Our fleet of Rollcages, (which are now available for hire) allowed this retailer to move their stock efficiently, safely and quickly.

Another way Retailquip was able to Simplify the Supply Chain.

Rollcages Loading Truck

NSW Home Depot orders 100 Roll Cages

Retailquip is pleased to provide a recent order to a well known Home Depot Supply store in NSW, for 100 4 Sided H frame Roll Cages to improve management and efficiency of the back of house and daily replenishing.

Supplying a huge range of well-known brands and quality home wares, from cutlery sets and Christmas lights, to pet supplies and party decorations – the 4 Sided H frame Roll Cages allows the staff to save time and easily transport goods throughout their warehouse.

Our Roll Cage was spotted at another supermarket – which prompted them to contact us and enquire about our range of products.

You can read more about our Stock Distribution Rollcages here…..


Retailquip to feature at Hong Kong Post and Parcel Expo 2016

Parcel Expo 2016


Retailquip will be heading over the Hong Kong in May 2016 (Tues 24th – 26th, 9:00am – 5:00pm) for the Post and Parcel Exhibition/Conference to meet with over 3,500 people from over 90 countries to discuss, showcase and feature our Logistics Products & Services.

It is one of the largest annual postal and parcel exhibition, giving you an excellent opportunity to network, meet and get a first hand look at new services, innovations and technology to help transform your Supply Chain and develop your business.

Located in Lantau Airport, in Hall 3 and 6, we will be happy to meet you at Stand 5065.

For more information visit the Post Expo 2016 Website here.


MasterMover Purchase for Victorian Public Transport Provider

Retailquip is proud to announce its recent sale of 2 MasterMover MP50 Master Pusher to a major Victorian public Transport Provider.

The MasterMover Mp400 is ideal for pushing loads on rails, and using leverage to gain traction – it allows the operator to move loads up to approximately 80 Tonne (80,000kg) on rails.
The Transport Provider contacted in an effort to assist with moving their large, heavy Rail Bogies around their workshop.

Mark Grindey (Service, Training & Support Manager) demonstrated the product and after purchase – provided training to the staff on how to use the product effectively and assisted with setup.

The Rail Bogie itself, has a variety of different classes, and Retailquip’s MasterMover MP50 allowed the staff at the workshop to move the bogie around with ease of use, and safely.
With the largest operating tram network in Melbourne with over 250 kilometres of double tracks with 1,763 stops across its network. Operating with 24 tram routes and providing 80% of Melbourne’s tram network they travel in service more than 20 hours per day.

Retailquip, based in Brisbane with a National Support Network throughout Australia & New Zealand provides reliable products designed to maximise efficiency from manufacture to point of sale, and products to simplify your logistics.

Defence Electric Tug

MasterMover Purchase for Sydney Defence Client

Retailquip is proud to announce its recent sale of our MT5/400 MasterMover tug for a Sydney Defence Client.

This particular company needed a Electric Tug to aid and assist with the moving their  heavy 2 Tonne defence unit piece of equipment via Dolly’s into their workshop – and assist with maneuverability through tight areas into custom made work bays with inbuilt scaffolding – allowing them to safely work in high mobile scaffolding on the particular units.
By using the MasterMover MT5/400, it eliminates the use of a  forklift inside the workshop and creates a much safer working environment to manoeuvre into the tight work bay area.

We are proud to be able to provide support for this customer and future products for their requirements.

Contact Retailquip or MasterMover for more information on 07 3490 9600.

Manufacturer of the world’s most effective electric tugs to move wheeled loads from 50 kg up to 120,000 kg. Our unrivalled range of compact, battery-powered electric tugs improve operational efficiency, reduce manual handling and promote lean manufacturing across many industries.

Rollcage Supermarket Order

Retailquip Delivers over 44,000 Roll Cages

Retailquip is currently delivering over 44,000 Roll Cages to a number of major Australian and NZ retailers, supplying Distribution Centres in all states of Australia and Auckland, New Zealand.   Retailquip and their partners manufacturing capacity has enabled this volume to be manufactured and delivered within 11 weeks, shipping up to 4,500 units per week.

Retailquip’s Supermarket Roll Cage Trolleys provide a significant reduction in manual handling of product, through Distribution Centres to store shelf.

Our Roll Cages allow this major Australian Retail to pick in Aisle Friendly formats to reduce the need for multiple handling of product at back of store.  These Supermarket Aisle Friendly roll cages are picked to better match the store layouts.

These supermarket Roll Cage Trolleys serve as a multipurpose trolley for grocery, liquor and general merchandise.

Benefits include:

  • Efficient shelf replenishment
  • Reduced product handling
  • Reduced risk of product damage
  • Increased stock availability
  • Increased focus on Safety

Using a new and innovative loading process, Retailquip and our Partner K Hartwall, have been able to fit 20% more units per container effectively saving the customer 20% on the landed freight cost.

Our National service network has been responsible for unloading and commissioning these Retail Supermarket Roll Cages at delivery destinations.

MasterMover MT5400

New Zealand Pipe Manufacturer purchases Electric Tug

Retailquip is proud to announce a recent deal with a large New Zealand Pipe Manufacturer, with offices in Auckland and Christchurch – the purchase of a MT5/400 MasterMover Electric Tug to assist with their heavy moving of approximately 1000kg loads around their complex.

With products ranging from Plumbing, Pipes & Fittings through to Energy & Telecom development and maintenance, this client approached us requiring a need to push their heavy wheeled loads around the factory – the Mt5/400 Electric Tug  – MasterMover has a load capacity of up to 4,000kg allows this client to increase their productivity and reduce manual handling whilst improving safety at the same time.

The MT5/400 Electric Tug is an ideal solution for

  • Manufacturing and Assembly
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive and Commercial Vehciles
  • Heavy Equipment & Machinery

We look forward to working with them in the future for any future needs or developments with our MasterMover Electric Tug range.

Wesley Hospital

Wesley Hospital Purchase a New Pedestrian Tug

Wesley Hospital are very happy with their recent purchase of the Mastermover SM100 electric pedestrian tug. The efficiency and safety benefits it provides make it a great solution to the hospitals needs. These electric pedestrian tugs offer the user full control, tight corners, sharp turns, slopes and carpet can be easily navigated.

This combined with the elimination of safety concerns give the staff at Wesley Hospital peace of mind and the knowledge that manual handling tasks can be carried out more efficiently. The SM100 allows them to move multiple loads at a time, ranging from medical records, catering trolleys, laundry or waste – there are a wide range of applications that it can assist with.

Our MasterMover tugs are widely popular to move roll cages and trolleys is already popular in overseas use in Retail, Aerospace and Construction.

To read more about the benefits of electric tugs in hospitals, read it here