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SM100 Electric Tug moving Roll Cage

Victorian Beverage Chain purchases Electric Tug & Roll Cage for heavy loads

A few months ago we were contacted by a large alcohol beverage chain in Victoria that needed assistance moving their Alcohol Products.

Moving bottles of Alcohol around Shopping Centres and Warehouses can be a difficult task, and as such we provided a solution with our Roll Cages and SM100+ Electric Tug.

The SM100+ can move up to 1,200kg, and using an attachment such as the Gripping Clamp it is designed to make a solid connection to the Retailquip supplied Roll Cage.

SM100 Electric Tug moving Roll Cage

Using the Gripping Clamp it hooks onto the wire, or chassis of the Roll Cage, and grabs hold of the bottom frame. Once connected it creates an unbreakable bond between the Tug and the Roll Cage.

As Alcohol is quite heavy and as you start adding more and more weight to the cage, it can become beyond the capability of moving something safely around a store or shopping centre during the last few metres or end of the Supply Chain, so by using an Electric Tug it makes far more safe and easy, along with meeting the OHS Requirements.

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Gold Coast company purchases 2 Electric Tugs & Roll Cages to improve workflow

A few weeks ago we headed out to the Gold Coast to visit a company to discuss with them on how using a MasterMover Electric Tug, and Roll Cages in their warehouse could improve their workflow.

The solution was using a SM100 (Electric Tug), and a 2 Sided Roll Cage, and Foldia Exel Roll Cage that Retailquip provides.

The SM100+ is a battery operated electric tug that makes it suitable for moving 1,200 kg loads even on slopes.

With an interchangeable battery, two powerful drive motors, two speed settings and automatic braking – the SM100+ is a multi-purpose electric tug that makes moving large or heavy wheeled loads easier and safer, particularly in busy or congested areas.

Electric Tug SM100 with Roll Cages

Following the Purchase of our Roll Cages, and Electric Tugs we provided a successful training session on how to use both the Cages & Tugs effectively.

Because of the distance they had to move a number of boxes and goods around the Distribution Center which was beyond the safe zone of what an individual can move.

The SM100 Electric Tug is now doing all the work for them, and allowing the operator to Push/Pull & Steer loads throughout the Warehouse.

For more information on the SM100 visit our website here.

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Electric Trailer Tug

Demonstration of Electric Trailer Mover to Customer in Brisbane

I headed out to a National Company on the Southside of Brisbane this morning to demonstrate one of our Electric Trailer Mover Systems.

The company was a manufacturing business that deals in a lot of material handling.

The problem was constantly getting trucks that were not busy – to move their trailers into the warehouse where they would then have them loaded with an overhead crane and moved outdoors ready for dispatch.

By having an electric tug – it would be designed to assist in speeding up the trailers and having them ready for dispatch.

We showed and demonstrated the Operations Manager, exactly how the MasterMover TMS1650+ can allow a single pedestrian operator to move the trailers with no licence required.

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Marand purchases Electric Tug for Custom Trolley

Electric Tug for moving Custom Trolleys

Marand purchases Electric Tug MT800+ for Special Project

Marand is a leading global supplier of precision engineered solutions to a range of industries including Aerospace, Defence, Rail, Automotive and Mining.

After contacting us back in late 2017 for a large scale project – Nicholas Webster, Project Engineer said that it was always easy and simple to deal with MasterMover & Retailquip. Working with the engineers in the UK was fantastic and I believe we have a perfect outcome because of our collaboration.

Nicholas was in the early design stages of an internal project at Marand, one of his tasks was to simplify and significantly reduce the time taken to handle large aerospace tools in and out of machining centres.

After hearing of MasterMover via a partner company, he contacted Retailquip to find out more information.

The difficulty was that we were looking for a non-standard build; we needed to incorporate a complicated electrical interface between the MasterMover machine and our own internally designed trolley which the MasterMover would be steering and driving.

After working directly with MasterMover engineers in the U.K. for several weeks Marand could develop a solution that both parties were happy with, that met both of our requirements. The ease in which it was to work with both MasterMover & Retailquip was a real breath of fresh air. Even on highly technical matters it was a breeze and responses were always very prompt.

Upon delivery of the units to our facility in Australia, Retailquip attended site to unbox, commission and train Marand in the use of the units, also spending significant time with to test the system, using  the MasterMover units in conjunction with our trolleys.

The Industrial Electric Tug, MT800+ allow a single pedestrian operator to easily push, pull and steer wheeled loads weighing up to a maximum of 8,000 kg.

As part of the MasterTug range, the MT800+ features a Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tested steel chassis and a durable planetary gear box. All couplings are made from zinc coated steel for strength and the industrial drive wheel is long-lasting and provides the perfect amount of traction.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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