Facilities Management

Manual handling solutions for Facilities Management

Creating safer workplaces and eliminating manual handling in the Facilities Management industry…

SmartMover SM100+ electric tug moving laundry roll cages in a hospital

It’s time to look at manual handling in facilities management

Across facilities management, a wide range of tasks, processes and applications rely on manual handling. From dumpster moving in residential and property management, moving items like laundry, or transporting clinical waste in healthcare settings, this often happens by hand. 

The manual handling of heavy loads puts staff at risk of strains and injuries – particularly where loads need to be moved on slopes – and increases the risk of accidents and damage.

Improve staff safety and boost productivity

Enabling a single operator to safely move heavy loads, electric tuggers help facilities management providers to improve workplace safety, eliminate manual handling, and to work more efficiently.

Offering a safer alternative to manual handling, electric tuggers deliver the controlled movement of loads inside, outside and on slopes - reducing the risk of injury and boosting productivity.

The benefits of electric tuggers in facilities management

Compact, easy-to-use electric tuggers enable a single operator to safely move loads, ideal for use in facilities such as residential, commercial and healthcare settings. Benefit from maximum control and reduce the risk of injuries with secure handling solutions, perfect for working on slopes.   

  • Eliminate manual handling

    Eliminate manual handling

    Make the movement of heavy loads safer – electric tuggers reduce the risk of injuries and boost productivity.

  • Licence free operation

    No operator license required

    With no operator license required, electric tuggers seamlessly fit into any facility, enabling quick set-up to improve safety from day one.

  • Reduce staff absence

    Reduce staff absence

    Reducing the risk of injury, electric tuggers help facilities management providers reduce staff absences from aches and strains. 

Our range of facilities management electric tuggers

Trusted by leading facilities management providers

Leading global facilities management providers trust MasterMover’s compact electric tuggers to safely move loads, boosting productivity and improving workplace safety.

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The SmartMovers work really well for what we need, particularly when moving up and down inclines.

Your Questions, Answered - FAQs

What do electric tuggers move in facilities management?

Across the facilities management sector, electric tuggers are used to eliminate manual handling and improve workplace safety in the movement of loads such as:

  • Roll cages
  • Linen carts
  • Dumpsters
  • Catering equipment and carts
  • Commercial waste
What aspects of the facilities management do you work with?

The facilities management sector is diverse, and so is our customer base within it! We work with facilities management businesses managing contracts for:

  • Healthcare facilities
  • Residential and apartment blocks
  • Commercial facilities & hotels
  • Education contracts
  • Retail
Is an operator license or training required? 

No, electric tuggers do not require a license to operate. A license-free operation makes electric tuggers an attractive option for facilities management providers looking to streamline the movement of loads and improve safety.  
Minimal training is required to safely operate an electric tugger and we offer training packages to suit every requirement. 

How are electric tuggers powered?

Electric tuggers are battery-powered, with interchangeable batteries or lithium options available, electric tuggers can deliver 24/7 operation to keep your processes moving.

Offering zero emissions from the point of use, electric tuggers are ideally suited for indoor use.

How do electric tuggers connect? 

A range of coupling options is available across the range that maximizes performance, security and safety.

Custom coupling solutions can also be designed for unique applications.    

Can electric tuggers move more than one load at once?

Yes, our electric tuggers can be used to move multiple loads at once – reducing the number of trips required. This is an attractive option for facility managers looking to move loads such as multiple linen cages or dumpsters from one area to another.

Our team can advise on how best to link multiple loads together. 

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.