Toyota Material Handling Design Center

At the Toyota Design Center we develop raw ideas into Toyota forklifts and warehouse design while focusing on innovation, quality, efficiency, user-friendliness and sustainability. Inspired by the Toyota values on one hand and industry trends on the other, we design material handling solutions with our customers in mind.

Design

Voice of Design

Toyota Material Handling’s Design Center shares its inspiration, innovative thoughts and future ideas with you. Explore the personal views of the members of our international design team.

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Awards

Design Awards

Starting with the invention of the hydraulic hand pallet truck and Europallet, our design team has come a long way over the years, excelling in innovation and ergonomics.

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History

Design History

Starting with the invention of the hydraulic hand pallet truck and Europallet, our design team has come a long way over the years, excelling in innovation and ergonomics.

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  • The Pioneers The '60s' & '70s'
  • The Human Dimension The '70s' & '80s'
  • The Car Design The '80s' & '90s'
  • The In-House Design The '90s' to present
Competition

Design competition

The Toyota Logistic Design Competition gives students the chance to create their own innovative design. You can compete for a cash prize and make your mark on future transportation design.

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