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Forklift Telematics

Forklift Telematics

Locators’ Ultimate Guide to Forklift Telematics

Elevate your bottom line and lower your downtime, thanks to the insights provided by forklift telematics.

Experience The Undeniable Pull of Progress with Forklift Telematics

Harness the unseen forces of forklift telematics to propel your operations into a future of limitless potential.

The warehouse is the beating heart of logistics. It’s bustling with activity as it pumps goods and materials through its intricate vascular system of aisles and loading bays. A warehouse is a lot like the human body. It’s complex and multifaceted, and when something is amiss — be it a delay, a malfunction, or a misstep — the entire operation can suffer. The industry has grappled with inefficiencies for years, and safety has often been compromised. That’s where forklift telematics comes in. However, it’s not just an add-on to your existing setup. It’s a paradigm shift, a cornerstone for progress, and a vital organ added to this anatomical marvel of logistics. Let’s be candid. Time is money. When a forklift is idling or, worse, involved in an incident, it’s a financial drain and a black mark against your operational effectiveness. The inability to monitor your fleet in real time is akin to steering a ship without a compass. You may reach the shore, but not without unnecessary detours and, possibly, some avoidable shipwrecks along the way. But what if you could have an eagle eye over every moving part of your operation?

Imagine a world where each forklift is more than just a piece of machinery; it’s a treasure trove of data and insights. Forklift telematics transmutes the every day into the exceptional. It delivers real-time information that can revolutionise efficiency, productivity, and safety. Now, think of your operation as a finely tuned orchestra. You’ve got various sections — strings, brass, percussion — all working towards a harmonious end. Forklift telematics is your master conductor. It coordinates between different areas, turning what could be a cacophony into a sublime symphony. From fuel efficiency metrics to behavioural analytics of operators, the conductor has got it all under control. This isn’t a want; it’s a need. It’s the difference between working in the dark ages of manual tracking and stepping into a future. A future where the digital and physical worlds merge in a dance of data-driven decision-making.

We use telematics solutions like Fork Truck Control (FTC), Essensium, Manitou Connected Machines, and Toyota’s I_Site. By using these, you’re not just adopting technology; you’re embracing a new way of life that can redefine the very paradigms of your operation. These solutions solve real, tangible problems that have been ailing your business. They provide you with a cure that is not just effective but revolutionary. Forklift telematics isn’t an option anymore. It’s the gold standard for any enterprise that values efficacy, safety, and sustainable growth. We don’t offer these solutions to keep you afloat; we offer them so you can soar. The case for forklift telematics isn’t about jumping on the bandwagon. It’s about steering the wagon itself, leading the convoy into a future where operational excellence isn’t just a goal but a reality.

Join us in making that future yours.

Turn Insight into Action through Forklift Telematics

Forklift telematics is where strategy becomes a reality and ambition turns into operational excellence.

When it comes to material handling and logistics, making informed decisions is not a luxury; it’s a necessity. Businesses are grappling with challenges in efficiency, safety, and productivity. Demand for a solution offering more than just machinery is at an all-time high. Forklift telematics stands as that groundbreaking solution. It creates a conduit between raw data and actionable intelligence. However, at Locators, we don’t simply provide you with technology. We deliver a transformative experience that integrates deeply into your operational structure. What sets our approach apart is a nuanced understanding of the material handling landscape. Yet this is coupled with a relentless commitment to pushing any achievable boundaries. Our tailored range of solutions will provide a strategic overhaul of your current operations.

Here’s how we empower you to elevate your standards of efficiency, safety, and productivity . . .

The Technology Behind the Transformation

Our solutions include Fork Truck Control (FTC), Essensium, Manitou Connected Machines, and Toyota’s I_Site. Built on advanced telematics technology, these use robust sensors and sophisticated software algorithms. These capture every movement, every weight lifted, and every second of idle time. This data is then channelled into analytics that serve insights on a silver platter.

Customisation at Its Best

Forklift telematics is not a one-size-fits-all solution. They are tailor-made to suit your operational needs. Do you run a small warehouse or a large distribution centre? No matter which, our technology adjusts to your pace, your size, and your specific challenges. With Locators, you’re not just adopting a product. You’re incorporating an ecosystem built around your unique requirements.

Safety Takes the Front Seat

Data is not just about numbers; it’s about lives. Safety is integral to our telematics solutions. Features like collision detection and geofencing ensure your workforce stays within safe boundaries. Your employees are your most valuable asset, and we aim to protect them at all costs.

Seamless Integration & Future-Proofing

Getting to grips with new technology can be daunting. However, our systems are designed for seamless integration into your existing setup. And it doesn’t stop there. As technology evolves, so do our solutions, giving you a future-proof path that makes your investment not just sound but smart.

In the ever-competitive field of material handling, staying ahead is not about maintaining the status quo. It’s about embracing change and adopting innovative solutions that position you as a leader rather than a follower. Forklift telematics is that change. It’s more than just a tool or a feature added to your operations. It’s a cornerstone that shapes the foundation upon which your future success can be built. Through our suite of forklift telematics solutions, Locators offer you more than just a product or a service. We provide a holistic strategy that will consistently adapt and evolve with the industry’s shifts and advances. Our partnership with you aims to be dynamic, robust and built for the long haul. With forklift telematics, each component — be it human, machine, or data — works harmoniously to achieve operational excellence. So, as we invite you to embark on this transformative journey with us, know that what lies ahead of you is not just a change but a revolution.

This substantial shift promises a future not of incremental gains but of exponential growth and success.

Elevate Your Operations with Our Forklift Telematics Solutions

Our forklift telematics solutions will turn your operational dreams into everyday excellence.

In today’s business landscape, the pace of change is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Therefore, remaining static is not just a missed opportunity but a business risk. We’ve already explored why forklift telematics should be integral to your strategy. We even went one step further and explained how it perfectly slots into your current operations. However, it’s time to get specific and delve into what we offer. Here at Locators, we’ve curated a range of advanced forklift telematics solutions. Each one is more than capable of serving as the linchpin of your operational success.

Each product in our portfolio is purpose-built to address particular challenges, be they related to . . .

| Safety
| Efficiency
| Or productivity

In this section, we’ll provide a comprehensive look into our solutions, from Fork Truck Control to Toyota’s I_Site . . .

Fork Truck Control (FTC)

When you think of Fork Truck Control (FTC), think of it as the conductor of your operational orchestra. Every lift, every move, and every decision is carefully orchestrated for maximum efficiency. FTC provides detailed tracking for individual forklifts. It allows you to monitor usage times, operational patterns, and driver performance. The system effortlessly integrates with your existing fleet, and it’s scalable. So, as your operation grows, FTC grows with you. It’s not just a solution; it’s a strategic ally in achieving your operational goals.


Essensium takes the complexity out of data interpretation. If you’ve ever found yourself tangled in a web of numbers and graphs, this solution is your way out. Essensium focuses on offering insights that are not just rich in data but also incredibly intuitive. From battery usage analytics to real-time positioning, it lays out the information in a way that doesn’t need a data science degree to understand. It’s smart, efficient, and, above all, user-friendly.

Manitou Connected Machines

Manitou Connected Machines is the heavy machinery in your operational toolkit. This is not for small operations; it’s designed to manage sizeable fleets and expansive areas. Built to handle the high demands of larger enterprises, the system offers an array of things. These include detailed analytics, energy management solutions, and predictive maintenance features. So, do you operate in construction, agriculture, or large-scale manufacturing? No matter which, this adapts, excels and provides a robust platform for complex and multi-faceted operations.

Toyota's I_Site

Toyota is a name that needs no introduction, and their I_Site solution is every bit as reliable and efficient as you would expect. This system combines the best of traditional forklift engineering with cutting-edge telematics technology. Are you looking to optimise routes, improve inventory tracking, or implement real-time monitoring? No matter which, I_Site will provide a cohesive, integrated experience. Toyota’s I_Site brings the much-needed harmony of tradition and innovation to your operations. It blends tried-and-true practices with fresh insights to deliver a best-of-both-worlds scenario.

We operate in an environment where businesses constantly seek avenues for innovation and growth. As such, you must choose the right tools and technologies that match and enhance your specific operational needs. Our diverse suite of forklift telematics solutions is more than just a list of features and benefits. It serves as a strategic roadmap to a future of unparalleled operational brilliance. With each product, we bring you a step closer to an ideal state of material handling. One where efficiency, safety, and productivity are not aspirational terms but the metrics by which you operate daily. With our forklift telematics, you are not just incorporating a new technology into your operations. You’re choosing to embark on a transformative journey. A journey that promises not just incremental improvements but a sweeping revolution in how you conduct your business. The opportunity to move from mediocrity to unparalleled excellence is not just a distant possibility. It’s a reality that can be achieved here and now. Choose to incorporate our forklift telematics solutions into your business model. Take a definitive step toward a future where every challenge becomes an opportunity for growth.

Welcome to a new era of operational brilliance; welcome to forklift telematics with Locators.

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