Manually moving heavy loads in busy airports
Crowded terminal buildings can be challenging when it comes to transporting heavy and awkward wheeled loads such as baggage trolleys, catering equipment, retail roll cages and ground handling equipment.
For airport staff, the manual movement of loads over long distances results in fatigue, the risk of injury and low productivity.
Improve staff safety and boost productivity
Enabling a single operator to safely move multiple loads, electric tugs eliminate manual handling and improve workplace safety in airports.
Offering a safer alternative to manual handling, electric tugs are ideal for moving roll cages, catering equipment and baggage trolleys over long distances, reducing the risk of injury and boosting productivity.
The benefits of electric tugs for airports
Busy airports across the world need reliable, safe and flexible load moving solutions to keep operations running smoothly and efficiently.
Electric tugs enable a single operator to safely move heavy loads, maximise productivity and improving workplace safety.
Eliminate manual handling
Make the movement of heavy loads safer – electric tugs reduce the risk of injuries by eliminating manual handling.
With a single operator able to move the heaviest of loads, electric tugs allow staff to focus on more productive activities.
Move multiple loads at once, safely
Whether it’s moving multiple retail roll cages or trains of baggage carts, electric tugs take the strain – allowing you to move multiple loads at once.
Our range of airport electric tugs
Up to 2,000 kg
Compact but powerful, the SmartMover is the ideal manual handling solution – trusted to improve safety across industrial manufacturing, retail and ...
Up to 5,000 kg
Delivering powerful performance in demanding conditions, choose the AllTerrain range to safely move heavy loads on rails and castors.
Up to 20,000 kg
Drive safety and efficiency with our powerful electric tow tugs, designed to safely move loads of up to 20,000kg.
Trusted by global airports
The world’s biggest airports trust MasterMover’s compact electric tugs to safely move loads, boosting productivity and improving workplace safety.
Our staff have given us some great feedback and love the MasterMover’s simplicity of use and safety features. Now, one person can easily move the bins without strain or effort.
Your Questions, Answered - FAQs
- Roll cages
- Baggage trolleys & luggage carts
- Catering trolleys
- Ground handling equipment
Electric tugs are used to eliminate manual handling and improve workplace safety in the movement of loads such as:
No, electric tugs do not require a license to operate. A license-free operation makes electric tugs an attractive option for airports looking to streamline the movement of loads and improve safety.
Minimal training is required to safely operate an electric tug and we offer training packages to suit every requirement.
Electric tugs are battery powered, with interchangeable batteries or lithium options available, electric tugs can deliver 24/7 operation to keep your processes moving.
Offering zero emissions from the point of use, electric tugs are ideally suited for indoor use.
A range of coupling options are available across the range that maximise performance, security and safety.
Custom coupling solutions can also be designed for unique applications.
We're here to help
If you’re looking to improve safety, remove the risk of injury and unlock greater operational efficiency, we’re here to help. Speak to our team to discuss your application.